With his perfect family and perfect upbringing, Richard (Christopher Gray) appears to have it all. Suspicions arise in him, he worries his long-term girlfriend Sasha (Emily Tyra) is having an affair with his best-friend, Jonah (Munro Chambers). Richard flies into a rage that ends in an altercation between the two friends.
Trying to build bridges after being soothed by Sasha, he invites them for a trip on his family’s yacht. But it is not all plain sailing, the engine fails, leaving the fractious trio stranded without water or supplies. Described as one part post modern Edgar Allen Poe adaption, one part Knife in the Water with the cast of Seinfeld.
Hot on the heels of its UK Premiere at Arrow Video FrightFest where it received critical acclaim, Harpoon is written, directed and edited by Rob Grant (Alive, What Doesn’t Kill You), Produced by Michael Peterson and Kurtis David Harder and stars Munro Chambers (Cardinal, Turbo Kid, Degrassi: The Next Generation), Emily Tyra (Code Black, Boardwalk Empire), Christopher Gray (The Mist, The Society, Sell By) with narration by Brett Gelman (Fleabag, Stranger Things, The Other Guys).
The hit horror Harpoon will premiere exclusively on its Cult Film video-on-demand service THE ARROW VIDEO CHANNEL from 18 October, just in time for Halloween.
What is The Arrow video channel?
The Arrow video service gives cult film fans the opportunity to watch a varied and curated selection of films that the Arrow brand has been famous for with many film fans all over the world.
From horror to sci-fi, thrillers to westerns, the Arrow video channel will launch with classic cult films such as the Jake Gyllenhaal starring Donnie Darko, Heathers starring Winona Ryder, the horror classic Hellraiser, and the Japanese horror masterpiece Ringu. In addition to these Cult Classic films, the Arrow Video will continue to premiere exclusive brand-new films on the service beginning the critically acclaimed indie-horror-comedy from Canada Harpoon in October, German period horror Hagazussa in November and in December the Rory Culkin and Emory Cohen starrer Lords of Chaos.
The Arrow Video channel will also host a growing collection of documentaries, interviews and never-before-seen content from the Arrow Video archives, as well as newly produced material. These documentaries will breathe new life on the Arrow Video channel, giving film fans an immersive look into the creation of many cult film classics such as Donnie Darko and Hellraiser. The service will be updated regularly with new content, new curation focus and never-before-seen content, all hand-picked by the Arrow Video team.
A wider Home Entertainment release including Blu-ray is planned for Harpoon in early 2020.