Panos Cosmatos

EXCLUSIVE: Panos Cosmatos Talks ‘Beyond the Black Rainbow’ Panos Cosmatos takes us behind this lyrical fever dream off horrors, which debuts at the Tribeca Film Festival this weekend. Director Panos Cosmatos will debut his new thriller Beyond the Black Rainbow tonight and Saturday night as part of the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival lineup. This stunningly hypnotic horror show centers on a young woman (Eva Allan) imprisoned by the sinister Dr. Barry Nyle (Michael Rogers), who has been performing experiments on her brain capabilities.

Beyond the Black Rainbow is at times both gorgeous and horrific, slowly peeling back the layers of this young girl's twisted escape as though it were happening in a real-time dream. It looks as though it has been stored away in a time capsule circa 1983, the year in which these events took place, and it is a grand ode to VHS culture and video store artwork.

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