‘The Wanting Mare’ Trailer: This Post-Apocalyptic Indie Is One of 2021’s First Fantasy Gems

One of the most highly anticipated undistributed films of 2020 was Nicholas Ashe Bateman’s feature debut “The Wanting Mare,” a VFX-heavy fantasy that spans generations and the cosmos.

After festival play and online buzz, the film has finally found a home thanks to Gravitas Ventures, which will launch “Wanting Mare” in available theaters and on VOD February 5.

Watch the trailer below.Director Bateman previously worked behind the scenes contributing digital effects to films like “Free Solo” and “Wendy,” and most recently served as a VFX supervisor on David Lowery’s upcoming “The Green Knight.” Now, he’s taking the directing reins, backed by executive producers including indie filmmaker Shane Carruth.

Bateman also wrote “The Wanting Mare,” billed as the first in a series of films set on the fictional planet of Anmaere.IndieWire’s Eric Kohn had high praise for the film on IndieWire’s list of the best undistributed

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