Toronto, ON – We’re not sure if the veteran Canadian actor will actually be there, but his 2017 film The Harrowing will have its World Market Premiere screening and European Film Market debut in Berlin tomorrow, February 18th.
Written and directed by veteran horror director Jon Keeyes (American Nightmare, Fall Down Dead), in addition to Michael Ironside, the horror feature costars Matthew Tompkins (Sicario), and Arnold Vosloo (The Mummy, G.i. Joe).
“The Harrowing is a movie that is going to get audiences excited across the world,” said director Keeyes. “We’ve carefully crafted an intelligent, suspenseful, tense thriller that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats while driving them down a road of psychological twists and turns. Right out of the gate, we pull them in with an explosive opening sequence, and then keep them guessing as the mystery unfolds until we blow their minds in the final moments. Being able to construct such an intricate puzzle like this – that is both entertaining and thought provoking – has been a joy.”
Ironside plays Carl Logan, a jaded police lieutenant who must decide whether or not his officer is a killer. Vosloo plays Dr. Whitney, who runs a forensic hospital that’s conducting secret experiments on its patients. The film focuses on vice detective Calhoun, played by Matthew Tompkins, who is accused of the ritualistic murder of his best friend. Bent on finding the truth, he is plunged into Hell when he The Harrowing, movie, poster,goes undercover and discovers that demons might be real. This is a hard-boiled thriller in the vein of genre classics Jacobs Ladder and Angel Heart.