THE CHAPEL

Title: THE CHAPEL
Genre: Supernatural thriller
Running time: 107'
Language(s): Spanish
Status: Completed
Year: 2023
Director(s): Carlota Pereda
Screenplay: Albert Bertran Bas, Carmelo Viera, Carlota Pereda
Producer(s): Laura Fernández Brites, Carlos Fernández, Iñaki Gómez, Pablo Echart
Cast: Belén Rueda, Maia Zaitegi, Josean Bengoetxea, Loreto Mauleón

Synopsis

Emma wants to learn how to communicate with the spirit of a little girl who has spent centuries trapped inside a chapel and so she tries to convince Carol, a skeptical and fake medium, to help her. Contacting the spirit will help her to remain close to her sick mother once she dies. What Carol doesn’t suspect is that Emma really does have “the gift” and, if she keeps on trying to use it without her help, she will be putting her young life at risk.

Critics reviews

“A cult film” SENSACINE

“It shines with its own light” ESPINOF

“An exquisite and devastating story of the supernatural” CELLULOID DREAMS 

News

30th Nov 2023 - By Filmax

Filmax gets 9 nominations for the 2024 Goya Awards... (Read more)

16th May 2023 - By John Hopewell (Variety)

Filmax Swoops on ‘Piggy’ Helmer’s ‘The Chapel’ (EXCLUSIVE)... (Read more)

25th Apr 2023 - By Emilio Mayorga (Screen)

NEWS Carlota Pereda ‘The Chapel,’ Syeyoung Park’s ‘The Fin’ among Cannes’ Fantastic 7 line-up... (Read more)

Sinopsis

Emma wants to learn how to communicate with the spirit of a little girl who has spent centuries trapped inside a chapel and so she tries to convince Carol, a skeptical and fake medium, to help her. Contacting the spirit will help her to remain close to her sick mother once she dies. What Carol doesn’t suspect is that Emma really does have “the gift” and, if she keeps on trying to use it without her help, she will be putting her young life at risk.

Critics reviews

“A cult film” SENSACINE

“It shines with its own light” ESPINOF

“An exquisite and devastating story of the supernatural” CELLULOID DREAMS 

News

30th Nov 2023 - By Filmax

Filmax gets 9 nominations for the 2024 Goya Awards... (Read more)

16th May 2023 - By John Hopewell (Variety)

Filmax Swoops on ‘Piggy’ Helmer’s ‘The Chapel’ (EXCLUSIVE)... (Read more)

25th Apr 2023 - By Emilio Mayorga (Screen)

NEWS Carlota Pereda ‘The Chapel,’ Syeyoung Park’s ‘The Fin’ among Cannes’ Fantastic 7 line-up... (Read more)

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