A devastating scene sets the stage for a haunting account of demonic terror on the American frontier in the 1800’s. Lizzy and Isaac welcome a couple, Emma and Gideon from Illinois, who take up residence in a nearby abandoned cabin. Not long after, Emma fears she is being hunted down by an evil spirit who wants her unborn baby and violently succumbs to her mania. This event reawakens Lizzy’s buried memories of her encounters with the demons on the land and when Isaac leaves to accompany Gideon back to Illinois, Lizzy is left alone to wage battle against the evil on the land.
Emma Tammi’s narrative feature debut makes astoundingly affective use of the American Western frontier. The wide open, barren and desolate wastelands combined with the atmospheric sounds of the elements and unrelenting gusts of wind (or are they whispers from the dead?) create a sense of helplessness unmatched by the claustrophobia of a haunted house and makes a strong case that we need more western horror films in our lives. —Joseph Hernandez
Emma Tammi is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles, whose most recent documentary films include Election Day (EPIX / Blumhouse) and Fair Chase (iTunes/Amazon). THE WIND marks her directorial debut of a narrative feature.
Tammi is the Co-Founder of Mind Hive Films, and has produced content for clients such as Anonymous Content, Apple, Universal Music, Vogue, and MTV. Born and raised in New York City, and the daughter of two actors, she grew up in the theatre world. Tammi has worked under a handful of great directors, including Robert Altman, Mel Brooks and Susan Stroman. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University.
Director: Emma Tammi Cast: Caitlin Gerard, Julia Goldani Telles, Ashley Zukerman Producer: Chris Alender, David Grove Churchill Viste Screenwriter: Teresa Sutherland Year: 2018 Runtime: 89 Country: USA Language: English Section: General