Frankenstein's Army is showing at Frightfest. Frankenstein's Army is showing at Frightfest.

Film4 Frightfest is back for another year, opening with highly anticipated zombie road movie The Dead 2: India. With a strong line-up that includes arthouse hits and the return (again) of Chucky, it also promises great the special events, quizzes and prize giveaways. There's a huge line-up of special guests including Ben Wheatley, Bobcat Goldthwait and Gareth Evans, director of The Raid.

The festival will run from 22 to 26 August.

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The Dead 2
The Dead 2
A street kid helps an engineer make his way across zombie-infested India to save the latter's pregnant girlfriend.
100 Bloody Acres
100 Bloody Acres
Two enterprising brothers from the Australian boondocks launch a rickety business selling organic fertiliser - with a secret ingredient.
Stalled
Stalled
A janitor is trapped in the toilets when a zombie outbreak strikes the office party.
The Hypnotist
The Hypnotist
A detective pairs up with a hypnotist to try to solve a brutal murder.
Painless
Painless
Gothic horror entwining the story in 1930s Catalonia of a group of children who cannot feel pain, with a man searching for his biological parents in the present day.
Cheap Thrills
Cheap Thrills
Two friends trying to drown their sorrows meet a bored married couple who engage them in a series of increasingly bloody and dangerous bets.
Haunter
Haunter
A spooky tale of vintage murders, time travel, and unclear boundaries between the living and the dead.
The Last Days
The Last Days
A couple of months after an epidemic has rendered most of the world's population agoraphobic, and scared to actual death if they go outside, Marc heads underground to make his way across Barcelona in search of his girlfriend.
Odd Thomas
Odd Thomas
Odd Thomas sees murdered dead people and feels it’s his duty to make the people responsible pay for their sins. He works with the local police chief but one day he encounters something that may be too big for either of them to handle.
Banshee Chapter
Banshee Chapter
An internet journalist discovers that a dangerous hallucinogenic drug has been extracted from the pineal glands of dead humans, and the CIA may be to blame.
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FrightFest Features

It's a scream
Blair Erickson on Banshee Chapter.
Frankenstein unbound
Richard Raaphorst on Frankestein's Army.
Who wants to live forever?
Derek Magyar talks about his adventures in horror and independent film.

FrightFest News

Full Frightfest line-up revealed
Get ready for Curse of Chucky and Antisocial.
The Dead 2: India to open Frightfest
This year's festival will close with Big Bad Wolves.
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