Films: Surreal

  • Hail

    Hail

    Dir. Amiel Courtin-Wilson
  • Hail
    Real life ex-con Daniel P. Jones stars in this haunting and unflinchingly realistic film crafted from pieces of his own memories and experiences.
  • Halley
    Though Beto’s life may technically be over, he allows himself to experience it one last time before his body completely falls apart in this unique and contemplative horror film.
  • Holy Motors
    While following a day in the life of Mr. Oscar as he attends several appointments, things quickly unravel and spiral out of control, abandoning all sense of logic or sanity. Fans of Carax’s ‘Merde’ segment of Fantastic Fest 2008 hit TOKYO! will be right back at home.
  • Horsehead (Fievre)
    A stunning exploration of a young woman’s nightmares.
  • I Am A Knife With Legs
    First his girlfriend dies in a suicide bombing. Then a fatwa is issued against him. And now international Europop star Bené’s eclair is weird.
  • The Incident (El Incidente)
    Two parallel stories about characters trapped in illogical endless spaces: two brothers and a detective locked on an infinite staircase, and a family locked on an infinite road - for a very long time.  
  • JUNGLE TRAP : Presented By Bleeding Skull
    Exploitation demigod James Bryan’s massively entertaining, decapitation-fueled shot-on-video horror masterpiece about a jungle hotel haunted by kill-crazy ghosts in loin cloths, shot in 1990 and unreleased until THIS VERY MOMENT.
  • KEEP AN EYE OUT
    An absurd all-night interrogation set in a camp ‘70s police station, Quentin Dupieux’s latest opus, KEEP AN EYE OUT, is a celebration of his own brand of quirky, offbeat humor, performed by France’s most refreshing comedic talents.
  • Kick-Heart
    The latest from anime outlaw Masaaki Yuasa (MIND GAME) is a candy-colored story of secret obsession: professional wrestler Maskman M derives masochistic pleasure from being pummelled by his Amazonian opponent Lady S, who clearly reciprocates in savouring their violent public trysts. But do they have a chance in the real world?
  • KILLING OF A SACRED DEER
    The life of a brilliant surgeon is thrown into disarray when his friendship with a bizarre teenager threatens the lives of his entire family. Faced with a frightening choice, the man will be forced to assess all that he's ever done.
  • LADYWORLD
    In Amanda Kramer’s daring low-budget debut LADYWORLD, a birthday party quickly devolves into chaos when a mysterious earthquake traps eight teenage girls alone in a house, challenging their friendships, identities, and eventually their grip on reality.
  • LET THE CORPSES TAN
    On a beautiful corner of the Mediterranean, Rhino and his men take refuge after the robbery of 250 kilograms of gold. The plan is simple: Wait and split. But some unwanted visitors are about to turn this idyllic corner into a bloodbath.
  • Living Still Life
    Actress Elina Löwensohn (best known from Hal Hartley’s SIMPLE MEN and AMATEUR) continues her collaboration with French director Bertrand Mandico (BORO IN THE BOX) as an isolated woman who brings dead things back to life in unusual ways.
  • THE LOBSTER
    Somewhere in the near future, single people face a choice: Join a program to find a mate in 45 days or be transformed into an animal.
  • MADAM YANKELOVA’S FINE LITERATURE CLUB
    Desperate, aging, Sophie only needs to seduce one more handsome victim — excuse me, date — to become a worry-free Lordess in MADAM YANKELOVA’S FINE LITERATURE CLUB, Israeli director Guilhad Emilio Schenker’s delightfully twisted debut feature.
  • MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER
    Directing the first film out of Studio Ponoc, Hiromasa Yonebayashi (WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE) creates the dazzling and heartwarming story of an ordinary girl who becomes an extraordinary witch.
  • Memory of the Dead
    Alicia undertakes a bizarre cult ritual to restore her deceased husband to life – a ritual that will see her home and friends visited by the spirits of the dead.
  • 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.