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There's a giallo-heavy line-up at this year's Abertoir, along with some of the biggest horror titles on the festival circuit this year. Alongside the feature titles is a strong short film programme, and attendees can look forward to meeting some very special guests, including giallo legends Lamberto Bava and Sergio Martino. Ceredigion Museum will provide an unusual venue for retrospective screenings of Dario Argento's Opera and Lamberto Bava's Demons, and there will be a tribute to Peter Lorre and a celebration of the work of Edgar Allan Poe.

Wheelchair access is available throughout and assistance dogs are welcome.

The festival runs from 14 to 19 November.

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The Endless
The Endless
Years after escaping a cult as teenagers, brothers Aaron and Justin return to their former home after receiving a mysterious message. While Aaron is quickly drawn back into the fold, Justin remains uneasy.
Vampire Clay
Vampire Clay
A group of art students seem to fall under the influence of demonic clay.
The Lodgers
The Lodgers
Twins in a crumbling family home live according to rules set by a mysterious supernatural entity, but when one of them falls in love, the stage is set for conflict.
The Housemaid
The Housemaid
A peasant girl who embarks on a romance with the landowner she serves begins to suspect that the spirit of his dead wife resents her.
Tokyo Ghoul
Tokyo Ghoul
Following an organ transplant, a shy young man becomes a half-ghoul and beins to crave human flesh.
Better Watch Out
Better Watch Out
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.
Your Vice Is A Locked Room And Only I Have The Key
Your Vice Is A Locked Room And Only I Have The Key
The mistress of a burnt-out novelist is brutally murdered - and she's only the first.
A Blade In The Dark
A Blade In The Dark
As a composer works on the score for a new horror film, a series of brutal murders occurs.
Five Dolls For An August Moon
Five Dolls For An August Moon
A wealthy industrialist gathers his friends on a remote island for a party, but they soon realise that there's a killer on the lose.
Demons
Demons
A group of people are trapped in a large West Berlin movie theater infected by ravenous demons whom proceed to kill and posses the humans one-by-one thereby multiplying their numbers.
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