Uncork’d Entertainment presents a hypnotizing sci-fi medical thriller about the search for eternal youth in Replace, starring Rebecca Forsythe and Barbara Crampton. Co-writer/director Norbert Keil dives into the necessity of beauty and the gruesome aspects of plastic surgery through eye-catching visuals.
Afflicted with a dermatological disease, young and beautiful Kira (Rebecca Forsythe) discovers that she can replace her skin with that of other girls. Helped by her lover, she plots a murder and the victim becomes her donor, but when the disease returns, she is forced to find more victims.
Here are 5 reasons why you should watch Replace:
5) Rebecca Forsythe!
Delivering an incredibly engaging performance, Rebecca Forsythe captures the complexities of Kira’s vanity and dependence on cosmetic surgery. With her beauty fading away and her skin decaying at an alarming rate, Kira (Forsythe) resorts to vampiric needs to retain her youth. As a tragic figure, Kira is more than just afraid of losing her personal appearance; she’s terrified no one is noticing her.
4) Barbara Crampton!
As Dr. Rafaela Crober, Barbara Crampton wonderfully showcases her wide range as she portrays a cunning character with calculating menace. Kira doesn’t realize Dr. Crober (Crampton) is feeding her addiction until it is far too late. Crampton dominates the third act as she chews up the scenery while performing her monologue with tenacity.
3) Lucie Aron!
Lucie Aron has such natural chemistry with Rebecca Forsythe when they’re on-screen together. In the narrative, Sophie (Aron) is one of the few people in Kira’s life that actually cares about her.
2) The Direction!
The cinematography by Tim Kuhn heightens the stylish scenery with such vivid colors. Notice how the red tones pop out when Kira power walks into a loud and pulsing nightclub. With interesting characters, director Norbert Keil is able to jump from a medical drama to slasher suspense before an all-out bloody climax.
1) A Twisted Medical Thriller!
With slick visuals and an impressive cast, audiences will absolutely be riveted by Replace. This is a bold and fresh take on body horror, vampirism, and immortality.
Replace arrives on DVD and VOD October 1st, 2019.