Are you ready to #SpreadtheCurse? We are! Who else is ready for the first independent horror film from Iraq? Curse of Mesopotamia is a 2015 Iraqi supernatural horror picture from writer/director Lauand Omar. The feature will be available On Demand in the US and Canada via Amazon and iTunes on August 15th, 2016. Today we have an exclusive clip from the film to share with you!
Curse of Mesopotamia features an international cast and delves into Middle-Eastern history and religion. We’re definitely looking forward to seeing what independent writer/director Lauand Omar brings to the table!
The film stars Melissa Mars, Terrell Carter, Karim Saidi, Kaoutar Boudarraja, Mauricio Rousselon, Hania Amar, Stacy Thunes, Ana Sinclair, Ahmad Massad, Ozzie Aziz and Daniel W. Smith. Check out a Wicked Horror exclusive clip from Curse of Mesopotamia below!
“Five strangers are brought together with only one thing in common: nightly visits by a Demon in a nightmare so disturbing it has affected their everyday lives. When their common psychiatrist suggests group therapy in a location similar to the place they keep seeing in their daily nightmare, US Army soldier and divorced father, John, is not keen to the idea. But when he realizes that his daughter has started to suffer from the same night terrors, he joins the trip to Erbil in Iraq, Kurdistan with the psychiatrist and the other patients: painter Veronique, socialite and ex-porn star Amira, bisexual playboy Tony, and radical Islamist, Ahmed. Once at the old castle, dreams and reality start to become one. John soon realizes that their arrival was not a coincidence. They are all reincarnations of key figures that played a role in 600B.C. during the revolution that made Kawa a hero and that is still celebrated to this day as the holiday, Newroz. The Demon has lured them back to change history and to stop Kawa. The brutal fight for survival starts, again…”