“On a desolate stretch of road, weary travelers — two men on the run from their past, a band on their way to the next gig, a man struggling to get home, a brother in search of his long-lost sister and a family on vacation — are forced to confront their worst fears and darkest secrets in these interwoven tales of terror and remorse on the open road.”
The movie is directed by Roxane Benjamin, David Bruckner, Patrick Horvath and Radio Silence, and it’s been picking up a lot of buzz.
“After producing a couple of anthologies, and seeing a bunch more come out in the past few years, Southbound was an attempt to make the anthology format feel interesting and new again,” Benjamin told EW. “We wanted to make a film that felt more cohesive, and unified, that ideally you wouldn’t know had multiple directors by watching it. We wanted it to feel like one world, from different viewpoints, that shifted seamlessly between the different storylines like a traditional narrative. It also came together through wanting to work with these guys again, and all of us being drawn to this idea of the desolation of the open road, and long road trips leading to intense self-examination and
Southbound will play at FrightFest Glasgow. It will be released in US cinemas on 5 February before hitting VOD on 9 February. Keep up with the latest horror news with the new issue of SciFiNow.