Arrow Video has officially announced that the hit horror film Harpoon will premiere exclusively on its Cult Film video-on-demand service The Arrow Video Channel this October, just in time for Halloween.
The Arrow Video Channel is now available to UK customers of Apple TV channels in the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and select Samsung smart TVs, in addition to Amazon Prime Video subscribers.
Hot on the heels of its UK Premiere at Arrow Video FrightFest where it received critical acclaim, Harpoon is written, directed and edited by Rob Grant (Alive, What Doesn’t Kill You), Produced by Michael Peterson and Kurtis David Harder and stars Munro Chambers (Cardinal, Turbo Kid, Degrassi: The Next Generation), Emily Tyra (Code Black, Boardwalk Empire), Christopher Gray (The Mist, The Society, Sell By) with narration by Brett Gelman (Fleabag, Stranger Things, The Other Guys).
With his perfect family and perfect upbringing, Richard (Christopher Gray) appears to have it all. So when he thinks that his long-term girlfriend, Sasha (Emily Tyra), and best friend, Jonah (Munro Chambers), are having an affair, it sends him into a fit of rage that leaves Jonah a bloody mess. Once Jonah and Sasha convince Richard the allegations are false, Richard tries to buy back their trust by taking them out for a day-trip on his family’s yacht.
Tension boils over once out at sea, and to make matters worse, the yacht’s engine fails. Stranded without food and supplies, the trio must set aside their differences in order to survive. One-part post-modern Edgar Allan Poe adaptation, one-part Knife in the Water with the cast of Seinfeld, Harpoon is a wickedly humorous and bloody deconstruction of friendship and love.
The Arrow Video service gives cult film fans the opportunity to watch a varied and curated selection of films that the Arrow Video brand has been famous for with many film fans all over the world. From horror to sci-fi, thrillers to westerns, the Arrow will launch with classic cult films such as the Jake Gyllenhaal starring Donnie Darko, Heathers starring Winona Ryder, the horror classic Hellraiser, and the Japanese horror masterpiece Ringu. In addition to these Cult Classic films, the Arrow Video Channel will continue to premiere exclusive brand-new films on the service beginning the critically acclaimed indie-horror-comedy from Canada Harpoon in October, German period horror Hagazussa in November and in December the Rory Culkin and Emory Cohen of Lords of Chaos.
Harpoon premieres exclusively on the ARROW VIDEO CHANNEL on Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV on October 18th following its Blu-ray release on October 8th, from Epic pictures.