Some good news for folks looking to check out Jason Banker's unique horror flick TOAD ROAD as Artsploitation Films as announced it will bring the film to theaters this October. Following the film’s theatrical run, the company will release it on DVD and VOD as well in the digital marketplace. We'll keep you guys posted with more specific release details as we get them!
Jason Banker directed and produced TOAD ROAD, marking it his first narrative feature which earned praise from audiences and critics alike last fall at the influential Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, where it won awards for Best Director and Best Actor (James Davidson).
TOAD ROAD is a local urban legend about a path in the woods rumored to contain the 7 gates that lead to hell. The film follows a group of friends with few inhibitions and no boundaries perilously mixing drug use with self discovery. In Toad Road, verité footage, drug use, drunken pranks, and personal issues comprise a disturbing portrait of contemporary youth culture where the lines between perception and reality are blurred with frightening results.
Toad Road was produced by Jason Banker's Blackout Films in collaboration with Liz Levine & Adrian Salpeter of Random Bench and was executive produced by SpectreVision a horror film company started by Daniel Noah, Josh C. Waller and acclaimed actor Elijah Wood.