In this exclusive interview, we had the opportunity to sit down one-on-one with filmmaker Lindsey Anderson Beer to delve into her latest project, "Pet Sematary: Bloodlines." The discussion spans a range of intriguing topics, including Native rituals, high-speed automobiles, and the timeless influence of Stephen King's storytelling, all of which were seamlessly woven together at Paramount+ and Fantastic Fest 2023.
Set in 1969, "Pet Sematary: Bloodlines" takes us to the quaint town of Ludlow, Maine, where a young Jud Crandall harbors dreams of escaping his hometown's clutches. Little does he know, Ludlow conceals sinister secrets buried deep within its soil. As our conversation unfolds, Lindsey Anderson Beer reveals how Crandall is compelled to confront a dark family legacy that binds him eternally to Ludlow.
This chilling tale unfolds as Jud and his childhood companions unite to battle an ancient evil that has gripped Ludlow since its inception. Once awakened, this malevolent force possesses the potential to obliterate everything in its malevolent path.
Lindsey Anderson Beer's exploration of "Pet Sematary: Bloodlines" promises an intriguing blend of Native mysticism, the adrenaline rush of fast cars, and the enduring allure of Stephen King's storytelling prowess. Stay tuned for more insights into this captivating cinematic journey.