|release date||July 1 2011|
|studio||Phase 4 Films|
|starring||Katie Parker, Courtney Bell, Dave Levine, Doug Jones|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisTricia's husband has been missing for seven years. Her younger sister Callie comes to live with her as the pressure mounts to finally declare him 'dead in absentia.' As Tricia sifts through the wreckage and tries to move on with her life, Callie finds herself drawn to an ominous tunnel near the house. As she begins to link it to other mysterious disappearances, it becomes clear that his presumed death might be anything but 'natural.' Soon it becomes clear that the ancient force at work in the tunnel might have set its sights on Callie and Tricia ... and that Tricia's husband might be suffering a fate far worse than death in its grasp.
People always say that the most common fear of the entire planet is that of the unknown. We’re afraid of what we don’t understand, how people could potentially react to things we do and whether or not we should take that next job offer; it has applied to everyone and everything at one time or another. Absentia, Mike Flanagan’s Kickstarter-funded horror flick, takes its time setting up a scary and somewhat realistic scenario dealing with uncertainty, loss and the psychological implications of being overwhelmed by both at the same time. And yet, it still finds room to competently squeeze in a supernatural element. …Read More