APL Film has acquired the international sales rights to Rumpus Room Productions and Elpis Film’s horror thriller ‘Ascent to Hell’. Inspired by the New York Triangle Factory Fire, which left hundreds of female workers dead, Ascent to Hell is a classic ghost story about this former sweatshop and the ghosts that are trying to escape. Sales are currently underway at Cannes Film Market. Come on inside for a first look at the international sales key art.
In the story, Kate (Skye), an ambitious commercial real estate agent has her sights set on a big contract, with a wealthy investment manager (Sage). The deal is lucrative, but it is suddenly on the rocks as Kate and Mr. Browning, and the rest of the people involved in the deal must survive a mysterious supernatural trap. In order to escape with their lives, Kate must find the clues to the building’s past.
Directed by Dena Hysell from a script by Golan Ramraz, ‘Ascent to Hell’ is based off of a story by Isak Borg, Golan Ramraz and Dena Hysell. The film starrs Azura Skye, Cayleb Long, Bill Sage, Taylor Gildersleeve and John Randall Hennigan. Executive producers are Andrew Van den Houten Nino Conchetta with producers Dena Hysell and Sirad Balducci. Will Turner is the cinematographer, with production design by Jonathan Schroeder.