Uncork’d Entertainment and Breaking Glass Pictures will release the acclaimed CLOSER TO GOD, a hauntingly chilling and provocative sci-fi horror that’s equal parts David Cronenberg and Mary Shelley, in theaters and VOD July 3.
In writer/director Billy Senese’s “ambitious, thoughtful and provocative take on the Frankenstein story” (ScreenDaily), a scientist on the cutting edge clones the first person but events unravel when news leaks out before his team is prepared. The “mind-blowing, thought-provoking, disturbing and brilliant film” (Talent Monthly) played to thrilled, captivated festival audiences in recent months.
Dr. Victor Reed is a brilliant geneticist who has just achieved a huge scientific breakthrough by successfully cloning the first human being, an adorable baby girl named Elizabeth. This immediately becomes a media spectacle and ignites a firestorm of debate concerning the moral and religious implications of such a discovery. Soon, Dr. Reed and his family lose all sense of privacy and safety as they are swarmed by protesters and the media. Their biggest threat, however, could be Victor’s own secret.
CLOSER TO GOD will screen theatrically in the following markets :
NY – Cinema Village
LA – Laemmle – Music Hall
Portland – Clinton Street Theater
San Francisco – Roxie Theater
Philadelphia – The Roxy
Chicago – Facets Cinematheque
Denver – SIE Film Center
Miami – Cinema Paradiso
Dallas – Texas Theater
Cleveland – Capitol Theater
Also available On Demand day and date.
Amazon Instant Video