Set in post-earthquake Christchurch, The Changeover is a supernatural thriller about a troubled teenager who must become a witch in order to destroy an ancient spirit sucking the life out of her little brother.
Based on the acclaimed novel by Maraget Mahy, The Changeover tells the story of Laura, who loses her little brother in earthquake-scarred Christchurch. A decrepit old man marks the child’s hand with a noxious stamp. Jacko sickens quickly while the man grows younger. The doctors insist Jacko needs a bone marrow transplant — and Laura is the only donor. But Laura becomes convinced a mysterious older boy can help her “change over” and become a witch, defeating the evil spirit sucking the life out of her brother.