The official trailer for IFC Midnight’s upcoming survival thriller Rust Creek has been released! The feature is directed by relative newcomer Jen McGowan, who won the Gamechanger Director Award at SXSW 2014 for her film Kelly & Cal. Rust Creek follows a young college student who finds herself in peril, stranded and injured in the woods of Kentucky on the way to a prospective job interview. In the wild, escape is survival and as the trailer so chilling states, “If they find you here, they’ll kill you”.
Check out the trailer and official synopsis for Rust Creek below!
An ordinary woman must summon extraordinary courage to survive a nightmare odyssey in this harrowing survival thriller. Sawyer (Hermione Corfield) is an ambitious, overachieving college senior with a seemingly bright future. While on her way to a job interview, a wrong turn leaves her stranded deep in the frozen Kentucky woods. Suddenly, the young woman with everything to live for finds herself facing her own mortality as she’s punished by the elements and pursued by a band of ruthless outlaws. With nowhere left to run, she is forced into an uneasy alliance with Lowell (Jay Paulson), an enigmatic loner with shadowy intentions. Though she’s not sure she can trust him, Sawyer must take a chance if she hopes to escape Rust Creek alive.