Andy Whitfield’s ‘The Clinic’ to world premiere at PiFAN
HollywoodNews.com: Clay Epstein, VP of Sales & Acquisitions of The Little Film Company announced today that the company’s new label Accelerator will be presenting the World premiere of the Australian thriller The Clinic at this year’s 14th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival in Korea.
Starring Andy Whitfield, best known to worldwide audiences as Spartacus in Sam Raimi’s “Spartacus: Blood and Sand,” The Clinic is a frighteningly real story inspired by true events that asks just how far will a mother go to save her child?
Written and directed by James Rabbitts, the film also stars Tabrett Bethell, (“Legend of the Seeker”) alongside Whitfield as Beth his pregnant Fiancé who is kidnapped while traveling across country. She wakes alone in an isolated clinic to a mother’s worst nightmare. Her child has been abducted. Trapped and facing an unknown enemy, Beth struggles to piece together the clinic’s deadly secret. Freya Stafford (“White Collar Blue”) co-stars as Veronica.
The Australian thriller is produced by Samuel Pinczewski and Bob Marcs, and executive produced by Jonathan Shteinman (“Oyster Farmer,” “December Boys,” “Rabbit-Proof Fence”).
“PiFan which runs from July 15-25, 2010 is a supporting member of The European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation (EFFFF) which also has supporting members in North America. THE EFFFF has a joint audience of approximately 600.000, and has become one of the most prominent organizations to support the creativity of the fantasy film industry in over 15 Countries.”
Previously, The Little Film Company’s “An American Haunting,” became the top grossing independent horror film in 2005.
Celebrating its 5th anniversary, The Little Film Company launched its new label Accelerator at Cannes 2010 that includes such titles as “Alien Trespass,” “Cut Off,” and “Protégé.” Currently in post-production under the Accelerator banner is “Stone’s War,” “Urban Explorer,” and “The Ushers.”