‘Body At Brighton Rock’ Trailer: Horror Anthology Director Roxanne Benjamin Makes Her Feature-Length Debut

The Playlist | 3/24/2019 | Andrew Bundy
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While home invasion horror films still flood the market – we shall see if “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” ends up tackling a “The Strangers” like, or more Tarantino revisionist approach (which it could be leaning towards) to its historic subject matter – spine chillers set against the backdrop of Mother Nature (like Ari Aster’s upcoming “Midsommar” seem to continually attract audiences. A trailer has just arrived for director Roxanne Benjamin’s feature-length debut, “Body at Brighton Rock,” following an inexperienced park ranger (Karina Fontes) whose responsibilities make her feel no less endangered inside its scenic confines.

A specific type of horror filmmaker has long seemed attracted to wildlife preservation stories. Its iconography suits the trials and tribulations of a genre naturally rooted in the act of survival. Think about the locations a director such as M. Night Shyamalan sets his films in (“The Village,” the zoo from “Split” and “Glass”); he’s concerned with the creation of boundaries, and Mother Earth often serves as an obstacle for his characters (“Unbreakable,” “The Happening”).

Film - Synopsis

Here is the film’s synopsis:

Wendy, a part time summer employee at a mountainous state park, takes on a rough trail assignment at the end of the season, trying to prove to her friends that she’s capable enough to do the job. When she takes a wrong turn and ends up deep in the backcountry, she stumbles...
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