Nathan Forrest Winters, the child actor from the 1989 horror movie Clownhouse, has released the first teaser trailer for his new documentary The Babysitter. According to IMDB, the movie details the sexual abuse Winters experienced by Jeepers Creepers’ director Victor Salva. Salva was convicted on four counts of sexual abuse beginning when Winters was six-years-old. Though his abuse ended when he was 11-years-old, the impact of Salva’s acts perpetrated on Nathan lasted a lifetime. The movie reveals the impact that abuse had on Winters who is now 43-years-old and moving forward with his life.
Due to the Me Too and Times Up movements, demand for Winters’ movie is high as he is one of the few people in Hollywood whose abuser was brought to justice.
Winters’ features original music in the documentary as well.
You may see the official teaser trailer in the video player below.
— Nathan Forrest Winters (@NathanForrestW1) June 8, 2018
Directed by Connar Frazier, The Babysitter trailer is going viral as people are responding to Winters’ candidness in the film and his openness as he expresses what the abuse did to his life.
After Victor Salva’s conviction in 1989 and becoming a registered sex offender, he continued to work in Hollywood and went on to earn various awards and nominations.
In addition to the Jeepers Creepers’ franchise, Victor Salva has worked with Rose McGowan who is known as a leader in the #MeToo movement and leads the #RoseArmy. She was an important member in bringing the truth about Harvey Weinstein to light. Rose McGowan starred in Victo Salva’s 2011 movie Rosewood Lane.
Salva was also the director of the movie Powder that stirred controversy due to its being produced by a Disney subsidiary.
Victor Salva has two movies currently in production that he is directing. These are Javelins of Light and The Old Hag Syndrome.
Nathan Forrest Winters received renewed media attention when the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke out as people wanted to hear his point of view regarding sexual abuse and those in the higher echelons of Hollywood such as producers and directors.
According to the film’s producer, Connar Frazier, the official trailer will be released next week. Are you interested in hearing Nathan Forrest Winters tell his story in the upcoming documentary The Babysitter?