• Demon (2016)


Release Date: September 9th, 2016

R |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

Peter (Itay Tiran) receives a piece of land as a gift for his upcoming wedding. While preparing the property to build a home for his new family, he finds human remains in the ground. He decides to keep the discovery to himself so that all of the wedding arrangements can go on as planned. However, the deeper he tries to keep his secret, the more he seems to be under control of something -- or rather someone -- and from then on very strange things begin to happen.

Cast: Itay Tiran, Tomasz Schuchardt, Andrzej Grabowski, Adam Woronowicz, Wlodzimierz Press, Tomasz Zietek, Katarzyna Gniewkowska, Agnieszka Zulewska

Director: Marcin Wrona

Genres: Horror , Comedy drama , Thriller

Production Co: Magnet Man Film

Keywords: Survival , Wife , 2010s , Marriage , Mystery , Friend , Transformation , Dark , House , Intense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Things head eventually in an abstract direction that may have played better onstage than it does here ("we must forget what we didn't see here," guests are eventually instructed), but a compelling atmosphere lingers. show more

  • 90
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    Whatever Demon’s autobiographical elements, this film feels incredibly personal; like a howl of pain ripped straight out of someone’s soul. show more

  • 75
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    At once a shocking, baroque freak-out and a finely tuned, brilliantly paced surrealist black comedy. show more

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