Step into the haunting and treacherous world of “The Marsh King’s Daughter,” where secrets linger in the shadows and a daughter must confront her darkest past. In this gripping thriller, Helena, played by the talented Daisy Ridley, discovers that her seemingly normal life conceals a dangerous truth: her own father is the infamous Marsh King, a man who once held her and her mother captive deep within the wilderness. Now, with his escape from prison, Helena must summon every ounce of courage she possesses to face him head-on.
Joined by an all-star cast including Ben Mendelsohn and Garrett Hedlund, director Neil Burger takes us on an adrenaline-fueled journey through betrayal, survival instincts, and the power of redemption. Are you ready to embark on this heart-pounding adventure? Prepare yourself for “The Marsh King’s Daughter” – it’s a wild ride you won’t want to miss!
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In the tense thriller The Marsh King’s Daughter, a woman with a secret past will venture into the wilderness she left behind to confront the most dangerous man she’s ever met: her father. In the film, Helena’s (Daisy Ridley) seemingly ordinary life hides a dark and dangerous truth: her estranged father is the infamous Marsh King (Ben Mendelsohn), the man who kept her and her mother captive in the wilderness for years. When her father escapes from prison, Helena will need to confront her past. Knowing that he will hunt for her and her family, Helena must find the strength to face her demons and outmaneuver the man who taught her everything she knows about surviving in the wild.
Produced by Black Bear’s Teddy Schwarzman, Anonymous Content’s Keith Redmon, and Mark L. Smith, the movie is directed by Neil Burger (Limitless, The Illusionist, Voyagers) from a screenplay by Elle Smith & Mark L. Smith (The Revenant), based on the book by Karen Dionne. The executive producers are Michael Heimler, Charles Miller, Cliff Roberts, Robert Simonds, Adam Fogelson, John Friedberg, and Samuel J. Brown. The film was fully financed by Black Bear.
Directed by Neil Burger
Written by Elle Smith and Mark L. Smith
Based on the bestselling novel by Karen Dionne
Produced by Keith Redmon, Teddy Schwarzman, Mark L. Smith
Starring Daisy Ridley, Ben Mendelsohn, Garrett Hedlund, Caren Pistorius, Brooklynn Prince and Gil Birmingham