Director Chad Crawford Kinkle (whose 2013 effort, Jug Face was featured on RUE MORGUE‘s recent 50 Overlooked Horror Films of the Past 20 Years list) is back with DEMENTER! Featuring king of indie horror, Larry Fessenden (Depraved), the film hits digital platforms Tuesday from Dark Star Pictures.
The film follows Katie (Katie Groshong), a young woman who flees a backwoods cult and takes a job at a care center for special needs adults in her determination to do some good with her life. But despite her best intentions, Katie can’t escape the signs that “the devils” are coming for Stephanie (Stephanie Kinkle), a woman with Down syndrome she cares for, who keeps getting sicker despite Katie’s rituals to ward off evil spirits.
Brandy Edmiston and Eller Hall also star in the film, which was an official selection the Nashville Film Festival and the Chattanooga Film Festival where it snagged a plethora of positive reviews.
Check out the Rue Morgue exclusive clip below, courtesy of Dark Star Pictures. Read our review and stream DEMENTER when it premieres on March 2nd, 2021.