Dark Sky Plans a Bitter Feast in LA This June

Dark Sky Films today announced that Bitter Feast, the first movie in its new production-distribution arrangement with Larry Fessenden’s Glass Eye Pix, will have its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 18th; and to celebrate, we’ve got some stills for ya!

From the Press Release
“BITTER FEAST, a cunning suspense tale about a vengeful TV chef, was written and directed by Joe Maggio, creator of the acclaimed indies Virgil Bliss and Paper Covers Rock. Larry Fessenden’s many works as producer or director include Wendigo, I Sell the Dead, and the award-winning drama Wendy and Lucy. BITTER FEAST is the first release in a multi-film production agreement between Glass Eye Pix and Dark Sky Films, the horror subsidiary of the MPI Media Group.

James LeGros (Zodiac, The Last Winter) stars in BITTER FEAST as Peter Grey, an overzealous television chef. When notoriously snarky food blogger J.T. Franks (Joshua Leonard of Humpday and The Blair Witch Project) writes a particularly nasty review of Grey’s food, it pushes the temperamental chef over the edge. He kidnaps the writer and keeps him chained up in a basement, where he presents him with a series of deceptively simple food challenges – from preparing a perfect egg over easy to grilling a steak precisely medium rare – then punishes him sadistically for anything less than perfection.

Larry Fessenden and renowned Chef Mario Batali also star in this tense thrill ride, which is served up with wicked wit and culinary flair.

Upcoming titles on the Dark Sky/Glass Eye slate include Stake Land, a horror film from Mulberry Street creators Jim Mickle and Nick Damici starring Danielle Harris and Kelly McGillis; the sci-fi shocker Hypothermia from James Felix McKenney (Automatons) starring Michael Rooker and Blanche Baker; and The Innkeepers, Ti West’s follow-up to the critically acclaimed The House of the Devil.”

Dark Sky's Plans a Bitter Feast in LA This June

Dark Sky's Plans a Bitter Feast in LA This June

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  • The Woman In Black

    I love that “Molto” Mario is going to be in this. Adds a real authenticity to it. Funny, though, he was just on The Daily Show and didn’t mention being in a film. Guess he was just trying to sell his new book.

  • Terminal

    VERY interesting premise. I’ll see it.
    “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”

  • Vanvance1

    I’ll give them points for an interesting premise.

    I’m in, though the posted pic just makes me hungry.