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Pollyanna McIntosh in WHITE SETTLERS

White Settlers

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Encore Screening! The short film Slut screens prior.
US Premiere
Showtime: 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 6:00pm
Run Time: 
1 hour 20 mins
Country: 
UK
Synopsis: 

Suspense thriller WHITE SETTLERS pitches the modern urbanite dream of starting a simple life in the country against the possibility of a very different and terrifying reality. Set in the borders of Scotland, WHITE SETTLERS takes place over the course of one incredibly tense night and stars Pollyanna McIntosh, internationally renowned for her performance in Sundance horror hit THE WOMAN, Festival favourite LOVE ETERNAL and Irvine Welsh’s FILTH.

It’s Ed and Sarah’s first night at their new home, an isolated farmhouse. This should be a new beginning away from their stressful London lives. And at first it is; come sunset they fall in love all over again as they wander in the beautiful Scottish landscape. But as darkness falls, Sarah suspects they’re not alone, Ed goes to investigate and quickly, the evening becomes a nightmare. It suddenly dawns on them; they do not belong here. And they’re certainly not welcome….

Directed By: 
Simeon Halligan
Produced By: 
Rachel Richardson-Jones
Written By: 
Ian Fenton
Main Cast: 
Pollyanna McIntosh and Lee Williams

About the Director

SIM PORTRAIT.jpg White Settlers is Simeon’s second feature as director following 2010’s UK teen horror, Splintered. A Royal College of Art graduate, Simeon trained initially as an art director and worked on numerous commercials, TV shows and feature films before directing a selection of award winning short films. Simeon also heads up Not a Number productions, UK film production company, Grimmfest an international g...read more