As we get deeper into winter, you want a scare or two that reflects the peak desolation outside the window. The Pond appears to capture the time of the season in a creepy yet arty way. The trailer really shows this is not the usual monster under the bed flick. The movie comes out February 23 on Digital and VOD nationwide. Here’s the press release from Shout! Studios:
Shout! Studios Presents The Pond
New Atmospheric Thriller Premieres in Home Theaters on Digital and On Demand Everywhere February 23, 2021
This February, Scream Factory and Shout! Studios will release the mind-bending new film The Pond. Deeply unsettling in the tradition of folk horror, this esoteric thriller premieres in home theaters on Digital and On Demand February 23, 2021. Check out the trailer here:
Directed by Petar Pasic, The Pond is the story of an anthropologist on the verge of an apocalyptic discovery who begins to descend into madness, as his hallucinations reveal something sinister is after him. Set in an Balkan village rich with supernatural dread, the film’s evocative cinematography creates an ominous, slow-burn atmosphere that’s sure to linger with the viewer long after the film has ended.
About Shout! Studios Shout! Studios is the filmed entertainment production and distribution arm of Shout! Factory, specializing in all aspects of distribution, including theatrical, VOD, digital and broadcast. Reflecting Shout! Factory’s ongoing commitment to innovation and excellence, Shout! Studios champions and supports like-minded filmmakers and creators at the forefront of pop culture, driving creative expression and diversity in independent storytelling. Shout! Studios finances, produces, acquires and distributes an eclectic slate of movies, award-winning animated features, specialty films and series from rising and established talent, filmmakers and producers.
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