Watch Shudder’s ‘In A Violent Nature’ Through the Eyes of the Killer

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February 1, 2024

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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Get ready for a chilling twist on the classic slasher film because In a Violent Nature isn’t messing around. This arthouse horror gem was the talk of this year’s Sundance Film Festival. It plunges us into the vengeful rampage of an undead monster through the lens of the killer itself. Brace yourself for unsettling perspective shifts, gruesome practical effects, and a slow-burn terror that will have you on the edge of your seat.

The Story:

Shudder, the streaming service specializing in all things spooky is preparing to unleash this beastly gem. In aViolent Nature, which screened at Sundance, follows the “enigmatic resurrection, rampage, and retribution of an undead monster in a remote wilderness.” Sounds intriguing, right? But here’s where things get genuinely unique: we witness the carnage through the monster’s eyes.

Imagine this: a locket unearths a long-buried secret, resurrecting Johnny, a vengeful spirit driven by a 60-year-old crime. Hungry for payback, his decaying body twists and contorts, transforming into a grotesque golem fixated on reclaiming the stolen locket. But his wrath doesn’t stop there. Anyone unfortunate enough to cross his path becomes meat for the grinder in his methodical, one-by-one slaughter spree.

Writer and director Chris Nash has crafted a bold vision that breathes new life into the slasher genre. In a Violent Nature isn’t your typical jump-scare extravaganza. It’s a slow-burn, atmospheric odyssey into the psyche of a vengeful monstrosity. Think Terrance Malick is directing a Friday the 13th sequel, and you’re on the right track.

“In a Violent Nature is a tremendous new slasher,” enthuses Samuel Zimmerman, Shudder’s vice president of programming. “We’re thrilled for you to meet Johnny, whose reign of terror honors the iconic subgenre while taking audiences on a singular and brutal new journey within it. Chris Nash’s bold perspective represents the best of Shudder, marrying the genre’s traditions with its exhilarating next steps.”

Get Ready to Watch:

So, gather your courage and prepare to witness a unique monster tear through the slasher landscape. While a release date for this chilling masterpiece remains under wraps, expect it to stalk onto Shudder sometime in 2024. And trust us, it’s worth the wait.

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