Fantasia International Film Festival 2019

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The Hitchhiker The Hitchhiker
The Hitchhiker and Sometimes, I Think About Dying
The Boogeywoman (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Erica Scoggins; Writer: Erica Scoggins; Stars: Amélie Hoeferle, Katherine Morgan, John Henry Ward)
For a teenager in a small town, menarche brings an encounter with the local urban legend.
Girl In The Hallway (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Valerie Barnhart; Writer: Jamie DeWolf; Stars: Jamie DeWolf)
A man remembers a little girl he used to see in the hallways of his apartment building.
The Hitchhiker (Country: Australia; Year: 2019; Director: Adele Vuko; Writer: Adele Vuko)
A group of friends pick up a stranger by the roadside and are disturbed by her behaviour, but all is not what it seems.
Lili (Country: Netherlands, US; Year: 2019; Director: Yfke Van Berckelaer; Writer: Yfke Van Berckelaer; Stars: Lisa Smit, Derek de Lint)
Nothing is what it seems when an audition between a young woman and an older man turns into an unsettling cat and mouse game.
Maggie May (Country: Australia; Year: 2018; Director: Mia'kate Russell; Writer: Mia'kate Russell; Stars: Lulu McClatchy, Katrina Mathers, Sophia Davey)
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.
The Original The Original
The Original and Wakey Wakey
The Original (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Michelle Garza Cervera; Writer: Andrew X Fleming; Stars: Rebecca Layoo, Ariana Lebrón, Ingrid Evans)
A couple's love is tested by illness and the treatment that follows it.
Sometimes, I Think About Dying (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Stefanie Abel Horowitz; Writer: Stefanie Abel Horowitz, based on the play by Kevin Armento; Stars: Jim Sarbh, Katy Wright-Mead)
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.
Vaspy (Country: New Zealand; Year: 2019; Director: Hweiling Ow)
A woman experiences unusual pregnancy cravings following an encounter with a wooden wasp.
Wakey Wakey (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Mary Dauterman; Writer: Mary Dauterman; Stars: Tim Platt, Rachel Sennott)
A nightmare anti-love story featuring blood and guts, the deep blue sea, tooth decay, and scary boyfriends.

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