Well bugger me! Breaking Glass Pictures deserve a pat on the back as they announce they'll be bringing Ekachai Uekrongtham's Thai horror 'The Coffin' to US DVD shelves. The Bangkok spirit based ritual tale has been knocking around for a few years now but good news if you're based stateside as at least you'll be able to enjoy this bad boy in the comfort of your home at long last. Ananda Everingham, Karen Mok, Florence Faivre (below), Hoi Lin and Napakpapha Nakprasitte all star. Catch 'The Coffin' on shelves from 30 August.
"Su and Chris are two strangers whose lives have been struck by tragedy Su has been diagnosed with lung cancer just days before her wedding and Chris longtime girlfriend has fallen into a mysterious coma. When they both learn of a bizarre Thai ritual in which a living person lies in a coffin to reverse bad Karma, they both decide to partake in a mass funeral for the living. Soon, their lives have turned around Su s cancer vanishes and Chris girlfriend awakes from her coma but the good fortune is short-lived. A series of terrifying paranormal events suggests that Su and Chris may have upset the Karmic balance of the universe by cleansing themselves of bad luck, and the people closest to them may ultimately pay the price."
Florence Faivre in 'The Coffin'