We’ve been keeping a close eye on Luciano and Nicolás Onetti’s latest flick, What the Waters Left Behind, for a while now, and we’re pretty stoked to check this one out. If you’re, too and you able to make your way to the upcoming SITGES film festival this October, you’ll be able to catch the world premiere of the film. So, while we wait, we have been provided with the official poster which looks to set us up for the horrors which are sure to lay ahead.
From the Press Release:
“What the Waters Left Behind” will make its world premiere at the upcoming SITGES Film Festival on October where it will compete in the “Midnight X-treme” category.
The trailer of the film had its world premiere at CANNES Film Festival on May 20th together with 10 min. of early-cut screening. “What the Waters Left Behind” was the winner of the First Fantasy Film Competition organized by INCAA in 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 salt water. Epecuén disappeared. Thirty years later, the waters receded and the ruins of Epecuén emerged exposing a bleak and deserted landscape. The residents never returned.
The plot revolves around a group of young people that take a trip to the ruins in order to film a documentary about Epecuén. Ignoring the warnings, and after a brief tour, they get stranded in the abandoned village. Contrary to what they thought, they begin to realize that they are really not alone…