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A Banquet

A Banquet

Directed by Ruth Paxton

A Banquet is an unsettling, thought-provoking and hyper-tense psychological thriller from director Ruth Paxton. Widowed mother, Holly, is pushed to breaking point when her daughter Betsey develops an extreme eating disorder. She claims she has experienced a profound enlightenment where her body is in service to a higher power. Possessed by Betsey’s illness, her family are faced with an agonising dilemma, torn between love and fear, and Holly is forced to confront the boundaries of her own belief. A SHUDDER EXCLUSIVE.

A Banquet is an unsettling, thought-provoking and hyper-tense psychological thriller from director Ruth Paxton.

Cast: Sienna Guillory, Jessica Alexander, Lindsay Duncan

Member Reviews

This one will sit with me for a while.

McDreadLovesYou
1 month ago

The best part of the movie the Japanese tale.

gmfv18
1 month ago

An exceptional movie that does what horror does best — exploit a real-life fear to a disturbing extreme — but does it in unparalleled style, tone, and remarkable filmmaking. Superb cast and acting, kudos to the DP and lighting department. This will hit incredibly close to home to anyone who has felt misunderstood by their family and friends, or who struggled to understand a loved one — and to those who have ever struggled to understand themselves. Truly brilliant.

SlowBurn
2 months ago

that was the ending y'all were praising? I wanted to much to believe that this movie was gonna get good and be worth it at any minute, but it just wasn't. and honestly super don't watch this if you've ever had a or loved someone with an eating disorder. like that should be on here in big capital letters.

michalballs.gov
2 months ago

They showed off in the ending though.... !

hammerhart
5 months ago