Chain of Death – USA, Spain, 2019

‘Everyone dies on their own terms.’

Chain of Death aka The Chain is a 2019 American-Spanish horror thriller about an assisted suicide company that promises to ease the pain and suffering for those involved.

Directed by David Martín Porras from a screenplay co-written with Andres Rosende, the movie stars John Patrick Amedori, Madeline Zima, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise, Jamie Clayton and Neus Asensi.

Plot:

Doctor Mike Colleman (Amedori) is a brilliant young doctor who’s married to the girl of his dreams while enjoying the big city life. The fairy-tale lifestyle comes to a screeching halt as Mike learns that his mother Emma (Barbeau) can no longer take care of his father (Wise), whose health is in a downward spiral.

Soon Mike learns that he too suffers from the exact same neurological illness as his father and decides to voluntarily enter a ‘Chain’ of assisted suicides in an effort to end his own misery. There’s only one catch: if you want to die, you must kill someone first…

Release:

Chain of Death will be released on VOD platforms and on DVD on July 30, 2019.

The film will also have special premiere screenings at the Laemmle Music Hall, in Beverly Hills, CA at 10:00 p.m. on July 19 and at Theater St. Marks, New York, NY at 8:00 p.m. on July 26. Tickets for the New York premiere can be purchased here

Cast and characters:

  • Madeline Zima … Sarah
  • Adrienne Barbeau … Emma
  • Jamie Clayton … Dr. Ryan
  • Ray Wise … Michael
  • John Patrick Amedori … Mike
  • Kim Johnston Ulrich … Rebecca
  • Dey Young … Vilma
  • Mary Pat Gleason
  • Lauren Bray … Tania
  • Chelsea Lopez … Waitress
  • Mykel Shannon Jenkins … Detective Darcy
  • Van Epperson … Brandon
  • Elijah Nelson … Young Mike
  • Neus Asensi … Piedad
  • Shaw Jones … Tania’s father

Technical details:

101 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 2.35: 1

Source: Screen Anarchy

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