SXSW Trailer: Meet the “HOLY GHOST PEOPLE”

Mitchell Altieri, one half of the Butcher Brothers (THE HAMILTONS, THE VIOLENT KIND) strikes out on his own with a tale of one terrifying church.

HOLY GHOST PEOPLE finds nineteen year-old Charlotte and her enlisted backup Wayne searching for her sister within the Church of One Accord, a small sect deep in the Appalachian Mountains led by by “an enigmatic snake-handling preacher named Brother Billy, who’s devoted congregation of outcasts knowingly risk injury or death seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost. What Wayne and Charlotte uncover during their time on the mountain – about themselves and the nature of faith – will shake them to their core, as the mystery of Charlotte’s sister and her fate unravels…”

What looks like it could be an intense, fanatic thriller will see its world premiere Sunday, March 10 at this year’s SXSW. If you’re attending, the full schedule for HOLY GHOST PEOPLE can be found right here.

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