Archive of films The Lodge / The Lodge

USA / United Kingdom
2019, 100 min

Section: Midnight Screenings
Year: 2019

Aidan and Mia don’t want their father to remarry. Grace, his bride-to-be, is a fragile young woman with an unhappy past who wants to get to know the children better, but they stubbornly refuse to acknowledge her existence. That is, until they are left alone with her at the family lodge far from civilization…


Well-to-do psychologist Richard is ending his failed marriage and has taken charge of his two children. His fiancée, the young and beautiful Grace, is a former patient who miraculously escaped from a suicidal Christian cult. At first, Richard’s plan to foster friendship between his kids and his new partner during a weekend together in the mountains seems like a good idea. But then Richard is called away to work, and Grace is left alone with the kids in the snow-bound landscape where memories of her past come back to haunt her. This psychological drama, elegantly filmed by Yorgos Lanthimos’s cinematographer Thimios Bakatakis, is a cleverly contrived exploration of the boundaries between reality, memory, and madness.

Nikola Paggio

About the director

Veronika Franz (b. 1965, Vienna, Austria), Severin Fiala (b. 1985, Horn, Austria). Selected joint filmography: Kern (2012, doc.), Goodnight Mommy (Ich seh ich seh, 2014), The Lodge (2019)


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Press kit

About the film

Color, DCP
European premiere

Section: Midnight Screenings
Director: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz
Screenplay: Sergio Casci, Severin Fiala, Veronik Franz
Dir. of Photography: Thimios Bakatakis
Music: Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans
Editor: Michael Palm
Art Director: Sylvain Lemaitre
Producer: Ben Browning, Marc Schipper
Production: FilmNation Entertainment, Hammer Films
Cast: Riley Keough, Richard Armitage, Lie McHugh, Jaeden Martell, Alicia Silverstone
Sales: FilmNation Entertainment
Distributor: Falcon a.s.


Severin Fiala

Film Director

Veronika Franz

Film Director

Jan Bradáč

Distributor, Cinema Representative, Producer


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