"SECRETARY's Steven Shainberg tackles both sci-fi and horror with great success." - Birth.Movies.Death
Fantasia International Film Festival 2016
Sitges Film Festival 2016
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) 2016
AMBI Media Group will release the sci-fi thriller RUPTURE in theaters and On Demand April 28, 2017. The film is currently available exclusively on DirecTV.
(Secretary, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus) from a script co-written by Shainberg andBrian Nelson (Hard Candy, 30 Days of Night)
The film stars Noomi Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Prometheus), Peter Stormare (The Big Lebowski, Fargo), Kerry Bishe (AMC's "Halt and Catch Fire," Argo), and Michael Chiklis (FX's "The Shield," Fantastic Four
RUPTURE follows Renee Morgan (Noomi Rapace), a single mom, who is deathly terrified of spiders. While in route to meet up with a friend, she is violently abducted by a group of strangers. After enduring intense yet strange questioning and examinations, some about her fear of spiders, Renee soon discovers that she is now the subject of an underground experiment. Her captors explain to her that she has a genetic abnormality that can potentially allow her to “rupture” and reveal her alien nature. Renee must find a way to escape before it is too late.
Writer/director Steven Shainberg became an
award-winning indie film sensation with 2002's kink masterpiece
Secretary, his second feature following 1998's powerful Jim Thompson adaptation
Hit Me. Four years after, he returned with the poetic and beautiful Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus