“Visual artistry . . . nothing short of masterful.”
– Los Angeles Times
– New York Times
“truly poetic… lustrous cinematography”
– Chicago Sun-Times
– Chicago Reader
“…cryptic images of ominous beauty, held together by pure surface tension, exert a strange fascination.”
“Alexei Kaleina and Craig Macneill’s proudly minimalist affair favors ambiguity over soap-operatics, evoking the inescapable heartache of a loss so great, it cannot be uttered.”
– TimeOut NY
“Stunning cinematic debut … a film guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat.”
– i-D Magazine
At an abandoned schoolhouse, a young couple confronts the dark and the unexpected.
Starring Michael Kelly (Fair Game, Law Abiding Citizen), Jicky Schnee (Perestroika), Ana Asensio (Zenith), and Rip Torn
In a haunting and beautiful countryside, a young couple hopes to start a new life. Andrew and Claire find themselves far from their roots. They move into an old schooldhouse that sits on a farm owned by an elderly widow and her blind niece, Maria. The couple’s arrival sets off events that will alter all the lives of everyone around them. As tensions build, a late summer thunderstorm and a solar eclipse trigger dark outcomes.