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2016, 17' - Omnibus. A suburban mom's life is upturned by the beast growing inside her.

‘Swallowed’ premiered in the omnibus feature COLLECTIVE:UNCONSCIOUS by Jane Schoenbrun, where five filmmakers— Lily Baldwin, Frances Bodomo, Daniel Patrick Carbone, Josephine Decker, and Lauren Wolkstein — adapted each other’s dreams.

Sam, newly a mother, shops at a supermarket with her baby and husband Carlson. She throws a neighbourhood shishkabob party and has a family Sunday breakfast. But through her smiles and picturesque tasks, there’s suppression. Sam’s grown something she can no longer contain. This breaking point is where psychological horror meets dance.

“An extraordinary and scary film with a visceral power similar to  David Cronenberg’s THE BROOD, but with an anxious female perspective.”

THE NEW YORK TIMES

SXSW (WORLD PREMIERE— in competition)
IFP Screen Forward (THEATRICAL RUN)
SXSW “Gamechanger Award” (NOMINEE)
SXSW “Grand Jury Award Narrative Feature” (NOMINEE)
Nashville Film Festival “Grand Jury Prize” (NOMINEE)
Cleveland International Film Festival “New Direction Competition” (NOMINEE)

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