‘Fear the past or face it’
The Marsh King’s Daughter is a 2023 American mystery thriller about a woman with a secret past who ventures into the wilderness she left behind to confront the most dangerous man she’s ever met: her own father.
Directed by Neil Burger (Voyagers; The Upside; Divergent; The Lucky Ones; The Illusionist; Limitless; Interview with the Assassin) from a screenplay written by Elle Smith and Mark L. Smith, adapted from Karen Dionne’s novel of the same name. Produced by Keith Redmon, Teddy Schwarzman and Mark L. Smith.
The Black Bear Pictures-Anonymous Content co-production stars Daisy Ridley, Ben Mendelsohn, Brooklynn Prince, Garrett Hedlund, Caren Pistorius and Joey Carson.
Helena’s (Daisy Ridley) seemingly ordinary life hides a dark and dangerous truth: her estranged father is the infamous Marsh King (Ben Mendelsohn), the man who kept her and her mother captive in the wilderness for years.
When her father violently escapes from a prison van, Helena will need to confront her past. Knowing that he will hunt for her and her family, Helena must find the strength to face her demons and outmanoeuvre the man who taught her everything she knows about surviving in the wild…
In the US, The Marsh King’s Daughter will be released theatrically by Roadside on October 6, 2023.
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Alliston, Ontario, Canada (Kent County Circuit Court)
Ken Reid Conservation Area, Lindsay, Ontario, Canada