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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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A group of journalism students discover a hidden tribal society that has cultivated a way of life brimming with ancient practices and beliefs, rituals and blood.
A sketchy ghoul named Gourmet invites a college student named Kaneki to dine with him at a special restaurant where the young man may find himself on the menu.
A malevolent spirit menaces a troubled family.
Their parents are dead. They should be sad, but they can't cry. So they form a kick-ass band. This is the story of four 13-year-olds in search of their emotions.
She roams the neighbourhood with her best friend, attempts to fall in love, is sent to the hospital with an unclear diagnosis. Untethered from the wider world, 14-year-old Eun-hee floats through Seoul.
Puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show. The show is a hit due to Judy's superior puppeteering but Punch's driving ambition and penchant for whisky lead to a inevitable tragedy that Judy must avenge.
A defiant teenage boy, struggling with his parent's imminent divorce, faces off with a thousand year-old witch, who is living beneath the skin of and posing as the woman next door.
Terror in an apartment complex.
On the night of the strangest wedding in cinema history, a grotesque gang boss hires a stone cold killer to bring him the finger of a fading, drug-addicted jazz legend.
In search of a starter home, a young couple follow a mysterious estate agent and get trapped in a strange housing development.
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