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A woman stands at the base of a winding staircase in a grand entryway, the furniture covered with sheets.

Raging Grace

  Paris Zarcilla

  United Kingdom     99 minutes


In a posh London neighborhood, undocumented Filipina worker Joy arrives at her latest job with her young daughter Grace smuggled in her suitcase. As Grace hides in an upstairs bedroom, Joy takes care of the estate’s patriarch, Mr. Garrett, who’s bedridden and slowly dying of cancer. Then an ominous revelation emerges, threatening to destroy everything that Joy has strived for in her new life.

In this bold and frightening portrait of race, class, and power, British-Filipino filmmaker Paris Zarcilla skillfully mixes tongue-in-cheek social commentary with plenty of jump scares and haunted-house thrills. Called a “coming of rage” story by its director, the film builds to ever greater heights of thrills and blood-splattered carnage, as mother and daughter attempt to break out of the cycle of exploitation that has long trapped their people.

 English, Tagalog with subtitles 

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Film Credits

  •   Chi Thai
  •   Paris Zarcilla
  •   Christopher C.F. Chow
  •   Max Eigenmann, Jaeden Paige Boadilla, Leanne Best, David Hayman
  •   Jon Clarke
  •   Last Conker


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