Provocative Latvian director Aik Karapetian returns to Fantastic Fest with a new thriller that explores how far a meek architect will go to protect his dignity in the eyes of his wife in the aftermath of an attack.
Dir. David Robert Mitchell
After an innocent sexual encounter with her boyfriend, a teenager is stalked by an increasingly evil force in the year’s smartest and scariest horror film.
THE GLORIOUS WORKS OF G.F. ZWAEN
A struggling writer turns to his accountant for help and instead discovers a trio of corpses and a bag of money. Could this be help of a different sort, or just a whole new world of trouble?
THE GREASY STRANGLER
Brayden fears his first love affair is turning his father into a bloodthirsty monster who’s covered in grease and has an 18-inch penis that looks like a dead chicken.
An obnoxious up-and-coming executive can’t understand why no one else can see that his professional and social rival is actually a reptilian monster.
Writer/Director Nathaniel Lindsay LIVE in attendance!
A struggling punk band gets more than they expected at a gig infested with backwoods neo-Nazis in Jeremy Saulnier’s ultraviolet and accomplished siege thriller.
A gripping maritime thriller from director Shim Sung-Bo and producer/co-writer Bong Joon-Ho.
I Am Trash
Three emotionally damaged brothers must deal with the aftermath of their father returning home from prison after serving time for sexual assault.
Dir. Jason Lapeyre, Robert Wilson
I Declare War
A group of exceptionally creative teens gets sucked into their own private Lord of the Flies scenario when an after-school game of “war” turns into a test of loyalty, strategy and friendship.
Dir. Nicolas Charlet, Bruno Lavaine
IN SEARCH OF THE ULTRA-SEX
A pandemic infects people everywhere with infinite lust, and the only ones who can save us are a group of astronauts in space, desperately looking for a solution.
Dir. David Leitch, Chad Stahelski
An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. With New York City as his bullet-riddled playground, JOHN WICK (Keanu Reeves) is a fresh and stylized take on the "assassin genre".
Humanity is dying. It's been 1200 years since our rebellious clone workforce moved underground, and the only way we can survive is by plunging into the depths to learn more about our terrifying creations.
The most ambitious science fiction film of the year is also perhaps the most visually stunning. Aryan is a refugee who finds himself with the power to levitate after being shot. Stern is a disgraced, corrupt doctor. The two will meet and alter the entire world.
THE KEEPING ROOM
In the waning days of the Civil War, three southern women (Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld and newcomer Muna Otaru) defend themselves from two Yankees in Daniel Barber’s (Harry Brown) second film.
Let Us Prey
On small town constable Rachel Haggie's first night on the job, she encounters a strange man whose presence and knowledge threatens to destroy everyone.
Man From Reno
A Japanese crime novelist in San Francisco tries to unravel a real life murder mystery in this acclaimed neo-noir featuring Takashi Miike regular Kazuki Kitamura.
Dir. Anders Thomas Jensen
MEN AND CHICKEN
Mads Mikkelsen as only his longtime absurdist Danish collaborator Anders Thomas Jensen could conceive — a far-beyond-chronic masturbator with a hair-trigger temper — desperately searches for his true identity.
THE MISSING GIRL
Mort, a lonely and disillusioned owner of a comic book shop, has fallen for his new employee Ellen, a smart, aspiring graphic novelist. But a dark past and a missing girl will complicate their story more than anyone can imagine.