Dark Sky Films’ next genre entry, 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 an exclusive image for ya! Get ready to kick it up a notch!
“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.”
In addition to its debut on Friday, June 18th at 9:45pm in the Downtown Independent theatre, Bitter Feast will also screen on Sunday, June 20th at 10:00pm, again in the Downtown Independent theatre. Visit the official LA Film Festival website for more information and to purchase tickets/passes.
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