Screamfest ’08 Makes Room for Martyrs


Playing next month in L.A.

The French film attracting a passionately divisive reaction from various film festival attendees is coming to Los Angeles.

Martyrs, directed by Pascal Laugier (interview), will screen at Screamfest next month. Although a date has not officially been announced, we’ve confirmed it is a definite entry in the ’08 lineup.

The film – which has drawn strong opinions from those who have loved it or hated it – concerns a young woman seeking revenge for a terrible trauma she experienced when she was little. With her friend, she exacts her plan, but neither of them anticipate what will happen next.

See what all the buzz is about when Screamfest runs from October 10th – 19th at Mann’s Chinese 6 Theaters. Other films on the schedule include The Burrowers, Parasomnia and Splinter.

Source: Screamfest