Breaking Glass Pictures will release director Mary Gallagher’s horror feature Holistay, starring Gavin O’Fearraigh of TG4 soap Ros na Rún, on digital platforms July 25th 2023 in North America.
Holistay, which lensed in Vegas, follows two couples – Finn and Branna from Ireland and Tony and Gia from New York. They do not know each other until they double book a vacation house in San Diego. Unable to reach the owners, the couples decide to all stay at the house since decent lodging is scarce that weekend. They find they all get along although one couple harbours a dark secret.
The very next day strange events begin to unfold. Finn and Tony see a strange hooded figure lurking around the house. Branna finds her suitcase toppled over when no one was home while Tony hears wailing and screeching at night although seeing no one. The two couples must face a looming doom that shadows them culminating on one horrific night. Things are not as they appear.
Written, Directed and Produced by Mary Gallagher, Holistay represents what can occur when psychotic minds mix with the supernatural.
In addition to O’Fearraigh, Scottish actress Erin Gavin, character actor Steven Martini and Brazilian actress and model Gabriela Kulaif also star.
“I am honoured to be chosen by Breaking Glass Pictures for worldwide distribution and be able to present my work on the global stage,” said Mary Gallagher, who makes her directing debut on the film. “It is important for women film makers to be able to successfully tap into the horror and thriller genre and create a larger presence in this medium.”
“Writer, director Mary Gallagher’s house sharing horror thriller does not disappoint and will make audiences anticipate the sequel” said Rich Wolff, CEO of Philadelphia based Breaking Glass Pictures.
Breaking Glass Pictures will release HOLISTAY with a VOD/Digital release on July 25th , 2023 in North America.