The Void (2016)

Mon, Jun 6
  • Mon, Jun 6

Director: Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski Run Time: 90 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2016

Starring: Aaron Poole, Art Hindle, Daniel Fathers, Kathleen Munroe, Kenneth Welsh

Country: Canada
Language: English


Presented as part of Mammoth Mondays, a new extension of Cult 101.


About the film:

Premiered at the 2016 Fantastic Fest. In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman. As the horror intensifies, Carter leads the other survivors on a hellish voyage into the subterranean depths of the hospital in a desperate bid to end the nightmare before it’s too late.

“Lovecraftian horror that disorients with a vicious nightmare logic”

—Fangoria

About the filmmaker:

Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski work with Canadian production and directing group Astron-6, known for their low-budget, 1980s-centric independent horror, including Father’s Day (2011). Kostanski also directed Leprechaun Returns (2018) and Psycho Goreman (2020), while Gillespie has worked in the art department on series like Amazon’s The Expanse and The Boys, Netflix’s Locke & Key, and Paramount Plus’s Star Trek: Discovery, as well as feature films like David Ayer’s Suicide Squad (2016), Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water (2017), and Andy Muschietti’s It (2017). The two co-directed The Void (2016), returning to their roots with sensational practical effects.

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