World Premiere


Feature | Denmark | 105 MINUTES | Danish, English | English subtitles
Horror, Comedy, LGBTQIA+, Romance, Mystery

Attachment is a horror romance about love at first sight, steeped in Jewish folklore. Maja, a Danish has-been actress, pays her bills by reprising her role from an old Christmas TV show at local shopping centres and libraries. So, when she falls in love with Leah, a young, Jewish academic from London, it seems her life might finally be taking a turn for the better. But when Leah suffers a mysterious seizure, leading to a debilitating injury, Maja fears their whirlwind romance might be cut short – and decides to follow Leah back to her home in the Hasidic neighborhood of Stamford Hill, London. There, she meets her new downstairs neighbour: Leah’s mother, Chana. An overbearing and secretive woman, Chana seems resistant to all of Maja’s attempts to win her over. And as Maja begins to notice strange occurrences in the building, she begins to suspect that Chana’s secrets could be much darker that first anticipated – and that the woman she loves might be carrying the biggest secret of all. This lesbian possession story rooted in Orthodox Judaism serves as an allegory for codependence, conjuring a unique cinematic world and keeping us riveted as it continually delves deeper and darker.--Lucy Mukerjee

Cast & Credits
Gabriel Bier Gislason
Thomas Heinesen
Gabriel Bier Gislason
Valdemar Winge Leisner
Nikoline Løgstrup
Key Cast
David Dencik
US Distributor
Josephine Park, Ellie Kendrick, Sofie Gråbøl, David Dencik

Sales Agent
Susan Wendt
Hvidovre, DK-2650
Phone: 2974 6206
Print Source
Lizette Gram Mygind
Danish Film Institute
Copenhagen, 1123
Phone: +45 2482 3758


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