The Gravedigger – USA, 2019

The Gravedigger is a 2019 American science-fiction horror film directed by Erynn Dalton, making her feature debut, from a screenplay written by Joseph Zettelmaier.

The Infinite Abyss Productions movie stars Paul Homza, Arlette Del Tor, Gisbert Heuer and Tyler Charles Kane.

Plot:

Set in the late 1700s, in one of Bavaria’s forgotten cemeteries, a lone gravedigger discovers a hideously scarred man hiding in a fresh grave. What the gravedigger doesn’t know is that the man is none other than the monster created by a mad doctor.

What the scarred man doesn’t know is the gravedigger’s hand in his creation. And what neither men know is that they are hunted by their shared past…

Background:

“I’ve always been drawn to gothic horror stories with complex characters that can’t easily be labelled as ‘good’ or ‘evil’, which is why I chose The Gravedigger for my first feature,” director Erynn Dalton explained.

“Also, Joseph Zettelmaier (the writer) did such a beautiful job adding new dimensions to Mary Shelley’s classic ‘Frankenstein’ characters that I think the story will feel fresh and really resonate with the audience.

Release:

The Gravedigger will have its world premiere on August 15 at the 2019 Popcorn Frights Film Festival in Fort Lauderdale, Miami.

Cast and characters:

  • Paul Homza … Kurt Volker
  • Arlette Del Toro … Nadya
  • Gisbert Heuer … Anton / The Monster
  • Tyler Charles Kane … Victor Frankenstein

Image credits: Bloody Disgusting

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