Vincent Grashaw’s Southern Gothic WHAT JOSIAH SAW @ Fantasia Film Festival


Directed by Vincent Grashaw

Written by Robert Alan Dilts

Starring Robert Patrick, Nick Stahl, Scott Haze, Kelli Garner

With Jake Weber And Tony Hale

Fantasia Film Festival Virtual Screenings

World Premiere: Friday, August 13th at 9:00 PM EDT

Public Screening #2: Sunday, August 15th at 9:00 AM EDT

Visit the festival website here for more information


A family with buried secrets reunite at a farmhouse after two decades to pay for their past sins.


Everyone in town knows about the haunted Graham Farm on Willow Road. You’ll hear there’s a bad history to it. Josiah and his youngest son, Thomas, are all that remain of this estranged family. But after experiencing terrifying visions from beyond, Josiah decides they must change their ways to right a great wrong.

After being away for over two decades, Eli and Mary, Josiah’s eldest children, are enticed to sell the property and reunite at the old farmhouse in hopes of closing this haunting chapter of their lives for good. Sins of the past will be paid in full.

Running Time: 120 minutes

Language: English

Country: USA

Sales: CAA

About Vincent Grashaw (Director)

Vincent Grashaw first broke onto the scene as producer of the independent feature film BELLFLOWER, which was one of the most buzzed about films to premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2011. The film went on to play SXSW and garnered several awards, including Film Independent Spirit Award nominations for Best Cinematography and a nomination for Grashaw for the John Cassavetes Award. It also received a Gotham Award nomination for Breakthrough Director and was distributed by Oscilloscope Laboratories.

Vince then wrote and directed his debut feature, COLDWATER, which premiered at SXSW 2013 and was distributed by Breaking Glass Pictures. Grashaw went on to direct his sophomore feature AND THEN I GO, an adaptation from the acclaimed novel PROJECT X by Jim Shepard. The film stars Justin Long, Melanie Lynskey, Tony Hale, Carrie Preston and Melonie Diaz. The film premiered at LA Film Festival and was distributed by The Orchard.

WHAT JOSIAH SAW is Grashaw’s third feature film .

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