• The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015)

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Release Date: March 31st, 2017

DVD Release Date: May 30th, 2017

R|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
During the dead of winter, a troubled young woman (Emma Roberts) embarks on a mysterious journey to an isolated prep school where two stranded students (Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Boynton) face a sinister threat from an unseen evil force.

Cast: Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Boynton, James Remar, Lauren Holly, Greg Ellwand, Elana Krausz, Heather Tod Mitchell

Director: Oz Perkins

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Production Co: Zed Filmworks, 120dB Films

Distributors: A24

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  • As with so many of the best mystery-horror films, the optimum way to enjoy a first viewing of this is try to remain as ignorant as possible about what happens. That said, it also brims with tiny, blink-and-you'll-miss-them details that will repay repeat viewings. show more

  • Oz Perkins exhibits a committed understanding of the cinematic value of silence and of vastly underpopulated compositions. show more

  • The Blackcoat’s Daughter — an illusion to a priest’s cassock? — never amounts to much more than its tone, the dread Perkins summons up with morose faces, shadows and music. show more

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