Rue Morgue Magazine presents
Franck Khalfoun’s MANIAC
TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre - Reitman Square, 350 King Street West
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 9:00pm
The filmmakers behind High Tension team up with Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood for a fresh take on infamous grindhouse nasty MANIAC. Co-written by Alexandre Aja (also The Hills Have Eyes and Piranha remakes) and Grégory Levasseur, and directed by Frank Khalfoun, it stars Wood as a shy New Yorker with severe mommy issues and a mannequin fetish. His mounting psychosis seems to cool when he meets an artist that wants to involve him in a project, but soon his obsessions take a sick turn. MANIAC boasts a unique POV style, a stunning performance by Wood and shocking gore to rival the original.
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