The further Synapse Films gets into its career as cult video specialist, the deeper they get into releasing recent films. Their latest acquisition comes straight from the horror film festival circuit: Synapse has signed a deal with filmmaker Adrián García Bogliano to acquire three of his films – I Will Not Die Alone, Rooms For Tourists and Watch ‘Em Die – for domestic home video distribution. There are no details as of yet regarding release dates but Schlockmania will keep you informed as things develop. In the meantime, read on for the nuevo-shocker details…
SYNAPSE FILMS Rewards Fantastic Fest Favorite ADRIAN GARCIA BOGLIANO with Triple-Crown Feature Film Pickup
ROMULUS, MI – September 28, 2011 – Synapse Films has snared rights to three terrifying feature films by celebrated Fantastic Fest and SXSW filmmaker Adrián García Bogliano, the Argentine director of festival favorite COLD SWEAT and the upcoming PENUMBRA, grabbed by IFC Midnight on the eve of the film’s Fantastic Fest world premiere.
In ROOMS FOR TOURISTS a busload of girls fall prey to a town of terror… what connects the victims? The young filmmaker of WATCH’EM DIE takes a job that leads to horror. Four young girls stop to help a woman in the street and it leads to rape horror and death in the breath-stopping I WILL NOT DIE ALONE.
“I am a huge fan of Adrian’s films and have seen every single one. I feel that he may be the most talented new filmmaker I have come across,” enthuses Synapse head Jerry Chandler. “He is a master of making the most of miniscule budgets and his attention to detail is unmatched. I was hooked when I first saw ROOMS FOR TOURISTS—the atmospheric dread is palpable early on. I WILL NOT DIE ALONE is somewhat similar to I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE, only it’s a great movie! And WATCH’EM DIE is much more fun to watch than Hostel or its myriad imitations.”
Synapse Films exec Jerry Chandler negotiated the deal with the filmmaker.
Synapse Films has recently released brand-new remastered Blu-ray releases of James Glickenhaus’ THE EXTERMINATOR, William Lustig’s MANIAC COP, and Frank Henenlotter’s FRANKENHOOKER, with Tarantino-producer Lawrence Bender’s INTRUDER out this December.