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United Kingdom · 2016
1h 28m
Director Alice Lowe
Starring Alice Lowe, Jo Hartley, Kate Dickie, Gemma Whelan
Genre Horror, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Fantasy

A pregnant widow, believing herself to be guided by her unborn child, embarks on a homicidal rampage.

Stream Prevenge

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The Telegraph by

Serving as an allegory on post- and antenatal depression, Prevenge is a kaleidoscope of violence and humour, a tense tale that wickedly extracts laughs through the banality of its suburban setting.


The Film Stage by Daniel Schindel

Conceived out of Lowe’s own experiences with pregnancy and shot while she was herself seven months along, the movie is a distinct blend of black humor, viciousness, body horror, and pathos.


Variety by Guy Lodge

While not every tonal downshift here is entirely fluid, this remains a smart, risky one-off, unconcerned with those (and there will be many) who can’t acquire its taste.


Empire by Ian Freer

Alice Lowe’s directorial debut may falter in its grip, especially in story and tone, but it’s a daringly evocative film that marks a filmmaker of imagination and promise.


The Playlist by Jessica Kiang

Uneven though it is, and downright shaggy at times, Prevenge is valuable in that it plots so unexpected an expectant-mother story — one in which pregnancy is actually ultimately minimized in terms of its impact on the story.


Screen International by Lee Marshall

As with babymaking, the conception is more fun than the delivery, which comes perilously close to turning our knocked-up heroine’s kill list into a series of very dark alt-comedy sketches.


CineVue by Martyn Conterio

Covering depression, grief and pregnancy as body-horror, the end result is a palpably unusual mix of comedy, pathos and gruesome violence


The Guardian by Peter Bradshaw

It is a well made, well controlled film, and its sullenly monomaniac quality – perhaps partly a function of the star doing the writing and directing – is entirely appropriate for the subject matter.

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