A harrowing coming-of-age film that walks the line between potentially supernatural forces and the horrors of mankind, William McGregor's Gwen is coming to Blu-ray and DVD from Shudder and RLJE Films just in time for the Halloween season:

Press Release: LOS ANGELES (Sept. 4, 2019) – Shudder and RLJE Films (NASDAQ: RLJE) will release GWEN on October 8, 2019 on DVD and Blu-ray. Written and directed by William McGregor (“Misfits”), the film stars Eleanor Worthington-Cox (Maleficent) and Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything). RLJE Films will release GWEN on DVD for an SRP of $27.97 and Blu-ray for an SRP of $28.97.

In the film, Gwen is a young girl whose life seems to be collapsing around her. Struggling with her mother’s mysterious illness, her father's absence and a group of angry villagers threatening to take her farm, Gwen must find the strength to guide her family through the darkness. But as a malevolent presence begins to take grip of her home, it becomes apparent there is a greater evil that may be too strong to overcome.

GWEN DVD and Blu-ray include the following bonus features:

· An interview with Maxine Peake

· An interview with Eleanor Worthington-Cox

ABOUT RLJE FILMS

An RLJ Entertainment, Inc. brand, RLJE Films’ recent features include the 2018 Sundance Film Festival hit Mandy from writer/director Panos Cosmatos and starring Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough and Linus Roache; Galveston starring Ben Foster and Elle Fanning and directed by Mélanie Laurent; and The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot written and directed by Robert Krzykowski and starring Academy Award nominee Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner and Ron Livingston. RLJ Entertainment is a privately owned subsidiary of AMC Networks. www.us.rljentertainment.com.

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