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About the film

In April 4th of 2010, Spanish police reported the discovery of 37 hours of recorded evidence that shed some new light on a gruesome murder investigation. The found footage documents a family of five spending their holidays at their summerhouse where brother and sister Cristian and July Quintanilla pass the time investigating a terrifying local urban legend. As their investigation intensifies, strange occurrences in and around the house escalate rapidly, before culminating in unspeakable atrocities.

Cast and Crew

  • Starring
    • Chus Pereiro
      Clara Moraleda
      Cristian Valencia
      Jose Masegosa
      Sammy Gad Gonzalez
      Xavi Doz
      Sergi Martí
      Anne Sanz
      Rafael Amaya

  • Producers
    • Jessica Villegas
      David Sanz

      Executive Producers

      Oscar Hernandez Zuniga
      Alberto Ancibar

  • Director
    • Fernando Barreda


“An intense and at times frightening and disturbing ride.”Dread Central

“[Atrocious] plays on the unknown and feelings of powerlessness to rekindle the pure adrenaline rush of fear that will remind you what it’s like to watch a film that just might give you nightmares.”

'Atrocious' is flat-out great in its tension and anxiety." -

[Atrocious] is an example of visceral filmmaking that demands the attention of the viewer. It grabs the audience by the neck and never lets go. -

Gruesome, mind-bending horror-thriller with a Blair Witch aesthetic.- NY Magazine


Hollywood, CA September 19, 2011 – The mind-bending, gruesome thriller ATROCIOUS, which garnered a tide of online buzz and quick comparisons to 2008's PARANORMAL ACTIVITY after its theatrical run in AMC Theatres last month, will be released nationwide on DVD & iTunes October 25, 2011. It will also be available on AVAIL-TVN Video on Demand (VOD) the same day until December 25th, 2011.