A Mother Either Has an Evil Nanny or Is Going Crazy in the New Horror Movie Madre

Image: SXSW
Image: SXSW

A pregnant woman hires a new nanny to care for her autistic young son—and that’s when the trouble begins in Madre, a chilling horror movie from writer-director Aaron Burns. It premiered at this year’sSXSW and will be streaming on Netflix later this year, and we talked to the director about his breakout film.


Burns—also an actor whose credits being devoured by cannibals in his frequent associate Eli Roth’s Green Inferno—offers insight into his inspiration in this festival interview with our colleague at Fusion, Dan Ilic.

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Unspiek Baron Bodissey

I’ll see myself out.