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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
In search of a starter home, a young couple follow a mysterious estate agent and get trapped in a strange housing development.
Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.
A woman's panicked decision to cover up an accidental killing spins out of control when her conscience demands she return the dead man's body to his family.
A group of orphan rebels are fortified in a villa with heavy arms to brace for a drone war with a faceless enemy in a dystopian future.
A young woman and her reticent new stepchildren find themselves isolated in the family’s remote winter cabin, locked away to dredge up the mysteries of her dark past.
A troubled college freshman, Luke, suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects his childhood imaginary friend Daniel to help him cope.
A futuristic firefighting mecha service is created to protect the world.
A nightmare anti-love story featuring blood and guts, the deep blue sea, tooth decay, and scary boyfriends.
A disillusioned field surgeon suffering from PTSD makes a man out of body parts and brings him to life in a Brooklyn loft.
A dark action comedy about a group of people brought together in the apartment of police detective Andrei: his resentful daughter, an angry thug and a cheated cop. Each one of them have a reason to want revenge.
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