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GENRE

Supernatural Thriller

DIRECTOR

Andrew Desmond

STATUS

Completed

DURATION

88 min

YEAR

2019

After being informed of the sudden death of her long lost composer father, a young virtuoso violinist, Rose, inherits an old mansion in which he used to live. There, she discovers her father’s final work: a mysterious music score marked with strange symbols. With the help of Charles, her agent and manager, she deciphers the symbols and, little by little, starts to unlock secrets concerning her father’s past, setting in motion the mechanisms of a somber plan imagined since the very day she was born.

DIRECTOR

Andrew Desmond

WRITER

Arthur Morin

Andrew Desmond

PRODUCERS

Laurent Fumeron

Rodolphe Sanzé

Daniel Goroshko

Julien Loeffler

Fabrice Smadja

CAST

Freya Tingley

Simon Abkarian

Rutger Hauer

James Faulkner

Matt Barber

SALES

ARRI Media International

PRODUCTION COMPANIES

The Project Film Club

Featuristic Films

Tasse Film

CTB Film Company

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

Creativity Capital

One World Entertainment

DISTRIBUTION

Screen Media Films (US)

Blue Finch Film Releasing (UK)

1/4

REVIEWS

★★★★ "The Sonata is a solid Gothic ghost mystery that will easily entertain” - The Hollywood News

★★★★ "Shot with classical composition, The Sonata remixes low horror with the higher arts” - SciFiNow

★★★★ "Janis Eglitis' exquisite cinematography is beguiling in the proper sense" - Eye For Film

★★★★  "Andrew Desmond's incendiary take on the Gothic subgenre is as mystical and melodic as a Schubert sonata" - The Playlist

★★★★ "First-time feature-director Andrew Desmond brings such confident panache to the supernatural thriller “The Sonata" - Los Angeles Times

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

Fantasporto - WORLD PREMIERE (Portugal, 2019)

BIFFF Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (Belgium, 2019)

LUCCA Film Festival (Italy, 2019)

BIFAN Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (South Korea, 2019)

Popcorn Frights Film Festival  - US PREMIERE (USA, 2019)

Lincoln Center New-York - Scary Movies XII (USA, 2019)

FrightFest Festival - UK PREMIERE (UK, 2019)

FilmQuest Festival - Best Director & Best Score awards winner (USA, 2019)

RELATED NEWS

'The Sonata' wins Best Director & Best Score at FilmQuest '19

17th September 2019

Triller 'The Sonata' sells to France & Asian markets

10th September 2019 - Deadline

Screen Media nabs "The Sonata', Thriller with Rutger Hauer

6th September 2019 - Variety

UK Premiere for 'The Sonata' at FrightFest 2019

4th July 2019 - Deadline

The Sonata': First Footage of European Co-Pro Horror

14th November 2018 - Deadline

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