The Spine Of Night
93 MIN / 2021 / USA / ENGLISH / FANTASY, ANIMATION, HORROR
In this ultra-violent, fantasy epic, ancient dark magic falls into sinister hands and unleashes ages of suffering onto mankind. A group of heroes from different eras and cultures must band together in order to defeat it at all costs.
Writer/Director: Philip Gelatt, Morgan Galen King
Producer: Will Battersby, Philip Gelatt, and Jean Rattle
Cast: Richard E. Grant, Lucy Lawless, Patton Oswalt, Betty Gabriel and Joe Manganiello. Also starring: Abby Savage, Larry Fessenden and Rob McClure
Festivals: SXSW, Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Fantasia International Film Festival, Beyond Fest, Sitges International Film Festival
"A balls-out heavy metal parade"
"Wall-to-wall medieval ultraviolence"
"A hyper-violent, rotoscoped fantasy throwback"
"A fantasy anthology epic that spans time"
"A truly breathtaking accomplishment"
"There is no other work of animation like The Spine of Night"