Upcoming premiere of Skinmark: Evil Awakens Be flocking to the cinemas in Mexico to live the horror experience like never before. May 10 is the official date, revealed distributor Tulip Pictures via social networks. It will be screened at Cinepolis and Cinemax cinema chains as well as various independent theaters to experience this viral phenomenon.
One of the most popular nightmares comes to life. Two children wake up in the middle of the night to find that their father is missing and all the windows and doors in their house are gone. From that moment on, the stress of feeling abandoned drives him to stay in the living room with his toys and cartoons. Little by little the environment begins to change to the point where it becomes clear that something is following them and they have nowhere to hide.
The film is set in 1995. It has a “lo-fi” look that mimics early 1970s horror films. This includes film that is grainy, oversaturated, and sometimes over or underexposed, etc.
The title “Skinmarine” refers to a popular song aimed at children in North America, although the film is slightly altered in the way it is written. It has been compared to “The Blair Witch Project” (Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sanchez, 1999) or “Paranormal Activity” (Oren Paley, 2007), both well-known found footage productions (found footage) and a viral phenomenon in social media. is to create an impact. Network and Media. “Skinmarine: The Awakening of Evil” has dozens of theories, pieces and reviews primarily on TikTok, despite it starting to release in countries like the United States, Brazil, Canada and very soon Mexico.
This nightmare-filled movie is the brainchild of Kyle Edward Ball, a quirky horror filmmaker originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In 2017, he started a web series titled “Nightmare” as part of his YouTube channel. He recreated the real dreams and nightmares of his followers using minimalism and old Hollywood photography tricks. The house where it was filmed is actually the house where the filmmaker grew up, and the two children in the film are based on Edward Ball and his sister.
“Skinmink: Evil Awakens” participated in the 26th edition of the Fantasy Film Festival in Montreal, Canada, where it received an honorable mention, and is based on a short film titled “Heck” in 2020, both productions of which served as his main inspiration. worked as. The idea that fear is a collective phenomenon. The fear of waking up one day, being a child, and discovering that there is no adult in the house, that we might become a victim of danger or an evil institution was the starting point.