There is always an interesting dynamic between new friends. Some people take to one another immediately, but new friendships usually take time and energy to create and strengthen. Time needs to be spent, conversations must be had, and trust needs to be built.
This is where we find the three characters in Bleed With Me: in the no man’s land between having met and having forged a real relationship. Emily (Lauren Beatty) has invited Rowan (Lee Marshall) to her family cabin to spend time with her and her boyfriend Brendan (Aris Tyros). It is at first awkward, as any trip like this between tentative friends might be.
Emily and Rowan have a connection, but that connection is not yet fully defined. After their first night spent drinking, Rowan wakes up feeling the worse for wear, and with mysterious cuts on her forearm, the question becomes how will it be defined?Continue reading “Fantasia Review: ‘Bleed With Me’ is a slow, but sure, burn set in the Canadian wilderness”