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Exclusive DVDetails/art: Southern Gothic indie “THE RIPPING”Movies/TV,News Michael Gingold
A tale of occult evil shot in the low country of South Carolina, THE RIPPING is coming to DVD and digital channels in November; read on for the full info and first look at the cover art.
Directed by Wayne Capps and starring Angie Barnes, Landon Fister and Storm Smith, THE RIPPING arrives from Independent Entertainment November 19. The synopsis goes like this: “Unsettling events escalate into animal atrocities shortly after the Thompson family moves into their new home. Suspecting the neighbor’s son Christian is behind the disturbing events, Laura Thompson consults with a new friend, whose tales of the occult lead her to dig deep into local legends of the paranormal. Faced with a growing sense of connection to the child, Laura begins to wonder what really is ‘the evil that lives next door?’ ”
The DVD also includes Christopher Di Nunzio’s well-received horror short HER HEART STILL BEATS and a trailer vault; retail price is $19.98.