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The 22nd edition of the Montreal-based Fantasia International Film Festival will feature a thrilling selection of horror, science fiction and fantasy films including some hotly anticipated animé releases and daring documentaries. Set to open with Daniel Roby's Paris-set thriller Dans La Brume, it will also see a special award presented to action star Cynthia Rothrock. Special guests will include Timur Bekmambetov and Michael Ironside.
The festival runs from 12 July until 1 August.
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Pacific Northwest. 1983. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their haven is savagely destroyed by a cult, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance.
A gang of young punks on the run from the cops encounter something nasty in the woods.
A couple's wedding anniversary celebrations take an unexpected turn when one tries to kill the other. Far from help, can the fleeing woman figure out what's going on in time to ensure her survival?
A girl celebrating her ninth birthday notices that her mother is beginning to change in a disturbing way.
A teenager discovers that she can put her fingers in places where they shouldn't go.
A man explains what it's like to be dead.
A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.
An old woman finds a way to remove her fear, but can the good times last?
A morgue worker is used to hearing the voices of the dead but when one day he decides to use the secrets they tell him for his own ends, he brings down a terrible curse upon his family.
A young trombone player spends an adventurous night trying to open an impossible bottle of wine after carrying an unconscious woman back to her flat, in which everything seems to be on the verge of falling over.
Fantasia International Film Festival Features
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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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