Big congratulations to writer/director Matt Farnsworth and the cast and crew of The Orphan Killer for taking the top prize, Best Picture, at the Festival de Cine de Terror de Molins de Rei in Spain. Apparently slasher Marcus Miller is making quite a name for himself overseas!
Recently reviewed here at Dread Central, The Orphan Killer stars David Backus, Diane Foster, Matt Farnsworth and Spencer List and, as the review tells you, is full of axe-swinging, barbed wire slashing, blood-letting entertainment. Check it out!
From the Press Release
At the 30th edition of the Festival de Cine de Terror de Molins de Rei, Matt Farnsworth’s The Orphan Killer took top prize. The Orphan Killer has become a major success in Spain. Playing to sold out screaming crowds, hounded by the paparazzi, and interviewed by the press, The Orphan Killer has taken his place as the serial killer of the 21st Century.
Farnsworth was recently interviewed by Bob Rock of Almas Obscuras, Spain’s leading horror blog and online news source in the world of horror. Almas Obscuras rates The Orphan Killer with the highest honors. The Orphan Killer also premiered at the prestigious Sitges Film Festival and the San Sebastian Horror Film Festival, making front page headlines in Spain’s largest newspapers.
This coming December The Orphan Killer will be featured in Girls and Corpses Magazine and Shock Horror Magazine. Both articles interview Farnsworth in depth about this new viable horror franchise. The Orphan Killer is not yet distributed in any territory in the world. Despite this fact, it is one of the favorite horror movie of 2011 and one of the most popular slashers in the last 20 years among horror fans worldwide. The Orphan Killer can only be purchased at TheOrphanKiller.com.
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