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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 spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.