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Jug Face released on DVD and Blu Ray on Oct. 15th from MVD


 

MVD Entertainment Group and Modern Distributors Set October 15th for Domestic DVD and Blu-ray Release of Horror-Thriller JUG FACE through newly arranged output deal.

Los Angeles, CA (September 26, 2013) – MVD Entertainment Group and Modern Distributors announced today that the Slamdance Film Festival favorite JUG FACE, written and directed by Chad Crawford Kinkle, will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on October 15th, 2013. The film was produced by Andrew van den Houten (“Funeral Kings,” ‘’The Woman”) and Robert Tonino (‘’Home Movie,” “The Girl Next Door”) for Modernciné, and stars Lauren Ashley Carter (“The Woman”), Sean Bridgers (“Deadwood”), Sean Young (“Blade Runner”), Larry Fessenden (“You’re Next”) and Daniel Manche (“The Girl Next Door”). The film was executive produced by Lucky McKee, Arrien Schiltkamp and Loren Semmens. JUG FACE won the Slamdance Grand Prize Screenwriting Award in 2011 and debuted as a Special Screening selection at this year’s festival. The critically acclaimed film was released nationally in theaters on August 9th. This marks the first title under the newly minted home video output deal between Modern Distributors and MVD Entertainment Group.

The deal was negotiated by Ed Seaman, C.O.O. and General Manager FOR MVD ENTERTAINMENT GROUP and Andrew van den Houten, CEO of both Modernciné and Modern Distributors.

Ada, her family and a small isolated backwoods community worship a mysterious pit. The pit has the power to heal and protect all who honor it but at a deadly price...it demands an occasional sacrifice. The pit communicates through the local potter who, while in a trance, crafts ceramic jugs that carry the face of a person to be sacrificed to the entity that lives within it. Ada has a secret about the latest jug face that she's determined to keep hidden but the pit demands a sacrifice and unleashes an evil onto the community until it gets who it really wants.

“We are honored to be working with Modernciné and Andrew van den Houten. They have a commitment to bringing us high quality films like Jug Face, and we are looking forward to sustained high integrity content together in the coming years,” said Ed Seaman of MVD Entertainment Group.

“Jug Face is unlike anything being released into a marketplace that is fraught with sequels and remakes. Chad Crawford Kinkle’s originality and voice allow for an unexpected and welcomed addition to the horror genre,” said Andrew van den Houten, producer.

Modernciné most recently debuted the much anticipated horror comedy ALL CHEERLEADERS DIE, directed by Lucky McKee and Chris Sivertson, at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival as the opening night film for the 25th Anniversary Midnight Madness screening section.

About MVD Entertainment

MVD Entertainment Group is a full service music and movie distribution firm, exclusively representing thousands of audio and visual products for DVD, Blu-ray, CD, vinyl, and digital rights, worldwide. MVD celebrates its 25th year in business in 2013, and stays on the cutting edge of new media with a huge catalog of audio and visual digital rights, and by nurturing its direct relationships with the major digital and VOD platforms. MVD works with a variety of up-and-coming platforms and actively pursues new relationships throughout the world.

About Modern Distributors

Modern Distributors is a distribution advisory services company and distributor focused on maximizing revenues for filmmakers, their projects and investors. Our experience in producing, marketing and distributing films over the years provides us with an edge in all of our dealmaking. We are interested in representing select films each year.

About Modernciné

Modernciné is dedicated to making high-quality films by telling stories that are edgy and groundbreaking. Modernciné has been behind the development, financing and production of over a dozen feature length motion pictures. Among them are the recent released “Funeral Kings,” the cult classic “Jack Ketchum’s The Girl Next Door,” “Offspring,” “The Woman,” “Home Movie,” and the Chiller Network presentation, “Ghoul.” Modernciné has gained a solid reputation as a company that is willing to tackle the most controversial subjects and as a result attracted the talents of cutting edge filmmakers Lucky McKee, the McManus Brothers, Patrick Wang and Gregory M. Wilson. The company's films have been recognized worldwide by The Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, The Deauville Film Festival, Brussels International Fantastic Film Fest, Sitges, Fantastic Fest, FrightFest, Busan International Film Festival, New York City Horror Film Festival and many others.

Jug Face

Distributor: Modern Distributors

Theatrical Release: August 9, 2013

Written and Directed by: Chad Crawford Kinkle

Starring: Lauren Ashley Carter, Sean Young, Sean Bridgers, Larry Fessenden, Daniel Manche

Running Time: 81

Not yet rated

Official Site: http://jugfacethemovie.com/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/JugFace

Synopsis: Jug Face tells the story of a pregnant teen trying to escape a backwoods community when she discovers that she may be sacrificed to a mysterious pit. The entity in the pit requires a life for keeping the community safe. The face of the person to be sacrificed is crafted onto a ceramic jug. When ignored, the entity unleashes an evil onto the community. Now no one is safe as tragedy befalls each member one by one and they soon realize that the pit wants what it wants.