TIFF: Weinstein’s Acquire Spanish ‘King of the Hill’

Bloody-Disgusting learned exclusively from this year’s Toronto International Film Festival that the Weinstein bros. have officially acquired the Spanish horror-thriller King of the Hill (El Rey de la Montaña), which you can read a review for later this week. No details were revealed about the acquisition, but we will say we were less than impressed with the film overall. Quim drives around an isolated rural area through a maze of lanes. When he drives into the woods, he gets lost. Trying to find his direction, he suddenly gets shot from the hill. On his escape from gunshots, he meets Bea, an attractive young woman, who apparently is lost as well. Suspicious of each other, they join forces to run away through the forest, unprotected, cold, hunted…