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Moll is 27 and still living at home, stifled by the small island community around her and too beholden to her family to break away. When she meets Pascal, a free-spirited stranger, a whole new world opens up to her and she begins to feel alive for the first time, falling madly in love. Finally breaking free from her family, Moll moves in with Pascal to start a new life. But when he is arrested as the key suspect in a series of brutal murders, she is left isolated and afraid. Choosing to stand with him against the suspicions of the community, Moll finds herself forced to make choices that will impact her life forever. With Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn.

“BEAST plays like bleak poetry, unfurling its psychological thrills while guided by its captivating leads and mesmerizing, visceral visuals.” (Rotten Tomatoes)

“Not since Sissy Spacek fell in with Martin Sheen in Badlands has an actress taken us through the process of swapping home and hearth for a homicidal maniac with the manic intensity Buckley displays here.” (San Diego Reader)

“Immaculately composed yet skittish, edgy and surprising, this impressive debut by writer-director Michael Pearce emanates a chill that will have you hugging your sides.” (Time Out)”

Two young actors shine in the story of a shy girl and her accused murderer boyfriend.” (FSR)

Monday, July 23
Doors 8:15 pm | Movie 8:45 pm
Advance tickets $10 HERE | $12 at the door

Thursday, August 2
Doors 9:00 pm | Movie 9:15 pm
Advance tickets $10 HERE | $12 at the door

*Minors OK in the balcony. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.

BEAST (Michael Pearce, 2017 / 107 mins / 14A) A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.

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