Marc Carrete’s (Asmodexia) latest movie, the extraterrestrial terror flick After the Lethargy, will have its world premiere May 26th at the Fantaspoa, where Carreté took home the “Best Ibero-American Film” award in 2014 with Asmodexia.
Written and directed by Carrete, “The film follows reporter Sara (Andrea Guasch) who travels to the hot spot where one of the most extraordinary contacts with extraterrestrials in history supposedly took place. A forest ranger (Joe Manjón) and a sinister villager (Ramon Canals), accompany the girl, helping her to overcome the dangers that nature entails. However, despite good intentions, they will soon be attacked by a creature that lives in the depths of the forest, being forced to take refuge in an old abandoned military barracks.”
Explains the oress release:
After the Lethargy is an all-out monster, promising a mesmerising mix of terror and adventure, all the while evoking memories of cult ’80s creations such as Creepshow or the “Tales from the Crypt” series – both major influences on Carreté. With most of the action taking place in the thick of the woods, After the Lethargy finds the local police force confirming the presence of a “code 86” in the National Park. Despite initial skepticism, everything suggests that some kind of beast – of origin unknown – may have woken up from its “lethargy.”
Here’s the trailer with new poster art.