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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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Fantasia Latest Reviews
A group of young tech developers discover a portal to a multiverse and use it for work, but they're meddling with powers they don't understand.
With the impending Y2K apocalypse fast approaching, Abbie is faced with the ultimate challenge - the unbeatable level 256 on Pac-Man - and he can't get off the couch until he conquers it. A survival story set in a living room.
A petty drug dealer with a once in a lifetime opportunity to pull off a big score unexpectedly gains the ability to bend time.
A man picks the wrong stranger to expose himself to.
A nefarious agency has been conducting experiments on children. One of them escapes and goes into hiding with an adopted family. Ten years later, she appears on a talent show, where she's spotted by the bad guys and becomes prey for both her peers and a hit squad.
A man seeks out an unsuspecting stranger to help him purge the dark torments of his past. His plan goes awry when he encounters a woman with plans of her own. A playful psycho-thriller game of cat-and-mouse.
A man and his sons spend years in exile, working as cowboys in the American West, before returning to Indonesia bent on revenge.
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?
Fantasia International Film Festival Features
Fantasia International Film Festival News
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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