Gravitas Ventures Acquires Immigration Horror ‘Motel Acacia’

Gravitas Ventures has secured U.S. rights to director Bradley Liew’s Asian horror film Motel Acacia, Bloody learned out of the ongoing EFM in Berlin.

Motel Acacia is about a young man being groomed to take over the family business – a motel in the Filipino wilderness that seemingly provides shelter to illegal immigrants on behalf of the government.

The film stars Belgian actor Jan Bijvoet and JC Santos.

As ScreenDaily previously noted, Motel Acacia marks Liew’s second feature after Singing in the Graveyards, which premiered in Critics Week at Venice in 2016.

Motel Acacia is a co-production between Bianca Balbuena and Bradley Liew’s Philippines-based company Epicmedia ,Jeremy Chua’s Singapore- based Potocol with Sloveni’s Studio Virc and Croatia’s Nukleus Films.

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