‘Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there’
The Beast is a 2021 horror about a mother and son who live on an isolated moor being menaced by a feral creature.
Directed by David Casademunt – making his feature debut – from a screenplay co-written with Martí Lucas and Fran Menchón. Produced by Marina Padró Targarona, Joaquín Padró and Mar Targarona.
The Spanish Rodar y Rodar Cine y Televisión-Fitzcarraldo Films co-production stars Inma Cuesta, Roberto Álamo, Alejandra Howard and Asier Flores.
Lucia and her son live far from society in a flat area where there is almost no life. The small family unit formed by mother and son receives hardly any visitors, and their goal is to develop a peaceful existence.
At first, they succeed, but the appearance of a mysterious and violent creature that begins to haunt her little house will put the relationship that unites them to the test…
The film will have its world premiere at the Sitges Film Festival in Spain on October 12, 2021.
It will stream worldwide on Netflix from January 26, 2021.
Cast and characters:
Inma Cuesta … Lucía
Roberto Álamo … Salvador
Alejandra Howard … Juana
Teruel, Aragón, Spain
El Páramo “The Moor”