Fantasia International Film Festival 2022

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Cruise Cruise
Cruise and Good Boy
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.
Facies Facies
Facies and Lily's Mirror
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 The Fall Of The House Of Usher
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.
Summer Ghost Summer Ghost
Summer Ghost and Scooter
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.
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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