UK VOD Release: A Perfect Enemy

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Smart Dog Productions is thrilled to announce that the psychological thriller A Perfect Enemy will be available in the UK on Amazon, Google and iTunes from 5th July. Based on the book by Amélie Nothomb, The Enemy’s Cosmetique, and directed by Kike Maíllo, the film stars Tomasz Kot (Cold War), Athena Strates (The Good Liar) and Marta Nieto (Madre). 

A successful architect Jeremy Angust is approached on his trip to Paris by a strange young woman who will not leave him alone. Missing his flight and trapped in the airport lounge he is unable to get rid of the annoying stranger. Although the meeting at first seems to be by chance, soon there is a turn that will transform the nature of their encounter into something much more sinister and criminal.
Speaking about the film, Director Kike Maíllo said;  “In an era when we are permanently exhibiting ourselves, with “A Perfect Enemy” I wanted to talk about the monsters we keep in the closet. About the sins we try to hide from others and ourselves. Those faults that we sweep under the carpet hoping that no one will ever be able to uncover them.” 

A Perfect Enemy will be available on Digital Download from 5th July on Amazon, Google & iTunes

UK Festival Release: Demon

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Mind-bending British thriller Demon celebrates World Premiere @ Cinequest 2021

Zersetzung are pleased to share the first look artwork and trailer for their debut film Demon.

Demon will be premiering online at the Oscar qualifying 31st Cinequest Film Festival, Cinejoy, from 20th to 30th March 2021.

When an unpaid train fine comes back to haunt him, office worker Ralph flees London to a forest motel where a temporary hideout becomes a nightmarish purgatory, and emerging ghosts of the past force him to confront the loss of his father.

Taking viewers on a winding road that blurs the lines of reality, when one man tries to escape his problems but instead finds himself faced with more anguish.

Demon is the debut feature from director and co-writer George Louis Bartlett and stars Jemma Redgrave (Love & Friendship, Doctor Who), Gary Beadle (Mangrove, Summer of Rockets), David Schaal (A Call to Spy, The Inbetweeners), Rachel Jackson (Beats, The Party’s Just Beginning) and introduces Ryan Walker-Edwards in his first feature role.

Demon will be released in the UK later this year

Buy your tickets for Demon at Cinejoy here


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UK VOD Release: The Oak Room

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From the distributor that brought you Sator & Disappearance at Clifton Hill, Lightbulb Film Distribution is delighted to share the poster and trailer for a new claustrophobic thriller, The Oak Room, which is coming to Digital Download from April 26.

Following its world premiere at Fantasia, the UK premiere took place at Grimmfest in October.

The Oak Room is a sinister thriller from Black Fawn Films (the team behind I’ll Take Your Dead and Vicious Fun). Directed by Cody Calahan (Let Her Out) the film stars RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad), Peter Outerbridge (V-Wars) and Ari Millen (Orphan Black).

During a raging snowstorm, a drifter (RJ Mitte) offers to settle a debt with a grizzled bartender by telling him a story. The night’s events quickly spiral into a dark tale of deceit, mistaken identity and shocking violence. 
 Commenting on the release, Matthew Kreuzer, Commercial Director at Lightbulb Film Distribution, said: “The Oak Room was one of the highlights of Fantasia last year, and we are thrilled to be bringing this dark thriller to UK, Ireland and ANZ audiences in April. The film is both haunting and disturbing in equal measure and RJ Mitte’s performance is outstanding.

The Oak Room will be released on digital download from April 26 in the UK, from April 27 in Canada (Black Fawn Distribution) and from April 28 (also Lightbulb Film Distribution) in Australia and New Zealand.

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UK VOD Release: Sensation

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GROFilm Production is excited to announce that their latest release, mystery thriller Sensation, will be available on digital download from 16th April. 

Sensation is the second film from Director Martin Grof, following his award-winning hit Excursion. Boasting an exciting cast, the film stars Eugene Simon (Game of Thrones, Genius) &  Emily Wyatt (Hurricane, Rise of the Footsoldier: The Heist).  

The film follows Andrew (Eugene Simon), who, while on a quest to uncover hidden truths about his family history, provides a top-secret agency with his DNA in order to uncover his ancestry.

Andrew soon discovers that his DNA is far from ordinary. He has superhuman powers that he traces back to his grandparents and their involvement in a top-secret government program. On entering the program he finds he’s not alone, joining him are other individuals with superhuman skills. Andrew learns that soon he’ll be able to receive information based on his senses and control the senses of others. As the secret training unfolds, Andrew spirals into turmoil as he loses control of his agency and begins to question his reality.
  Sensation will be available on Amazon Video from 16th April 

UK VOD Release: Red Rage

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Saints & Savages has revealed that Red Rage, the explosive British thriller will be released in the UK on 19th April on DVD & Digital Download platforms. Red Rage recently won Best Feature at the Europe Film Festival 2021. 

The film stars a host of British talent including Adam Deacon (Anuvahood), Vas Blackwood (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), Ian Reddinton (Highlander) and Steven Berkoff (Octopussy). This will be the third Saints & Savages title with Savvas D. Michael behind the camera, with Original Gangster and Righteous Villains confirmed for UK release on 5th and 12th April respectively.  

The film also reunites a number of the cast with Savvas D. Michael, with Berkoff also starring in Righteous Villains, Blackwood and Reddington in Original Gangster and Deacon in both.

The gritty thriller will also introduce Fernanda Diniz in her first lead role alongside Jack Turner. 

A murderous vigilante couple tear through the city, serving vengeance to dealers of a new designer drug called Red Devil in this nightmarish dystopia where everyone seems high on something. 
 Commenting on the release, Saints and Savages’ CEO, John Pavlakos was delighted with the announcement. He said “It’s fantastic that we’re able to release Red Rage in the UK. Diniz and Turner are great in the lead roles and there is fantastic British talent supporting them in the likes of Adam Deacon, Vas Blackwood, Ian Reddington and the iconic Steven Berkoff. This one’s a wild trip!” 

Red Rage will be available on DVD & Digital Download from 19th April

UK VOD Release: Nemesis

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BILLY MURRAY  |  NICK MORAN  |  FRANK HARPER
JEANINE NERISSA SOTHCOTT | JULIAN GLOVER | BRUCE PAYNE
 FROM THE CREATORS OF VENDETTA AND WE STILL KILL THE OLD WAY 
 British indie distributor Bulldog Film Distribution, alongside Shogun Films, have confirmed the release of the upcoming gangland home invasion thriller, Nemesis. The film will be released on DVD and across Digital Download platforms from 29th March.

Written by Adam Stephen Kelly (Done InKill Kane) and directed by James Crow (House of Salem), the film stars genre veterans Billy Murray (Rise of the Footsoldier), Frank Harper (The Football Factory), Nick Moran (Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels) and Jeanine Nerissa Sothcott (The Krays Dead Man Walking).  

When underworld kingpin John Morgan (Billy Murray) returns to London with his wife Sadie (Jeanine Nerissa Sothcott) from their perfect life abroad, a feud is reignited with vengeful cop Frank Conway (Nick Moran) who is obsessed with bringing him down. Meanwhile, pressure from big boss Damien Osbourne (Bruce Payne) only adds unnecessary heat to the rising tension within the family busines, with Morgan’s brother Richard (Frank Harper) and nephew Eddie (Danny Bear) constantly at each other’s throats.

John aims to bring the Morgan gang together at a party in his plush apartment where they are set to meet his daughter Kate’s (Ambra Moore) new girlfriend Zoe (Lucy Aarden) – but all is not what it seems and as the night progresses a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues ending in revenge and murder, as the family are trapped in their own home by a gang of heavily armed intruders. 
 Shogun’s Jonathan Sothcott, whose credits include UK home entertainment successes Vendetta, We Still Kill The Old Way and The Krays Dead Man Walking said,  “For the first Shogun Film we’re pulling no punches – Nemesis is an intelligent, morally ambiguous London crime thriller with career-best performances from some of the best actors in the genre including Billy Murray and Nick Moran. This is gritty, uncompromising British independent film at its best.” 

Nemesis will be available on DVD & Digital Download from 29th March

UK VOD Release: The Winter Lake

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 Blue Finch Film Releasing have announced their latest release ‘The Winter Lake‘, which will be available on digital download from 15th March.

The film boasts an incredible cast including leading performances from two of Screen International’s  ‘Stars of Tomorrow’, Netflix hit Emma Mackey (Sex Education, Death on the Nile), and Anson Boon (Pistol, 1917). Mackey and Boon showcase incredible performances alongside Game of Thrones’ Michael McElhatton & Peaky Blinders’ Charlie Murphy.

‘The Winter Lake’ follows withdrawn teenager Tom (Boon) who after making a grim discovery in a seasonal lake, discovers the truth about his neighbours, a father (McElhatton) and daughter (Mackey) who are harbouring sinister secrets. 
 The Winter Lake will be available on Digital Download from 15th March

UK VOD Release: The Exception

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Parkland Entertainment are delighted to announce the release of the tense Danish psychological thriller, The Exception, in cinemas January 22nd and digital download from January 25th 2021.

Based on the best seller by Christian Jungersen, The Exception stars Raised By Wolves actor Amanda Collin, Sidse Babett Knudsen (Borgen & Westworld), Lene Maria Christensen (Terribly Happy & The Legacy) and Danica Curcic (The Mist & Silent Heart). The book sold more than 200,000 copies before being adapted into a film by Christian Torpe.

Iben, Malene, Anne-Lise and Camilla are four women working together in a daily routine marked by power struggles, whispers and alliances. When Iben and Malene each receive death threats, they start to suspect a Serbian war criminal, whom they have been writing articles about. However, when a case of bullying in the office escalates, they slowly begin to wonder if the evil comes from themselves.
Commenting on the release, Director Jesper W. Nielsen said “I am very excited about working with such strong and talented actresses in a story about human beings and the darkest corners of their minds. Together, we will enter a fascinating universe of women consisting of extremely interesting and complex characters that not only lie to each other, but also to themselves. An unfortunate mixture that allows evil to reign.” 

The Exception will be in UK Cinemas from 22nd January and then on all major UK Digital Platforms including iTunes, Sky Store, Google Play, Amazon, Virgin, Curzon Home Cinema & Chili from 25th January

UK VOD Release: Every Time I Die

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Lightbulb Film Distribution are pleased to share the official poster and trailer for upcoming meta-physical sci-fi thriller, Every Time I Die.

The UK premiere took place at Grimmfest last year and soon audiences will be able to stream or download the film from the comfort of their own home.

After Sam (Drew Fonteiro “The Last Ship”) is murdered, his consciousness travels through the body of his best friend, Jay (Marc Menchaca “Ozark”), to protect him from his killer.
 
The film will be released across all major streaming and download platforms from October 26.



Commenting on the release, Matthew Kreuzer, Commercial Director at Lightbulb Film Distribution, said: “We are delighted to be bringing this enthralling, science fiction thriller to UK audiences. It’s without doubt my favourite independent genre film of the year. For fans of sci-fi, fantasy and horror, there is something for everyone. And it’s the kind of film that demands a second-viewing.

 Every Time I Die will be released on
Digital Download from October 26


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UK VOD Release: Disappearance At Clifton Hill

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Lightbulb Film Distribution are delighted to share the official poster and trailer for Niagara Falls mystery thriller, Disappearance At Clifton Hill.

Tuppence Middleton (“The Current War, Fisherman’s Friends”) stars in the lead role, supported by Hannah Gross (Netflix series “Mindhunter”) and Canadian horror legend David Cronenberg.

Directed by Albert Shin, who co-wrote the feature with James Schultz, the film premiered at TIFF last year.

Disappearance At Clifton Hill will be released across all major streaming and download platforms from July 20th, with a physical release following on August 3rd.

Following the death of her mother, Abby (Tuppence Middleton), a troubled young woman, returns to her hometown of Niagara Falls and the dilapidated motel her family used to run. She soon finds herself drawn back into a mystery that has haunted her since childhood. As Abby sets out to discover the truth, she must confront a local eccentric (David Cronenberg), convince her sister (Hannah Gross) and face her own demons.

Disappearance at Clifton Hill – Official Trailer
Commenting on the release, Peter Thompson, Sales and Acquisitions Director at Lightbulb Film Distribution, said: “We are excited to bring this delicious neo-noir thriller to UK audiences. It’s a contemporary whodunit with three exceptional central performances and the eerie Niagara Falls providing the perfect setting.”
Disappearance At Clifton Hill will be available on Digital Download from July 20 and on DVD from August 3

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