Gwen trailer: A Gothic folk tale set in the windswept Welsh valleys

Director William McGregor has been working in TV for some time on shows like Misfits and Poldark, and judging by the trailer for his début feature, Gwen, it looks like one to look out for when it arrives in cinemas next month. The always excellent Maxine Peake stars, and the handful of reviews that have covered the film so far are universal in their praise for Eleanor Worthington-Cox's performance, an actress who first appeared in Maleficent and has gone on to work in TV shows such as The Enfield Haunting and others. Watch the trailer for Gwen above to see what you make of it.

In the stark beauty of 19th Century Snowdonia a young girl, Gwen, tries desperately to hold her home together. Struggling with her mother's mysterious illness, her father's absence and a ruthless mining company encroaching on their land, a growing darkness begins to take grip of her home, and the suspicious local community turns on Gwen and her family.

McGregor also penned the script, with the rest of the cast featuring Richard Harrington, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Jodie Innes and Mark Lewis Jones.

Gwen opens in UK cinemas on July 19.

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