WHAT THE WATER LEFT BEHIND: SCARS (2022) Preview

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What the Water Left Behind: Scars is a forthcoming Argentinian horror film and a sequel to What the Waters Left Behind (2017).

Co-directed by Nicolás Onetti (The 100 Candles Game; A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio; AbrakadabraFrancescaSonno Profondo) and Matías Salinas (Presagio aka Omen).

The co-production was negotiated by Monica Ciarli, Head of International Office, for Minerva Pictures International and Michael Kraetzer, CEO, for Black Mandala Films.

Plot:

During the final concert of a disastrous tour by an Anglo-American indie rock band, one of its members loses his mind when is seduced by a local girl and the resulting tense situation unleashes conflicts among the members of the band.

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Unexpectedly, the band end up stranded in Epecuén, a ghost town, where the internal conflicts and the bad luck of the tour, will quickly lose importance before the living hell that awaits them…

Production:

Shooting will begin in September 2021 in Epecuén, Argentina. Epecuén was one of the most important touristic villages of Argentina. Thousands of people concurred, attracted by the healing properties of its thermal waters.

On November 10th 1985, a huge volume of water broke the protecting embankment and the village was submerged under ten meters of saltwater. Epecuén disappeared. Thirty years later, the waters receded and the ruins of Epecuén emerged exposing a bleak and deserted landscape. The residents never returned…