Global Digital Releasing has acquired North American rights to the award winning, Malaysian fantasy, crime-thriller Interchange. GDR has set the digital release date for Tuesday, February 20th, for this exciting supernatural thriller.
The film was written and directed by Dain Iskandar Said (“Bunahon”). The film stars: Ledil Putra, Prisia Nasution, Shaheizy Sam and Nicholas Saputra. Interchange made its North American premiere at TIFF in 2016. Since then, Interchange has made appearances at: L’Etrange Film Festival (Paris, 2016), BFI London International Film Festival (Thrill, 2016), Singapore International Film Festival (Opening Film, 2016) and the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (Belgium, 2016). The film has met with critical claim, at many of these prestigious appearances.
The story follows Adam (Putra), a forensics photographer. He has become emotionally distraught and suffers from strange hallucinations, since witnessing the aftermath of a bizarre murder; he has retreated from the world. Then, a detective arrives at his doorstep informing him that another murder has occurred – one with undeniable similarities to the one that pushed him over the edge. Adam’s help is requested to unravel the mystery – one involving: corpses drained of blood, unusual feathers and antique photographs that appear to capture Adam’s beautiful new neighbor Iva (Prisia Nasution). Adam is drawn further into Iva’s mysterious world, while the detective delves deeper into his investigation. They discover the city’s mystical underbelly of shamans and supernatural beings as century-old superstitions come to life.
The film, which was acquired from XYZ Films. Interchange was written by: Redza Minhat, Dain Said, June Tan and Nandita Solomon (who also produced the film). The film will debut on: Amazon Instant, Amazon Prime, Vudu, Xbox and Google Play – on the 16th. This release will be followed by another on iTunes, this March 3rd, 2018. More platforms will follow, including a VOD and DVD release. Global Digital Releasing is sharing the official trailer, poster and some stills in anticipation of the film’s expansive North American debut.