We’ve been talking about Housebound since its premiere at SXSW, and now in honor of the film playing as part of the Fantasia 2014 Film Festival, we have a handful of new images for ya! Dig ’em!
Directed by Gerard Johnstone, the film stars Morgana O’Reilly, Rima Te Wiata, Glen-Paul Waru, Cameron Rhodes, Millen Baird, Ross Harper, Bruce Hopkins, Ryan Lampp, Ian Mune, and Wallace Chapman.
Housebound Release Details
XLrator Media is handling US distribution of the horror-comedy HOUSEBOUND, which premiered at South by Southwest (SXSW) in March. XLrator Media will release the film in fall 2014 on its acclaimed “MACABRE” genre label.
HOUSEBOUND stars Morgana O’Reilly, Rima Te Wiata, and Glen-Paul Waru and is directed by Gerard Johnstone in his feature film debut. It was produced by Luke Sharpe for Semi-Professional Pictures; executive produced by Ant Timpson, Daniel Story, and Chris Lambert; and funded by the New Zealand Film Commission.
Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention. Her punishment is made all the more unbearable by the fact she has to live there with her mother, Miriam – a well-intentioned blabbermouth who’s convinced that the house is haunted. Kylie dismisses Miriam’s superstitions as nothing more than a distraction from a life occupied by boiled vegetables and small town gossip. However, when she, too, becomes privy to unsettling whispers and strange bumps in the night, she begins to wonder whether she’s inherited her mother’s overactive imagination or if the house is in fact possessed by a hostile spirit who’s not particularly thrilled about her return.
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