Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Alice Lowe|
|Screenplay by||Alice Lowe|
|Edited by||Matteo Bini|
|Distributed by||Kaleidoscope Entertainment|
Prevenge is a 2016 British comedy slasher film written by, directed by and starring Alice Lowe in her directorial debut. The film also stars Kate Dickie, Kayvan Novak, Jo Hartley, Gemma Whelan and Tom Davis. The plot follows a pregnant widow who is convinced her unborn foetus is compelling her to embark on a killing spree as revenge for the death of her husband.
After her partner dies in a climbing accident when he was cut loose by the rest of his group, Ruth, now heavily pregnant, becomes convinced that her foetus is compelling her to murder and she tracks down the other people who were involved in the climbing accident for revenge. Her first victim is the owner of a reptile shop, killing him by slitting his throat.
- Alice Lowe as Ruth
- Jo Hartley as the Midwife
- Gemma Whelan as Len
- Kate Dickie as Ella
- Kayvan Novak as Tom
- Tom Davis as DJ Dan
- Dan Renton Skinner as Mr Zabek
- Mike Wozniak as Josh
- Tom Meeten as Zac
|Award||Date||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result|
|British Independent Film Awards||4 December 2016||The Douglas Hickox Award||Alice Lowe||Nominated|
|Monster Fest 2016||29 November 2016||Monster Innovation Award||Alice Lowe||Won|
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