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February 10, 2014
by Gearshift Films

TORMENT in Berlin

Torment will be screening at this week’s European Film Market in Berlin with producer Borga Dorter.

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February 6, 2014
by Gearshift Films

Berlin: Vertical Entertainment Brings ‘Torment’ to the U.S.

Filmax Int’l looking for more deals for horror pic that bowed at Screamfest in Los Angeles Underscoring that the U.S. may well be one of the livelier markets at this year’s Berlin, Vertical Entertainment has taken U.S. rights to the Filmax Intl.-sold “Torment,” a holiday-in-hell horror movie from producers Borga Dorter and Jordan Barker at Canada’s Gearshift. […]

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January 27, 2014
by Gearshift Films

TORMENT at Scotland’s FrightFest March 1st

Catch TORMENT Saturday March 1st @ 4pm at Glasgow’s FrightFest. Ticket info here: frightfest.co.uk

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October 23, 2013
by Gearshift Films

Screamfest 2013: Jordan Barker on TORMENT

The director of Torment explains why his film has nothing to do with You’re Next, despite the home invasion scenario and animal masks. This year Screamfest premiered the new Katharine Isabelle horror movie Torment. We got to speak with Isabelle last week about her role as a stepmother in a family attacked by home invaders in animal masks. After the […]

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October 19, 2013
by Gearshift Films

Interview with TORMENT actress Amy Forsyth

Off-stage move works for Stouffville actress Appears in CBC-TV drama, new horror flick Just a week before she was to audition for the National Theatre School of Canada, Amy Forsyth decided she wanted to exit stage left and seek out parts in TV shows and movies. The gamble paid off for the actress who only had […]

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October 17, 2013
by Gearshift Films

Screamfest 2013: Katharine Isabelle on Torment

Scream Queen Katharine Isabelle talks Ginger Snaps, Freddy vs. Jason, American Mary and her new thriller, Torment. Last year, American Mary won major awards at Screamfest including Best Actress for Katharine Isabelle. Isabelle returned to Screamfest on screen, though not in person this year, with Torment. In Torment, Cory Morgan (Robin Dunne) takes his son Liam (Peter DaCunha) and new wife […]

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October 14, 2013
by Gearshift Films

FEARnet Movie Review: ‘Torment’

With a title like Torment, you’re probably expecting some hyper-brutal, bad-ass combination of Saw, Hostel, and that one awesome French slasher flick you can’t pronounce… but nope! Aside from a few cool moments of blood-soaked lunacy at the beginning and the end, director Jordan Barker is more interested in some psychological torment. Just a simple “home invasion” […]

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October 11, 2013
by Gearshift Films

TORMENT is Horror Move of the Day

This morning I looked at BoxOfficeMojo and discovered that You’re Next still hadn’t even hit the 20m mark, which is so depressing since it was originally projected to make almost that much in its first weekend (and certainly deserved to). I still don’t understand why the public rejected the movie, but I DO know that if it […]

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October 11, 2013
by Gearshift Films

TORMENT premieres at Screamfest in LA

TORMENT on Screamfest Showtime:  Friday, October 11, 2013 – 7:30pm Country:  Canada Run Time:  1:22 Synopsis:  Newlyweds Cory and Sarah Morgan take Cory’s 7-year old son Liam to their country home for some much needed family time. When it appears as if Liam has run away, psychological suspense becomes straight-out horror, as Sarah and Cory […]

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October 10, 2013
by Gearshift Films

Screamfest LA 2013 Exclusive: Filmmaker Jordan Barker and Star Katharine Isabelle Talk Torment World Premiere

With Jordan Barker’s psychological horror feature Torment set for its world premiere on Friday, October 11, at 7:30pm at the celebrated Screamfest LA, read on for our exclusive chat with the director and his star, Katharine Isabelle (American Mary), along with some stills! Produced by Barker, Borga Dorter and Allan Fung from a script by Michael Foster […]

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