LONDON (Flickering Myth) — From acclaimed director Johnny Kevorkian (“The Disappeared”) and British Academy of Film and Television-nominated producer Jack Tarling (“God’s Own Country”), British sci-fi horror “Await Further Instructions” has been a hit at film festivals around the world and highly praised as an original and inventive festive frightener.
It’s Christmas Day and the dysfunctional Milgram family wake to find a mysterious black substance surrounding their house. Something monumental is clearly happening right outside their door, but what exactly – an industrial accident, a terrorist attack, a nuclear war? All their limited information now comes from the television. But as the ominous gogglebox exerts an ever more sinister grip on their psyches, their terrified paranoia escalates into bloody carnage.
To celebrate the UK release on digital platforms, also arriving soon on Blu-ray and DVD, we hear from director Johnny Kevorkian on some of his biggest screen influences…
“The Twilight Zone” (1959-1964)
This landmark, highly influential cult TV series mixes fantasy and sci-fi, famously created and presented by Hollywood legend, Rod Serling. Each episode uniquely explores the depths of the unknown, with the immense cast showcasing many future stars, including Robert Duvall, Robert Redford, Burt Reynolds, Dennis Hopper and Julie Newmar.