2020 Sundance Film Festival
Special Jury Prize – Auteur Filmmaking
Directed by: Josephine Decker
Written by: Sarah Gubbins
Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Odessa Young, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Logan Lerman
Renowned horror writer Shirley Jackson is on the precipice of writing her masterpiece when the arrival of newlyweds upends her meticulous routine and heightens tensions in her already tempestuous relationship with her philandering husband. The middle-aged couple, prone to ruthless barbs and copious afternoon cocktails, begins to toy mercilessly with the naive young couple at their door.