SXSW 2018 Film News: IFC Midnight Releases “Ghost Stories” On Demand and NY/LA this Month

IFC Midnight presents “Ghost Stories” as it opens in Los Angeles and New York, as well as it becoming available On Demand.

By Liz Lopez

Source: Distributor – IFC Midnight and SXSW

“Ghost Stories” is a film by directors/screenwriters Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman that made the North American premiere during the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals last month. It was in the Midnighters Screening Section in the Narrative Feature Screening Category. Genre:  Adaptation, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

The principal cast includes Martin Freeman, Alex Lawther, Andy Nyman and Paul Whitehouse.

Experience three spine-tingling tales of terror to haunt your dreams. A debunker of all things paranormal, Professor Phillip Goodman (Andy Nyman) has devoted his life to exposing phony psychics and fraudulent supernatural shenanigans on his own television show. His skepticism is put to the test, however, when he receives a file of three chilling, inexplicable cases: a night watchman (Paul Whitehouse) haunted by disturbing visions as he patrols an abandoned asylum; an edgy young man (Black Mirror’s Alex Lawther) involved in a hellish car accident deep in the woods; and a wealthy former banker (Black Panther’s Martin Freeman) visited by the poltergeist spirit of his unborn child. Even scarier: each of the these macabre stories seems to have a sinister connection to Professor Goodman’s own life. Will they make a believer of him yet?

TRT: 97 minutes

Rating: Not Rated

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