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Hex Studios Announces Gothic Thriller ‘Automata’

Hot off the heels of their black and white noir The Black Gloves [which we reviewed at Frightfest Halloween] director Lawrie Brewster and writer Sarah Daly are back with another slice of Gothic horror.

Automata, the fifth feature from the duo, is a lavish affair with a vibrant colour palette that harks back to the giallos of Argento and Bava. The film tells the story of an antiques expert sent to authenticate a three-hundred-year-old clockwork doll with a notorious history, the ‘Infernal Princess’. He soon comes under its corrupting influence, and, along with his stepdaughter Rose, finds himself the target of dark forces beyond his control…

The film stars Hex Studios’ regulars Jamie Scott Gordon (The Black Gloves, Bonejangles) and Alexandra Nicole Hulme, alongside Erich Redman, Jonathan Hansler (The Devil’s Business) and rising star Victoria Lucie (Dartmoor Killing).

Check out the first trailer below:

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According to director Lawrie Brewster, “Automata is a wild, Gothic thrill-ride

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