Yellow Veil Pictures and Vinegar Syndrome have announced that they will be releasing the mysterious drama The Midnight Swim on Blu-Ray and Digital January 25, 2022. Written and directed by Sarah Adina Smith, the film stars Aleksa Palladino (No Man of God), Lindsay Burdge (The Invitation), Jennifer Lafleur (The Do-Deca-Pentathlon) and Ross Patridge (Stranger Things).

The film world premiered at the Fantasia International Film Festival in 2014 and went on to win the Breakthrough Audience Award from AFI Fest and Best Feature Film from the Denver International Film Festival and marked the debut feature of Smith (Buster’s Mal Heart, 2016; Birds of Paradise, 2021). With new artwork designed by celebrated Polish poster artist, and frequent Yellow Veil collaborator, Aleksander Walijlewski, the new home video edition will include a host of exciting new features. Get the details below!

Synopsis: Spirit Lake is unusually deep. No diver has ever managed to find the bottom, though many have tried. When Dr. Amelia Brooks disappears during a deep-water dive, her three daughters travel home to settle her affairs. But when the half-sisters jokingly summon a local ghost, their relationship begins to unravel and they find themselves drawn deeper into the mysteries of the lake.

  • Commentary with Sarah Adina Smith, Aleksa Palladino, Lindsay Burdge, Jennifer Lafleur, and Ross Patridge.

  • Sarah Adina Smith’s 2009 short THE SIRENS (13’)

  • Sarah Adina Smith’s 2007 never-before-seen short THE PHOENIX AND THE TURTLE ( 2’)

  • Special Featurette: THE THREE SISTERS; A look back at THE MIDNIGHT SWIM with Sarah Adina Smith (28’)

  • Limited Edition Booklet Featuring:

    • Never before seen THE MIDNIGHT SWIM artwork drawn by Sarah Adina Smith

    • Essay from film critic Justine Smith.

    • Essay from culture writer Nicole Cliffe.

  • Reversible cover art and slipcover by Aleksander Walijewski

  • Theatrical Trailer

  • English Subtitles.

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