Director Paul Hyett is taking us back to the 17th century for the terrifying supernatural tale The Convent. In the new trailer, a young woman is left to fight for life and her soul.
In the early 17th century, innocent young Persephone is falsely accused and put on trial for her life. Her fate seems sealed except for the timely intervention of the mysterious Reverend Mother offering her not just sanctuary, but hope. For the Reverend Mother is the self-appointed leader of a small religious retreat, a secluded Priory, where her fellow Sisters devote their lives to the Lord and seek atonement for their pasts. But upon arrival, Persephone is plagued with terrifying visions and soon realizes that it’s not salvation that awaits but a battle for her very soul itself.
Written by Hyett, Conal Palmer, and Gregory Blair, The Covenant stars Hannah Arterton, Clare Higgins, and Rosie Day.
The Convent opens in theaters and arrives On Demand May 3, 2019, from Vertical Entertainment.