Troubled college freshman Luke suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects his childhood imaginary friend Daniel to help him cope. Charismatic and full of manic energy, Daniel helps Luke to achieve his dreams, before pushing him to the very edge of sanity and into a desperate struggle for control of his mind — and his soul. With Miles Robbins, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sasha Lane, Mary Stuart Masterson.
“[A] slick and thrilling take on the intersection of mental illness and creative inspiration that also doubles as a commentary on toxic masculinity.” (AV Club)
“Spectrevision’s stylishly crafted psychological horror thriller has enough twists and finesse to attract favorable attention beyond genre bounds, signaling upbeat prospects for exposure in various formats.” (Variety)
“Takes a look at mental illness and its relationship to crafting reality, with a surprising dose of empathy, a healthy dose of world creation, and a little slice of sexiness.” (Rue Morgue Magazine)
Monday, December 16
Doors 9:00 pm | Movie 9:30 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door
*Must be 19+ w/ID for entry and bar service.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes ok. Please redeem at the door.
DANIEL ISN’T REAL (Adam Egypt Mortimer, 2019 / 96 mins) A troubled college freshman, Luke, suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects his childhood imaginary friend Daniel to help him cope.