The 2015 Sundance Film Festival just announced the films that will be screening in their Park City At Midnight Category (aka their horror selections). And now we’ve got the first images and synopses from the following movies that will be playing in that realm.
- Knock Knock – Directed by Eli Roth; written by Eli Roth, Nicolas Lopez, and Guillermo Amoedo; starring Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, and Ana De Armas.
- Cop Car – Directed by John Watts; written by John Watts and Christopher D. Ford; starring Kevin Bacon, James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford, Shea Whigham, and Camryn Manheim.
- The Hallow – Directed by Corin Hardy; written by Corin Hardy and Felipe Marino; starring Joseph Mawle, Bojana Novakovic, Michael McElhatton, and Michael Smiley.
- The Nightmare – Directed by Rodney Ascher.
Hit the jump for the images and synopses. The 2015 Sundance Film Festival runs January 22nd – February 1st.
Two beautiful young girls walk into a married man’s life and turn a wild fantasy into his worst nightmare. Cast: Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana De Armas, Aaron Burns, Ignacia Allamand, Colleen Camp. World Premiere
Two 10-year-old boys steal an abandoned cop car. Cast: Kevin Bacon, James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford, Shea Whigham, Camryn Manheim. World Premiere
When a London-based conservationist is sent to Ireland to survey an area of ancient forest believed by the superstitious locals to be hallowed ground, he unwittingly disturbs a horde of terrifying beings and must fight to protect his family. Cast: Joseph Mawle, Bojana Novakovic, Michael McElhatton, Michael Smiley. World Premiere
A documentary-horror film exploring the phenomenon of sleep paralysis through the eyes of eight people. They (and a surprisingly large number of others) often find themselves trapped between the sleeping and awake realms, unable to move but aware of their surroundings while subject to disturbing sights and sounds. World Premiere
Browse the links below for more Sundance 2015 coverage:
- Sundance 2015: First Images from 6 DESIRES, ALOFT, EDEN, and GIRLHOOD
- Sundance 2015: First Images from HELLIONS, REVERSAL and TURBO KID
- Sundance Announces Spotlight, Midnight, and New Frontier Films for 2015 Festival; Includes Eli Roth’s KNOCK KNOCK Starring Keanu Reeves
- Sundance 2015: First Images from SLOW WEST, STRANGERLAND, GLASSLAND, and UMRIKA
- Sundance 2015: First Images From NASTY BABY, ENTERTAINMENT, JAMES WHITE, and TAKE ME TO THE RIVER
- Sundance 2015: First Images from ADVANTAGEOUS, THE BRONZE, DOPE, and PEOPLE, PLACES, THINGS
- Sundance 2015: First Images From THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL, THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT, UNEXPECTED, and THE WITCH
- Sundance 2015: First STOCKHOLM, PENNSYLVANIA Image Reveals Saoirse Ronan; Plus First Images from SONGS MY BROTHERS TAUGHT ME
- Sundance 2015: First Images from THE D TRAIN, ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL, I SMILE BACK, and THE OVERNIGHT
- Sundance Announces U.S. and World Competition Films and NEXT Category for 2015 Festival