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Henrietta

Ohio, 1887. A multiracial family is devastated by illness after 11 year old Rhett believes she has summoned a demonic power. While her doctor stepfather quarantines the house for cholera, Rhett must fight through an otherworldly dreamscape to protect her mother and brother. (harryaspinwall.com/henrietta)

Script Excerpt
Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Budget:
Low
Starring Roles For:
11 year old Black girl
Paul Rudd
Lupita Nyong'o
In the Vein Of:
The Witch
Get Out
The Cell
Posted:
04/14/2020
Updated:
04/14/2020
Author Bio:
Harry Aspinwall is a Scottish-American queer and neurodivergent filmmaker. He got his BA (Hons) in screenwriting and playwriting at Brown University in 2011, and since then he's been working in film in the US and the UK, specialising particularly in historical and speculative fiction and their intersection with queerness and privilege. His work has created cult followings, and has been featured in Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, the Nerdist, Tor.com, Hypable, and Geek and Sundry (and got tweeted out by RL Stine once).

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Contest Results:
Fresh Voices Feature (First Place, Winner, Horror category) [2020]
Diverse Voices (Finalist) [2019]
ScreenCraft Film Fund (Finalist) [2018]
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