Indie Trailer Sunday: Spanish Ghost Thriller 'Apartment 143' Trailer
"Brace yourself for this terrifying experience!" Today's trailer via Bloody-Disgusting is for Spanish horror Apartment 143, about a team of "parapsychologists" who investigate a series of phenomena in a newly occupied apartment. It definitely feels like a cross between REC and Paranormal Activity, with a bit of modern Spanish filmmaker flair. Plus, you know you'll always get something crazy with Rodrigo Cortés (of Buried), who wrote the script. They use video, HD, 8mm, 16mm & 35mm cameras to follow the "scientists' footsteps through a haunted house, casting a frightening spell over the audience." It looks scary, and violent.
Watch the first trailer, in English, for Carles Torrens' Apartment 143, via Bloody-Disgusting:
A team of parapsychologists sets out to investigate a series of phenomena in a newly occupied apartment.
Apartment 143, originally titled Emergo in Spanish, is directed by up-and-coming Spanish filmmaker Carles Torrens, of a few shorts previously, including Coming to Town. The screenplay was written by Rodrigo Cortés, the Spanish filmmaker behind Buried and Red Lights. This premiered at the Sitges Film Festival in Spain last year, and was picked up by Magnet Releasing. They'll be releasing Apartment 143 in very limited theaters on June 1st, also arriving on VOD starting April 27th. For more info, visit their official website.
Reader Feedback - 12 Comments
That opening gave me a strong case of mud butt.
Quanah on Mar 25, 2012
That looks very cool!
Nasser AlMulaifi on Mar 25, 2012
I'm about to say something I don't say alot about trailers: meh
Scared S#!tless on Mar 25, 2012
beevis on Mar 25, 2012
So it's Paranormal Activities with the stronger ghost? pass.
TTumMM on Mar 25, 2012
that's telekinesis Kyle!
DoomCanoe on Mar 25, 2012
Nice "D" ref.
tommyturner on Mar 26, 2012
BOOOOOORING! Enough of this same concept over and over again...
just a guest on Mar 26, 2012
Get the VHS video camera out for a grainy footage fest. Looks anus.
Crapola on Mar 26, 2012
I am tending to agree with the above comments. Been there done that. Less is sometimes more. Slow burn tension is often much more effective than a full on, in your face type approach. All problems with a lot of modern film making these days it seems. Big pass for me too.
The Moo on Mar 26, 2012
Paranormal Activities 4?!?!
Polcher1923 on Mar 26, 2012
I'm some glad that I haven't seen PA2 and PA3 then I can consider "Apartment 143" has an AWESOME sequel to the "Paranormal Activity 1" 😉
Oliver J L on Mar 26, 2012
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