Shudder Acquires Horror-Thriller ‘The Devil’s Bath’

The Devil's Bath

April 21, 2024

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Shudder, the go-to streaming service for horror, thriller, and the supernatural, has announced the acquisition of The Devil’s Bath, the latest chilling masterpiece from acclaimed Austrian directors Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala (Goodnight Mommy, The Lodge).

A Haunting Tale Premieres at Tribeca

The Devil’s Bath will make its highly anticipated North American debut at the prestigious 2024 Tribeca Festival. Following its world premiere at Berlinale earlier this year, the film has garnered critical acclaim and a staggering eleven nominations for the 2024 Austrian Film Awards, including Best Film.

Anja Plaschg, Maria Hofstätter, and David Scheid lead the talented cast.

Streaming Exclusively on Shudder

Shudder subscribers won’t have to wait long to experience the terror. The platform will be the exclusive streaming home for The Devil’s Bath, launching on June 28th, 2024.

A Descent into Darkness

Set in 1750s Austria, The Devil’s Bath tells the story of Agnes, a profoundly religious woman trapped in a suffocating marriage. Agnes’s mind and spirit unravel as her days devolve into an endless cycle of chores and societal expectations. Descending into a dark and lonely path, she grapples with disturbing thoughts that culminate in the unthinkable.

Giving Voice to the Unheard

The Devil’s Bath is more than just a horror film. It’s a powerful exploration of female oppression and the forgotten voices of history. Drawing inspiration from actual historical court records, the film sheds light on a dark and unexplored chapter of European history.

A Must-See for Horror Fans

The Devil’s Bath is a must-see for horror enthusiasts with its acclaimed directors, chilling premise, and festival buzz. Mark your calendars for June 28th and prepare to be transported to a world of religious fervor, societal constraints, and unimaginable terror, all courtesy of Shudder.


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