After Dark Takes Lake Mungo for 3rd Film

One more entry in the 2010 Horrorfest

After Dark Films has announced that a deal has been inked to include the Australian thriller Lake Mungo in the 2010 After Dark Horrorfest: 8 Films to Die For.

It’s the third film to join the fest behind Dread and The Graves.

Lake Mungo is a supernatural mystery written and directed by Joel Anderson making his feature debut. Talia Zucker, Rosie Traynor, David Pledger and Martin Sharpe star.

In Lake Mungo, sixteen-year-old Alice Palmer drowns while swimming in the local dam. When her body is recovered and a verdict of accidental death returned, her grieving family buries her. The family then experiences a series of strange and inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Profoundly unsettled, the Palmers seek the help of psychic and parapsychologist, Ray Kemeny. Ray discovers that Alice led a secret, double life. A series of clues lead the family to Lake Mungo where Alice’s secret past emerges.

Paramount is developing a remake with writer David Leslie Johnson.

Horrorfest kicks off on January 29, 2010.



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