• USA
  • 2017
  • MA 15+
  • 80 MIN
  • 19 Jul 2017

Extra Features

  • Extended Interviews with Karyn Kusama & Jovanka Vuckovic
  • Extended Interviews With Roxanne Benjamin & Annie Clark
  • Extended Interview with Sofia Carrillo
  • The Making of XX
  • The Making of 'The Box'
  • XX Set Visit in 360 - A Behind The Scenes look at 'The Birthday Party'
  • 'Don't Fall' Stunts and Special Effects
  • Behind The Scenes of 'Her Only Living Son'
  • Trailers
  • Reversible Cover Art

Cast and Crew

  • Natalie Brown
  • Melanie Lynskey
  • Breeda Wool
  • Christina Kirk
  • Sheila Vand
  • DON'T FALL Directed By: Roxanne Benjamin
  • HER ONLY LIVING SON Directed By: Karyn Kusama
  • THE BOX Directed By: Jovanka Vuckovic
  • THE BIRTHDAY PARTY Directed By: Annie Clark (St. Vincent)
  • Credit Sequence and Interstitials By: Sof├Ča Carrillo

Trailers and video



About XX


XX is a new all-female helmed horror anthology featuring four dark tales written and directed by fiercely talented women: Annie Clark (St. Vincent) rocks her directorial debut with THE BIRTHDAY PARTY; Karyn Kusama (THE INVITIATION, GIRLFIGHT) exorcises HER ONLY LIVING SON; Roxanne Benjamin (SOUTHBOUND) screams DON’T FALL; and Jovanka Vuckovic (THE CAPTURED BIRD) dares to open THE BOX. Award-wining animator Sofia Carrillo (LA CASA TRISTE) wraps together four suspensful stories of terror featuring a cast including Natalie Brown, Melanie Lynskey, Breeda Wool and Christina Kirk.

DON’T FALL, directed by Roxanne Benjamin, tells the story about a group of friends who get into trouble when they venture off the beaten path and trespass on someone – or something-else’s land while on a camping trip

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY, directed by Annie Clark, tells the story of a harried housewife who tries to keep her daughter – and their noisy neighbours – from discovering a dark secret the morning of her daughter’s eighth birthday party.

THE BOX, directed by Jovanka Vucokic and based on a story by Jack Ketchum, tells the story of seven-year-old Danny, who, after glancing in a shiny red gift box while on a commuter train, stops eating. When his father and sister also begin to waste away, Danny’s mother Susan struggles to make the connection between herself, her dying family and the mysterious box before it’s too late.

Directed by Karyn Kusama, HER ONLY LIVING SON follows Cora, who, 18 years prior had narrowly escaped Manhattan, a narcissistic actor husband and a cult with designs on her unborn child. Now Cora finds herself coming face to face with a son who can no longer deny his monstrous heritage.

XX is also available on DVD

"Powerfully compelling and original"

Los Angeles Times

"Rich, interesting, and rife with surprisingly fresh perspectives on the genre."


"A first of its kind in a male-dominated genre, these four short films are signed, sealed and delivered as a form of empowerment."

Toronto Star

  • Official Selection

    Sundance Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection

    Gold Coast Film Festival 2017

  • Official Selection

    Stranger With My Face Film Festival 2017

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