Lake Runs Red

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Press Release - December 22nd, 2015

MINNESOTA INDIE HORROR “LAKE RUNS RED” TO RELEASE GAME CHANGING 5TH AND FINAL CHARACTER TRAILER, “PAUL,” ON DECEMBER 29TH, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 22nd, 2015 - The producers of “Lake Runs Red,” an independently produced home-invasion horror feature, are proud to announce the upcoming release of their 5th and final character trailer on Tuesday December 29th, 2015, via their official YouTube channel, YouTube.com/LakeRunsRed.

This final character trailer, focuses on “Paul” the most mysterious and secretive character in the film. Paul has an uncomfortably close relationship with his daughter Lauren and an unconventional infatuation with her best friend Melissa (Lauren Morris). After years of an unhealthy marriage to his cold, unwelcoming wife Gwen, he yearns for a fresh start, away from the lonely seclusion of northern Minnesota. Paul is expertly played by Michael Hertenstein, a veteran theater and film actor, who most recently performed in a high profile production of “To Kill A Mockingbird” at the world famous GUTHRIE THEATRE in downtown Minneapolis, this past autumn.  

"Lake Runs Red" employed a unique trailer strategy for their marketing campaign. The film released five “character” trailers, each focusing on one of the main characters from the film. This is the 5th and final character trailer in an initial series of five.

“The production team has been anxiously awaiting this final character trailer. It subtly and quietly adds a layer of doubt and suspicion to the narrative. It’s a game changer and a perfect way to end this series of vignettes. We’ve said all along that there was more to the story than meets the eye. Watch this one very carefully. I think you’ll be intrigued by what you see,” said Stephanie Riesgraf, producer of “Lake Runs Red.”  

Added Jason Riesgraf, director and co-writer of “Lake Runs Red,” “Michael Hertenstein was a tremendous inspiration to all of us during this production. Michael’s dream was always to be a working actor. Right now, he’s pursuing his dream without hesitation. He’s found wonderful success so far, and we’re so thankful that he donated his considerable performance talents to “Lake Runs Red.”

"Lake Runs Red" previously released their first trailer "Bruce" on July 14th, their 2nd trailer "Gwen" on August 11th, their 3rd trailer “Lauren” on October 27th, and their 4th trailer “Melissa” on December 8th, to incredible fanfare.

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About Lake Runs Red
Red Ratio Entertainment, LLC presents “Lake Runs Red,” an independent film produced exclusively in Minnesota. "Lake Runs Red" triumphantly presents a new brand of home-invasion horror entertainment, uniquely blending disparate elements of contemporary crime noir, classic thriller, slasher film, and extreme splatter horror. "Lake Runs Red" is scheduled for a 2016 limited release.  

Directed by Jason Riesgraf, written by J. Dan Moores & Jason Riesgraf, and produced by Jason Riesgraf, Jeff Fuller, J. Dan Moores, and Stephanie Riesgraf. “Lake Runs Red” stars Lauren Morris, Kaci Wegleitner, Michael Hertenstein, Helene Donohue, and C.J. DeVaan.  

Film Synopsis:
Two college girlfriends go to their parent's secluded northern Minnesota lake cabin to prepare for final exams. An uninvited visitor stops by. He isn't there to study.

About Michael Hertenstein:
Follow Michael on Twitter at @MichaelHAct or visit his official website: michaelhertensteinactormodel.com

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Website: LakeRunsRed.com
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