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Gothic Fiction Adaptation “THE YELLOW WALLPAPER” Now Streaming

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 | News

The debut film THE YELLOW WALLPAPER from creative duo Alexandra Loreth and Kevin Pontuti is a chilling and boldly original vision of madness. Based on the 1892 short story, in THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, a writer and young mother, is prescribed a rest treatment by her physician husband, 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.

THE YELLOW WALLPAPER is a dark and disturbing contemporary adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s well-known and controversial gothic feminist horror story about patriarchy and mental health. The film is a collaboration between partners Alexandra Loreth and Kevin Pontuti and stars Alexandra Loreth (as Jane), Joe Mullins (as John), Clara Hart, and Jeanne O’Connor. The film was written by Alexandra Loreth and Kevin Pontuti and directed by Pontuti. THE YELLOW WALLPAPER has a running time of 99 minutes and World Premiered at Cinequest followed by a successful festival run. Mutiny Pictures has released the film on digital and VOD today, March 29. If you would like to learn more, be on the lookout for our upcoming review on the blog!



Grace Detwiler
Grace Detwiler (@finalgirlgrace) is a freelance film journalist and law student. Her original work can be found on her blog, FinalGirlGrace, as well as in Rue Morgue's print and online publications.