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Alongside the usual line-up of horror, science-fiction, fantasy, action and other genre treats, this year's Fantasia International Film Festival has a special focus on South Korea's contribution to genre film festival. It will also see a career achievement award presented to Nicolas Cage, a special award presented to Larry Kent, and a book launch for Dark Matter Presents: Haunted Reels which will include readings by Jay Baruchel, C Robert Cargill, Gary Sherman, Sarah Bolger, The Pierce Brothers, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead.
The festival runs from 20 July to 9 August.
View Films by Strand:
- Camera Lucida
- Cheval Noir Competition
- General Features
- Septentrion Shadows
- South Korean Cinema
- Special Screenings
- The Dark Fantasy Worlds Of Juraj Herz
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Fantasia Latest Reviews
A washed-up stuntman and his stunt horse become an overnight social media sensation when their real-life fight with debt collectors goes viral.
Two mysterious brothers abduct a mogul during his quest for immortality. Meanwhile, a seductive woman helps them launch a journey of self-discovery.
On her 18th birthday, tough-girl Jonny eats a cake baked by her aunt according to a magical family recipe and undergoes a radical metamorphosis.
A chef with gambling problems flees to a Latin American villa where he assumes another man's identity.
Sam, an Indian-American teen, lives in an idyllic suburb with her conservative mother and her assimilated father. Sam’s cultural insecurities grow due to her estranged friend, Tamira, who mysteriously carries around an empty mason jar all the time. In a moment of anger, Sam breaks Tamira’s jar and unleashes an ancient Indian demonic force that kidnaps Tamira.
At the breaking point of their dysfunctional marriage, a couple take a trip through Serbia. After meeting a mysterious local who eagerly offers to be their guide, they embark on an impromptu sightseeing expedition that soon takes a series of sinister turns.
A single mother and a childless morgue technician are bound together by their relationship to a little girl they have reanimated from the dead.
An introverted foley artist, Eva struggles to create sounds for a commercial featuring a horse. Empowered by a horsetail growing out of her body, she lures a botanist into an affair, through a game of submission.
The tale of a troupe of failed clowns and an ambitious reporter who embark on a chaotic adventure of self-discovery after a mysterious solar event plunges the world into anarchy.
October 31, 1977. Jack Delroy’s syndicated talk show Night Owls has long been a trusted companion to insomniacs around the country, but a year on from the tragic death of Jack’s wife, ratings have plummeted. Desperate to turn his fortunes around, Jack plans a Halloween special like no other, unaware he is about to unleash evil into the living rooms of America.
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