- Mar 28
- HD trailer for Irish horror CITADEL
- Posted by Deljhp - 28/03/12 at 05:45 PM
A world premiere at this years SXSW Film Festival - where it won the Midnighter Audience Award - and now news it’s snagged a U.S distribution deal, it’s fair to say Ciaran Foy’s Irish-set Indy horror film Citadel couldn’t really have got off to much of a better start in life? A trail out of SXSW has being doing the rounds, but to be honest the qualities been pretty poor, so after some digging we’ve turned up a full HD version and my...it’s looking every bit a worthy winner of that audience award. Cinedigm and New Video who have nabbed the American film rights are apparently promising the movie a theatrical release, so keep em peeled for more news soon.
Synopsis: Citadel is a story about pure terror. Packs of twisted feral children prowl the dark urban landscape of Edens town, the council estate from Hell. Concealed beneath hooded tops, they attack innocent adults with septic syringes to harvest their blood and abduct small children to swell their ranks. Abandoned by the police, the small community that remains is plagued by the brutal and rampant gangs that few truly understand. Emerging at night, they are especially drawn to anyone showing fear - in fact they can see it and sense it. When Tommy¹s pregnant wife Joanne is viciously attacked, it turns his world upside down. Joanne is left in a coma. As a result of the trauma, Tommy suffers crippling agoraphobia rendering him housebound and barely able to look after their infant daughter Elsa. Trapped in Edenstown, Tommy desperately needs to leave. Before he can escape however, Tommy's worst nightmare comes true - Elsa is kidnapped. To save his daughter, he is forced to trust a vigilante priest who understands the horrific truth about the gangs. Tommy must now face the demons of his past by entering the one place that he fears the most – an abandoned tower block called the Citadel.