Straight out of the Sitges and Slamdance Film Festivals, Bloody Disgusting Selects recently announced the limited release of Fernando Barreda Luna’s Spanish found footage horror Atrocious (review), which has since garnered a tide of online buzz and quick comparisons to 2008’s Paranormal Activity.
The Spanish-thriller opens at limited AMC locations on August 17 (Show times are 10PM on Wednesdays and midnight on Fridays). Please visit BloodyDisgustingSelects.com for tickets and show times or check local listings.
“ ‘Atrocious’ is a gruesome, mind-bending thriller shot in a style reminiscent of ‘The Blair Witch Project’. The horror film exceprts found footage from a film reel recovered by Spanish police, documenting a family of five discovering the truth behind a dangerous urban legend. The 37 hours of found footage follow Cristian and July Quintanilla passing time at their summer home by investigating a terrifying and mysterious urban legend. As their investigation intensifies, strange occurrences in and around the house escalate rapidly, culminating finally in unspeakable atrocities.”
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