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Exclusive clip: A discovery of death in “RESPITE”

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Exclusive, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Another body is added to the count in this excerpt from the new serial-killer thriller.

Out today in select theaters and on VOD from Gravitas Ventures, RESPITE was directed by Saro Varjabedian and scripted by Varjabedian and Ali Abouomar. It stars Monte Bezell (who also produced), Julián Juaquín, Ahmet Devran Dayanc, Haythem Noor, Leslie Kalarchian, Baylen Thomas and Guillermo Iván; the synopsis: “Down-and-out private-eye Jimmy Baz [Bezell] reluctantly takes on a case to find a missing college student when the dead bodies of Muslim men start turning up, leading him to believe he is now searching for a serial killer.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.