Acclaimed filmmaker Mary Harron (American Psycho) has a new psychological film forthcoming which is said to be a chillingly atmospheric horror story with real emotional depth. The Moth Diaries, which is based on the 2002 novel by Rachel Klein follows the story of teenager Rebecca as she develops an unhealthy relationship with her friend Lucy. As the story progresses, Lucy begins shoving her friend ade in favor of her fascination with new girl Ernessa. Lucy’s friendship with Ernessa turns to the dark and fantastical as Rebecca begins to believe that Lucy’s new friend may be a vampire! The question lies in whether the vampire is real or if the fantasy is all in Rebecca’s head.
In the film adaptation, both written and directed by Harron, Rebecca is played by Sarah Bolger (Spiderwick Chroniocles). Lucy (renamed Lucie) is played by Sarah Gadon (‘Total Drama Island’)and Lucie's posble-vampire friend, Ernessa, is played by Lily Cole (‘The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus’).
Check out the official trailer below for the film, and let us know if your as intrigued as we are.
Adolescence is and always will be a time of intense emotional confuon, especially if you spend it in a closed environment. That's the case with Rebecca, a young girl haunted by her father's suicide, who is a student at an excluve female boarding school. She pours her heart out in a diary, much of it focused on Lucy, her beloved roommate. Their relationship changes drastically with the arrival of a mysterious new student, Ernessa. As Lucy abandons her for this new girl, Rebecca becomes consumed with thoughts of jealousy and suspicion -- Ernessa is dangerous, evil, a vampire. Is there any truth to all this or is Rebecca slipping into insanity?
Source: Science Fiction.com