A new chapter in the demonic possession subgenre of horror is Cristina, set to begin filming in Vancouver this spring, courtesy of IndustryWorks Studios. Known horror writer and filmmaker Christopher Alexander has signed on to direct and tells us:
“I’m thrilled to be able to have the opportunity to bring Cristina’s story to life. I have long had a special interest featuring strong women leads while taking on projects that explore complex psychological and supernatural states of mind in characters. Cristina is a fascinating and terrifying amalgam of classic theological horror films like Rosemary’s Baby and The Exorcist, but armed with a hefty dose of surrealism. It ultimately tells an intimate portrait of a woman pushed to the edge and beyond.”
Check out the synopsis for Cristina below.
Cristina is the story of a woman plagued since childhood by a demonic entity summoned by her Satanic father. As she grew so did her demon, raising hell to back a blood libel older than time.
Alexander directs from a screenplay penned by Heather Thompson, a veteran writer whose work in fiction ran parallel to a 20-year-long career as a freelance
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