By MICHAEL GINGOLD
After homaging two trends of the ’70s and ’80s with the slasher opus DISCOPATH, Canadian director Renaud Gauthier has created a “splasher” movie with the grisly AQUASLASH. Read on to check out the new trailer and poster.
A world premiere at this year’s Fantasia International Film Festival, AQUASLASH was written by Gauthier with Philip Kalin, stars Nicolas Fontaine, Brittany Drisdelle, Madeline Harvey, Paul Zinno, Nick Walker and Chip Chuipka and features grisly effects by the Blood Brothers (TURBO KID) and a soundtrack of ’80s rock songs. The synopsis: “The Wet Valley Water Park welcomes high-school students over the weekend who have come to celebrate their graduation. With their hormones sent through the roof, they unleash their libido. And things grow gruesome when it turns out that a mysterious maniac has inserted giant razor blades into the water slides. The Wet Valley water park thus becomes the backdrop for a bloodbath, and everyone is a suspect…”