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Italian chiller “THE LAPLACE’S DEMON” gets a trailer and U.S. release date

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

After winning awards at the Fantasia International Film Festival and Screamfest, director Giordano Giulivi’s THE LAPLACE’S DEMON sees Stateside release next month. Read on for the details and to see the new trailer.

Scripted by Giordano and Duccio Giulivi, the latter of whom also co-stars, THE LAPLACE’S DEMON (not to be confused with Takashi Miike’s new THE LAPLACE’S WITCH) will debut on iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, Google Play and other VOD platforms in the U.S. and Canada February 22 from Reel Nightmare Films. The cast of the film, shot in atmospheric black and white, additionally includes Alessandro Zonfrilli, Carlotta Mazzoncini, Ferdinando D’Urbano, Silvano Bertolin, Simone Moscato, Simone Valeri and Walter Smorti. The synopsis: “Eight scientists working on a device that could predict the future are lured to a mansion on a deserted island by a mysterious professor interested on their findings. As they uncover their role in their host’s deadly experiment, a scale model with eight self-propelled pawns begins predicting their every move.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.