Bite Ready to Chomp into Canadian Distro


It’s been a long time coming, but finally Chad Archibald’s Bite (review) is heading to the Great White North.  If you’re among our Canadian readers, check out the details of the film’s Digital and DVD/Blu-ray release from United Front in August and September, respectively.

From the Press Release:
United Front Entertainment has acquired the Canadian digital and home entertainment rights from Breakthrough Entertainment to distribute the visceral body-horror feature Bite. United Front and Breakthrough will also be partnering with Black Fawn Distribution to help bring the sting home to horror fans across Canada.

Directed by Chad Archibald (The Drownsman), produced by Black Fawn Films (Antisocial, The Sublet, Bed of the Dead), and distributed worldwide by Breakthrough Entertainment, Bite had a sensational world premiere at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival, where it took home one of the festival’s coveted audience awards. Bite went on to screen at some of the most well renowned festivals in the world, including Sitges (Spain), FrightFest (United Kingdom), Blood in the Snow (Toronto, CA), and Frightmare Fest (Texas, USA). Sticky and stomach-churning, Bite is destined to become a body-horror classic and will have horror fans everywhere itching for more.

The film stars Elma Begovic, Annette Wozniak, Denise Yuen, Jordan Gray, Lawrence Denkers, Barry Birnberg, Daniel Klimitz, Tianna Nori, and Caroline Palmer.

When a young woman returns from her tropical bachelorette party getaway, she begins to succumb to an insect bite in the palpably disturbing film Bite. The skin-crawling chronicle of one woman’s truly terrifying descent into madness makes its Canadian Digital debut August 2, 2016, followed by its DVD and Blu-ray release on September 6, 2016, from United Front Entertainment and Black Fawn Distribution.

While on her bachelorette party getaway, bride-to-be Casey (Elma Begovic) gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding, but before she’s able to, she starts exhibiting insect-like traits. Between her physical transformation and her wedding anxiety, Casey succumbs to her horrifying new instincts. As her metamorphosis becomes complete, Casey and all who cross her path discover that everything can change with a single bite.

Bonus Features
• Filmmaker commentary with director Chad Archibald and producers Chris Giroux and Cody Calahan
• Five documentaries featuring in-depth looks at the gross-out special effects, creating the sets, the extreme makeup effects, and more






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