Death Cult Identified in Relentless Trailer for Ultraviolent HUNTER
Intense drama and psychological horror collide in the first trailer for Hunter, arriving On Demand and other VOD outlets beginning February 12th. Directed by David Tarleton and written by Jason Kellerman, Hunter follows a homeless man struggling to survive on the mean streets of Chicago during the dead of winter. Harsh realities and repressed trauma become relentless when the titular Hunter crosses paths with a death cult, a mysterious organization that may be tied to our hero’s original fall.
With a gritty style and a character reminiscent of The Punisher, Hunter looks like a powerful experience from start to finish. Check out the trailer and the top of the article and the official synopsis below.
Directed by David Tarleton, and written by Jason Kellerman, ‘HUNTER’, is the story of Hunter (Jason Kellerman), who, after the deaths of his mother and sister, suddenly finds himself relegated to a life of paranoia and loneliness on the icy winter streets of Chicago. Dreaming of the life he’s lost, he’s increasingly haunted by horrifying memories and visions of the shadowy figures (Nick Searcy) that took so much from him.
He takes refuge in a local homeless shelter and is enrolled in a program that rehabilitates the homeless through talk therapy. Running the program, Danielle (Rachel Cerda) attempts to help him grapple with his history and explain the personal demons which continue to terrify him. After another homeless friend of Hunter’s goes missing, seemingly at the hands of those shadowy figures, Hunter’s fears become suddenly much more immediate. As he grows increasingly bold in his search for answers, and his newfound resolve brings him closer and closer to the truth, the deadly figures he’s pursing begin to mount their forces against him. As his personal demons seek to exploit his weaknesses to threaten all he holds dear, with the lives of those he loves once again at stake, he must find the courage to rise above the victim and become the Hunter.
From this week’s press release:
The film, which has been a film festival favorite, winning awards for ‘Best Horror Feature’ at the Manhattan Film Fest 2018, ‘Best Feature’ at the Freakshow Horror Film Fest 2018, ‘Best Feature’ at Lift-off Sessions 2018, ‘Nominated- Best Feature’ at the Chicago Horror Film Festival 2018 and the ‘Silver Palm Award’ at the Queen Palm Film Festival 2018, also stars Leigh Foster (Chicago Fire) and Adria Dawn (Dorkumentary)and is produced by Morgan Eiland, David Tarleton, Helen Caldwell and Jason Kellerman.