CENSOR: First-look image released

Check out the first image of Prano Bailey-Bond’s bloody love letter to VHS video nasties, CENSOR…


A first-look image has been released of Welsh director Prano Bailey-Bond’s Sundance 2021 Official Selection CENSOR, which stars multiple-IFTA-winning actor Niamh Algar as the film’s lead Enid, and will open the Festival’s Midnight strand.

CENSOR is set in Britain in 1985. When film censor Enid discovers an eerie horror that speaks directly to her sister’s mysterious disappearance, she resolves to unravel the puzzle behind the film and its enigmatic director – a quest that will blur the lines between fiction and reality in terrifying ways.

Steeped in glorious 1980s aesthetics, the film is said to be a bloody love letter to the VHS ‘video nasty’ horror classics of the past…

The film stars Niamh Algar (Raised By Wolves) alongside Michael Smiley (Jawbone), Vincent Franklin (Gentleman Jack), Nicholas Burns (Ghost Stories), Adrian Schiller (The Last Kingdom) and Sophia La Porta (Been So Long).

CENSOR will premiere at the digital Sundance Film Festival, taking place from 28 January- 3 February 2021.