Exclusive: House By The Lake Clip Proves Kids Will Always Be Creepy


Coming next week to VOD is Adam Giersach’s House By The Lake, which tells the tale of a young girl who is tempted by a strange creature living in the waters behind her parents’ lake house. As its entreaties grow stronger, the mysteries and terrors begin to amplify…

We’ve got an exclusive clip from the film, which you can see below. In it, Emma and her nanny, Gwen, discuss a strange drawing Emma has made and how it relates to an earlier event, one that sounds rather unpleasant. Towards the end, Emma’s statements turn threatening as she unequivocally states that the “Fishman” will hurt Gwen for her disbelief.

Random Media turns a picturesque retreat into a destination of terror in House by the Lake, set to debut nationwide on Cable VOD, Digital HD, and DVD on October 10th. The film stars James Callis (“Battlestar Galactica,” the Bridget Jones series), Anne Dudek (“Covert Affairs,” “Big Love”), and Amiah Miller (War for the Planet of the Apes, Lights Out) as a family on the edge.

House by the Lake is the latest stint in the director’s chair by veteran genre scribe Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons, Tales of Halloween, Fractured, Autopsy), with a script by newcomer Josh Burnell. Natasha Bassett (Hail Caesar!) and Michael Bowen (“Lost,” “Breaking Bad”) round out the main cast as the family’s nanny and the unsettling man down the beach, respectively.

You can pre-order the film on iTunes.

A struggling couple, Scott and Karen, pack up their troubled young daughter and head to a picturesque lake house to reconnect and put their problems behind them. As Emma spends time with her new nanny, the little girl begins fixating on an imaginary friend she calls the Fish Man. Karen’s fear of the strange man down the beach, Emma’s fear of the water, and her recurring sleepwalking continue to raise tensions in the house and drive a wedge between Scott and Karen until one night Emma disappears. When she’s found breathing underwater in the tub, Emma insists she’s been with the Fish Man. And he’s coming back for her.



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