“Good Madam” (“Mlungu Wam”) has discovered a house. Described by writer-director Jenna Cato Bass as “a horror satire a few younger single mother struggling to reconcile along with her estranged mom, a live-in home employee who obsessively cares for her aged, white Madam within the suburbs of Cape City,” the South African pic premiered on the 2021 Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition. Shudder simply snagged rights to the supernatural story and is planning a launch in late 2022, per Deadline. The deal consists of North America, the U.Okay., Eire, Australia, and New Zealand.
Chumisa Cosa and Nosipho Mtebe star within the movie, which Bass co-wrote with Babalwa Baartman.
“All of the movies I work on come about when a number of issues fall into place, or click on in my head. On this case, I’d actually been desirous to to discover the horror style,” Bass instructed us. “For many of my life I’d been fully unable to observe scary motion pictures: I used to be a delicate baby. On the similar time, style means nothing to me with out substance — what it’s saying about our world. So I wished to inform a narrative a few home employee who will get to reclaims her company, together with the house she has lived and labored in her complete life. So utilizing this specific style was a method to supply a literal exorcism of our nation’s trauma.”
Bass co-wrote “Rafiki,” Wanuri Kahiu’s 2018 romance about two girls in Kenya. Her directing credit embody “Flatland” and “Excessive Fantasy.” The previous was the opening movie of the 2019 Berlinale Panorama.