12/14/16

12.14 Press Release For 'What The Waters Left Behind':




Press Release: Luciano and Nicolás Onetti -“Sonno Profondo” (2013), “Francesca” (2015)- have begun shooting a new horror film in the ruins of Epecuén, Argentina.

Epecuén was one of the most important touristic villages of Argentina. Thousands of people concurred, attracted by the healing properties of its thermal waters. On November 10th 1985, a huge volume of water broke the protecting embankment and the village was submerged under ten meters of salt water. Epecuén disappeared. Thirty years later, the waters receded and the ruins of Epecuén emerged exposing a bleak and deserted landscape. The residents never returned.

The plot revolves around a group of young people that take a trip to the ruins in order to film a documentary about Epecuén. Ignoring the warnings, and after a brief tour, they get stranded in the abandoned village. Contrary to what they thought, they begin to realize that they are really not alone...

On this ocassion the Onetti Brothers leave their seventies Italian giallo influences aside and dive deep into a classic slasher roadie, on the same line as “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and “The Hills Have Eyes”.

The film is produced by Nicolás Onetti with Michael Kraetzer (“Inbred”) as executive producer and Pablo Guisa Koestinger (“Scherzo Diabolico”, “Here Comes the Devil”, “The Similars”) as associated producer.

The cast includes Agustín Pardella, Victoria Maurette, Mirta Busnelli, Gustavo Garzón, Chucho Fernández, Germán Baudino, Damián Dreizik, Evan Leed, Victorio D´Alessandro, Paula Brasca, Paula Sartor and Tamara Garzón. Crew: Carlos Goitia, Diego Savignano, Mariano Oliveros, Facundo Nuble, Gio Croatto, Patricio Perez Dúo, Fernanda Goitia, Valeria Bistagnino, Pablo Vilela, Lucas Liberal, Carolina Cichetto, Sebastián Del Prado, Daniela García, Paola Tolosa, Patricio Lupo, Mai Preciado, Sofía Bedmar, Constanza Pugliese, Florencia Grosso,

Ezequiel Brodsky, Lucas Liberal, Nicolás Leivas, Ernesto Portela, Ezequiel Spinelli, Ramón Araoz, Rafael Belaustegui, Lucho Martinez, Franco Burattini, Román Kampelmacher.

“What the Waters Left Behind” is the first horror film in the world shot entirely with Freefly MOVI technology and promises to be one of the best horror films of 2017.