Films: Surreal

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Metamorfoza
    DIY collage-animating legend Martha Colburn turns her talents to three-dimensional stop motion and found footage in this transformative experimental nightmare originally commissioned by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • MY FRIEND DAHMER
    This is the story of Jeffrey Dahmer, a high school loner whose life would shape up to be something far more frightening than anyone could have imagined.
  • Norway (Norviyia)
    A vampire dances his way through ‘80s era Athens in this fantastic film from the production team behind DOGTOOTH.
  • LOST GIRLS Book Launch: THE NUDE VAMPIRE presented by Kier-la Janisse
    Jean Rollin's THE NUDE VAMPIRE (1970) follows a sinister businessman who's keeping a young vampire girl captive and experimenting on her in the hope that he finds the key to eternal life.
  • The Obvious Child
    One of the wildest, most richly perverse animators of recent years, UK-based filmmaker Stephen Irwin (MOXIE; THE BLACK DOG’S PROGRESS) returns with this controversial tale of a chain-smoking toddler whose stuffed rabbit helps her get her dead parents’ dismembered limbs into heaven.