Banquet Clip Features Horror Film Starring Sienna Guillory
ComingSoon launches a clip of A banquet, a horror film by Ruth Paxton. The film is out today in theaters and on demand. The film premiered at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival and stars resident Evil actress Sienna Guillory.
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The film “explores the ferocity of maternal love, the psychology of food and power, the importance of purpose, and questions of female madness and faith. The film uses subtle supernatural elements to create tension within a broken family, exploiting the complicated bond between three generations of mothers and daughters.
Check A banquet excerpt below:
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“Widowed mother Holly (Sienna Guillory) is radically tested when her teenage daughter Betsey (Jessica Alexander) experiences a profound enlightenment and insists that her body is no longer hers, but in service to a higher power,” the synopsis reads. “Tied to her newfound faith, Betsey refuses to eat but does not lose weight. In an agonizing dilemma, torn between love and fear, Holly is forced to confront the limits of her own beliefs.
A banquet is 97 minutes long and also stars Jessica Alexander, Ruby Stokes, Kaine Zajaz and Lindsay Duncan.