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The 23rd edition of the Montreal genre film festival has lots of treats in store, with premières of new horror, science fiction, fantasy and animé films from around the globe. It will open with Hideo Nakata's hotly anticipated return to the Ring series, simply titled Sadako. and include a special tribute to First Blood director Ted Kotcheff.
The festival runs from 11 July to 1 August.
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Fantasia Latest Reviews
Nothing is what it seems when an audition between a young woman and an older man turns into an unsettling cat and mouse game.
Two estranged sisters, Sam and Maggie, attempt to reconnect after the death of their mother. But Maggie isn't interested in anything and that could be Sam's worst nightmare.
A woman experiences unusual pregnancy cravings following an encounter with a wooden wasp.
Fran likes to think about dying. When she makes a guy in the office laugh, he wants more - a movie date, a slice of pie, a conversation. But if dating him means learning to live, she's pretty sure she can't do that.
A couple's love is tested by illness and the treatment that follows it.
A group of friends pick up a stranger by the roadside and are disturbed by her behaviour, but all is not what it seems.
For a teenager in a small town, menarche brings an encounter with the local urban legend.
An Ultimate Fighting champion with a tragic past that has stripped him of his religious faith meets a charismatic priest who draws him into the dangerous world of exorcism.
A darkly comic portrait of an assassin who works for the yakuza.
A documentary about the uncommon life and unthinkable murder of the legendary no-budget exploitation filmmaker and the communities he inhabited in Seventies California.
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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