October 18-26, 2012 - 9 Nights Of Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Movies!

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MY AMITYVILLE HORROR - Toronto Premiere! - Tues, Oct 23, 6.45 PM at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

Directed by Eric Walter, USA, 2012, 89 mins

Principal Cast: Daniel Lutz, Laura DiDio, Neme Alperstein

Toronto Premiere, One Screening Only
Tues, Oct 23, 6.45pm, Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. at Bathurst. Door Tickets from: 5.45pm, Seating from: 6.15pm.
$14 Regular, $24 Double Feature w/ RESOLUTION at 9.45 pm. Buy Advance Tix Online Here until 11.59pm Day Before Screening.

Short Description

In this genuinely chilling and disturbing new documentary, almost 40 years after the most infamous alleged haunting in American history, Daniel Lutz who was just a young boy at the time, finally breaks his silence and tells his side of the story of the supernatural events that took place in his family’s Amityville home.

The Buzz

“Fascinating and downright spooky” - Bloody-Disgusting

“A hair-raising revelation” - Rue Morgue

“More deeply disturbing than the Amityville horror itself.” - Dread Central

Official Selection - 5 International Film Festivals including Fantastic Fest, Fantasia, BFI London,  DOC New York City.

SYNOPSIS

In 1975, the unexplained, apparently supernatural events that took place over a month at the Lutz family home in Amityville, New York, sparked a media frenzy, that would lead to a series of best-selling books, magazines, TV specials and of course the famed AMITYVILLE horror movie franchise. But while the parents from the house cashed in on their paranormal fame up until their recent deaths, no-one has ever heard in any detail from any of the Lutz’s children and what it was like for them to grow up in the dark shadow of a world-famous haunting.

Daniel Lutz was just 8 years old, when the alleged paranormal events began. He has remained silent for almost 40 years about what he saw and experienced in the Amityville house until now. This chilling and revealing new documentary follows Daniel as he finally returns to the scene of his childhood home and shares in disturbing detail, the nightmare of what really took place at 112 Ocean Avenue.
- Adam Lopez

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