Ryan Prows' debut feature Lowlife did a hell of a number on the festival circuit this year, winning fans in nearly anyone who saw it - from yours truly to Quentin Tarantino. It's equal parts shocking, hilarious, and oddly touching, and easily made my top ten films of last year.
Today, IFC Midnight has released the movie's theatrical poster, proudly showing off the film's cast of surprisingly loveable weirdos:
Nice. There's also an official synopsis:
What happens when you throw together a fallen Mexican wrestler with serious rage issues, a just-out-of-prison ex-con with a regrettable face tattoo, and a recovering junkie motel owner in search of a kidney? That’s the premise of the berserk, blood-spattered, and wickedly entertaining feature debut from Ryan Prows. Set amidst the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles, Lowlife zigzags back and forth in time as it charts how fate—and a ruthless crime boss—connects three down-and-out reprobates mixed up in an organ harvesting scheme that goes from bad to worse to off-the-rails insane. Careening from savagely funny to just plain savage to unexpectedly heartfelt, this audacious thriller serves up nonstop adrenaline alongside hard-hitting commentary about the state of contemporary America.
If that doesn't get your juices flowing, I don't know what to do with you. If it does: IFC Midnight is releasing Lowlife on April 6th. Y'all are gonna lose your shit over this movie.