SYNOPSIS:

On the night of an underground punk show, the front woman of a hardcore band struggles to cut ties with her abusive boyfriend - the band’s drummer - while agonizing over the repercussions this will have on both his will to live and the band as a whole. Featuring music and first-time actors from the SoCal punk scene, Pet Rituals is a raw portrait of a young woman’s difficulty in finding respite from a love turned toxic.