The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh
A film by Rodrigo Gudino
May 9, 2013
Sinister Cinema – screens at 25 Cineplex theatres across Canada
Sinister Cinema brings the best in genre horror to the Canadian big screen
Raven Banner Entertainment and Cineplex Front Row Centre Events presents The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh, a film by Rodrigo Gudino, the 2nd film in the new horror series, Sinister Cinema, hitting theatres nationwide on May 9.
Written and directed by RODRIGO GUDIÑO, Rue Morgue Magazine’s founder and publisher, The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh stars AARON POOLE (The Samaritan, Copper, The Conspiracy), alongside Academy-Award® winner VANESSA REDGRAVE (Mission: Impossible, Coriolanus), JULIAN RICHINGS (X-Men 3: The Last Stand, Supernatural), STEPHEN ERIC McINTYRE (High Life, Fear X), Genie Award winning star CHARLOTTE SULLIVAN (Population 436, Defendor) and cult television icon MITCH MARKOWITZ (The Hilarious House of Frightenstein). The film also features an original score by world beat superstar MERCAN DEDE (Kingdom of Heaven, Passion of the Christ) and effects work by ANTHONY SCOTT BURNS (MTV, Paul Van Dyk’s Evolution) and MARCUS ALQUIERES (The Adventures of Tintin, Rise of the Planet of the Apes). The film was produced by MARCO PECOTA (The Facts In the Case of Mister Hollow) for Rue Morgue Cinema, made possible with the participation of TELEFILM CANADA.
“Magnificent. A whole new direction in which to take the narrative experience in filmmaking.” – Clive Barker
“Relentlessly chilling.”– Ain’t It Cool News
“The horror community needs more films like this.” – Bloody Good Horror
“Pushes all the right buttons.” – Playback
“Reaches heights rarely attained in contemporary horror.” – Dread Central
An official selection of over 30 international film festivals, The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh tells the story of Leon (Poole), an antiques collector who inherits a house from his estranged mother (Redgrave), only to discover that she had been living in a shrine devoted to a mysterious cult. Soon, he comes to suspect his mother’s oppressive spirit still lingers within her home and is using items in the house to contact him with an urgent message.
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh won the Best Film Prize at the South African HorrorFest, the Audience Jury Prize at the Siena International Film Festival, Special Prize winner at the Morbido Film festival and took home the Best Cinematography award at the Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre Film Festival. The film was named Best of 2012 by Dread Central and Top of 2012 by Blueprint Review, Zombiehamster and The Mind Reels.
Tickets are available now at participating theatre box offices and online at cineplex.com/events.
For a complete list of participating theatres: cineplex.com/Events/Sinistercinema/ParticipatingTheatres.
The following is a complete list of participating theatres:
Odeon Victoria Cinemas – Victoria
Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo – Nanaimo
Colossus Langley Cinemas – Langley
SilverCity Riverport Cinemas – Richmond
Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas – Vancouver
Scotiabank Theatre Edmonton – Edmonton
Scotiabank Theatre Chinook – Calgary
Galaxy Cinemas Regina – Regina
Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon – Saskatoon
SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas – Winnipeg
Cineplex Odeon Forum Cinemas – Montreal
Cineplex Odeon Devonshire Mall Cinemas – Windsor
SilverCity London Cinemas – London
Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo – Waterloo
Cineplex Odeon Winston Churchill Cinemas – Oakville
SilverCity Hamilton Cinemas – Hamilton
Cineplex Cinemas Mississauga – Mississauga
Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinemas – Toronto
Colossus Vaughan Cinemas – Vaughan
SilverCity Fairview Mall Cinemas – Toronto
Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas Square Cinemas – Toronto
Cineplex Odeon Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas – Scarborough
Coliseum Ottawa Cinemas – Ottawa
SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas – Ottawa
SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas – Sudbury
About Sinister Cinema
Sinister Cinema brings a series of independent horror films to 25 Cineplex theatres across Canada. The films include unique content, and in some cases, special appearances, including live question and answer sessions with directors, pre-recorded interviews and more. The series launched March 27 with John Dies at the End by legendary director Don Coscarelli, starring Paul Giamatti.
About Front Row Centre Events (FRCE)
Brought to you by Cineplex Entertainment, Front Row Centre Events bring world-class entertainment to your local Cineplex Entertainment theatre and other participating locations. Presented in high-definition with digital surround sound, guests can experience the best in original one-night only and series-based programming. With the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD series, Broadway productions, live broadcasts direct from the stage of London’s National Theatre, dance performances, classic films, concerts, live sporting events and documentaries, Front Row Centre Events put you in the centre of the action on the big screen.
About Raven Banner Entertainment
Raven Banner Entertainment is a sales, distribution and production company, based in Toronto, specializing in genre films for the worldwide market. Through its expertise in strategic project management and campaigns, RBE can also assist in any and all capacities of production, from acquisitions, representation, negotiations, marketing management and plans, and sales. http://ravenbannerentertainment.com/new_site/films/
About Rue Morgue
Rue Morgue is the world’s pre-eminent horror culture and entertainment magazine. Launched in 1997 by Rodrigo Gudiño, Rue Morgue has expanded over 15 years into Rue Morgue Cinema award-winning film production arm, the Rue Morgue Festival of Fear, the country’s largest annual horror expo, the Rue Morgue Podcast all horror broadcast; Rue Morgue Presents CineMacabre Movie Nights monthly film series and Rue Morgue Finery line of clothing and accessories. www.Rue-Morgue.com