IFC Midnight released the trailer for the upcoming horror film Welcome to Mercy, directed by Tommy Bertelsen. The film stars Kristen Ruhlin (who also penned the screenplay) as a woman stricken with stigmata, who is sent to a convent where evil awaits her.
Welcome to Mercy will be screening at Screamfest and the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival before opening in theaters and on VOD platforms November 2nd.
A young woman struggles against the unholy forces that possess her in this terrifying occult thriller. After being stricken with stigmata, single mother Madaline (Kristen Ruhlin) is sent to a remote convent where nothing is what it seems and her friend August (Lily Newmark) is seemingly the only person she can trust. Together, they must confront the demons inside Madaline before she becomes the Antichrist.