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When Evil Lurks (2023)

Opens on October 6

Director: Demián Rugna Run Time: 99 min. Release Year: 2023

Starring: Demián Salomón, Emilio Vodanovich, Ezequiel Rodríguez, Federico Liss, Luis Ziembrowski, Marcelo Michinaux

Country: Argentina
Language: Spanish with English subtitles

About the film:

Official selection, Toronto International Film Festival 2023

The residents of a small rural town discover that a demon is about to be born among them. They desperately try to escape before the evil is born, but it may be too late.

“…we cannot stop thinking about it. Trust us when we say that When Evil Lurks will shake you to your core.”

—Andrew Mack, Screen Anarchy

About the filmmaker:

Demián Rugna is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and is a writer, editor, and director known for his work in the horror genre. His features include Terrified (2017)—named Fantastic Fest’s best horror feature in 2017—The Last Gateway (2007), and You Don’t Know Who You’re Talking To (2016). His fifth feature, When Evil Lurks (2023), premiered at the Toronto Film Festival’s infamous Midnight Madness section. Rugna was also part of the team of directors behind the award-winning horror anthology Satanic Hispanics (2022).

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