Here is the opening clip to The Divide, a film premiering Sunday, March 13th as part of the Midnighters program at SXSW.
The Divide is the new film from director Xavier Gens, best known for the French new wave horror film Frontiere. The film is about a group of eight strangers who find shelter in a basement when a huge explosion demolishes New York. Here’s part of the synopsis from sales agents Content Film:
When a cataclysmic explosion devastates New York, eight strangers take refuge in the basement of their apartment building, a converted fallout shelter designed by their paranoid superintendent Mickey. With just three connecting rooms it’s barely big enough, but with stockpiles of food and water, the group are at least safe from the horrors outside, and they settle in and attempt to fathom the catastrophe that has ended the lives of so many of their loved ones.
With twists and turns throughout, and no way of knowing who will make it out alive, THE DIVIDE is an action packed psychological thriller that combines ‘Assault on Precinct 13’ with ‘Lord of the Flies’. To survive the en[via Twitch]