Interview with “Hunter Hunter” Director/Writer Shawn Linden

HUNTER HUNTER follows a family living in the remote wilderness earning a living as fur trappers. Joseph Mersault (Devon Sawa), his wife Anne (Camille Sullivan), and their daughter Renée (Summer H. Howell) struggle to make ends meet and think their traps are being hunted by the return of a rogue wolf. Determined to catch the predator in the act, Joseph leaves his family behind to track the wolf. Anne and Renée grow increasingly anxious during Joseph’s prolonged absence and struggle to survive without him. When they hear a strange noise outside their cabin, Anne hopes it is Joseph but instead finds a man named Lou (Nick Stahl), who has been severely injured and left for dead. The longer Lou stays and Joseph is away, the more paranoid Anne becomes, and the idea of a mysterious predator in the woods slowly becomes a threat much closer to home.

stars Devon Sawa (Final Destination, Idle Hands), Nick Stahl (Bully, Disturbing Behavior), Camille Sullivan (“The Man in the High Castle”) and Summer Howell (Curse of Chucky). The film was directed and written by Shawn Linden (The Good Lie, Nobody).

IFC Midnight will release the thriller/horror/suspense film, HUNTER HUNTER in select Theaters, On Digital and On Demand on December 18, 2020.

In support of the “Hunter Hunter” release we got to speak with the film’s writer and director Shawn Linden. No worries, no spoilers in the interview because this movie has a huge surprise for horror fans in the final scene. Instead we talked about how the story leads to that point, the cast, working in the wilderness, the challenges they faced during film, and much more. Please check out our conversation below…

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