Amber Heard (Aquaman) stars as a doctor battling against 19th-century superstitions and paranoia in IN THE FIRE, also starring Luca Calvani (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.), Eduardo Noriega (The Devil’s Backbone), and Sophie Amber (soon to be seen in The Last Girl with Antonio Banderas).
Directed by Cocor Allyn (No Man’s Land), IN THE FIRE is an intense and thrilling experience featuring a searing career-best lead performance from Heard as a woman attempting to convince a community that medicine can overcome what they perceive as ‘evil’.
A doctor travels to a remote plantation to care for a disturbed boy who has inexplicable abilities. She ignites a war of science versus religion with the local priest who believes the boy is possessed by the Devil.
IN THE FIRE is available now on Digital Platforms including Google, Apple TV, Sky and Amazon.
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Since launching in 2013 Altitude Film Distribution have proudly supported talented filmmakers and given their films the dynamic and bold releases they deserve.
To date Altitude have championed over 170 films, ranging from the Academy and BAFTA award-winners, MOONLIGHT, ROCKS, MINARI, 20 FEET FROM STARDOM, AMY, I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO through to critically acclaimed THE FLORIDA PROJECT, DIEGO MARADONA, LADY MACBETH, BEAST, THE RIDER, LES MISÉRABLES, WHITNEY and more.
Altitude’s recent releases include the the 50th anniversary, 4k remaster of Martin Scorsese’s MEAN STREETS, 2023’s most talked about horror TALK TO ME, Georgia Oakley’s acclaimed and powerful BIFA-winning and BAFTA nominated debut BLUE JEAN, BAFTA and Academy Award-nominee and Venice Golden Lion winner ALL THE BEAUTY AND THE BLOODSHED from Academy Award-winning director Laura Poitras, Clio Barnard’s BIFA award-winning ALI & AVA, Blerta Basholli’s triple Sundance Film Festival-winner HIVE, Palme D’Or winner TITANE from writer and director Julia Ducournau, HORRIBLE HISTORIES: THE MOVIE – ROTTEN ROMANS and Brian Welsh’s BEATS. In 2020 Altitude partnered with the WWF on the global event release of DAVID ATTENBOROUGH: A LIFE ON OUR PLANET, which became the widest ever released documentary in the UK and Ireland.
Forthcoming releases include National Geographic feature documentary, THE MISSION from award-winning directors Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss, Sundance Film Festival hit RADICAL starring Eugenio Derbez and MADE IN ENGLAND, the feature documentary on iconic British filmmaking duo Powell & Pressburger narrated by Martin Scorsese and directed by David Hinton
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