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SIGNAL, THE

USA, 2006 (MIFF 2007, Full Moon Fever)

Director: David Bruckner, Jacob Gentry, Dan Bush

SIGNAL, THE

“Truly inspired independent filmmaking that will stalk viewers from every dark corner while examining the surprising human madness lying deep within.” - Sundance Film Festival Three filmmakers collaborate on three separate ‘transmissions' (i.e. parts) in this clever blend of blood and guts and psychological satire about a mysterious signal that takes over every electronic device in a city wreaking psychological pandemonium. This insidious signal turns its victims into homicidal maniacs, which results in a gore factor set to high and a film that is “so f***king entertaining” (aintitcool.com) it overcomes any restrictions of its low budget. “Borrowing heavily from the current trend in zombie comedy and apocalyptic horror but shifting it away from the usual undead norms, [The Signal] carves out a fresh angle in the crowded indie horror universe.” - Variety

D/S David Bruckner, Dan Bush, Jacob Gentry P Alexander A. Motlagh, Jacob Gentry Dist Madman TD HDcam/2006/99mins

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