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Thursday, December 18, 2008

"King of the Hill" -- Nightmarish Psychological Thriller Debuts 1/20

Are you ready to think twice about your next long drive?

Set in the treacherous mountains of Spain, where it’s every man for himself, KING OF THE HILL has been hailed by critics as a “sly, deceptive gut punch of a picture” ( that is “gripping from beginning to end” ( Directed by Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego (Nomadas) with a cast that includes Goya Award winners Leonardo Sbaraglia (Intacto) and Maria Valverde (The Anarchist’s Wife), KING OF THE HILL also picked up laurels for Best Cinematography at the 2008 Screamfest Awards.

After a steamy gas-station liaison with pickpocket Bea (Valverde), thirty-something Quim (Sbaraglia) continues his drive through the Spanish mountainside. Before long, a gunshot rings out and they are each forced to abandon their vehicles and run for their lives in order to escape the wrath of an unknown killer.

Price: $19.97
Street Date: January 20, 2009
Rating: R


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