The story follows four thieves who flee student riots in Paris and take refuge in a motel run by a family of Neo-Nazis. star. Gens directed from his own screenplay and Maud Forget, Estelle Lefebure, Patrick Ligardes, David Saracino and Aurelien Wiik also star.
After Dark has set an ultra-limited May 9 theatrical release followed by DVD roll-out on May 13 through the micro-distributor's arrangement with Lionsgate.
'Xavier created a film that's challenging and provocative, with an emotional impact that horror films don't always deliver,' After Dark founder Courtney Solomon said. 'Given this, we wanted to offer audiences the chance to see it, both communally on a large screen in the theatre as well as in the comfort of their homes.'
Gens recently directed Hitman starring Timothy Olyphant and Dougray Scott. He is represented by Endeavor.