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The Marsh King’s Daughter Trailer Featuring Daisy Ridley

Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have shared the official trailer for big-screen adaptation The Marsh King’s Daughter, opening in theaters on October 6, 2023. With a runtime of 108 minutes, the film is rated R for violence.

The cast includes Daisy Ridley, Ben Mendelsohn, Garrett Hedlund, Caren Pistorius, Brooklynn Prince, and Gil Birmingham.

The Marsh King's Daughter Trailer Featuring Daisy Ridley

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.

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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.

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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).

The screenplay is by Elle Smith & Mark L. Smith (The Revenant), based on the book by Karen Dionne (buy now at Amazon).

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.

“We’re thrilled to be reuniting with Neil after such a successful collaboration on The Upside and extending our relationship with Black Bear and our friends at Anonymous Content,” said Adam Fogelson, Vice Chair of the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, previously.

“Like The New York Times said about the novel, this project is as good as a thriller can be. Daisy Ridley is perfect for this role and we can’t wait to share this film with audiences in the territories we have acquired.”

The Marsh King's Daughter