The Sin-Eater

The Sin-Eater (2024)

Kelly Holmes’ The Sin-Eater opens with young Jemima (Carly-Sophia Davies) and her older husband Richard (Gareth Jewell) facing the unimaginable: the death rites for their newborn son Benjamin. Yet in this god-fearing mid-1850s Welsh setting, amid all the harrowing grief and guilt, there is another concern.  “Is he safe?”, Jemima asks the young Scottish priest Samuel…