SundanceNOW and IFC Midnight announced today that the companies are jointly acquiring all U.S. rights to director Eric Walter’s documentary My Amitvyille Horror.
SundanceNOW will handle the film for its subscriber video-on-demand (SVOD) initiative Doc Club, while IFC Midnight will manage all other platforms, including theatrical and VOD release. The film, which was produced by Walter, Andrea Adams, and John R. Blythe and executive produced by Ronald Puleio and Michael S. Russo, made its world premiere at Fantasia International Film Festival in July and its U.S. premiere at Fantastic Fest in September.
On November 10th it will have its New York premiere at the DOC NYC Festival.
For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975.George and Kathy Lutz’s story went on to inspire a best-selling novel, and the subsequent films continue to thrill and scare audiences today. MY AMITYVILLE HORROR reveals the horror behind growing up as part of a world-famous haunting, and while Daniel’s facts may be others’ fiction, the psychological scars he carries are indisputable.