Executive produced by Steven Soderbergh and produced and scored by Flying Lotus, Eddie Alcazar's new sci-fi thriller Perfect will take viewers into a dystopian world of brutally high expectations when it premieres in New York and Los Angeles this May ahead of its VOD release on Breaker.io on June 21st. To give Daily Dead readers an idea of what to expect, we've been provided with a new poster and clip from the film ahead of its release.
Press Release: New York, NY – April 10, 2019 – Dystopian sci-fi thriller PERFECT from writer and director Eddie Alcazar, will premiere in theaters in New York at Village East Cinemas on May 17 and in Los Angeles at Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts on May 24, followed by a VOD launch exclusively on Breaker.io on June 21. Described by The Hollywood Reporter as a “a sensory trip wrapped around a kind of Frankenstein tale”, PERFECT is a visually rich mind-bender starring Garrett Wareing (Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists), Courtney Eaton (Mad Max: Fury Road), Tao Okamoto (The Wolverine) with Maurice Compte (Narcos) and Abbie Cornish (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri).
Produced and scored by Flying Lotus and executive-produced by Steven Soderbergh, PERFECT introduces Garrett Wareing as an emotionally-troubled young man. His mother (Abbie Cornish) sends him to a clinic, where modernist serenity whispers soothing promises of perfection. By planting plug-and-play characteristics directly into his own body, he is relieved of his dark, twisted visions, but his body pays the price for purity of mind. A festival favorite (SXSW, Sitges Film Festival, Brooklyn Horror Film Festival) from writer and director Eddie Alcazar - one of Filmmaker’s 25 to Watch.
PERFECT is produced by Brainfeeder Films, a partnership between Flying Lotus and Eddie Alcazar, as a division of the forward-thinking Brainfeeder label that launched Flying Lotus, Kamasi Washington, and Thundercat.
As Flying Lotus comments: “Brainfeeder’s film division was created to build an infrastructure for the talents of the new avant garde, the new left field, the NEXT new wave. Lotus. PERFECT is one of several collaborations I’ve worked on with Eddie Alcazar, and I’m so glad that this unique vision is ready to make its way into this world.”
Directed by: Eddie Alcazar
Written by: Ted Kupper
Starring: Garrett Wareing, Courtney Eaton, Tao Okamoto with Maurice Compte and Abbie Cornish.
Produced by: Eddie Alcazar and Javier Lovato
May 17 New York, Village East Cinemas
May 24 Los Angeles, Laemmle Ahrya Fine Arts
June 21 exclusive VOD launch on Breaker.io
Runtime: 85 minutes
Genre: Science fiction, thriller, body horror
Festivals: SXSW 2018 (world premiere), Sitges Film Festival 2018, Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2018, Tallinn Black Nights 2018, Denver Film Festival 2018, L'Utopiales 2018, Shivers 2018, Sci-Fi London 2019 (opening night).