Awesome festival fave Megalomaniac, truly one of the ickiest and frightening horror films of the past few years, has been picked up for a theatrical, digital and DVD release by Dark Star Pictures. It will release in September.
Winner of the top Jury Prize (Best Feature) at the Fantasia Film Festival,This brutal and dark serial killer film utilizes the backdrop of an unsolved true crime. Its had a very positive press response from the fest run – 87% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Martha and Félix are the children of the Butcher of Mons, a notorious Belgian serial killer from the 1990s. Unstable and riddled with insecurities, Martha lives vicariously through social media. Her brother, crushed by the family legacy, takes over their father’s killings. Harassed and violently assaulted at work, the docile Martha falls into madness and goes through the looking glass into the strange and terrifying world inhabited by her brother.
The film gets a theatrical bow September 8.