‘Sometimes I get the feeling that I’m being watched, followed…’
The Protector is a 2022 Canadian fantasy thriller about a teenage girl with personal trauma who is given a mysterious book.
Written and directed by Lenin M. Sivam. Produced by Munire Armstrong and Brandon Jourdin. Executive produced by Jordan Barker, Borga Dorter and Brad Gregorini.
The YN Films production stars Chelsea Clark, Munro Chambers, Jasmin Geljo, Rebecca Jenkins, Andrew Gillies, Jenny Fischer, Samantha Reynolds, Thom Zimerle, Pras Lingam, Gianelle Miranda, Morgan I. Bedard, Aura Carcueva, Darcy Roy and Heleene Cameron.
After being released from a correctional facility and moving to a small town, Evelyn (Chelsea Clark) struggles and searches for meaning that is interrupted by the arrival of a mysterious book about a powerful God who brings peace wherever he goes…
The Protector will have its world premiere at the 2022 Fantasia festival on July 28th. They describe it thus: ” …combines a Canadian sensibility with South Asian beliefs, magical realism, and a modern heroine who refuses to be at the mercy of bureaucracy and those who attempt to control. Sivam enlisted veterans Rebecca Jenkins and Andrew Gillies to anchor the film, along with audience-loved young actor Munro Chambers in a supporting role, and Chelsea Clark as a captivating protagonist driven by anger, trauma and a quest for truth.”
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
1 hour 34 minutes