Ahead of its theatrical release this November, a trailer, poster and images have arrived online for the thriller At the Gates.
The film marks the feature debut for writer-director Augustus Meleo Bernstein, and tells the story of Salvadoran housekeeper Ana and her teenage son Nico as they begin to question whether they’re being protected or imprisoned by Ana’s employers, an affluent couple who tell the pair to hide in their basement claiming immigration officers are looking for them. Watch the trailer below…
Ana (Vanessa Benavente), a housekeeper from El Salvador, brings her teenage son Nico (Ezekiel Pacheco) to help her clean an affluent family’s Los Angeles home. But after someone rings the front gate, her employers, Marianne (Miranda Otto) and Peter Barris (Noah Wyle), inform them that immigration officers are searching for them and convince the pair to hide in a basement closet, demanding they hand over their cell phones as a safety precaution. As days go by under the same roof, each family begins to question the other’s true intentions.
Featuring in the cast of At the Gates are Vanessa Benavente, Ezekiel Pacheco, Miranda Otto, Noah Wyle, and Sadie Stanley.
At the Gates arrives in cinemas on November 3rd.