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Afflicted tells the tale of a pair of pals traveling around Europe decked out with cameras so they can document the trip for a blog. But things don’t unfold quite so smoothly after one of them goes home with a woman who does something to him, leading him to develop superhuman strength, agility, speed and healing. Watch the trailer below.
CBS Films is taking the Blumhouse route with this film, which was shot on a microbudget and utilizes the found-footage format. The film was written and directed by Clif Prowse and Derek Lee who also star.
Afflicted opens April 4 in theaters and on VOD.
This terrifying horror thriller follows two best friends who set out on the trip of a lifetime around the world. Their journey, documented every step of the way, soon takes a dark and unexpected turn after an encounter with a beautiful woman in Paris leaves one of them mysteriously afflicted. Winner: Best Picture (Horror), Best Screenplay (Horror), Best Director (Horror) at Fantastic Fest, and recipient of awards of recognition from the Toronto International Film Festival and the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival. AFFLICTED is one of the most suspenseful and original action horror debuts in a generation.