Set on a remote Scottish island in the middle of the North Sea The Retreat is a horror feature inspired by the events which took place in the summer of 1816 at Villa Diodati, Lake Geneva. We caught up with writer/producer Louise James to find out a bit more about the film which is currently in pre-production.
‘A group of female horror writers try to emulate their heroine, Mary Shelley by staying through the winter at a lodge on an uninhabited remote island to write a horror story. Their only contact with the outside world is through the caretaker and his wife who live the other side of the island, and a local fisherman who lives on the mainland who delivers supplies to the island every week. Just like Lord Byron, Susan the leader of the group sets each writer a challenge, to develop their own classic horror story.
View original post 269 more words