It’s a Desert Showdown in the First Clip from Tom Hammock’s The Well

The Well

The first clip is now online from The Well, the feature directorial debut of Tom Hammock, production designer on You're Next, V/H/S 2, and most recently The Guest. Check it out in the player below!

At the edge of an expansive barren valley, all that remains of The Wallace Farm for Wayward Youth is a few hollowed-out husks of buildings. Seventeen-year-old Kendal (Haley Lu Richardson) can barely recall when the Oregon valley was still lush. It's been a decade since the last rainfall, and society at large has dried up and blown away. Kendal and the few others that remain barely scrape by, while dreaming of escape. When a greedy water baron lays claim to what little of the precious resource remains underground, Kendal must decide whether to run and hide or bravely fight for the few cherished people and things she has left.

The Well also stars Booboo Stewart, Jon Gries, Nicole Fox, Michael McCartney, Michael Welch, Rena Owen, Max Charles, Jacqueline Emerson, Barbara Crampton and Michael Massee.

Directed by Hammock and written by Hammock and Jacob Forman, The Well is produced by Jacob Forman, Seth Caplan, and Chris Harding. Executive produced by Dante Federighi and Billy Federighi. With cinematography by Seamus Tierney, editing by Sarah Broshar and Adam Wingard, and music by Craig DeLeon. It is a Federighi Films Production.

The Well will have its World Premiere in The Beyond Category at the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival.

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