EXCLUSIVE: Co-directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead follow their Tribeca Film-released feature debut Resolution with Spring, a horror sci-fi romance that premieres September 5 in TIFF’s Vanguard program. Lou Taylor Pucci (Thumbsucker, Evil Dead) stars as a troubled American backpacker in Italy whose romance with a local girl goes from Mediterranean whirlwind to unexpected nightmare when her dark, primordial secret threatens to destroy their newfound happiness.
German actress Nadia Hilker co-stars in the tale written by Benson. He and Moorhead also helmed a segment in the upcoming horror anthology sequel V/H/S: Viral, which Magnolia will release November 21. Both V/H/S: Viral and Spring are also set to screen after TIFF at Austin’s genre-centric Fantastic Fest. XYZ Films is repping international sales in Toronto. Here’s the exclusive international trailer: