May 5, 2009
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release 'Rec', the international smash hit that inspired the Screen Gems film Quarantine, on DVD July 14, 2009. Winner of multiple awards including two Goya Awards (Spain’s Movie Awards) including Best New Actress for Manuela Velasco (Law of Desire), 'Rec' includes "REC: Making-Of" Featurette and both English and original Spanish language versions of the film.
From Executive Producers who brought you Quarantine, comes the movie that inspired the terror. A beautiful TV reporter and her cameraman are doing a routine interview at a local fire station when an emergency call comes in. Accompanying the firefighters to a nearby apartment, the news team begins recording the bloodcurdling screams coming from inside an elderly woman's unit. After authorities seal off the building to contain the threat, the news crew, firefighters and residents are trapped to face a lethal terror inside. With the camera running, nothing may survive but the film itself.
'Rec' was executive produced by Julio Fernández and Carlos Fernández, and directed by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza, who are currently directing the film’s sequel, 'Rec' 2. The film was written by Jaume Balagueró, Luis A. Berdejo and Paco Plaza.
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