GFF 2015: Spring (Justin Benson/Aaron Moorhead, 2014)

February 25, 2015

The sophomore feature from directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, Spring is a body horror tale for the hopeless romantic.

Stuck in a personal tailspin after his mother dies, Evan (the charismatic Pucci) flees the US to Italy on a whim. Ending up in an ancient Mediterranean village near Mount Vesuvius, he sparks up a romance with a beautiful genetics student, Louise (Hilker, also great), who harbours dark secrets verging on the primordial, involving strange recurring lesions and a habit of transforming into various monstrosities. And yet Evan, believing he has found the love of his life in this foreign fling, carries on in his pursuit. In a way, it’s like H.P. Lovecraft’s Before Sunrise

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