Here Before

Here Before

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Andrea Riseborough (Possessor) leads this British psychological thriller about a mother whose trauma is brough back to the surface in haunting ways upon meeting the young daughter of the new family next door. More

When a new family moves in next door, their young daughter, Megan, quickly captivates Laura, stirring up painful memories of her own daughter who died several years previously. Before long, Laura’s memories turn to obsession as Megan’s unsettling behaviour begins to convince her of something supernatural. As Laura’s determination to get to the bottom of it becomes all consuming, her family begins to fracture and the line between the extraordinary and the real becomes ever more obscured in this haunting story about a mother’s love.

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2022Rating: R83 minsUKBBC Films, Rooks Nest Entertainment, Screen Ireland, Saban Films
DramaMysteryThriller

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Here Before | Reviews

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The Irish Times

The Irish Times

Andrea Riseborough (is) a contender for the best actor of her generation...

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

For all the brooding setup and the swirling mists of mystery... the picture is underserved by its final act.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

This wintry, unsettling drama... marks a distinctive and impressive debut for writer-director Stacey Gregg...

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Gregg’s feature-length directorial debut is a by and large tightly controlled work...

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Variety

Variety

Here Before keeps us off guard, and all the more awake because of it.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

Here Before will unnerve and disturb you as much as it will paint a vivid depiction of grief that reflects parental fears.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

[Gregg] shows a great deal of visual confidence, especially in telling a disorienting story in a domestic setting.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

While Gregg offers a cheeky sense of what it really means to gaslight someone, no one will feel as injured by the film's final-act choices than its audience.

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Film School Rejects

Film School Rejects

The slow twists and turns of Stacey Gregg's Here Before are almost radical in their treatment of grief on screen.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

Gregg delivers an intoxicating and impressive directorial debut.

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Here Before | Release Details

Here Before is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV.