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“It is one of the best independent horror films in recent memory.”


“It's that indie film, the one you want all your friends to see. It proves that great movies are about ideas, not big-budget spectacle.”







The Festival Favorite Sees The Light Of Day

On DVD July 17

Chatsworth, CA – An isolated life can create maladies and malaise…frightening conditions that will push the victim to the brink of despair. On July 17th, Image Entertainment will release Midnight Son: a twisting, terrifying tale of vampirism and humanity and how the two conditions can intertwine.   Directed by Scott Leberecht, a well-known name on the Festival circuit (Seattle Film International Festival, San Francisco Short Film Festival, Dragon*Con Short Film Festival), Midnight Son squeezes new blood out of a genre that has become all too familiar.  Including an audio commentary with Leberecht and stars from the film, Midnight Son will be available on DVD for an SRP of $27.97.  Pre-book is June 19th.

Jacob (Zak Kilberg, Zombie Strippers!, “Lincoln Heights”) is a young man with a rare skin disorder that forces him to avoid exposure to the sun…confining him to a life of seclusion and shadow.  As his symptoms worsen, Jacob’s mental and physical health begin to crumble, forcing him to cross a barrier that few would consider:  drinking human blood.    

When Jacob meets Mary (Maya Parish, “How I Met Your Mother”), who is as lonely and damaged as himself, he falls in love.  But hope is countered by his increasingly violent tendencies, and the local law enforcement, which is now focusing on him as a prime suspect in a series of grisly murders.

Wowing audiences when FEARnet premiered it in January and a hit at Cinequest, FrightFest, Fantasia, Toronto After Dark, Maelstrom International Film Festival and A Night of Horror, Midnight Son is a tale of sickness and how desperation will make one consider even the most terrible of cures.   Terrifying, yet intellectual as well, it allows the mind to take that final step into fear’s abyss.  

About Image Entertainment:

Image Entertainment, Inc. is a leading independent licensee and distributor of entertainment programming in North America, with approximately 3,700 exclusive DVD titles and approximately 300 exclusive CD titles in domestic release and more than 450 programs internationally via sublicense agreements. For many of its titles, the Company has exclusive audio and broadcast rights, as well as digital download rights to approximately 2,200 video programs and approximately 500 audio titles containing more than 5,700 individual tracks. The Company is headquartered in Chatsworth, California. For more information about Image Entertainment, Inc., please go to

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Midnight Son DVD

Genre:                         Horror, Supernatural Horror, Crime/Criminals, Vampires

Rating:                        Not Rated

Language:                   English

Format:                        Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)

Audio:                         Dolby Digital 5.1

Year:                           2011

MSRP:                        $27.97

Street Date:                 July 17, 2012

Pre-Book:                    June 19, 2011

Length:                        92 minutes

UPC:                           014381796124

Cat#:                           MID7961DVD