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.