Anchor Bay has been bringing us the goods for quite some time now, and as June rapidly approaches another title can be added to their ever-growing catalog as the post-apocalyptic thriller The Collapsed lands on DVD for the first time in the US. To help build up the anticipation two new clips and a brand new trailer have been launched as well as list of all the details. Read on for the official press release.
Already generating buzz from screenings at the Fangoria Film Festival, the Fright Night Film Festival, Rue Morgue’s Festival of Fear, as well as winning awards at the 2011 Metropolitan Film Festival of New York and the Crypticon Film Festival, Anchor Bay Entertainment presents the U.S. DVD debut of the apocalyptic thriller The Collapsed on June 5th. A chilling glimpse into one family's battle to stay alive while traverng a hellish landscape of barbarism and cannibalism, The Collapsed carries a gaunt SRP of $22.98.
"I'm very excited to have Anchor Bay as a distribution partner," noted the film’s writer/director Justin McConnell. "It feels like the perfect home for The Collapsed. They're a company I've proudly collected titles from while growing up, and I'm proud to have a film on their roster."
In wake of an unknown event that has catapulted civilization into a fatal downward spiral, the Weaver family – father Scott (John Fantaa), young adult son Aaron (Steve Vieira), mother Emily (Lisa Moule), and teenage daughter Rebecca (Anna Ross) – desperately tries to survive.
Fleeing the city, their only hope of sanctuary is a rural hometown from their past, Dover’s Bend. With the constant threat of violent death forcing them to stay as far away from civilization as posble, they take to the forest. However, they soon discover that the danger posed by other survivors may be the least of their worries. Someone -- or something -- seems to have followed them into the wilderness...
Special Features Include:
Feature length behind-the-scenes documentary "Apocalypse on a Budget: The Making of The Collapsed"
Two audio commentaries: director/writer/producer Justin McConnell and co-story/co-producer Kevin Hutchinson; lead actor John Fantaa
Muc Video: Rob Kleiner's "Devil In Disguise;"
Trailers, photo gallery, original score jukebox & MP3 album download, original screenplay, easter eggs, and more
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