A pitch black,
wryly British comedy from the mind of Alice Lowe, Prevenge follows Ruth, a pregnant woman on a killing spree.
It's her misanthropic unborn baby dictating Ruth's actions, holding
society responsible for the absence of a father. The child speaks to Ruth
from the womb, coaching her to lure and ultimately kill her unsuspecting
Struggling with her
conscience, loneliness, and a strange strain of prepartum madness, Ruth
must ultimately choose between redemption and destruction at the moment of
Having shown at
Venice, Toronto and most recently the London International Film Festival, Prevenge marks the directorial
debut from Lowe, who is a true triple threat, writing, directing, and
acting in the film during her own real-life pregnancy.
After the screening there will be a Q&A with the director and writer Alice Lowe