By FHW Marketing


A pitch black, wryly British comedy from the mind of Alice Lowe, Prevenge follows Ruth, a pregnant woman on a killing spree. It's her misanthropic unborn baby dictating Ruth's actions, holding society responsible for the absence of a father. The child speaks to Ruth from the womb, coaching her to lure and ultimately kill her unsuspecting victims.

Struggling with her conscience, loneliness, and a strange strain of prepartum madness, Ruth must ultimately choose between redemption and destruction at the moment of motherhood.

Having shown at Venice, Toronto and most recently the London International Film Festival, Prevenge marks the directorial debut from Lowe, who is a true triple threat, writing, directing, and acting in the film during her own real-life pregnancy.

Welsh connections

Welsh producer: Vaughan Sivell (Mr Calzaghe, The Canal)

Shot in Wales: Cardiff


Date: 10th February 2017

Running time: 87 minutes

Certificate: 15

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"Gruesomely successful” – 4 stars, The Guardian




Film Hub Wales projects

Chapter held a Q&A with writer/director Alice Lowe as part of FHW's Welsh Film Support.



This is film is covered by our Made In Wales strategy, which means if you an a Welsh exhibitor you may be eliable to submit a proposal for support. For more information click here