Cleveland International Film Festival } March 27 – April 7, 2019 } Tower City Cinemas

Lace Crater

 

Year: 2015
Country: USA
Run Time: 83 minutes

Lace Crater
Lace Crater
Lace Crater

Escaping the stress and bustle of the city for the weekend, Ruth accompanies her friends to an expansive vacation home in the Hamptons. As they’re divvying up sleeping arrangements for the night, Ruth picks the guesthouse—a quaint cottage with a sweeping view of the Atlantic Ocean. Retiring from a wild night involving drugs and a hot tub, she finds someone (or is it something) in her room—a burlap-clad apparition that appears to be a little self-conscious. After their nocturnal encounter, Ruth’s life resumes. But she finds herself plagued by a number of inexplicable side effects: she wakes up drenched in heavy slime, her skin peels off like plastic wrap, and she vomits black liquid uncontrollably. Ruth’s doctor is stumped, but he suspects her condition has been sexually transmitted. Harrison Atkins’ whip-sharp debut feature is bone-chilling and devilishly funny at the same time. Featuring the freakiest ghost-human sex scene in motion picture history, LACE CRATER will leave you clamoring for a hot shower. –C.P.

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Director
Harrison Atkins

Harrison Atkins was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is a cinematographer and director, currently based in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Northwestern University and has made a number of acclaimed short films.

Filmography
LACE CRATER (2015)

Producers
Lawrence Dai, Adam Kritzer, Joe Swanberg

Screenwriting
Harrison Atkins

Cinematography
Gideon de Villiers

Editing
Harrison Atkins

Principal Cast
Lindsay Burdge, Peter Vack, Jennifer Kim, Andrew Ryder, Chase Williamson, Keith Poulson, Joe Swanberg

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