Fear is the Rider

Adapted for the Screen, Produced & Directed by:

John Michael McDonagh (The Guard, Calvary, The Forgiven)

Based on the book by:

Kenneth Cook

Produced by:

Lizzie Eves (Calvary, The Forgiven)


Abbey Lee (The Neon Demon, HBO’s Lovecraft Country), Christopher Abbott (Black Bear, Hulu’s Catch 22)

Fear is the Rider is the story of John Shaw, a photojournalist who arrives in Australia trying to recover from his experiences reporting on the Vietnam War. After meeting a young woman xthere, under the baking sun, people can die within hours. But the elements are not the most hazardous thing in the bush, and Shaw and his mysterious companion soon find themselves caught up in an unrelenting fight for survival in this macabre, tense, chase thriller that is part Duel, part Picnic at Hanging Rock.