107 minutes – Drama, Horror
Festival release date: September 2020 (TIFF, World Premiere)
Release date: March 26, 2021
Production company: Altitude, XIZ Films, One Plus One
Canadian distributor: PNP (Pacific Northwest Pictures)
With her marriage about to implode, Miriam returns to her hometown to seek solace in the comfort of her younger sister and brother-in-law. But one evening a tiny slip in judgement leads to a catastrophic betrayal, leaving Miriam shocked, reeling, and furious. Believing her sister to be in danger, Miriam decides she must protect her at all costs, but the price of revenge is high and she is not prepared for the toll it takes as she begins to emotionally and psychologically unravel.
Violation was produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada and the Talent Fund. It was named Best Canadian Film by the Vancouver Film Critics Circle on March 8, 2021.