About the film
horror feminist psychological thriller film adaptation feminist literature
The Yellow Wallpaper
Release Date: March 20, 2021
|Production Companies||:||Hysteria Films, Emerald Giant Productions DAC, Penitent Productions, Film Independent|
|Producers||:||Kevin Pontuti, Joanne Butcher, Alexandra Loreth, Peter Galante|
|Writers||:||Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Kevin Pontuti, Alexandra Loreth|
A dark and disturbing adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s controversial gothic feminist horror story about patriarchy and hysteria. Jane, a writer and young mother, is prescribed a rest treatment by her physician husband John, who takes her to a remote country estate for the summer. She becomes obsessed with the peculiar yellow wallpaper in the bedroom he has chosen for her. In her isolation, she secretly writes about a woman trapped in the wallpaper—that she must free.