Caveat (2020) preview of quirky memory loss horror film

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Caveat is 2020 British-Irish horror feature film about a lone drifter who accepts a job looking after a troubled woman in an abandoned house.

Written, edited and directed by Damian McCarthy – making his feature debut – the stars Ben Caplan, Tiffany-Ellen Robinson, Jonathan French and Conor Dwane.


A lone drifter, Isaac, suffering from partial memory loss, accepts a strange job from his old landlord Barrett, to look after his niece Olga, a psychologically troubled woman living in an abandoned house on an isolated island.

When Barrett convinces Isaac to confine his movements to the house with a harness contraption and leaves the two of them alone, a game of cat and mouse ensues with Isaac fighting to survive amid the terrifying resurgence of his own memory…

Cast and characters:

Ben Caplan … Barret
Conor Dwane … Olga’s dad
Jonathan French … Isaac
Leila Sykes … Olga

Filming locations:

Bantry House, Bantry, County Cork, Ireland

Technical details:

88 minutes


A production shot posted on IMDb featuring the cast and crew suggests that principal photography wrapped in 2017 and the film was titled The Harness at the time.

Ignore the two blatantly fake 10/10 reviews on IMDb.


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