THE TORMENTING aka POIGNANT (2016) Overview

 

‘Send for help… if it’s not too late!’

The Tormenting – formerly Poignant – is a 2016 Canadian supernatural horror film co-produced and directed by Jaspreet Kaur from a screenplay co-written with co-producer Prabhjot Bhangu. It stars Laura Mitchell, Steve Baran and Eric Schweig.

Amy is a medical researcher with ambitions to open her own health care facility. After visiting a property for sale, she begins to experience tormenting supernatural visions of a young girl who died horrifically.

Amy’s life takes a turn when she begins to piece together glimpses of the girl’s last living moments, and starts to understand the spirit’s plea for help to cross over.

Seeking a detective’s assistance, Amy becomes determined to pursue justice for the girl’s death and bring her soul to peace, even at the risk of being perceived as insane by those close to her…

The Tormenting is released on DVD in North America by Breaking Glass Pictures on November 7, 2017.

Main cast:

Laura Mitchell, Steve Baran (iZombie; Alone We Are Not; Supernatural), Eric Schweig (A Flesh Offering; Mr. Soul; It Waits), Gemma Martini, Corinna Rennie, Mia Fiona Kut, Emily Bandel, Pascal Belanger, Annalise Gardner, Christopher Gerard, Priya Rajaratnam, Dan Vaida, Geoff Waterfall.

Filming locations:

British Columbia, Canada