IFC Midnight is acquiring U.S. rights to director Padraig Reynolds’ thriller “Rites of Spring”.
The story follows a group of kidnappers who abduct the daughter of a wealthy socialite and hide out in an abandoned school in the middle of the woods. As guilt divides the group, they all become fodder for a mysterious creature that requires springtime ritualistic sacrifices.
AJ Bowen, Anessa Ramsey, Sonny Marinelli, Katherine Randolph and Marco St. John star. Reynolds also penned the screenplay.