LOS ANGELES (January 7, 2015) – XLrator Media has acquired North American distribution rights to the psychological thriller AMNESIAC starring Kate Bosworth (Still Alice, Superman Returns) and Wes Bentley (The Hunger Games series, Interstellar). XLrator Media will release the film in Summer 2015 on its acclaimed “MACABRE” genre label.

AMNESIAC was directed by Michael Polish (Twin Falls Idaho, Big Sur) from a script by Mike Le and Amy Kolquist. The film was produced by Lucas Jarach and Jason Price.

AMNESIAC is a stylish and twisted thriller in the vein of Misery with superb performances by Kate Bosworth and Wes Bentley. Audiences will discover a side of Kate they have never seen before!” said XLrator Media CEO Barry Gordon.

AMNESIAC tells the story of a man (Wes Bentley) who wakes up in bed suffering from memory loss after being in an accident, only to begin to suspect that his wife (Kate Bosworth) may not be his real wife. The web of lies and deceit deepen inside the house where he soon finds himself a prisoner.

“We are thrilled to work with XLrator Media on the release of AMNESIAC. Their MACABRE label has been the home of many of the best and most innovative genre movies of the last few years,” said director Michael Polish.

The deal was negotiated by XLrator Media’s Barry Gordon with Paradigm’s Ben Weiss and Meghan Oliver.



One of the fastest-growing independent film distribution companies in North America since its creation in 2010, XLrator Media, LLC (XLratorMedia.com) released 20 films in 2014 including Academy Award-winner John Ridley’s JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE starring Andre Benjamin as rock legend Jimi Hendrix and SXSW hits HOUSEBOUND and THE MULE. XLrator Media is also the home of the acclaimed MACABRE and TURBO genre film labels. The company previously released such diverse films as THE MACHINE, CBGB, AMERICAN MARY, STORM SURFERS 3D, BANSHEE CHAPTER and IRONCLAD: BATTLE FOR BLOOD.