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USA: In theatres June 11.  UK & Ireland: In cinemas August 20.

World Premiere: 2021 Sundance Film Festival (opened Midnight section).

European Premiere: 2021 Berlinale (Panorama section).

Psychological horror

1985. After viewing a strangely familiar video nasty, Enid, a film censor, sets out to solve the past mystery of her sister’s disappearance, embarking on a quest that dissolves the line between fiction and reality.

Starring – Niamh Algar, Director – Prano Bailey-Bond, Writers – Prano Bailey-Bond & Anthony Fletcher, Executive Producers – Andy Starke (Rook Films), Ant Timpson (Timpson Films) & Kim Newman.

Supported by the BFI, Film4, Ffilm Cymru Wales and Creative England.  Worldwide sales – Protagonist Pictures.

Screen International: ‘Sundance horror ‘Censor’ acquired for UK-Ireland cinema release’

Variety: ‘Magnolia Acquires North American Rights to Sundance Horror Thriller ‘Censor’ from Protagonist’

Variety: ‘‘Social Hygiene,’ ‘We’ Among Berlin Encounter Selections, ‘Censor,’ ‘Dirty Feathers’ in Panorama’

Sight and Sound: ‘Censor splices cut-throat video nasty violence with smart social commentary’

Metro: ‘Censor could be the ‘best horror film of 2021′ after positive Sundance Film Festival reaction’

Independent: ‘Censor: The story behind the best British horror film in years’

i news: ‘Censor, review: atmospheric exploration of trauma, grief, and the power of video nasties’ ★★★★

Hey U Guys: ‘Prano Bailey-Bond and Niamh Algar interviews by Scott J. Davis’

Little White Lies: ‘Censor – first-look review’

Time Out: ‘Censor review’ ★★★★

Screen International: ‘Censor’: Sundance Review’

The Guardian: ‘Censor review – disturbing descent into video nastiness’ ★★★★

The Guardian: ‘Sundance 2021: which films might break out this year?’

Variety: ‘Sundance: British Director Prano Bailey-Bond on Psychological Horror ‘Censor’’

IndieWire: ‘Sundance Wish List: 50 Films We Hope Will Premiere at the Festival in 2021’

Screen Daily: ‘Cannes 2020: what was in the running (and still might be)’

Screen Daily: ’15 films to tempt festival directors in 2020′

Screen Daily: ‘Niamh Algar to star in Prano Bailey-Bond’s ‘Censor’; Protagonist boards sales’

Deadline: ‘Protagonist board UK horror Censor’

Ffilm Cymru Wales: ‘Filming Commences on Censor’


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24th September 2018