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Friday, October 15, 2010

From: Scarred Heel Productions/Lionsgate Films

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BURIED, the feature film written by Rhode Island native Chris Sparling and starring actor Ryan Reynolds (THE PROPOSAL, X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE), will be released in Rhode Island theaters this Friday, October 15th.

BURIED tells the story of Paul Conroy (Reynolds), a civilian truck driver who is taken hostage in Iraq, buried alive, and left to coordinate his own ransom. The film, a suspense thriller, works as both a nail-biting exercise in claustrophobia and a chilling allegory for bureaucratic indifference. Remarkably, all 90-plus minutes of the film's running time takes place within the confines of the coffin-like box in which Paul is buried.

"A brilliantly twisted suspense thriller that would have made Alfred Hitchcock proud." -- Access Hollywood

" Rodrigo Cortes and writer Chris Sparling are ingenious in creating more plausible action than you would expect possible. 3 1/2 out of 4 stars." -- Roger Ebert

"Crazy-good thriller!" -- USA Today

"Claustrophobic, suspenseful, and just plain AWESOME!" -- Ain't It Cool News

"Mesmerizing" -- Jeffrey Lyons

BURIED is currently playing nationwide and in theaters around the world. Don't miss your chance to see the film during its Rhode Island opening this weekend!!
(This is not an RIFC Production)

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