Arrow Films is thrilled to announce that it will be releasing the critically acclaimed jet-black British comedy feature film A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life in the US and Canada on iTunes and Digital HD on January 13th, 2020.
Described as “Sightseers meets Thelma and Louise” (Deborah Haywood, Pin Cushion), A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life is the debut feature film from Writer-Director Staten Cousins Roe, produced by Forward Motion Pictures – a multi-award-winning production company run by husband-wife duo Staten Cousins Roe and Poppy Roe, in addition to producers Charity Wakefield and Giles Alderson. A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life was inspired by the duo’s acclaimed short film This Way Out, which screened on HBO and Sundance Channel and received multiple awards.
Following its successful UK premiere at Arrow Video FrightFest 2019 in August, female-led A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life is a must-see this January, starring Olivier Award-winning Katie Brayben (Doctor Who, King Charles III, This Way Out), Poppy Roe (This Way Out, Drawn, The Leisure Class), Ben Lloyd-Hughes (Divergent, Me Before You, Malevolent) and Emmy-nominated Sian Clifford (Fleabag, Vanity Fair, Dodgy Dave).
A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life follows Lou Farnt (Katie Brayben): a 30-something, self-help addict who wants nothing more than to escape her overly controlling mother and the dead-end seaside town where she grew up. So when strange and strikingly confident new life coach Val (Poppy Roe) suddenly arrives on the scene and invites her on a road trip of alternative therapies, Lou finds the perfect opportunity to leave, and the perfect person to become. Unfortunately for Lou, Val’s a serial killer!
In addition to the film’s trailer, embedded at the top of the article, Dread Central is thrilled to exclusively debut the poster for A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life below.
Staten Cousins Roe tells us:
“I started my first feature film ‘A Serial Killer’s Guide’ to Life with a small dedicated team and a tiny budget – we shot at over 30 locations in only two weeks and edited it ourselves at home. At the festival premiere the audience response was immense, and since then it’s gathered brilliant reviews. And now I’m excited to have my funny & violent road trip comedy become available to disturb audiences across the world. I followed the do-it-yourself first film approach of my heroes Christopher Nolan, the Coen brothers and Stanley Kubrick, and have made a truly independent film as my debut feature.”
A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life will be released on iTunes and Digital HD beginning January 13, 2020.
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