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Exclusive poster, plus trailer: A chilling trip to “BRIDGEND”

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A true tragedy inspired the award-winning dark thriller BRIDGEND, which begins its theatrical play in May. Jump past the jump to see our exclusive first look at the latest poster, plus the trailer.

KimStim will open BRIDGEND May 6 at New York City’s Cinema Village, co-releasing with Fandor.com. Directed by Jeppe Rønde, the British/Danish movie won a Critics Award at Montreal’s Fantasia festival and Best Actress, Cinematography and Editing prizes at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival last year. Hannah Murray, Josh O’Connor, Adrian Rawlins, Patricia Potter, Nia Roberts and Steven Waddington star; here’s the synopsis and background: “BRIDGEND follows Sara and her dad Dave as they arrive to a small village in Bridgend County. The village is haunted by suicides by its young inhabitants, and Sara falls dangerously in love with one of the teenagers as the town’s new policeman tries to stop the mysterious chain of suicides.

“The film is based on a mysterious suicide cluster that took place in Bridgend County, a small former coal-mining province in Wales. Between December 2007 and January 2012, 79 suicides were officially committed in the area. Most of the victims were teenagers, who hanged themselves and left no suicide notes. Danish documentary filmmaker Rønde followed the teenagers from the area for six years and wrote the script based on their life stories.” See the trailer below the poster, and the movie’s page at Cinema Village’s website here.

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Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold has been a member of the FANGORIA team for the past three decades. After starting as a writer for the magazine in 1988, he came aboard as associate editor in 1990 and two years later moved up to managing editor. He now serves as editor-in-chief of the magazine while continuing to contribute numerous articles and reviews, as well as a contributing editor/writer for this website.
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