Shriek: The Movie

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Tuesday, July 04, 2006


European Premiere at Finncon

This summer, Finncon in Helsinki will feature the debut of the short film Shriek: An Afterword. There will be additional previews of the film in Lisbon, Berlin, Nottingham (UK), and other European cities. Shriek has an original soundtrack by legendary art-rock band The Church, with a screenplay by World Fantasy Award winning writer Jeff VanderMeer. The film is being directed by Finnish director Juha Lindroos, founding member of the H19 arts group. Shriek is based on VanderMeer's new novel, Shriek: An Afterword, out from Tor Books August 8th.

Finncon is one of Europe’s largest conventions for fans and professionals interested in surreal and fantastical movies, books, videos, graphic novels, music and other media. The bookstore Fnac Colombo (Lisbon), the British Fantasy Convention (Nottingham), and an event with the German SF group Andymon are among the other venues to preview the movie, with more to be announced in the coming months.

Shriek: An Afterward was recently hailed as, “ of Mark Z. Danielewski, Angela Carter and Borges will be well rewarded,” in a starred review from Publishers Weekly.


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