Madre the new horror film from Aaron Burns which is screening at SXSW has been acquired by Netflix for worldwide streaming distribution. The film has gotten a ton of buzz as of late and from the looks of the trailer, it’s going to be quite the horrific experience for all involved.

Aaron’s got quite the genre background having worked with Eli Roth on multiple projects as well as handling visual effects duties on Grindhouse. Netflix has a stellar record with both their original horror films and their acquisitions.  Madre will be released on the companies streaming platform later this year. Check out the teaser trailer that’s been released below and get prepared for the horror this movie is promising.

Diana Prieto is pregnant and taking care of her autistic son Martin has become overwhelming. She has no one to help her while her husband Tomas spends months working in Asia. Diana’s at her breaking point with Martin when Luz, a gifted caregiver from the Philippines, steps in to help. Martin quickly begins improving under Luz’s supervision, but Diana’s worried that he’s only being taught to speak Filipino. Diana begins to suspect that Luz is using the language barrier and voodoo to turn Martin against Diana and into something far more sinister…

 

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