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The Montreal festival is back with an in-person edition celebrating the latest, greatest fantasy, horror, science fiction, animé and unclassifiable yet fascinating films. It opens with Polaris and closes with Next Sohee. Alongside the screenings are a series of talks with filmmakers including John Woo and Kier-La Janisse, and a special award will be presented to producer Pierre David.
The festival runs from 14 July to 3 August.
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An octogenarian, who enters into a state of dementia after the sudden suicide of his wife, sparks a series of paranormal events that will put his family's lives at risk.
A new father strives to protect his baby for the 21 days during which it is vulnerable to spiritual attack.
A strange story from Somerset, England about a filmmaking farmer and the inspiring legacy of his long-lost home movies.
Cecilia and her children travel to her ageing father’s dairy farm after he has a heart attack. Back in her childhood home, Cecilia is met by her mother, a woman dead for many years, whose presence brings to life a painful past chorused by the natural world around them.
Valeria has long dreamed about becoming a mother. After learning that she’s pregnant, she expects to feel happy, yet something’s off. Nightmarish visions and an unshakeable paranoia have her questioning what she wants, and an ancient evil spirit may be the cause.
Following the death of his wife, Santoshi has sunk into depression and debt, much to the consternation of his daughter, high school student Kaede. To ease their debt, Santoshi tells Kaede he will track down a serial killer and collect the reward, but Santoshi disappears and Kaede must find out what happened to him.
Steve Glew spent the 1990s smuggling rare pez dispensers into the USA from Eastern Europe, making millions of dollars. It was all magical until his arch-nemesis, The Pezident decided to destroy him.
At some point in the future the Earth’s ecosystem collapses. A tough 13-year-old called Vesper, whose father is paralysed, tries to get food for them wherever she can. When she finds a mysterious woman in the forest one day she starts to hope that things will change.
A Danish family visits a Dutch family they met on a holiday. What was supposed to be an idyllic weekend slowly starts unraveling as the Danes try to stay polite in the face of unpleasantness.
A washed up internet personality tries to win back his followers by livestreaming himself spending one night alone in an abandoned haunted house.
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