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Focus Features hopes “YOU WON’T BE ALONE” when you see their witchcraft film next year

Friday, November 19, 2021 | News


A release date has been determined for the mythological chiller starring THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO and PROMETHEUS’ Noomi Rapace (pictured).

Focus Features has announced that it will release YOU WON’T BE ALONE to theaters Friday, January 28. The feature writing/directing debut of award-winning short filmmaker Goran Stolevski, it also stars Anamaria Marinca, Alice Englert (IN FEAR, RATCHED), Carloto Cotta, Félix Maritaud and Sara Klimoska. The synopsis: “Set in an isolated mountain village in 19th-century Macedonia, YOU WON’T BE ALONE follows a young girl who is kidnapped and then transformed into a witch by an ancient spirit. Curious about life as a human, the young witch accidentally kills a peasant in the nearby village and then takes her victim’s shape to live life in her skin. Her curiosity ignited, she continues to wield this horrific power in order to understand what it means to be human.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).