Disney has announced that the Original film “Matriarch” will premiere on Disney+ in Canada on Friday, October 21, 2022, the same day the film will release on Hulu in the US and on Disney+ in Australia and New Zealand.
After an overdose nearly takes her life, Laura Birch (Jemima Rooper, The Girlfriend Experience, Flowers in the Attic: The Origin) escapes from the high-stakes pressure of the advertising world to return to her roots. Accepting an invitation home from her estranged mother (Kate Dickie, Game of Thrones, The Green Knight), Laura hopes the time away in the secluded English village will help calm the demons raging inside of her. She soon discovers that the locals of the town are all protecting an unspeakably dark secret – a secret that involves not only her mother but her own terrifying destiny as well.
The film also stars Sarah Paul, Franc Ashman, and Keith David Bartlett.
The film is from writer/director Ben Steiner and is a thematic successor to Steiner’s 2018 20th Digital short Urn.
You can watch a trailer for “Matriarch” below: