“The Power” released its trailer thanks to Shudder

Shudder will soon release “The Power”, a horror movie that has already released its trailer and promises to be very chilling

Shudder premiered the official trailer for his latest film “The Power“, And the timing is particularly impeccable for those wanting some horror, as Halloween is sadly still months away. In this installment, Rose Williams plays the unfortunate protagonist, who recently starred in “Sanditon”By ITV, based on the unfinished manuscript of Jane Austen. On the other hand Corinna faith serving as a screenwriter and director, following a BAFTA nomination for her short film Care. Next to Williams in the cast are Shakira rahman, Charlie Carrick, Diveen Henry, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Nuala mcgowan, Emma rigby Y Theo Barklem-Biggs.

Faith has chosen an excellent historical setting for the film: Britain in the 1970s during nationwide power outages. (Blackouts in Britain during the 1970s became known as Three Day Week and were implemented to conserve electricity due to strikes and industrial action by coal miners.) While, Williams She plays nurse-in-training Val, who starts working the night shift in an infirmary during this time. And so, a night shift combined with blackouts in a dilapidated hospital already signals that the horror movie will be very chilling and terrifying perfect to satisfy our lowest fears.

The trailer

The trailer features all the markers of a classic haunting: invisible figures, possessions, predictably dense characters, and the like. Hopefully, you will see some tributes and references to horror movies from the 70s such as “The Amityville Horror” Y “Asylum“.

The feminist touch

When writing his first feature film, Faith It went back to the basics of a very good ghost story, but it did include a modern feminist twist. The writer and director explained in a statement via Shudder:I was writing during the explosion of resistance to silence and passivity that came with the Me Too movement. And I felt like the landscape was changing to some degree. The idea that an angry spirit could be quietly left alone, silenced at the end of a story, I felt bad“. We can already see elements of this too real tone in the trailer; since Val, is questioned and discredited when she tries to warn the rest of the staff of the malevolent force that inhabits the hospital.

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Premiere and synopsis

The Power”Reaches Shudder on April 8 and the official synopsis is as follows:

“London, 1974. As Britain prepares for the nationwide blackouts, nurse practitioner Val (Rose Williams) arrives for her first day at the crumbling East London Royal Infirmary. With most of the patients and staff evacuated to another hospital, Val is forced to work the night shift, finding herself in a dark building; almost empty. Within these walls is a deadly secret; Forcing Val to face both her own traumatic past and her deepest fears to confront the malevolent force trying to destroy everything around her.