Bizarre trailer for Queer Horror ‘Hypochondriac’ about a dark past

Bizarre trailer for Queer Horror ‘Hypochondriac’ about a dark past

by Alex Billington
July 7, 2022
Source: Youtube

“It will bother you. “It will tear you apart. » XYZ Films has released an official trailer for an indie horror titled Hypochondriac, marking the directorial debut of filmmaker Addison Heimann. This premiered at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival in March, and has also premiered at Panic Fest, Outfest LA and the Neuchâtel Fantastic Film Festival in Switzerland more recently. Will is a young Hispanic potter/artist with a loving boyfriend and a good life, but when his deranged, mentally ill mother reappears after a 10-year absence, it erodes the foundations of the world he created and exposes a dark past. of violence that he desperately tried to hide. Featuring Zach Villa like Will, with Devon Gray, Paget Brewer, Marlene Forte, Magdalene Winter, Yumarie Moralesand Chris Dubek. Sounds crazy – in a good way. The setup with the story is good, and then it goes to some weird places in the second half of this trailer. Definitely caught my attention! Looked.

Here is the official trailer (+ poster) for Addison Heimann’s Hypochondriacdirectly from YouTube:

Hypochondriac Poster

Will, a young Hispanic gay potter, is a gregarious guy. Her boss may be terrible, but he has a great boyfriend and a great job. Unfortunately, behind this veneer lies a dark past of violence and mental illness that he desperately tries to hide. When his bipolar mother comes out of the woodwork after ten years of silence, he begins to exhibit inexplicable symptoms and becomes obsessed, determined to solve his own mystery. Hypochondriac is both written and directed by an up-and-coming filmmaker Addison Heimann, making his directorial debut after working as a screenwriter for the television series “Kappa Force”. This originally premiered at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival earlier this year. XYZ Films will launch Heimann’s Hypochondriac in select U.S. theaters on July 29, 2022then on VOD from August 4 this summer.

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