By Ryan Turek
Victor Garcia's new film, Gallows Hill, is getting retitled for its release. According to Fangoria, IFC picked up the film and it will now be called The Damned.
The synopsis: After suffering the recent loss of his wife, David Reynolds (Peter Facinelli) decides to take his family on a cathartic trip to her home village in Columbia. While en route, they get into a car accident and seek refuge in a secluded inn.
While there they find a mysterious young girl, Ana Maria, locked up with cryptic symbols painted on the walls of her cell. Shocked by the treatment of her caretaker, the family sets Ana free only to realize that she is possessed by an evil spirit from centuries past. What’s worse, the spirit can jump from person to person, creating a deadly dynamic amongst the once loving family. Now, David must figure out a way to lock the spirit up for good before it destroys him and his family.
IFC intends to release the film on VOD July 25th with an August 29th limited theatrical run to follow.
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