Just in time for its appearance at Cannes, several new stills are here from the latest horror anthology on its way entitled Phantasmagoria (no relation to the old school PC game or the Marilyn Manson project of the same name). Check ’em out along with the latest details.
From the Press Release
The Open Reel, an Italian worldwide distribution and sales company, has secured worldwide sales on Phantasmagoria. Representation for the film will start in Cannes, France, at the Cannes Market in May, 2014, where the film will have its worldwide market premiere.
Three directors, Mickael Abbate, Domiziano Cristopharo, and Tiziano Martella, offer us their original visions of fear in three gripping films that encompass the breadth of the genre: Diabolique, Il serpente dalla lingua acciaio, and My Gift to You. Three different shorts about spiritual belief and supernatural phenomena able to surprise the audience in showing original, fascinating and scary stories drawing on the traditional genre flavors of Thriller, Supernatural, Horror-Comedy, Zombie Action and Slasher filtered though the unique sensibility of each director.
It has been recently reported that Cristina Puccinelli (L’Ultimo Weekend), Venantino Venantini (City of the Living Dead, Ladyhawke), Sophie Pâris and newcomer Maya Dolan are in Phantasmagoria. The stories are written by Mickael Abbate, Davide Chiara (Nero Infinito), Raffaele Picchio (Morituris), Lorenzo Paviano, Riccardo De Flaviis, co-produced by Extreme Video snc (Anger of the Dead, Morning Star, Zombie Massacre 1 & 2) and produced by M International Films.
“The Open Reel is glad to have been chosen to represent Phantasmagoria. We really liked the film, recognizing above all the talent of the three directors and the balance of each episode. Phantasmagoria is the first horror title that we have acquired… We are thrilled for this new experience, and we really hope to work together with the production to give it the best visibility which the film deserves,” said Cosimo Santoro, The Open Reel president of international sales.
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