Thursday, June 25, 2015

'Closer to God' in Theaters & VOD July 3


Uncork'd Entertainment and Breaking Glass Pictures will release the acclaimed CLOSER TO GOD, a hauntingly chilling and provocative sci-fi horror that's equal parts David Cronenberg and Mary Shelley, in theaters and VOD July 3, 2015.


In writer/director Billy Senese's "ambitious, thoughtful and provocative take on the Frankenstein story" (ScreenDaily), a scientist on the cutting edge clones the first person but events unravel when news leaks out before his team is prepared.  The "mind-blowing, thought-provoking, disturbing and brilliant film" (Talent Monthly) played to thrilled, captivated festival audiences in recent months.  


Starting July 3, CLOSER TO GOD will be available on the following VOD platforms: iTunes, Amazon Instant, Vudu, Google Play, Xbox, iNDEMAND, Vubiquity.


Synopsis : Dr. Victor Reed is a brilliant geneticist who has just achieved a huge scientific breakthrough by successfully cloning the first human being, an adorable baby girl named Elizabeth. This immediately becomes a media spectacle and ignites a firestorm of debate concerning the moral and religious implications of such a discovery. Soon, Dr. Reed and his family lose all sense of privacy and safety as they are swarmed by protesters and the media. Their biggest threat, however, could be Victor's own secret.


CLOSER TO GOD will screen theatrically in the following markets:


NY - Cinema Village

LA - Laemmle Music Hall

Portland - Clinton Street Theater

San Francisco - Roxie Theater

Philadelphia - The Roxy

Chicago - Facets Cinematheque

Denver - SIE Film Center (may be moved to 7/10)

Miami - Cinema Paradiso 

Dallas - Texas Theater

Cleveland - Capitol Theater