Epidemic, Breaking Glass Pictures Gains Rights To Infection Thriller
Epidemic Film Details
Director: Stephen Michael Giglio
Stephen Michael Giglio
Release Date: September 25, 2018.
Release Format: DVD & VOD
MPAA Rating: N/A
Running Time: 71 minutes
A deadly pathogen is unleashed and unknowingly carried to Dana Overbeck’s 30th birthday party, where her estranged father, Rufus, is coming to make amends.
Stephen Michael Giglio makes his directorial debut with the viral outbreak themed horror film, Epidemic. The film will release September 25, 2018, on DVD & VOD this after Breaking Glass acquired the rights to the film. Filmed in Philadelphia Giglio presents an intriguing film that may fall under the body-horror arena. These are a class of films that have risen in popularity. The plot always present the protagonist undergoing a grotesque physical transformation.
Epidemic although listed as Horror on IMDb has heavy influences of a psychological thriller. Giglio touches on the “what if” theory of a fast-moving pathogen and the life of those afflicted by the virus. The Epidemic trailer offers a glimpse of the action without revealing too much information. There are hints of what appear to be zombies. If the walking undead is a part of the storyline it will of interest to see how co-writers; Giglio and Romanchik weaved this aspect. Will Epidemic be a run of the mill infection-themed film or will Giglio’s debut be a highlight in Horror cinema?
“Epidemic is a psychological horror film, examining how human beings are beset by addiction and sickness that arises when our desire to feel good gets out of control and turns into a disease.”
Stephen Michael Giglio, Epidemic Director/Co-Writer
“Director Stephen Michael Giglio has crafted not just a chilling body-horror tale, but also an intimate look at a family broken apart by addiction and how far some will go to save the ones they love…”
“We’re thrilled to bring this complex, skin crawling feature film debut to audiences.”
Rich Wolff, Breaking Glass CEO