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Madre SXSW Teaser Trailer Released as Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights

Up-and-coming filmmaker Aaron Burns is unleashing psychological terror amongst families around the world, as the new teaser trailer for his thriller, ‘Madre,’ has been released. The trailer has been unveiled as the film is gearing up for its World premiere tonight during SXSW‘s Narrative Spotlight Section. The powerful exploration into what it means to truly be a family will then open in a wider release later this year, as Netflix has acquired the film’s global streaming rights during the festival.

‘Madre’ will screen during SXSW during the following times: today, March 11 at 7PM, Alamo Lamar D; Tuesday, March 14 at 1:30PM, Alamo Lamar B; Wednesday, March 15 at 9PM, Alamo Lamar D; and Friday, March 17 at 9PMEli Roth‘s most recent horror thrillers, ‘Knock Knock’ and ‘The Green Inferno.’ Burns also worked on the visual effects for ‘Machete’ and ‘Grindhouse.’

‘Madre’ follows the story of Diana Prieto (Ramirez), a four months pregnant wife and mother of Martin (Matías), who is severely autistic autism and whose special needs have become overwhelming for her. After a chance encounter with Luz (Aida), a gifted Filipino caretaker, Diana regains some sanity in her life as Martin begins to adapt and communicate quickly under the supervision of Luz. However, as he has only been taught to communicate in Filipino, Diana begins to suspect that Luz is using the language barrier to turn Martin against her and into something much more sinister.

Madre SXSW Teaser Trailer Released as Netflix Acquires Distribution Rights

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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