Possibly one of the more polarizing titles in the past decade is the remake of the genre classic I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE. Love it or hate it the film caused quite a stir when it was released 2010. So much that a sequel was created which actually garnered more positive reviews than the remake. UK HORROR CHANNEL has plans to bring the Steven R. Monroe films in front of the UK television audience for the first time. The remake will premiere on November 13th, while the sequel heads to the channel the following week. HORROR CHANNEL is becoming the staple for horror television in the UK and showing these two controversial films helps them continue to lead the charge.
The films the other TV channels didn’t dare to show…
Horror channel will be presenting the UK TV premieres of two highly controversial films: the 2010 remake of I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE and its sequel I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE 2, both directed by Steven R. Monroe.
Stewart Bridle, Channel Manager for Horror Channel, said today: “We welcome the opportunity to bring our viewers the UK TV Premieres of ‘I Spit On Your Grave’ and its sequel. Both movies are controversial, disturbing and not for the faint-hearted, but as the UK television home for the Horror genre we won’t shy away from the dark places that it can take us.”
Fri 13 Nov @ 10.50pm – I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE (2010) *UK TV Premiere
Arguably the most notorious title in horror history, the original 1979 exploitation classic became an iconic Video Nasty. So prepare for the one unrated remake everybody has been anticipating, a violent, shocking story of bloody revenge. When writer Jennifer Hills (Sarah Butler) retreats to a charming cabin in the woods to start her next book, her presence in the small town attracts unwanted redneck attention. Intending to teach the city girl a lesson, they break into her cabin to scare her. However, what starts out as terrifying acts of humiliation, uncontrollably escalates into a night of abusive assault. But against all odds Jennifer survives her ordeal and intends to turn the tables on her tormentors…
Friday 20 Nov @ 10.55pm – I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE 2 (2013) *UK TV Premiere
The movie you thought they wouldn’t dare remake now has an equally astounding sequel. Director Steven R. Monroe returns for another D-Day of the Woman. Katie (Jemma Dallander) has just settled into New York and she’s thrilled when she’s offered what seems like a dream assignment. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Brutalised, tortured and kidnapped to a distant foreign country, Katie is mercilessly buried alive and left to die. Against all odds, she manages to escape and she taps into the darkest places of the human psyche to exact the starkest and bloodiest revenge on her attackers.