MATRIARCH (2022) British horror soon on Hulu – trailer

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Matriarch is a 2022 British horror film about a woman who returns to her childhood home to confront her personal demons. Still afflicted with a mysterious disease after surviving an overdose, she discovers a real demon.

Written and directed by Ben Steiner, making his feature directorial debut (shorts: Urn; Clanker Man; The Stomach; The Flea; Horrorshow). The Flea is one of the shorts in the horror anthology feature film Monsterland 2 (2019). Matriarch is the spiritual successor to Steiner’s short film Urn.


The 20th Digital Studio-Sharp House production stars Jemima Rooper (series: The Girlfriend Experience; Flowers in the Attic: The Origin); Silent Witness; Kinky Boots), Kate Dickie (Raven’s Hollow; The Northman; Shepherd; The Green Knight; Game of Thrones; The Witch), Sarah Paul, Simon Meacock (The Limehouse Golem), Christina Cole, Franc Ashman, Celinde Schoenmaker, Jamie Davis, Stephen DeRosa, Nicholas Page Hayman, Kate Lynn Evans, Nick Haverson, Michael Scott, Jay Patel, John Baker, Emma Blyth and Robert Fitzgerald.

Matriarch will have its world premiere screening at the 2022 Screamfest Horror Film Festival in Hollywood, California on October 11, 2022. The movie will stream on Hulu on October 21, 2022.


Matriarch is part of the previously announced nine-film slate of Hulu Original horror features from 20th Digital based primarily on their Bite Size Halloween series of short films from emerging filmmakers including the upcoming Clock from Alexis Jacknow, and Appendage from Anna Zlokovic, among others.

Grimcutty from writer/director John William Ross will premiere on October 10 and season three of Bite Size Halloween is available on Hulu on October 1 with twenty new horror and sci-fi shorts from emerging filmmakers.

Not to be confused with Scott Vicker’s 2018 British film Matriarch.


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