Fantasia International Film Festival 2022

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Lily's Mirror Lily's Mirror
Lily's Mirror and Rooted
The Anteroom (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Elisa Puerto Aubel; Writer: Elisa Puerto Aubel; Stars: Irene Anula)
In the near future, at the border of an unnamed any-country, a desperate refugee and her baby reach a customs holding chamber in a computer-operated cabin, where she struggles to convince a machine that they’re eligible to reach safe harbour.
Breathe (Country: New Zealand; Year: 2021; Director: Stephen Kang; Writer: Stephen Kang; Stars: CJ Hwang, Gloria Zhang)
12-year-old Jaehee has an unexplainable gift for connecting with the interior energies of others. It’s led to her becoming a highly sought-out member of her community, with people of all ages and backgrounds seeking her out to perform exorcisms.
Cruise (Country: Canada; Year: 2021; Director: Sam Rudykoff; Writer: Sam Rudykoff; Stars: Chad Andrews, Ray James, Simon Pond)
With sweat-soaked skin, in a state of mortal fear, a man is forced to make lame telemarketing calls to strangers.
Darker (Country: Belgium, Netherlands; Year: 2022; Director: Frank Van den Bogaart; Writer: Frank Van den Bogaart)
When her father goes missing, young Rena enters the woods to seek out a mythological creature believed to collect the stories of dying beings.
Daughters Of Witches (Country: US, Mexico; Year: 2021; Director: Faride Schroeder; Writer: Karen Acosta, Mario Muñoz; Stars: Yalitza Aparicio, Erandeni Durán, Dolores Heredia, Violeta Santiago)
A woman travels to Mexico with her newborn baby to take part in an ancient forest ritual with members of her family.
Scooter Scooter
Scooter and The Fall Of The House Of Usher
Don't Go Where I Can't Find You (Country: Ireland; Year: 2021; Director: Ni Ghrioghair Rioghnach)
After witnessing the accidental death of her lover in their home, a composer becomes convinced that her spectre has remained.
Everybody Goes To The Hospital (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Tiffany Kimmel; Writer: Tiffany Kimmel; Stars: Lucia Hadley Wheeler)
An animated exploration of a true physical, psychological, and familial trauma.
The Fall Of The House Of Usher (La Chute De La Maison Usher) (Country: France; Year: 1928; Director: Jean Epstein; Writer: Luis Buñuel and Jean Epstein, based on the short story by Edgar Allan Poe; Stars: Jean Debucourt, Marguerite Gance, Charles Lamy, Fournez-Goffard)
A loose adaptation of the Poe classic, with a lonely aristocrat obsessively painting his wife as she wastes away.
Facies (El Semblante) (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Raúl Cerezo, Carlos Moriana; Writer: Raúl Cerezo, Javier Trigales; Stars: Paolo Boris, Lucía Díez, Ainhoa Abela Espino)
An inventor is ordered by a Medieval inquisitor to build the perfect torture device.
Good Boy (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Eros V; Writer: Eros V; Stars: Patricia Allison)
Not everyone can be a dog sitter. A young woman learns this the hard way when the tiny Pomeranian she’s hired to watch reveals itself to be a deranged murder junkie.
Where The Witch Lives Where The Witch Lives
Where The Witch Lives and Facies
Hysteric (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Rod Blackhurst; Stars: Amber Davila, Dolce Demce, Amaya Huneke)
At a remote house in Astoria, Oregon, two sisters are suddenly under attack by their mother, who has inexplicably fallen into a bloodthirsty state of madness.
I Call Upon Thee (Country: Australia; Year: 2022; Director: Michael Anthony Kratochvil; Writer: Michael Anthony Kratochvil)
Two young sisters in an unhappy home perform an incantation in the hope of summoning something which can better their circumstances.
Kin (Country: Canada; Year: 2021; Director: Sarah Gross; Writer: Maddison Tebbut; Stars: Eve Angel, Hana Hayes, Jonathan Medina)
Deep in the prairies, towards the end of the 1800s, a pair of sisters live in a place surrounded by open spaces and limited opportunity. The older sister takes care of them both.
Lily's Mirror (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Linnea Frye, Adam Pinney; Writer: Linnea Frye, Adam Pinney; Stars: Linnea Frye, Viviana Chavez, Jamie Moore, Adam Pinney, Matt Horgan, Bart Hansard)
A woman's hand is chopped off during a dinner date, leading her on an offbeat revenge journey filled with mirrors, ghosts and gore.
Lucienne In A World Without Solitude (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Couturiau Geordy; Writer: Couturiau Geordy; Stars: Kahn Cédric, Caillard Stéphane)
In a world where everyone exists without solitude—largely because they’re always accompanied by a sibling double of themselves - our heroine tries to maintain a relationship with a man tormented by the loss of his twin.
Good Boy Good Boy
Good Boy and Cruise
Punch Drunk (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Emily Lerer; Writer: Emily Lerer, Cason Weiss; Stars: Danielle Argyros, Stephen Ellis, Kevin Coubal, Joseph Miller, Mikey Nau)
A bartender powers through her job while recovering from a recent precancerous cervical surgery. Blood and memories oozing as she chit-chats with customers over another beer-soaked shift.
Rooted (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Sean Addo; Writer: Sean Addo; Stars: Riley Dandy, Ukamaka Izuchi, Victor Kamwendo, Nican Robinson)
A man gets his DNA test results in and is surprised to find a mysterious West African wood mask included in the box. One that give him nightmarish visions of his ancestors’ slave dungeon whenever worn.
Scooter (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Chelsea Lupkin; Writer: Chelsea Lupkin; Stars: Anita Abdinezhad, Jaye Ayres-Brown, Smith Sky)
Abandoned on the street by her boyfriend in the dead of night, a woman picks a scooter up off the sidewalk and rides towards her destiny.
Stained Skin (Year: 2022; Director: Adam Graf, Mandy Peterat; Writer: Mirjam Khera; Stars: Safinaz Sattar, Marisa Wojtkowiak)
Deep inside the humid walls of a dystopian textile factory, a pair of workers imagine a hopeful fairy tale as a means of escape, if only psychological.
Summer Ghost (Country: Japan; Year: 2021; Director: Loundraw; Writer: Hirotaka Adachi, Loundraw; Stars: Rina Kawaei, Chiaki Kobayashi, )Miyuri Shimabukuro, Nobunaga Shimazaki)
An urban legend speaks of a summer ghost, a spirit girl who appears when fireworks are set off.
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Summer Ghost and Everybody Goes To The Hospital
Where The Witch Lives (Country: Canada; Year: 2022; Director: Mariel Sharp; Stars: Lake Kahentawaks Delisle, Alex Rice, Catherine Bérubé, Margaux Vaillancourt)
After moving into an old isolated house with her newly-single mother and her little sister, 12-year-old Cassie begins to suspect that her family is being tormented by the spirit of a sadistic river witch.
Wild Card (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Tipper Newton; Writer: Tipper Newton; Stars: Billy Flynn, Tipper Newton, Eugene Kotlyarenko)
An Eighties video dating service brings an uncomfortably matched pair of strangers together.

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