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Details
Market April 10, 2017    Sold May 17, 2017
Agent Candice Thom, Dayne Kelly (RGM Artists)
Manager Chris Deckard, Krista Carpenter (Fictional Entity)
Financier Rumble Films
9-2019 - Screened at the Toronto Film Festival.
Loglines
A young girl comes of age in a repressive religious cult led by a charismatic patriarch, but grows skeptical of his leadership and begins to challenge it.
A young girl who has grown up in a cult is loyal to the leader’s teachings and his personal favorite. As the cult needs to leave their station due to pressure from the outside world, the girl learns more and more about the leader’s dark side and his misguided intentions.
A girl questions the very essence of her faith as the legitimacy of her leader dwindles.
Living in a religious cult, a young woman begins to wonder if her flock is putting their faith in the wrong leader.
Format
Genres
Children, Drama, Thriller, Faith/Spirituality, Family, Horror, Nature, Teen, Adolescence, Baby, Childhood, Coming of Age, Cult, Dark, Daughter, Death, Environment, Father, Father/Daughter, Female, Female Protagonist, Fight, Film, Friends/Friendship, Hostage, Husband/Wife, Journey, Kidnap, Killer, Love, Marriage, Mother/Daughter, Motherhood, Murder, Obsession, Parent, Police, Poverty, Pregnancy, Psychological Thriller, Rural, Secrets, Siblings, Survival, Suspenseful, Teacher, Travel, Troubled Youth, Violence/Violent
Pages
84
Rated
R
Budget
Medium
Lead
F White 19 Attractive
Similar
The Witch, Charlie Says, Children of the Corn, Midsommar, Holy Hell (Documentary)
When
Present, A Few Months.
Where
The majority takes place in the desert at various campsites. Other locations include lakes, farmland, barns, and paddocks.

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Synopsis
Two sisters, TAMAR (Teen) and SELAH (Teen), frolic about before joining fellow sisters and wives for dinner. At the head of the dining hall is their father, the charming SHEPHERD (Adult). After urgently speaking with MARIA (35) about expanding his flock, Shepherd picks ADRIEL (Adult) and another wife to lay with him that night. The next day Selah and EVELYN (Teen) argue, which leads to Selah being sent to deliver food to the hut. This is where the Shepherd's more sickly wives are sent, and Selah is scared of SARAH’s (Adult) cancerous features. One night, Selah overhears the conversation between Shepherd and a POLICEMAN (Adult). The officer warns Shepherd that in a few weeks he will raid the home in search of missing girls. The next day the Shepherd shares his vision of leaving their home. Selah is reluctant to leave and speaks with the Shepherd about the mysterious man. The Shepherd assures Selah he is protecting her from the evil policeman who wants to take everyone away. They plan to leave after all the Ewes have given birth. The Shepherd gives Selah the task of helping with the flock despite Maria thinking she isn’t ready. Selah dozes off only...