Sundance: Neon Buys ‘The Lodge’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 1/28/2019 | Brent Lang
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Neon has picked up rights to “The Lodge,” a creepy cabin tale about a damaged woman and the children she is caring for after it thrilled audiences at this year’s Sundance Film Fesival.

The film follows twos siblings who are snowed in with Grace, the younger woman that their separated father plans to marry. Just as the kids begin to warm to their stepmother-to-be, events intercede and threaten to dig up psychological demons from Grace’s childhood as a member of a religious cult. It has been a hit with horror fans since it debuted last week in Sundance’s Midnight section. In a rave, Bloody Disgusting’s Meredith Borders writes, “Every choice in [‘The Lodge’] – every frame, every performance, every sound and edit – is crafted for utmost discomfort, making for a relentless onslaught of unease.”

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The film is eying a theatrical release at some point in 2019. The deal is in the $2 million range, according to insiders. “The Lodge” marks the English-language debut...
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