XLrator Media has acquired North American distribution rights to the award-winning horror film Found by first-time director Scott Schirmer.
The film has played more than 40 horror film festivals across the globe where it won 15 Best Feature Film awards and multiple Best Actor awards for both of its young stars, Gavin Brown and Ethan Philbeck.
XLrator Media will release the film on August 15, 2014 in theaters, VOD and iTunes on its acclaimed MACABRE genre label.
Found is based on the novel by Todd Rigney, who co-wrote the screenplay with Schirmer.Marty (Gavin Brown) is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn’t start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty’s life. The kids at school won’t stop picking on him, his parents just don’t seem to understand him, and now Marty must grapple with a terrible secret that threatens to destroy life as he knows it — his big brother (Ethan Philbeck) is a serial killer!
Brotherly love is put to the ultimate test in this emotional coming-of-age story that descends into full-blown horror.