6 December 2012 12:24 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

XLrator Media has acquired all U.S. rights to the horror sensation, American Mary, written and directed by Jen Soska and Sylvia Soska (Dead Hooker in a Trunk). The female-centric surgical horror-thriller will be released on XLrator Media's newly announced Screamfest label in Fall 2013.

XLrator Media CEO Barry Gordon stated.

" American Mary is one of the most original, thought-provoking and subversive horror films I've ever seen. It has riveted audiences at horror festivals and marks the emergence of the 'Twisted Twins' as the most exciting genre directors to come along in years.

American Mary played to highly enthusiastic audiences at La's Screamfest Horror Film Festival in October where it won five awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Cinematography and Best Makeup.

Screamfest co-founder and festival director Rachel Belofsky stated.

"Based on the extraordinary audience response at this year's festival, we knew we had to have this »

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