A married couple, Arthur (Eli Wallach, The Magnificent Seven, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly) and Gerrie Mason (Julie Harris, The Haunting, East of Eden) struggle with the realities of their imperfect marriage as they fight to save and rehabilitate their teenage daughter, Maxie (Deborah Winters, Class of ’44, Blue Sunshine), from a life of drug addiction and ultimate committal to a mental ward
After making his mark as a screen actor in a series of shot-on-video movies for J.R. Bookwalter (“The Dead Next Door”), independent writer/ producer Tom Hoover embarked on his first feature in the director’s chair. The result was “Chupa,” an “X-Files” style, conspiracy-minded creature feature conceived after starring in “Polymorph” (1996), which would take four long, grueling years to complete — only to wind up gathering dust on a shelf, unreleased for over two decades.
Down a seedy city street, a young woman is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she sees the front door slightly ajar and
impulsively decides to sneak inside. But there in the vast, eerie auditorium, a show unlike any other unfolds before her eyes. Its host is an odd marionette-like man who will introduce her to six tales of the truly bizarre from directors Karim Hussain, Douglas Buck, Tom Savini and more!