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Survival shocker “THE RETREAT” set to break out next month

Thursday, April 15, 2021 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Launched in 2019’s Frontières co-production market at the Fantasia Film Festival, the movie now has distribution and a release date.

Quiver Distribution has announced its acquisition of worldwide rights to THE RETREAT, which it will release to select theaters and VOD/digital platforms May 21. Directed by Pat Mills and written by Alyson M. Richards, it stars Tommie-Amber Pirie, Sarah Allen, Aaron Ashmore, Rossif Sutherland and Celina Sinden. According to the official synopsis, “THE RETREAT follows Renee [Pirie] and Valerie [Allen] as they leave the city to spend a romantic weekend away at a remote cabin in the woods, but the couple ends up fighting for their lives while hunted by group of militant serial killers.”

“The ensemble cast shines in this clever thriller that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats,” say Quiver co-presidents Berry Meyerowitz and Jeff Sackman. Keep your eyes here for the trailer and more from THE RETREAT.

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.