XLrator Media has announced their acquisition of the North American rights to Holy Ghost People, a dark and moody backwoods thriller that riveted audiences at this year's South By Southwest Film Festival. The film is directed by Mitchell Altieri, who co-wrote with Phil Flores (Altieri & Flores are also known as The Butcher Brothers, who created the vampire-themed films The Hamiltons and The Thompsons), with Kevin Artigue & Joe Egender.
Holy Ghost People is a southern gothic thriller/drama about a teenager searching for her lost sister in the Appalachian Mountains, where she encounters a snake-handling religious cult and eventually learns the truth about her sister's fate. You can read our review here.
Release dates have not yet been finalized, so stay tuned for updates... in the meantime, here's the trailer: