David Cronenberg is known for his weird horror movies. With projects such as The Fly he disturbed his audience already in the 1970s. Even his body horror Rabid is not for the faint of heart. The story has now been re-filmed and is on time for the dark season in the trade. We'll tell you the details and show the disturbing trailer for Rabid.
Just 42 years after the original, Jen and Sylvia Soska are venturing out for a classic. The Canadian siblings want to remake the horror cultf Rabid. They mostly tell the same story, but with a few minor changes. Even for a horror movie, some details of the original were too weird and disturbing for the Soska sisters.
Rabid was originally released in 1977 as one of David Cronenberg's most notorious projects. Among many horror fans, he now has a cult status. Now the story is being rebuilt in a remake. The focus is the young Rose, who gets into a tragic accident. She is injured so badly that she sustains permanent injuries in the face. Only with a modern method can the damage on her face be remedied.
The operation has a serious side effect on Rose. Although her injuries were completely cured. But now she suddenly feels an insatiable thirst for human blood. She can not resist the urge and soon finds her first victims. Before Rose realizes that she is spreading a dangerous virus, the complete chaos breaks out.
The Canadian body horror will be shown in August 2019 at the FrightFest in England. Later, the film should also start in a selected cinema. In Germany Rabid is on the market since 25 October 2019 on Blu-ray and DVD. The trailer for the remake can now be found in our player. Simply click to start the video.