Tricia Hawn in the True Story Robbery thriller ‘The Surprise Visit’ trailer
by Alex Billington
January 10, 2022
“We have to do this now!” Vertical Ent. has released an official trailer for The surprising visit, a “based on a true story” robbery thriller by filmmaker Nick Lyon. This will arrive on VOD in a few weeks if anyone is curious. A robbery goes wrong, leaving two young drug addicts to make a difficult decision: to give up or to do the unthinkable and kill. “The film is an American tragedy. I chose to tell The surprising visit in a gritty and realistic style that was complemented by deep and intense performances from the talented cast. Beyond the film’s thriller veneer, it is [also] delivers incredibly dramatic performances that to this day still send chills through me, “states the director. Erik Roberts, Tricia Hawn, Rob Riordan, Jacqi Vene, and Serah Henesey. This looks pretty bad, and the sloppy performance seen here does not help much either.
Here is the official trailer (+ new poster) for Nick Lyon’s The surprising visit, directly from YouTube:
When a young couple pays a surprise visit to their mother, they themselves receive an even bigger surprise from an old family friend who plans to steal their mother’s valuable jewelery while she is out of town. But when the “easy peasy” robbery goes wrong, resulting in the daughter’s husband dying by accident, it forces the two young drug addicts to make a difficult decision; to leave the ship or do the unthinkable. The surprising visit is directed by American indie filmmakers Nick Lyon, director of many films, among others Fallen angels, Rise of the Zombies, Ball, Hercules Reborn, Isle of the Dead, The boy the dog and the clown, and The rebels from PT-218. The script is by Stephen Meier, from a story by Serah Henesey and Nathan Cowles. Vertically opens The surprising visit in select US cinemas + on VOD starts January 14, 2022. Who is interested?