It took the Midnighter Audience Award at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival, and on October 26th it’s going to take fear to a whole new level. The buzz on CITADEL has been pretty intense and we’re looking forward to getting eyeballs on this. It looks like a return to old school horror. Want in on the action? Dig this new trailer we have courtesy of Shock Till You Drop.
Tommy Cowley (Aneurin Barnard) lives a quiet life in a decaying apartment complex with his highly pregnant wife. The couple is attacked one day by a group of hooded young thugs, and after a shocking act of violence, Tommy is left to raise his newborn daughter alone.
So shaken by the events that he’s developed extreme agoraphobia, Tommy alternates days hiding out indoors in his new flat from imagined threats and intense therapy sessions aimed at bringing him back to normalcy.
When the same hooded gang, seemingly intent on kidnapping his daughter, begins terrorizing his life again, he’s torn between his paralyzing fear and protective parental instinct. With the help of a vigilante priest who has uncovered the genesis of this ruthless, potentially supernatural gang, Tommy must overcome his fears and venture into the heart of the abandoned tower block known as the CITADEL to save his family.
Winner of the Midnighter Audience Award at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival, CITADEL brings a fresh take to classic horror by raising the question: How can you protect your family from evil when you’re afraid of everything?
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SEE YOU ON FORTY DEUCE,
SOURCE: SHOCK TILL YOU DROP, PRESS RELEASE.
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