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Got a “THIRST” for international vampires? Check out this trailer & poster

Monday, November 9, 2020 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

From the chilly climes of Iceland comes a new vampire thriller, hot off a tour of festivals like ScreamFest and London’s FrightFest.

Uncork’d Entertainment has announced a December 1 digital and DVD release date for THIRST, directed by Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson and Gaukur Úlfars from a script by Björn Leó Brynjarsson. Hjörtur Sævar Steinason, Jens Jensson, Hulda Lind Kristinsdóttir, Ester Sveinbjarnardóttir, Birgitta Sigursteinsdóttir, and Birna Halldórsdóttir star: the synopsis: “The addict Hulda [Kristinsdóttir] is arrested and accused of murdering her brother. After she is let go because of insufficient evidence, she meets Hjörtur [Steinason], a thousand-year-old gay vampire. Together they fight a cult while being investigated by a rogue detective.”

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, IndieWire.com, 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.