Hole – USA, 2010

‘One way in. No way out’

Hole is a 2010 American horror thriller feature film directed by Joaquin Montalvan (Cannibal Corpse Killers; Legend of the Hillbilly Butcher; Mobius) from a screenplay co-written with  Eunice Font. The movie stars Paul E. Respass, Teem Lucas, Jim Barile, Charlotte Bjornbak and Char Frost.

Ed Kunkle (Paul E. Respass) is a convicted felon tormented by his own demons – and currently the suspect in a string of serial killings involving five missing local women.

Eve Adams (Teem Lucas) is a single woman trying to cope with a tragic loss. And Bodie Jameson (Jim Barile) is a homicide detective looking for answers. All three lives will intertwine with disturbing, deadly consequences when they discover what is inside Ed’s Shed…

Reviews:

“The film has a rawness about it that makes it a more interesting watch than it would be as a polished product. It’s gritty and dirty in a way that reminds me of a low budget Rob Zombie flick. And I mean that in a good way. The editing leaves the film feeling a bit disjointed, but it has a personality to it that is undeniable…” Seth Poulin, Celluloid Terror

“The acting in this one is actually very well done and Respass does an amazing job in his role. Respass puts his heart and soul in to his performance and it shows. That, or he truly is unstable like the characters he portrays. The story is actually very detailed and complex. Unfortunately, it does not unfold well on screen.” Horror Society

Release:

Hole was released on DVD in the USA on November 24, 2015 by Wild Eye Releasing. Bonus features include commentary by writer-director Joaquin Montalvan, a making-of documentary and a featurette titled “Ed’s Journal.”

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