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Anchor Bay brings home ‘The Atticus Institute’ this January

Labeled as the only government confirmed possession is the focus of the thriller from producer Peter Safran THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE. It heads to DVD and blu ray on January 20th courtesy of Anchor Bay. THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE is the directorial debut of BURIED writer Chris Sparling. A film that depicts the hospital in the 70’s that specialized in dealing with people with supernatural abilities gets a patient that will change everything forever. Read on for the full release from Anchor Bay and enjoy the new image!

Anchor Bay Entertainment presents the disturbing new horror thriller THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE, from producer of The Conjuring Peter Safran, available on DVD and Blu-ray™ January 20st, 2015. Written and directed by Chris Sparling (writer of “Buried”) in his directorial debut, THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE stars Rya Khilstedt (“Dexter”), William Mapother (“Lost”, The Grudge), Harry Groener (“Buffy The Vampire Slayer”), John Rubenstein (“Angel”) and Sharon Maughn (The Bank Job) and was executive produced by Dan Clifton. THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE will be available on DVD for an SRP of $22.98 and on Blu-ray™ for $26.99.  Special features include “The Making of The Atticus Institute” and deleted scenes.

Dr. Henry West founded The Atticus Institute in the early 1970s to test individuals expressing supernatural abilities – E.S.P., clairvoyance, psychokinesis, etc. Despite witnessing several noteworthy cases, nothing could have prepared Dr. West and his colleagues for Judith Winstead. She outperformed every subject they had ever studied – soon gaining the attention of the U.S. Department of Defense, who subsequently took control of the research facility. The more experiments they conducted on Judith, the clearer it became that her abilities were the manifestation of evil forces within her, prompting the government to take measures to weaponize this force. But they soon discovered there are powers that exist in this world that simply cannot be controlled. Now the details of the inexplicable events that occurred within The Atticus Institute are being made public after remaining classified for nearly forty years.

THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE is directed by Chris Sparling and stars Rya Khilstedt, William Mapother, Harry Groener, John Rubenstein and Sharon Maughn. It is being distributed courtesy of Anchor Bay Home Entertainment.

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