"Steeped in ancient Jewish lore and demonology, The Vigil is supernatural horror film set over the course of a single evening in Brooklyn's Hasidic Borough Park neighborhood. Low on funds and having recently left his insular religious community, Yakov (Dave Davis) reluctantly accepts an offer from his former rabbi and confidante (Menashe Lustig) to take on the responsibility of an overnight "shomer," fulfilling the Jewish practice of watching over the body of a deceased community member. Shortly after arriving at the recently departed's dilapidated house to sit the vigil, Yakov begins to realize that something is very, very wrong."
I only recently saw this and I have been waiting to review it until I knew it was closer to its release date, so... well I guess I'll wait to review it properly come February. But the hype on this one from when it screened at Toronto way back in September of 2019 (!!!) is not off-base in the slightest. It freaked me the fuck out! Even though I must recommend you stay away from trailers, which always kill the best moments in horror films, here's the first teaser: