Adam Cushman’s Psychological thriller RESTRAINT starring Dana Ashbrook (Twin Peaks, Late Phases) has been acquired by Breaking Glass Pictures for North America and Canada. The film has hit all US VOD platforms and DVD today.
Winner for Best Director at Downtown LA Film Festival and Best Film at Rhode Island Film Festival, the film tells the story of a mentally unstable young woman who has submerged her violent impulses for years, and moves in with her new husband and his daughter. When she becomes unexpectedly pregnant, her demons emerge and as she loses control, the family is threatened by her sudden plunge into darkness.
The film also stars Caitlyn Folley (Sxtape, Other People’s Children) and Isabella Celaya. Adam Cushman (The Maestro) wrote the script and directed, also producing the film, alongside Jake Borowski (Jarhead) and Julia Taft (Malignant). Amelia Yokel (Teenage Cocktail) and C.V Herst (The Maestro) Executive produced.
The deal was negotiated by Galen Christy founder of High Octane Pictures on behalf of Devilworks and CEO Richard Wolff on behalf of Breaking Glass Pictures.