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Horror Film ‘The Banishing,’ From ‘Severance’ Director Christopher Smith, Debuts First Clip (Exclusive)

Horror Film ‘The Banishing,’ From ‘Severance’ Director Christopher Smith, Debuts First Clip (Exclusive)

Variety has been given access to the first exclusive clip for horror movie “The Banishing,” which will have its market premiere during the Cannes Marché du Film this week, with WestEnd Films handling sales. Variety spoke to its director Christopher Smith, whose previous genre movies, “Creep,” “Triangle” and “Severance,” earned him a cult following.

Jessica Brown Findlay and Sean Harris star, alongside John Heffernan and John Lynch.

The film, set in the late 1930s, tells the story of the most haunted house in England. A young reverend (Heffernan) and his wife (Brown Findlay) and daughter move into a manor with a horrifying secret. When a vengeful spirit haunts the little girl and threatens to tear the family apart, the reverend and his wife are forced to confront their beliefs. They must turn to black magic by seeking the help of a famous Occultist (Harris) or risk losing their daughter.

In the clip,

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