Marcello is a gentle dog groomer whose tumultuous friendship with violent neighbourhood thug Simone engulfs him in a violent series of events that will leave him forever scarred.
Frank Grillo and Jamie Bell are just two of the desperate men and women headed for “The Donnybrook” — a no-holds-barred bare-knuckle fight contest with a $100,000 prize — in this midwestern gothic journey into a heartland of darkness.
DON’T KILL IT
An ancient demon is unleashed in a Mississippi town and the only people who can stop it are FBI agent Evelyn Pierce and grizzled, cynical demon hunter Jebediah Woodley.
The future America is an irradiated waste land. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called "Judges" who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner.
Drunker than a Skunk
Animation vet and Fantastic Fest fave Bill Plympton’s latest is a wily adaptation of Walt Curtis’ 1973 poem 'The Time The Drunk Came To Town And Got Drunker Than A Skunk, Or So He Thought', about a roving drunk who is brutally tormented by mean-spirited townsfolk.
Dir. Adam Brooks, Matt Kennedy
A one-handed film editor finds himself the prime suspect after a series of violent murders start happening around him in this knowing tribute to giallo from the crazy minds at Astron-6!
Salma Hayek stars as a tough yet vulnerable woman who must fight her way through a gauntlet of assassins in this fist-pumping action thriller.
Dir. Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco…
FAREWELL UNCLE TOM
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.
Isolation, loneliness and quite possibly an evil presence infects the lives of two boarding school students as they wait out a lonely winter break together.
Lee Sang-Woo turns his camera on an unusual child and his mother in a visually striking and scary episode of HBO FOLKLORE.
Clearly it’s all the moose’s fault. Jack had everything under control until his best friend crashed into a moose on the Swedish border. With a trunk full of cocaine. Now it’s all gone to shit.
Flanagan unites with master of the macabre Stephen King for his cinematic interpretation of King's beloved GERALD'S GAME. Starring Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood, GERALD'S GAME delivers pitch-perfect performances in a faithful adaptation where the horrors of the mind are much worse than what's in front of you.
Dir. Jörg Buttgereit, Michal…
German directors Buttgereit, Kosakowski and Marschall unleash this brutal assault on the senses, a surreal three-part horror anthology touching on love and hate and everything in between.
GIRLS WITH BALLS
After winning a competition, a women’s volleyball team heads home aboard their minibus. Forced to take a shortcut, they end up at a tavern where they upset the local degenerate rednecks… and then the hunt begins.
A young woman participates in her humorless girlfriend’s black magic ritual in a bid to win her affection, but realizes she’s got tough competition in the form of a terrifying she-demon. An immensely satisfying Satanic short filled with all the boobs, blood and black metal you expect from the genre.
The lives of a midwife, a young boxer, a mute child and a young couple collide unexpectedly in a story about the desperate pursuit of happiness on the streets of Puerto Rico.
A young female peeping tom develops a fatal attraction to a virile old man.
Looks are definitely deceiving when a dashing soldier with a propensity for violence moves in with a grieving family in this fun-as-hell, Carpenter-esque action thriller.