Captors | James Cullen Bressack Interview [Exclusive]

Captors directed by James Cullen Bressack

Captors directed by James Cullen Bressack

Director James Cullen Bressack returns to the horror genre with the latest film Captors.

The horror film follows a young woman who is traumatized by a sex trafficker and manages to escape his clutches. However, she inherits a house from the captor and is then haunted by his dead spirit.

The film stars Yulia Klass (Death Rider, Beyond the Law), Michael Pare (Gone, The Virgin Suicides), and Bruce Davison (X-Men, The Crucible).

Here is the official synopsis:

Human trafficking victim Alys narrowly escaped her captor ten years ago. Now homeless and troubled, she finds hope when a relative leaves her his house. But after moving into the remote, snowbound mansion, Alys is haunted by horrific memories and surreal hallucinations—and after finding a DVD with her name on it, she is forced to confront her own past. Are the dangers Alys encounters just a fever dream, or are they real, and deadly?

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LRM Online’s Gig Patta talked with director James Cullen Bressack about onboarding a horror genre-focused project after a string of action films. We discussed the snowy production set of the cabin, using cameras and shadows for the thrilling effects, and Yulia Klass as the lead actress.

James Cullen Bessack made his feature directorial debut at the age of eighteen with My Pure Joy. In 2012’s Hate Crime, the found footage film was banned in the United Kingdom for its storytelling. For the To Jennifer series, he shot it entirely on the iPhone 5. He then made a string of more films Pernicious, 13-13-13, and Blood Lake. Recently, he directed Survive the Game, Fortress, and Hot Seat.

Captors is available digitally and On Demand today.

Watch the exclusive interview with director James Cullen Bressack below. Let us know what you think of the interview.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Lionsgate

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Gig Patta

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and IESB.net. He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @officialgigpatta.

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