Films: Hard-Boiled Dialogue

  • The ABC’s Of Death
    Twenty-six directors. Twenty-six ways to die. Co-produced by Drafthouse Films, and finally ready to be unleashed—see what happens when you give more than two dozen of the most brilliant filmmakers from around the world free reign to indulge their creative impulses and black humor. From A to Z, it’s got something for every genre fan and is like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
  • The Absent One
    Police investigators dig into the facts of a twenty year old double homicide in a desperate race to find a likely witness before the killers have the chance to silence her forever.
  • ASURA: THE CITY OF MADNESS
    Corrupt police detective Han protects Mayor Park’s interests while he saves up to pay for his wife’s terminal cancer treatment. When intimidation of a witness goes wrong, they’re all thrown into a violent storm.
  • BAASHA
    Superstar Rajinikanth plays a rickshaw driver with a history of violence in this genre-defining musical gangster romance epic from the director of AALAVANDHAN.
  • BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99
    S. Craig Zahler (BONE TOMAHAWK) returns with his sophomore feature, BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99. An exhilarating exercise in analog violence, CELL BLOCK follows the brutal exploits of a former boxer who finds himself incarcerated after a drug deal goes wrong. Trapped in a maximum security facility, he must fight to stay alive and to protect those he loves.
  • Crave

    Crave

    Dir. Charles de Lauzirika
  • Crave
    CRAVE follows a mentally unstable crime scene photographer on his descent into violence and madness. CRAVE won the New Flesh Award for Best First Feature at the 2012 edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival.
  • Danger 5
    It’s World War II and there’s nothing Hitler won’t do to take over the world! Dinosaur men! Love potions! Giant robots! And all that stands in his way are the intrepid forces of the DANGER 5!
  • DOG EAT DOG
    From the brilliant minds of Edward Bunker and Paul Schrader comes this unhinged pulp comedy at a million miles an hour; the story of three hardened criminals and the final, simple crime which will bring them all down.
  • Dom - A Russian Family
    A Russian mobster returns to his ancestral home for a family reunion after years of living in the criminal underworld. Unbeknownst to him, his ruthless enemies follow close behind.
  • THE DWARVES MUST BE CRAZY
    A Thai village of little people is attacked by evil, butt-munching, fart-tracking Krause spirits - floating heads with attached intestines - in this slapstick horror-comedy.
  • FIVE FINGERS FOR MARSEILLES
    A troubled young man returns to the town he fled as a youth and is forced to confront his past (and the town's difficult future) in this gorgeous Sesotho language western.
  • FUTURE SHOCK! THE STORY OF 2000AD
    The anarchic and unruly history of 2000AD: the Galaxy's Greatest Comic.
  • GEMINI
    Our understandings of friendship, truth and celebrity are challenged when a heinous crime tests the complex relationship between a tenacious personal assistant (Lola Kirke) and her Hollywood starlet boss (Zoe Kravitz) in Aaron Katz's latest.
  • HARD TO GET
    Supremely confident ladies man TK may have bitten off more than he can chew when he sets his sights on Skiets, a township beauty with an edge who sets the pair off on a non-stop rollercoaster ride through the local underworld.  
  • LETTERKENNY
    The spiritual successors to STRANGE BREW's Bob and Doug MacKenzie, the rural residents of the fictitious town of LETTERKENNY deliver a hysterical slice of Canadiana in the comedy phenomenon chronicling the daily problems of hicks, skids, hockey players and Christians.
  • THE MERCILESS
    Cribbing liberally from the history of gangster films, Byun Sung-hyun's hard-boiled Korean crime saga is filled with all manner of murder, deceit, double and triple crosses... and, oh yeah, slap-fighting.
  • MY BODY HUNGERS
    Programmed by Nicolas Winding Refn and Alan Jones in conjuntion with the launch of their new book: THE ACT OF SEEING. Nicolas Winding Refn and Alan Jones will be in attendance at Fantastic Fest on Saturday and Sunday to introduce the films programmed alongside their book launch.The books are available for pre-purchase HERE and will also be available on site Saturday and Sunday. Refn will be available to personally autograph your book at The Highball on Sunday beginning at 10:00am.
  • No Rest for the Wicked
    A dirty cop who tries to cover up a crime stumbles upon a massive criminal conspiracy. NO REST FOR THE WICKED swept the Spanish Goya awards this year with an electrifying performance by lead actor José Coronado.