Good Madam – Release News

Shudder Releases Trailer for Haunting South African Psychological Horror GOOD MADAM Ahead of July 14 Release

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– Good Madam _ Key Art – Photo Credit: Shudder

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thrillers and the supernatural. Is thrilled to release the first trailer for the Shudder Original Good Madam ahead of the film’s debut on the platform on Thursday, July 14. The film is the fourth feature from celebrated South African writer/director Jenna Cato Bass (High Fantasy, Flatland). Having world premiered to high praise at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival.

Tsidi, a single mother, is forced to move in with her estranged mother Mavis. A live-in domestic worker caring obsessively for her catatonic white ‘Madam’ in an affluent Cape Town suburb. As Tsidi tries to heal her family however, a sinister specter begins to stir.

Tsidi (Chumisa Cosa) and Winne (Kamvalethu Jonas Raziya) – Good Madam – Photo Credit: GERHARD KOTZE/Shudder

A genre film entrenched in the ordinary everyday horrors in our society. Good Madam explores the generational trauma inherent to South African culture. Sprawling from the past to the present day, with chilling delivery and haunting results. 

The film stars. Chumisa Cosa, Nosipho Mtebe, Kamvalethu Jonas Raziya, Sanda Shandu, Khanyiso Kenqa, Sizwe Ginger Lubengu, Siya Sikawuti, Peggy Tunyiswa and Chris Gxalaba. Who all share writing credits with Bass. Good Madam is produced by Fox Fire Films, Sanusi Chronicles. Causeway Films in association with Salmira Productions and Strange Charm. Baartman, Cato Bass, Kristina Ceyton (The Babadook, The Nightingale), and Samantha Jennings (Cargo) produce. Salman Al-Rashid, Sam Frohman, Richard Mansell, David Bass and Jason Newmark serve as executive producers.

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