Dark Star Pictures will release the Turkish horror film The Antenna, which world premiered at 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, in virtual theaters on October 2, including: Los Angeles (Laemmle), New York and major cities (Museum Of The Moving Image (MOMI), Alamo On Demand) and Philadelphia (Film Society). The film will open on VOD in US & Canada on October 20.
The Antenna is directed by Orçun Behram in his feature debut, and stars Ihsan Önal, Gül Arici, Levent Ünsal, Isil Zeynep, Murat Saglam, Elif Çakman, Mert Toprak Yadigar and Eda Öze.
In a dystopian Turkey, the Government installs new networks throughout the country to monitor information.
The installation goes wrong in a crumbling apartment complex and Mehmet (Ihsan Önal), the building intendant, will have to confront the evil entity behind the inexplicable transmissions that threaten the residents.
Filmmaker Orçun Behram graduated from Columbia College, Chicago majoring film in 2011. Establishing himself in Istanbul, he has worked on variety of projects from music videos and short films to documentaries. The Antenna (2019) is the director’s first feature.