PERPETRATOR (2023) Jennifer Reeder horror – first look clip

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Perpetrator is a 2023 American supernatural horror film about a teenage girl with special powers called ‘forevering’.

Written and directed by Jennifer Reeder (Night’s End; V/H/S/94 ‘Holy Hell’ segment; Knives and SkinSignature MoveAccidents at Home and How They Happen). Produced by Derek Bishé and Gregory Chambet.

The Divide/Conquer-WTFilms co-production stars Kiah McKirnan (Mare of Easttown), Christopher Lowell (My Best Friend’s Exorcism), Melanie Liburd (The Idol), Ireon Roach (Candyman (2021)), Alicia Silverstone (Clueless), Avery Holliday, Casimere Jollette (Tiny Pretty Things), Sasha Kuznetsov, Melanie Liburd, Kiah McKirnan, Ilirida Memedovski, Ireon Roach and Greta Stolte.

Plot synopsis:
Jonny Baptiste (Kiah McKirnan) is a reckless teen sent to live with her estranged Aunt Hildie (Alicia Silverstone).


On the event of her eighteenth birthday, she experiences a radical metamorphosis: a family spell that redefines her called ‘forevering’. When several teen girls go missing at her new school, a mythically feral Jonny goes after the Perpetrator…


Perpetrator had its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 17, 2023. The movie has been picked up by Shudder.


Cast and characters:
Kiah McKirnan … Jonny Baptiste
Alicia Silverstone … Aunt Hildie
Avery Holliday … Poppy
Casimere Jollette … Aviva
Sasha Kuznetsov … Kirk
Melanie Liburd … Jean
Ilirida Memedovski … Avalon
Ireon Roach … Elektra
Greta Stolte … Darby

Filming locations:
Chicago, Illinois

Technical specs:
1 hour 40 minutes

More Jennifer Reeder movies:

NIGHT’S END (2022) Reviews and “Something happened” clip

V/H/S/94 (2021) Reviews plus Blu-ray, DVD, On-Demand and Digital release news

KNIVES AND SKIN (2019) Reviews and overview

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