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No One Lives

Opens in UK cinemas Friday 31st May 2013

The acclaimed director of “Versus” and “The Midnight Meat Train” concocts a bloody cocktail of the horror, thriller and action genres, and introduces audiences to a brand new horror icon in this smart and totally unpredictable shocker.

Key talent:

Director Ryuhei Kitamura (Versus; The Midnight Meat Train) and stars Luke Evans (The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug; Fast & Furious 6; The Raven; Tamara Drewe; Clash Of The Titans), Adelaide Clemens (The Great Gatsby; Silent Hill: Revelation; Parade’s End), WWE superstar Brodus Clay, America Olivo (Maniac; Bitch Slap; Tansformers: Revenge Of The Fallen; Friday the 13th), Lee Tergesen (Red Tales; Generation Kill; Desperate Housewives; Oz), Lindsey Shaw (Pretty Little Liars; 10 Things I Hate About You) and Laura Ramsey (The Covenant; She’s The Man; Venom) and award-wining cinematographer Daniel Pearl (Friday the 13th, Aliens vs. Predator – Requiem; Pathfinder; Invaders From Mars; The Texas Chain Saw Massacre).


Driving across country while relocating from their previous home, an unnamed man and his girlfriend, Betty, stop for food at a remote roadside bar/diner deep in redneck country. A minor run-in with a member of a ruthless criminal gang based in the area leads to the couple being taken hostage and installed in an abandoned farmhouse. But all is not as it seems. When Betty is unexpectedly killed and a shocking discovery is made in the trunk of her car, the tables are dramatically turned when the true identity of her boyfriend is revealed. Soon, the gang members find themselves up against a smart and urbane, but equally ruthless and fearless killer, who adheres to a terrifying personal motto.

We like it because:

Soon to be huge in Hollywood, Welsh-born “dreamboat” Luke Evans (The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug; Fast & Furious 6; The Raven; Tamara Drewe; Clash Of The Titans) steals the show as the most charming and enigmatic psycho killer ever to grace the screen (imagine Hannibal Lecter with sex appeal). Seriously, this guy is even more of an American Psycho than Patrick Bateman. Within five minutes of its opening sequence, what starts out looking like an “I’ve seen all this before” slasher becomes something else entirely: something you really have not seen before. Director Kitamura and writer David Cohen stylishly deliver a gory and twist-filled shocker that almost defines the term “crowd-pleasing popcorn movie”. Definitely a film to be seen with an audience if at all possible, “No One Lives” also introduces a horror anti-hero worthy of standing shoulder-to-shoulder with Freddy Kruger, Michael Myers and Jason Voorhees.

Hot Quotes:

“American Psycho meets Rambo in this very bloody exciting highway to hell horror.” – Peter Fuller, Movie Talk.

“Blood and guts galore from Japanese director Ryuhei Kitamura.” – Amit Sharma, Metal Hammer.

“Fixes its crimson gaze on you and never lets go.” – Peter Fuller, Movie Talk.

“Chock-full of creative carnage.” – Front.

“Non-stop mayhem from start to finish.” – Front.

“Brilliant fun, with a cool, menacing turn from Luke Evans.” – Screengeek.

“The title isn’t just a suggestion, it’s a rule, and watching the madness that explodes from the screen is sure to please crowds looking for non-stop action and bloody violence.” – Toronto Film Scene.

“What starts as a typical ‘bad guys tie the good guys up and torture them’ movie is quickly spun on its head thanks to a refreshing premise that I won’t ruin here. What follows is a very bloody movie, with plenty of one-liners, a high body count, and an intense finish.” –

“Kitamura gives fans kills that will induce cheers of excitement.” – Dread Central.

“Kitamura’s wonderful eye is again on display here, with inspired camerawork and a gritty aesthetic.” – The Horror Section.

“A fun gorefest.” – The Horror Section.

“One of the most entertaining films around.” – Toronto Film Scene.

This horror film is a MUST see and hugely entertaining! Be sure to like the official Facebook page and follow the Twitter page too.
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