Hit Horror Harpoon Premieres Exclusively on the Arrow Video Channel October 28th, 2019 on Apple TV and Amazon Prime Video
Today Arrow Video is thrilled to officially announce that hit horror Harpoon will premiere exclusively on its Cult Film video-on-demand service THE ARROW VIDEO CHANNEL from 18 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 humourous and bloody deconstruction of friendship and love.
The ARROW VIDEO CHANNEL 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 VIDEO CHANNEL 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 starrer Lords of Chaos.
The ARROW VIDEO CHANNEL will also host a growing collection of documentaries, interviews and never-before-seen content from the Arrow Video archives, as well as newly produced material. These documentaries will breathe new life on the ARROW VIDEO CHANNEL, giving film fans an immersive look into the creation of many cult film classics such as Donnie Darko and Hellraiser. The service will be updated regularly with new content, new curation focus and never-before-seen content, all hand-picked by the Arrow Video team.
ARROW VIDEO’s Head of Digital Daniel Perry said:
“We are honoured and excited to be launching Harpoon on the ARROW VIDEO CHANNEL exclusively as our first premiere title on the service this October. HARPOON is a perfect example of the quality of film we will be bringing every month to the Channel, supporting stand out new release cult films that fit perfectly with our brand and our extensive list of curated catalogue titles such as Donnie Darko and Heathers”.
A wider Home Entertainment release including Blu-ray is planned for Harpoon in early 2020.
Harpoon will be available exclusively on the ARROW VIDEO CHANNEL on Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV from 18th October.
ABOUT ARROW FILMS:
Arrow Films is a leading independent all-rights entertainments company, established in 1991, operating in the UK, Republic of Ireland, U.S.A and Canada. Arrow Films is firmly dedicated to new cinema, developing an enviable slate of critically acclaimed films which will additionally enjoy a lasting lifespan across all of our ancillary channels, brands and labels, including Arrow Video and Arrow Academy.
Recent acquisitions include Harpoon, Aniara, Mega Time Squad, Lords of Chaos, Climax, The Endless, Blade of the Immortal, The Villainess, Aquarius and Hounds of Love. Additionally, Arrow Films is widely considered to be the global market leader in the Premium Home Entertainment market, fuelled by state-of-the-art in-house film restoration and highly sought-after Blu-ray editions of classic and cult cinema. www.arrowfilms.com
- Jonah – Munro Chambers
- Sasha – Emily Tyra
- Richard – Christopher Gray
- Writer/Director/Editor – Rob Grant
- Producer – Michael Peterson, Kurtis David Harder
- Executive Producer – Laurie Venning
- Associate Producer – Chris Ball, Peter Harvey
- Cinematographer – Charles Hamilton
- Composer – Michelle Osis
- Production Designer – Tim Rutherford
- Wardrobe – Deitra Kalyn
- Sound Mixer – Derek Waite
- Makeup – Ashley Godick
- Original Title – Harpoon
- Genre – Horror, Comedy
- Country of Production – Canada
- Year of Production – 2019
- Length – 83 minutes
- Languages – English
- Aspect Ratio – 1:85