Blu-ray, DVD Release: Darlin’

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Sept. 3, 2019
Price: DVD $13.19, Blu-ray $22.98
Studio: Dark Sky/MPI


Based on the lead character in Lucky McKee’s 2001 cult hit The WomanDarlin’ sees Pollyanna McIntosh  (TV’s The Walking Dead) star both in front of and behind the camera in her writing-directing debut.

Found at a Catholic hospital filthy and ferocious, feral teenager Darlin’ (Lauryn Canny, Limbo) is whisked off to a care home run by The Bishop (Bryan Batt, TV’s Mad Menand his obedient nuns where she is to be tamed into a “good girl.” However, Darlin’ holds a secret darker than the “sins” she is threatened with, and she is not traveling alone. The Woman (McIntosh), equally fierce and feral, who raised her is ever present and is determined to come for her no matter who tries to stand in her way.

This horror-thriller film was described by Andrew Marshall of Starburst as “an enthralling mix of incisive social commentary and unapologetic violence that surpasses its predecessor with more to say about issues of abuse, autonomy, religion, homophobia and misogyny,”

 

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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.