When Evil Lurks
Thursday, October 5 - Thursday, November 9, 2023
Discover what’s behind all the buzz at Fantastic Fest, Beyond Fest and TIFF with this special sneak preview of a wildly original take on the possession film by Argentine master of horror, writer-director Demián Rugna (Terrified).
When brothers Pedro (Ezequiel Rodríguez) and Jimmy (Demián Salomón) discover that a demonic infection has been festering in a nearby farmhouse—its very proximity poisoning the local livestock—they attempt to evict the victim from their land. Failing to adhere to the proper rites of exorcism, their reckless actions inadvertently trigger an epidemic of possessions across their rural community. Now they must outrun an encroaching evil as it corrupts and mutilates everyone it is exposed to, and enlist the aid of a wizened “cleaner,” who holds the only tools that can stop this supernatural plague.
Official selection: TIFF, Fantastic Fest, Beyond Fest
- Country Argentina, USA
- Language Spanish with English Subtitles
- Running Time 100 minutes
- Format DCP
- Distributor IFC Films
- Director Demián Rugna
- Cast Ezequiel Rodríguez, Demián Salomón, Luis Ziembrowski
- Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil
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