Wednesday, January 9, 2008


The One Room In Your House You Should Never Enter Alone

A New Horror Classic Available January 15, 2008 From the Director of PET SEMATARY

Woodland Hills, CA – Allumination FilmWorks is proud to announce the debut of The Attic, the spine-tingling new film from award-winning director Mary Lambert (Pet Sematary, Pet Sematary 2, Urban Legends: Bloody Mary). The DVD will be released on January 15, 2008 under Allumination’s partnership with Slamdance for a suggested price of $29.98. The Attic features a top-notch cast including Jason Lewis (“Sex and the City,” Mr. Brooks, “Brothers and Sisters”), John Savage (The Deer Hunter, Do the Right Thing, “Carnivale”), Catherine Mary Stewart (Night of the Comet, Weekend at Bernie’s) and Thomas Jay Ryan (Henry Fool, Fay Grim).

“The Attic is a classic ghost story in the tradition of The Shining and The Changeling,” says Cheryl Freeman, President and CEO of Allumination Filmworks. “The emphasis on psychological suspense has been brilliantly realized by director Mary Lambert.”

Emma (Elisabeth Moss, “The West Wing,” “Invasion”) is a troubled teen with a strong aversion toward her family’s new house - particularly the attic. After moving into their picture-perfect Victorian home, Emma and her family come to feel uncomfortable and unhappy in their new surroundings. The situation escalates one day when Emma is in the attic alone and she is viciously attacked by someone who looks exactly like her! Emma becomes convinced that someone or something is haunting her, and that her own past holds the key. As the clues pile up, Emma discovers that she once had a twin sister named Beth, who died 12 days after they were born. Emma’s fear intensifies when she realizes that she can’t turn to her family for answers, and she begins to suspect that it may be Beth determined to destroy anyone who dares delve into the dark mysteries of The Attic.

About Allumination FilmWorks

Launched in August 2002, Allumination FilmWorks, a wholly owned subsidiary of ContentFilm PLC, has rapidly established itself as a leading independent distributor of quality entertainment to broadcast, satellite and cable television, as well as both theatrical and home entertainment markets worldwide. Allumination provides turnkey home video distribution services to content owners in the U.S. market including sales and marketing, manufacturing, fulfillment, credit and collection. The award-winning company boasts an impressive portfolio of nearly 625 quality theatrical films in all major categories, as well as over 4,000 hours of television programming, along with documentaries and reality programming, music and sports specials, lifestyle titles, a wide array of “how-to” product and kids/family feature releases.

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Street date: January 15, 2008
Genre: Horror
MPAA Rating: R
SRP: $29.98
Running time: Approximately 85 minutes

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