Cinemavault has closed key sales on the horror film Poker Run directed by Julian Higgins.

The Toronto-based company has licensed US pay-TV rights to Showtime while US DVD rights have gone to Phase 4 Films.

In a slew of international deals, rights have gone to Greece (Village), Germany (Tiberius), France (Mercury International), the Middle East (Front Row), Poland (IDG), South Africa (ETV), Thailand (Rose Media), and Turkey (Digital PL & ATP).

Styled in the vein of The Hitcher and Duel, Poker Run tells of two suburban couples who dtake a trip on a set of Harley Davidson motorcycles and unknowingly befriend a pair of psychopathic bikers. Bertie Higgins produced.

Cinemavault will release the DVD in Canada in September in partnership with Vivendi, following the premiere at the Rue Morgue Festival Of Fear.