‘Kill the Monsters’ Gets Home Release Dates from Breaking Glass Pictures

Indie film distributor Breaking Glass Pictures has set a Feb. 18 home release date for Kill The Monsters, a directorial debut from Ryan Lonergan, who also stars in the film alongside Jack Ball and Garrett McKechnie.

The LGBTQ comedy/political allegory will be available on both DVD and video-on-demand (VOD).

The film tells the story of a triad of adventurers who decide to head west after one of them falls ill in search of holistic treatment. As their travels progress, the highs and lows of their journey mirror key points in U.S. history, from sex in their luxurious New York City apartment, to a road trip that results in a civil war and possible breakup, and, lastly, to an all-out poker war involving scheming, sophisticated, and calculating German and Russian lesbians.

Breaking Glass Sets December Home Release Dates for ‘The Dunes,’ ‘The Snowman Trek’

Indie film distributor Breaking Glass Pictures has set a Dec. 3 release date for The Dunes on DVD and VOD, and a Dec. 10 release date for The Snowman Trek on DVD only.

The Dunes is a psychological thriller that follows a recent divorcee as he struggles to retain his parental rights, and sanity, when his ex-wife announces her intention to move to the West Coast. His past demons ultimately push him past the point of no return, where he will confront the monster he has tried to hide his whole life.

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The film is directed by Grant Mohrman, and stars Ele Bardha, Barton Bund, and Aidan Callahan.

The Snowman Trek follows a team of ultra-marathon runners and their journey to Bhutan in hopes of setting a speed record on the world’s hardest trek.

However, the Himalayan landscape isn’t very welcoming and its inhabitants must be persuaded to let the runners pursue their dream.

The Snowman Trek was released as a national Fathom event on over 400 screens.

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The 2018 film was directed by Ben Clark, and also stars Timothy Olson and Anna Frost.

 

 

Breaking Glass Sets Home Dates for Brazilian LGBTQ Drama ‘Greta’

Indie film distributor Breaking Glass Pictures has set a Nov. 26 release date for Brazilian LGBTQ drama Greta, which will be available to home viewers on DVD and On Demand.

Directed by Armando Praça, the film stars Brazilian actors Marco Nanini, Denise Weinberg, and Demick Lopes.

Greta tells the story of a 70-year-old gay nurse named Pedro (Nanini), who is desperate to save his best friend (Weinberg), an ailing transgender woman. In order to accomplish this, he helps a criminal in police custody (Lopes) escape from the premises to free up a hospital bed for his friend. He sets up the criminal in his appartment so he can treat his wounds, prompting a highly charged affair between the two that highlights Pedro’s solitude, as he prepares to deal with his friend’s death.

Greta was a nominee at the Berlin International Film Festival, the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Molodist International Film Festival, and the Jerusalem Film Festival. It won Best Film and The Special Jury Award at the Milan International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, and the Feature Film Trophy at Cine Ceará — National Cinema Festival, where Praça was awarded Best Director.

Breaking Glass Pictures Sets Home Release Dates for ‘Queen of Hearts’

Indie film distributor Breaking Glass Pictures has set a Nov. 19 release date for Queen of Hearts, which will be available to home audiences on DVD and On Demand.

The Danish drama film — directed by May el-Toukhy, and starring Trine Dyrholm, Gustav Lindh, Magnus Krepper, and Preben Kristensen — will also be available on Apple iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, and Vudu.

Queen of Hearts follows a woman named Anne (Dyrholm), who is a brilliant and dedicated lawyer, specializing in children and young adults. She lives a picture-perfect life, with her doctor husband (Krepper) and twin daughters. She winds up jeopardizing both her career and family when she seduces her teenage stepson (Lindh), which leads her to make an irreversible decision.

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The film celebrated its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where it won The Audience Award for World Cinema Dramatic. It also won The Goteborg’s Dragon Award and the 2019 Nordic Council Film Prize, and was selected as the Danish entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy awards.

Breaking Glass Sets DVD Release Date for ‘Papi Chulo’

Breaking Glass Pictures has set a Nov. 5 release date for Papi Chulo, a comedy-drama written and directed by John Butler and starring Matt Bomer and Alejandro Patiño.

The American-Irish film, which originally premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, will be available to home audiences on DVD only. It also screened at the London Film Festival, the Torino Film Festival, The Palm Springs International Film Festival, and the Dublin International Film Festival.

Papi Chulo features a newly single TV weatherman (Bomer) who is put on leave following an on-air meltdown. He directs his energy into home improvement and hires a middle-aged Latino day laborer named Ernesto (Patiño) for help. Despite a language barrier and having absolutely nothing in common, the two men develop an unexpected relationship.

The film grossed $85,000 domestically in a limited theatrical release, with just over $7,000 during opening weekend.

‘Art of Deception’ Due on DVD and VOD Oct. 8 From Breaking Glass

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to the spy thriller Art of Deception and will release the film on DVD and VOD Oct. 8.

From writer-director Richard Ryan and producer Jackie Nova, Art of Deception tells the story of a scientist who uncovers a CIA plan to take over the minds of the entire world population. On the run from deadly assassins, he must choose between saving the lives of billions, or rescuing his wife from murderous kidnappers.

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Art of Deception held its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Awards, and went on to play the Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival, Milan’s International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, and has competed in numerous awards competitions including the International Independent Film Awards and the Depth of Field International Film Festival Competition, taking home awards for Best Original Score at both.

LGBT Road Trip Film ‘Drive Me Home’ Heading Home on DVD, VOD

Breaking Glass Pictures has set a Sept. 24 DVD and VOD release date for Drive Me Home, an Italian LGBT road trip film that follows a man returning home to reconnect with his childhood, only for his life to be changed forever.

Directed by Simone Cantania, Drive Me Home premiered at the 36th Edition of the Torino Film Festival, and went on to play the Outshine Film Festival.

The film stars Vinicio Marchioni alongside Marco D’Amore, best known for playing ruthless mobster Ciro Di Marzio in the “Gomorrah” TV series, who takes a pivotal turn as a gay truck driver.

The film follows a pair of reunited old friends whom embark on a journey of self discovery on a truck ride through Europe, only for old conflicts and new revelations to change their lives forever.

Breaking Glass Sets Sept. 17 Home Release Date for ‘Tattoo of Revenge’

Breaking Glass Pictures has set a Sept. 17 home release date for Tattoo of Revenge, a female empowerment thriller that follows a young woman as she takes revenge on those who commit violence against women.

The film will be issued on DVD at $24.99 and also will be available on VOD.

Similar to The Girl with the Dragon TattooTattoo of Revenge, shot in both black-and-white and color, is the latest from prolific director Julián Hernández, the festival-favorite filmmaker behind A Thousand Clouds of Peace Fence the Sky, Love; Your Being Love Will Never End and Raging Sun, Raging Sky. The latter two both won the Berlin Film Festival’s Teddy Award.

Produced by Mexico’s Argos Cine with Cine Invencible Cine, Corazón Films, Expendables 435, Fidecine, and Mil Nubes Cine, the film premiered at Mexico’s Morelia International Film Festival.

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Set in chaotic 1990s Mexico City where criminals go unpunished, a heroine becomes the avenger of raped young women. Wearing different disguises, she seduces the rapists, puts them to sleep, and then brands them with tattoos. As her enemies encroach, her only salvation is the emancipation of another woman.