The Beta Test (2021)

Director: Jim Cummings, PJ McCabe Run Time: 91 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Jim Cummings, Kevin Changaris, Olivia Grace Applegate, PJ McCabe, Virginia Newcomb

Country: United States, United Kingdom
Language: English

About the film:

Official Selection of Berlin and Tribeca 2021. A married Hollywood agent receives a mysterious letter for an anonymous sexual encounter and becomes ensnared in a sinister world of lying, infidelity, and digital data.

“a down-the-rabbit-hole, daily-life-as-Twilight-Zone digital-age erotic horror film about the sick soul of Los Angeles”

—Owen Gleiberman for Variety

About the filmmakers:

Jim Cummings is the writer, director, actor and producer behind critically acclaimed independent projects like Thunder Road, which earned him a Grand Jury Award at SXSW and a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature in 2018. Cummings has directed his friend and actor PJ McCabe in several projects including his short film The Robbery, an official selection of Sundance and SXSW 2017, and his feature film The Wolf of Snow Hollow.

A true collaboration, their new genre-blending satirical thriller The Beta Test is written by, directed by and starring both Cummings and McCabe in his feature directorial debut. Read more from the filmmakers.

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