I haven’t read the book yet, so I got this information and photos from Indie Wire.
“The Moth Diaries“Starring Scott Speedman, Lily Cole, Sarah Gadon (”Charlie Bartlett,” “Cosmopolis”) and Sarah Bolger (the little lead girl from “In America” all grown up), the film is based on the debut novel by Rachel Klein and follows a sixteen-year-old girl at an exclusive boarding school and her obsession with her roommate, Lucy, and a new classmate named Ernessa. The mystery behind this new student, such as why she has a moody aura about her and has pale skin, is all recounted in the narrator’s diary, which shapes the structure and POV of the story. The mystery only deepens when the inexplicable relationship between Lucy and Ernessa develops, Lucy begins looking and acting more like her friend, and fear spreads throughout the boarding school. So in short, it’s a vampire flick and we just hope there is something new and/or refreshing being brought to the equation.
“The Moth Diaries” will make its world premiere in Venice where it will also be on the hunt for distribution, and it will and in TIFF in September.
See more of the photos at the gallery blog