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Exclusive clip: Auto asphyxiation, not so erotic, in “KING CAR”

Friday, January 7, 2022 | Exclusives, News


The vehicle for vehicular thrills begins its U.S. theatrical release today.

Dark Star Pictures is distributing the Brazilian KING CAR, directed by Renata Pinheiro from a script by Pinheiro, Sergio Oliveira and Leo Pyrata. Luciano Pedro Jr., Jules Elting, Clara Pinheiro, Adelio Lima, Ane Olivia, Tavinho Teixeira and Matheus Nachtergaele star; the synopsis: “A young man’s ability to surreally speak with cars sparks a revolution that could save his community. When his invention inadvertently accelerates the underlying problems, our hero’s quest puts him in a fight for survival with capitalism’s zombies.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).