In a Violent Nature
In a Violent Nature (image - Umbrella)

MOVIE | In a Violent Nature slasher film comes to Australia

In a Violent Nature – Umbrella Entertainment announced today it has partnered with premium streaming video service, Shudder, to release slasher smash hit ‘In a Violent Nature’ in cinemas in Australian and New Zealand on August 1, 2024.

This announcement further strengthens the relationship between Umbrella Entertainment and Shudder following their collaboration on release of Shudder titles YOU’LL NEVER FIND ME, THE DEMON DISORDER and LATE NIGHT WITH THE DEVIL.

Following its premiere at Sundance Film Festival on January 22, as part of the festivals celebrated ‘Midnight’ program, In a Violent Nature released theatrically on 1,426 screens in the US and grossed $3 million USD in its first week. In A Violent Nature is being praised as a one of your kind horror experience that must be enjoyed on the big screen.

Written and directed by Chris Nash, the film follows a killer, who goes on a murderous rampage in the Canadian wilderness.  The movie has been generating buzz for presenting the killings through the murderer’s perspective.

Serving up a deliciously disgusting feast for horror and gore fans, and currently boasts a very positive 84% fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes with audience members reporting scenes so gory and gruesome, that they started to feel unwell in the audience.

Ari Harrison, General Manager of Umbrella Entertainment said: “After the success of the theatrical release in the US, we jumped on a call with Shudder to see what we can do to get this film in ANZ Cinemas.

We are very happy to be working with Shudder and bringing it to ANZ cinemas on August 1! Horror fans, you do not want to miss the “Yoga Scene” on the BIG screen!”

Emily Gotto, Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Production for Shudder said: “We are delighted to have Umbrella on as our theatrical partners in ANZ to bring In A Violent Nature to the big screen in the territory. They are passionate supporters of the genre and great partners to IFC Films and Shudder.”


When a locket is removed from a collapsed fire tower in the woods that entombs the rotting corpse of Johnny, a vengeful spirit spurred on by a horrific 60-year-old crime, his body is resurrected and becomes hellbent on retrieving it.

In a Violent Nature – 1 August, 2024

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