US filmgoers have one more film to add to their watch lists for next year. Civil War “The Keeping Room,” which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, will be distributed in North America by Drafthouse Films, it was announced today.
The film is set during the end of the Civil War and centers on three women (Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld and Muna Otaru) as they defend their home from attack. Leading the charge is a renegade solider, played by Sam Worthington, who plans to kill the women and raid their home. Amy Nuttall and Ned Dennehy also star.
Daniel Barber helmed the film and Julia Hart wrote the script.
Drafthouse’s deal includes the film’s theatrical run as well as VOD and DVD releases. “The Keeping Room” is set to hit US theaters in September 2015.