One of two movies screening on Friday night during the SXSW Midnighters Film Track, this one is on my Must See List solely because I do like revenge thrillers. Sissy promises to fulfill that trauma-fueled fantasy of overcoming our childhood nightmares and becoming our most authentic selves buried under artifice and social media followers. Per Variety, Sissy has already by acquired by LevelK and XYZ Films, international and North American Rights respectively. Could we have the next Shook (2021) on our hands?
Cecilia and Emma were tween-age BFFs who were going to grow old together and never let anything come between them, until Alex arrived on the scene. Twelve years later, Cecilia is a successful social media influencer living the dream of an independent, modern millennial woman... until she runs into Emma for the first time in over a decade. Emma invites Cecilia away on her bachelorette weekend at a remote cabin in the mountains, where Alex proceeds to make Cecilia’s weekend a living hell. #triggered
Sissy Press Release
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