Starring Steve Oram and Alice Lowe, the film follows a couple who head to the countryside for a holiday only to encounter tourists and other irritants that push them over the edge. Largely improvised, Oram and Lowe make quite a duo here, he an imposing figure, while she seemingly appears to be more fragile and vulnerable. And as this clip bears out, the pair are masters at manipulating an innocuous encounter to their advantage. It's both thrillingly tense and also bleakly funny, promising another unique venture from the rising writer/director.
Edgar Wright executive produced the pic that will premiere in a special screening as part of the Directors' Fortnight sidebar at the Cannes Film Festival. Watch below. [Mr. & Mrs. Wheatley]