Grimmfest 2017

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Leatherface Leatherface
Leatherface and Tag
68 Kill (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Trent Haaga; Writer: Trent Haaga, Bryan Smith; Stars: Matthew Gray Gubler, AnnaLynne McCord, Alisha Boe, Sheila Vand, Sam Eidson)
A sewage worker is sweet talked by his glamorous girlfriend into robbing her sugar daddy, but nothing goes to plan.
Attack Of The Adult Babies (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Dominic Brunt; Stars: Joanne Mitchell, Kate Coogan, Sally Dexter, Andrew Dunn, Charlie Chuck)
A home invasion forces two teenagers to break into a remote country manor and steal Top Secret documents. Little do they know the stately pile is also the venue where a group of high-powered middle-aged men go to take refuge from the stresses of daily life by dressing in nappies and indulging their every perverse nursery whim. Or that this grotesque assembly intends to refuel the world’s economy by very sinister, sick and monstrous means.
Better Watch Out (Safe Neighborhood) (Country: Australia, US; Year: 2016; Director: Chris Peckover; Stars: Virginia Madsen, Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller, Dacre Montgomery, Ed Oxenbould, Patrick Warburton, Aleks Mikic)
As a 12-year-old prepares to confess his romantic feelings for his babysitter one Christmas Eve, something starts trying to break into the house.
Borley Rectory (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Ashley Thorpe; Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Jonathan Rigby, Julian Sands, Nicholas Vince, Annabel Bates, Steve Furst, Richard Strange)
An experimental exploration of the famous alleged hauntings that took place in the 1920s.
The Bride (Country: Russia; Year: 2017; Director: Svyatoslav Podgayevskiy; Stars: Victoria Agalakova, Vyacheslav Chepurchenko, Aleksandra Rebenok)
A young woman betrothed to an aristocrat gradually discovers the truth about his dead wife.
Replace Replace
Replace and M.F.A.
Dave Made A Maze (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Bill Watterson; Stars: Nick Thune, Meera Rohit Kumbhani, Adam Busch, Kirsten Vangsness)
One afternoon, Dave builds a cardboard maze in his living room, gets lost in it, and discovers that it's full of traps and monsters which he doesn't remember creating.
Double Date (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Benjamin Barfoot; Writer: Danny Morgan; Stars: Danny Morgan, Georgia Groome, Michael Socha, Kelly Wenham, Dougie Poynter, Brooke Norbury, Lee Shone, Benny Bereal, Liz Kingsman, Elena Valdameri, Lewis Holloway, Kelly Wells, Sarah Carmen, Kerrieanne Booker, Charley Clark)
An innocent out to prove his manhood meets a pair of femmes fatales.
Fake Blood (Country: Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Rob Grant; Stars: Mike Kovac, Rob Grant, Scott Wallis, Jacqueline Breakwell)
A mockumentary in which the filmmakers investigate the effects of seeing violence onscreen.
Freehold (Two Pigeons) (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Dominic Bridges; Writer: Dominic Bridges, Rae Brunton; Stars: Mim Shaikh, Javier Botet, Mandeep Dhillon, Kola Bokinni, Michael McKell)
Hussein, a wide-boy estate agent, doesn't realise he's sharing his apartment with a forgotten stranger, a master of concealment - until his campaign of revenge starts to hit home.
Game Of Death (Country: Canada, US, France; Year: 2017; Director: Sebastien Landry, Laurence Morais-Lagace; Writer: Edouard H Bond, Philip Kalin-Hajdu, Sebastien Landry, Laurence Morais-Lagace; Stars: Sam Earle, Victoria Diamond, Emelia Hellman, Catherine Saindon, Nick Serino)
Seven millenials discover an obscure electronic board game and decide to test their wits against it. When it tells them they need to kill 24 people in the next 24 hours, mayhem ensues.
Double Date Double Date
Double Date and Poor Agnes
Habit (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Simeon Halligan; Stars: Elliot James Langridge, Jessica Barden, Roxanne Pallett, William Ash, Louis Emerick, Sally Carman, Joanne Mitchell, Robert Beck)
After witnessing a murder in a massage parlour, a Manchester man beings to have strange, violent dreams.
Killing Ground (Country: Australia; Year: 2016; Director: Damien Power; Writer: Damien Power; Stars: Harriet Dyer, Aaron Pedersen, Stephen Hunter, Tiarnie Coupland, Ian Meadows, Maya Stange, Mitzi Ruhlmann, Aaron Glenane, Julian Garner, Tara Jade Borg, Michael Knott, Mark Gadaleta, Jackie Dettmer, Matthew Dettmer, Liam Parkes)
A young couple camping in the woods find an abandoned tent and then a lost toddler.
Leatherface (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Julien Maury Alexandre Bustillo; Writer: Seth M Sherwood; Stars: Stephen Dorff, Lili Taylor, Nicole Andrews, Sam Strike, Sam Coleman)
Four teenage patients escape from a mental institution, kidnap a nurse and take her on a road trip to hell in this prequel to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
M.F.A. (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Natalia Leite; Writer: Leah McKendrick; Stars: Francesca Eastwood, Leah McKendrick, Clifton Collins Jr, Peter Vack)
A woman who is raped goes on a rampage of vengeance.
Mohawk (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Ted Geoghegan)
Two members of the Mohawk people and their British lover are forced to flee into the woods when a group of vicious American renegades turns on them during the war of 1812.
Still/Born Still/Born
Still/Born and 68 Kill
Poor Agnes (Country: Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Navin Ramaswaran; Writer: James Gordon Ross; Stars: Lora Burke, Amy Marie Wallace, Robert Notman, Will Conlon, Rodney Dwira, Kate Alice Phillips, Stan Alto, Dennis Austin, Philip Contardo)
A sadistic serial killer and the private detective she holds prisoner form an unlikely bond.
Rabbit (Country: Australia; Year: 2017; Director: Luke Shanahan; Stars: Adelaide Clemens, Alex Russell, Veerle Baetens)
Following a mysterious, near-fatal collapse in Germany, medical student Maude Ashton is plagued by a series of vivid dreams about her twin sister, who has been missing for several years. She returns to her native Australia, certain she now knows where to find her
Replace (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Norbert Keil; Writer: Norbert Keil, Richard Stanley, Scarlett Amaris; Stars: Barbara Crampton, Rebecca Forsythe, Lucie Aron, Sean Knopp, Adnan Maral)
Afflicted with a dermatological disease that causes her skin to crumble away, Kira discovers that she can replace that skin with the skin of other women.
Ruin Me (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Preston DeFrancis; Writer: Trysta A Bissett, Preston DeFrancis; Stars: Marcienne Dwyer, Matt Dellapina, Eva Hamilton, John Odom, Chris Hill)
Welcome to Slasher Sleepout: The Ultimate Horror Movie Experience combining camping, haunted house, and an escape room into one extreme 36-hour event. Six strangers are hooded, dropped in the middle of the woods, and must survive a simulated horror movie. But then people start dying for real.
Still/Born (Country: Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Brandon Christensen; Writer: Brandon Christensen, Colin Minihan; Stars: Christie Burke, Jesse Moss, Rebecca Olson, Michael Ironside, Jenn Griffin)
For Mary, the joy of her son Adam’s birth is overshadowed by the stillborn death of his twin brother. Now she can't shake the feeling that something is coming for Adam too.
Freehold Freehold
Freehold and Killing Ground
Tag (Country: Japan; Year: 2015; Director: Sion Sono; Writer: Sion Sono, based on the story by Yûsuke Yamada; Stars: Reina Triendl, Mariko Shinoda, Erina Mano, Yuki Sakurai)
A girl's life cascades into chaos as everyone around her suffers a gruesome fate while she herself becomes less and less certain of who she is and what kind of a world she lives in.
Trench 11 (Country: Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Leo Scherman; Stars: Rossif Sutherland, Charlie Carrick, Robert Stadlober, Shaun Benson, Karine Vanasse)
In the final days of WWI a shell-shocked soldier must lead a mission deep beneath the trenches of No Man’s Land to stop a German experiment that could turn the tide of the war. But the Germans have already lost control...
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