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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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Abertoir Latest Reviews
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.
A group of art students seem to fall under the influence of demonic clay.
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.
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.
Following an organ transplant, a shy young man becomes a half-ghoul and beins to crave human flesh.
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.
The mistress of a burnt-out novelist is brutally murdered - and she's only the first.
As a composer works on the score for a new horror film, a series of brutal murders occurs.
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.
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.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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