Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Drafthouse Films Picks up Spring

Looks like the breakout (or soon to be breakout) festival hit Spring his been picked up by Drafthouse Films. I haven't heard much, but when I read the words "a hybrid of Richard Linklater and HP Lovecraft" I get visions of Waking Life and the Cthulu Mythos... Waking Cthulu.

We'll give you more info as the theatrical release and VOD dates are announced.

From Drafthouse Films:

New get! Spring joins our 2015 release sc​hedule

It was love at first sight when we watched Spring at a packed screening at Fantastic Fest this weekend. The latest film from Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, the up-and-coming filmmaking duo responsible for 2011’s fest sensation Resolution as well as a segment in this year’s V/H/S Viral, Spring now officially on the Drafthouse Films slate for release in early 2015.

While the film has been described as “a hybrid of Richard Linklater and H.P. Lovecraft,” at a Q&A the team mentioned that those influences were completely incidental. They set out to tell an original story in an original way, and the result is eloquently affective. A romantic-horror genre-bender, Spring has a mood all of its own and will surely impress you as it did us. In fact, lead actor Lou Pucci (Evil Dead, Thumbsucker) took home a Best Actor award in the Next Wave category at Monday’s Fantastic Fest Awards ceremony.

The team is touring across the national festival circuit, but keep an eye out for word on when it will hit theaters and on demand!

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