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Alongside the usual line-up of horror, science-fiction, fantasy, action and other genre treats, this year's Fantasia International Film Festival has a special focus on South Korea's contribution to genre film festival. It will also see a career achievement award presented to Nicolas Cage, a special award presented to Larry Kent, and a book launch for Dark Matter Presents: Haunted Reels which will include readings by Jay Baruchel, C Robert Cargill, Gary Sherman, Sarah Bolger, The Pierce Brothers, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead.
The festival runs from 20 July to 9 August.
View Films by Strand:
- Camera Lucida
- Cheval Noir Competition
- General Features
- Septentrion Shadows
- South Korean Cinema
- Special Screenings
- The Dark Fantasy Worlds Of Juraj Herz
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Fantasia Latest Reviews
One winter in Kibune, Kyoto, people find themselves stuck in a two minute time loop. As others try to work together to find out what's going on, one woman finds herself increasingly isolated.
A professional boxer, recently released from prison, is forced to break probation and flee to a faraway island in Thailand. He starts a family there, only to have to deal with blackmail.
A washed-up stuntman and his stunt horse become an overnight social media sensation when their real-life fight with debt collectors goes viral.
Two mysterious brothers abduct a mogul during his quest for immortality. Meanwhile, a seductive woman helps them launch a journey of self-discovery.
On her 18th birthday, tough-girl Jonny eats a cake baked by her aunt according to a magical family recipe and undergoes a radical metamorphosis.
A chef with gambling problems flees to a Latin American villa where he assumes another man's identity.
Sam, an Indian-American teen, lives in an idyllic suburb with her conservative mother and her assimilated father. Sam’s cultural insecurities grow due to her estranged friend, Tamira, who mysteriously carries around an empty mason jar all the time. In a moment of anger, Sam breaks Tamira’s jar and unleashes an ancient Indian demonic force that kidnaps Tamira.
At the breaking point of their dysfunctional marriage, a couple take a trip through Serbia. After meeting a mysterious local who eagerly offers to be their guide, they embark on an impromptu sightseeing expedition that soon takes a series of sinister turns.
A single mother and a childless morgue technician are bound together by their relationship to a little girl they have reanimated from the dead.
An introverted foley artist, Eva struggles to create sounds for a commercial featuring a horse. Empowered by a horsetail growing out of her body, she lures a botanist into an affair, through a game of submission.
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