Sightseers Sightseers

Back for its seventh year, Abertoir had a strong selection of horror and cult film fare with which to scare the inhabitants of Aberystwyth. The highly acclaimed American Mary and Antiviral headed the line-up, but there were also old favourites like Quatermass And The Pit and even a special screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Guest of honour Catriona MacColl spoke at a special screening of The Beyond while other guests included Hellraiser star Simon Bamford and director Steven Sheil. Book readings and talks ran alongside the film line-up, plus there was a chance to watch Tod Browning classic The Unknown with live piano accompaniment.

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The Shining
The Shining
After moving his family to a remote hotel with a troubled past, a writer gradually loses his mind.
Citadel
Citadel
A bereaved, agoraphobic single father is beseiged by hooded teenagers who may not be quite human.
Resolution
Resolution
An attempted intervention at the remote woodland home of a troubled addict reveals unexpected dangers.
American Mary
American Mary
A disenfranchised medical student goes AWOL into the lucrative underworld of unnecessary surgery.
Sightseers
Sightseers
A young couple on a caravan holiday find themselves going on a killing spree.
Dead Sushi
Dead Sushi
Attack of the killer mutant sushi! (from Mars?)
John Dies At The  End
John Dies At The End
Two friends use a drug that enables them to warp space time in an attempt to save the world.
M-29
M-29
With a serial killer on the loose, a young woman accepts a lift through the forest from a stranger.
Antiviral
Antiviral
In a future where people pay to be infected with the same diseases as their idols, a dealer races to find a cure after a starlet whose illness he has stolen dies.
The House By The Cemetery
The House By The Cemetery
A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include beheadings...
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