Sumner Surrounded
Escape from Gator Farm
Flea Market Chase
Barge Ambush
Leaving Gosthaven
Steamboat Trespass
Tallulah Discovered
Wheel of Crosses
The Altar
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Hats off to artist Tomasz Jedruszek for taking Eric's rough pencil sketches and notes and realizing the vision so perfectly!

An original screenplay written by Eric Zala ​& Chris Strompolos 
Genre:  Southern Gothic Action-Adventure

A young man, haunted by his father’s disappearance and presumed death – discovers eight years later his father is still alive and being held captive by a mysterious river cult.

He journeys upriver in search of his father, through a dark and dangerous southern gothic landscape -- all the while hunted by ​the very man responsible for his father’s abduction.​

Eric Zala |

 Site Designed & Created by Eric & Cassie Zala; ZD Logo by Rosina Rothman; Raiders Cartoon by Jeff Owens; Book Cover by St.Martin's Press: Adaptation Poster by Adam McDaniel;

Doc Posters by Drafthouse Films, Paul Shipper & MONDO; Photos by the Zalas, Chris Strompolos, Jayson Lamb, Mat Szwajkos,Shelly Stallings, Jennifer Stockert, Tony Armer & Tess Chibirka