In the tense thriller The Marsh King’s Daughter, Helena (Daisy Ridley) is forced to confront her dark past when her father, the infamous Marsh King (Ben Mendelsohn), escapes from prison. Helena has been running from her father for years, ever since he kidnapped her and her mother and kept them captive in the wilderness. Now, she must find the strength to face him and protect her family.

The Marsh King’s Daughter is a suspenseful and thrilling story about a woman who must confront her dark past in order to save her family. It is a story about courage, strength, and the power of love.

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In the tense thriller The Marsh King’s Daughter, a woman with a secret past will venture into the wilderness she left behind to confront the most dangerous man she’s ever met: her father. In the film, Helena’s (Daisy Ridley) seemingly ordinary life hides a dark and dangerous truth: her estranged father is the infamous Marsh King (Ben Mendelsohn), the man who kept her and her mother captive in the wilderness for years. When her father escapes from prison, Helena will need to confront her past. Knowing that he will hunt for her and her family, Helena must find the strength to face her demons and outmaneuver the man who taught her everything she knows about surviving in the wild.


Producing the film is Black Bear’s Teddy Schwarzman, Anonymous Content’s Keith Redmon, and Mark L. Smith. The movie is directed by Neil Burger (Limitless, The Illusionist, Voyagers). The film’s screenplay is by Elle Smith & Mark L. Smith (The Revenant) and is based on the book by Karen Dionne.

Executive producing are Michael Heimler, Charles Miller, Cliff Roberts, Robert Simonds, Adam Fogelson, John Friedberg, and  Samuel J. Brown. The film was fully financed by Black Bear.