May 8, 2013 by Ali...oops
Sinister Cinema – May 9
A film by Rodrigo Gudino
The second release in the Sinister Cinema series
Sinister Cinema brings the best in genre horror to the Canadian big screen
Raven Banner Entertainment and Cineplex Front Row Centre Events presents The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh, a film by Rodrigo Gudino, the 2nd film in the new horror series, Sinister Cinema, hitting theatres nationwide on May 9.
Written and directed by Rodrigo Gudiño, Rue Morgue Magazine’s founder and publisher, The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh stars AARON POOLE (The Samaritan, Copper, The Conspiracy), alongside Academy-Award® winner VANESSA REDGRAVE (Mission: Impossible, Coriolanus), JULIAN RICHINGS (X-Men 3: The Last Stand, Supernatural), STEPHEN ERIC McINTYRE (High Life, Fear X), Genie Award winning star CHARLOTTE SULLIVAN (Population 436, Defendor) and cult television icon MITCH MARKOWITZ (The Hilarious House of Frightenstein). The film also features an original score by world beat superstar MERCAN DEDE (Kingdom of Heaven, Passion of the Christ) and effects work by ANTHONY SCOTT BURNS (MTV, Paul Van Dyk’s Evolution) and MARCUS ALQUIERES (The Adventures of Tintin, Rise of the Planet of the Apes). The film was produced by MARCO PECOTA (The Facts In the Case of Mister Hollow) for Rue Morgue Cinema, made possible with the participation of TELEFILM CANADA.
“Magnificent. A whole new direction in which to take the narrative experience in filmmaking.” – Clive Barker
“Relentlessly chilling.”– Ain’t It Cool News
“The horror community needs more films like this.” – Bloody Good Horror
“Pushes all the right buttons.” – Playback
“Reaches heights rarely attained in contemporary horror.” – Dread Central
An official selection of over 30 international film festivals, The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh tells the story of Leon (Poole), an antiques collector who inherits a house from his estranged mother (Redgrave), only to discover that she had been living in a shrine devoted to a mysterious cult. Soon, he comes to suspect his mother’s oppressive spirit still lingers within her home and is using items in the house to contact him with an urgent message.
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh won the Best Film Prize at the South African HorrorFest, the Audience Jury Prize at the Siena International Film Festival, Special Prize winner at the Morbido Film festival and took home the Best Cinematography award at the Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre Film Festival. The film was named Best of 2012 by Dread Central and Top of 2012 by Blueprint Review, Zombiehamster and The Mind Reels.
Tickets are available now at participating theatre box offices and online at cineplex.com/events.