Magazine article Screen International

Fresnadillo's Thriller Intruders to Open San Sebastian

Magazine article Screen International

Fresnadillo's Thriller Intruders to Open San Sebastian

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English-language film stars Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, Daniel Brühl, Pilar López de Ayala and Kerry Fo

x28 Weeks Later director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo's English-language thriller/horror Intruders, starring Clive Owen and Carice van Houten, will open this year's San Sebastian Film Festival on September 16.

Intruders is one of the most hotly anticipated Spanish titles of the year. Based on a script by Nicolás Casariego and Jaime Marqués, Intruders tells the story of two families whose lives are turned upside down by menacing apparitions. In Spain, a mother protects her son from a faceless stranger, while in the UK a young girl has terrifying dreams of Hollowface, a demon who becomes a threat to the girl and her family.

"[The film] reflects my love of the darkest visual universe, of the demons buried in our unconscious," said Fresnadillo, who also told Screen recently that "the film will focus more on the chain of fear that grows in these seemingly normal and happy families as their kids are visited by unknown entities, rather than just focus on the evil spirits". …

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