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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

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

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 spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.