Fantastic Fest 2022
The Strange Case Of Jacky Caillou The Strange Case Of Jacky Caillou
The Strange Case Of Jacky Caillou and The Menu
12 Days Of Terror (Country: South Africa; Year: 2004; Director: Jack Sholder; Writer: Jeffrey Reiner and Tommy Lee Wallace, based on the book by Richard Fernicola; Stars: Colin Egglesfield, Mark Dexter, Jenna Harrison, John Rhys-Davies)
For 12 days in July, 1916, a shark patrolled the waterways of northern New Jersey. This docudrama is based on Richard Fernicola's account of those days.
Aatank (Country: India; Year: 1996; Director: Prem Lalwani, Desh Mukherjee; Writer: Sachin Bhowmick; Stars: Nafisa Ali, Ranjeet Bedi, Dharmendra, Girish Kamad)
When fisherfolk find precious black pearls in their local waters, hope comes to their poor community, but they soon find themselves under threat from gangsters - and a shark.
All Jacked Up And Full Of Worms (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Alex Phillips; Writer: Alex Phillips; Stars: Betsey Brown, Phillip Andre Botello, Noah Lepawsky, Trevor Dawkins, Mike Lopez)
A wriggling, drug-induced creature feature.
Amazing Elisa (Asombrosa Elisa) (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Sadrac González-Perellón; Writer: Sadrac González-Perellón; Stars: Asier Etxeandia, Ivan Massagué, Silvia Abascal, Milo Taboada)
Elisa, a girl of 12 who thinks she's a superhero, lives with her father after her mother's death.
The Antares Paradox (La Paradoja De Antares) (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Luis Tinoco; Writer: Luis Tinoco; Stars: Andrea Trepat, Aleida Torrent, Jaume de Sans, David Ramírez, Ferra Vilajosana)
In a race against the clock, Alexandra will be forced to choose how to spend the next hours: facing a critical family drama or trying to bring an answer to one of humanity's most important questions.
A Life On The Farm A Life On The Farm
A Life On The Farm and Missing
Attachment (Natten Har Øjne) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2022; Director: Gabriel Bier Gislason; Writer: Gabriel Bier Gislason; Stars: David Dencik, Ellie Kendrick, Sofie Gråbøl, Josephine Park)
Maja and Leah’s new relationship is interrupted when mysterious things start happening in their London flat. It seems that Leah’s disapproving mother, who lives downstairs, is using Jewish folklore to come between them
Bad City (Country: Japan; Year: 2022; Director: Kensuke Sonomura; Writer: Kensuke Sonomura; Stars: Mitsu Dan, Hitoshi Ozawa)
A recently disgraced detective leads a special unit in an effort to stop a crime boss from becoming mayor.
The Banshees Of Inisherin (Country: Ireland, UK, US; Year: 2022; Director: Martin McDonagh; Writer: Martin McDonagh; Stars: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Kerry Condon, Barry Keoghan, Morse)
Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.
Birdemic 3: Sea Eagle (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: James Nguyen; Writer: James Nguyen; Stars: Ryan Lord, Julia Culbert, Marc DeNola, Alan Bagh, Lee McLaughin)
A flock of sea eagles attack the coastal town of Santa Cruz, California. Why did the birds attack? Who will survive?
Blood Flower (Country: Malaysia; Year: 2022; Director: Dain Said)
Iqbal and his mother have a special talent for seeing things that others cannot. Together with his father, who doesn’t share their sight, they work as exorcists until one day his mother meets a tragic end, saving Iqbal from an attack by a particularly malevolent spirit.
The Five Devils The Five Devils
The Five Devils and All Jacked Up And Full Of Worms
Blood Relatives (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Noah Segan)
A curmudgeonly vampire who has struggled to adjust to the modern world finds his life transformed when his ex dies and his teenage daughter turns up on his doorstep.
Bones And All (Country: Italy, US; Year: 2022; Director: Luca Guadagnino; Writer: David Kajganich, based on the book by Camille DeAngelis; Stars: Taylor Russell, Timothée Chalamet, Mark Rylance, André Holland, Chloë Sevigny, Jessica Harper, David Gordon Green, Michael Stuhlbarg, Jake Horowitz)
Maren, a young woman, learns how to survive on the margins of society.
Chop & Steele (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Berndt Mader, Ben Steinbauer; Writer: Alex MacKenzie; Stars: David Cross, Bobcat Goldthwait, Reggie Watts, Kurt Braunohler, John Lee, Alyson Levy, Joe Pickett, Davy Rothbart, Nick Prueher, Chad Nackers)
For years, Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher toured as the Found Footage Festival, with a sideline in absurdist morning-show pranks. Then they got sued. A David and Goliath story where David pees himself on national television.
Country Gold (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Mickey Reece; Writer: Mickey Reece, John Selvidge; Stars: Cate Jones, Colleen Elizabeth Miller, Mickey Reece, Ben Hall, Lisandro Boccacci, Danielle Evon Ploeger)
George Jones invites country music superstar Troyal Brooks out on the town in Nashville the night before George is to be cryogenically frozen in 1994.
Decision To Leave (Country: South Korea; Year: 2022; Director: Park Chan-wook; Writer: Park Chan-wook, Seo-kyeong Jeong; Stars: Tang Wei, Park Hae-il, Go Kyung-Pyo, Lee Jung-Hyun, Park Yong-woo)
A detective investigates a man's death in the mountains.
Disappear Completely Disappear Completely
Disappear Completely and Bones And All
Deep Fear (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2022; Director: Grégory Beghin; Stars: Victor Meutelet, Sofia Lesaffre, Joseph Olivennes, Kassim Meesters)
Paris: The 1980s. Three students decide to celebrate their graduation with a visit to the local catacombs deep in the heart of the French capital. There they discover a bunker bearing the number 717. Little do they know about the legend attached to it.
Demigod: The Legend Begins (Country: Taiwan; Year: 2022; Director: Chris Huang; Writer: Chris Huang)
Witness the legend's origin.
Disappear Completely (Country: Mexico; Year: 2022; Director: Luis Javier Henaine; Writer: Ricardo Aguado-Fentanes; Stars: Harold Torres, Tete Espinoza, Fermín Martínez, Vicky Araico, Norma Reyna)
A crime scene photographer becomes the target of a gruesome witch’s curse which strips away his senses one after another.
The Elderly (Viejos) (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Raúl Cerezo, Fernando González Gómez; Writer: Raúl Cerezo, Rubén Sánchez Trigos, Javier Trigales; Stars: Irene Anula, Zorion Eguileor, Josele Román, Gustavo Salmerón, Paula Gallego)
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.
Everyone Will Burn (Country: Spain; Year: 2012; Director: Daniel Hebrero; Stars: Macarena Gomez, Rodolfo Sancho, Sofia Garcia, Ruben Ochandiano)
In a small village in Leon, Spain, María José prepares to end her life after failing to get over the suicide of her bullied son years before. Everything changes when she receives a visit from Lucía, a strange little girl who could be connected to a local legend about stopping an impending apocalypse.
Huesera Huesera
Huesera and Piggy
Evil Eye (Country: Mexico; Year: 2022; Director: Isaac Ezban)
Luna is sick and no treatment seems to work. Her desperate parents take her to the Mexican countryside to seek an alternative treatment, where they leave Luna and her older sister Nala in the care of Josefa, their grandmother. Nala becomes convinced that something is after them.
Family Dinner (Country: Austria; Year: 2022; Director: Peter Hengl; Writer: Peter Hengl; Stars: Pia Hierzegger, Michael Pink, Nina Katlein, Alexander Sladek)
Overweight and insecure, Simi spends Easter weekend with her famous nutritionist aunt. The hope is that it’ll help her get on a healthier track, but as the aunt’s family’s icy dynamics and an increasingly malevolent atmosphere leave Simi feeling uneasy, weight isn’t the only thing she’s about to lose.
Final Cut (Coupez!) (Year: 2022; Director: Michel Hazanavicius; Writer: Michel Hazanavicius; Stars: Bérénice Bejo, Grégory Gadebois, Finnegan Oldfield, Matilda Lutz, Raphaël Quenard)
Things go badly for a small film crew shooting a low-budget zombie movie when they are attacked by real zombies.
The Five Devils (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Léa Mysius; Writer: Paul Guilhaume, Léa Mysius; Stars: Adèle Exarchopoulos, Daphne Patakia, Noée Abita, Patrick Bouchitey, Moustapha Mbengue, Sally Dramé, Swala Emati)
Eight-year-old Vicky possesses a special power: a hyperacute sense of smell. She spends her days exploring this gift, and lives happily with her mother Joanne, a swimming teacher whom she adores exclusively - to the despair of her firefighter father. When her mysterious aunt Julia suddenly reappears in their lives, secrets from their past resurface both violently and magically.
Flesheater (Zombie Nosh) (Country: US; Year: 1988; Director: S William Hinzman; Writer: S William Hinzman, Bill Randolph; Stars: S William Hinzman, John Mowod, Leslie Ann Wick, Kevin Kindlin)
A group of college students on an overnight hayride come across a group of man-eating zombies. They must fight for their lives while trying to escape and warn the authorities.
Nightsiren Nightsiren
Nightsiren and Attachment
Flowing (Piove) (Country: Italy, Belgium; Year: 2022; Director: Paolo Strippoli; Writer: Jacopo Del Giudice, Paolo Strippoli, Gustavo Hernández; Stars: Fabrizio Rongione, Cristiana Dell'Anna, Francesco Gheghi)
A car accident leaves a family broken and searching for healing in Rome, as torrential rain summons a strange gas from the sewers causing mass hallucinations across the city.
Gamera Vs. Zigra (Gamera Tai Shinkai Kaijû Jigura) (Country: Japan; Year: 1971; Director: Noriaki Yuasa; Writer: Niisan Takahashi; Stars: Kôji Fujiyama, Daigo Inoue, Reiko Kasahara, Daihachi Kita, Goro Kuman, Shin Minatsu)
Space aliens arrive on Earth with their giant shark and intend to take over the planet but they must first destroy Gamera.
García! (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Eugenio Mira)
A super-soldier created under Franco's regime to fight the enemies of the nation may be the only one who can solve a political crisis after a right wing leader is kidnapped.
Give Me Pity! (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Amanda Kramer; Writer: Amanda Kramer; Stars: Sophie von Haselberg, Cricket Arrison, M Diesel, Reshma Gajjar, Tess Hewlett, Annie Kyle)
Sissy St. Claire graces the small screen for her first ever television special, an evening full of music and laughter, glamour and entertainment. But Sissy's live event quickly begins to curdle into a psychedelic nightmare.
H4z4rd (Hazard) (Country: Belgium; Year: 2022; Director: Jonas Govaerts; Writer: Trent Haaga; Stars: Tom Vermeir, Frank Lammers, Jennifer Heylen, Monic Hendrickx)
A man who who really loves his girlfriend, his daughter, and his car, accepts a driving job and gets into a race which will result in either losing his life, his family or his beloved car.
Sick Of Myself Sick Of Myself
Sick Of Myself and Satanic Hispanics
Holy Spider (Ankabut-e moqaddas) (Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden, France; Year: 2022; Director: Ali Abbasi; Writer: Ali Abbasi, Afshin Kamran Bahrami; Stars: Zar Amir-Ebrahimi, Mehdi Bajestani, Arash Ashtiani, Forouzan Jamshidnejad, Sina Parvaneh, Nima Akbarpour, Sara Fazilat, Alice Rahimi, M. Ali Nazarian, Sima Seyed, Firouz Ageli, Farhad Faghih Habibi)
A journalist tries to track down a serial killer who is murdering sex workers.
Huesera (Huesera: The Bone Woman) (Country: Peru, Mexico; Year: 2022; Director: Michelle Garza Cervera; Writer: Michelle Garza Cervera, Abia Castillo; Stars: Alfonso Dosal, Samantha Castillo, Martha Claudia Moreno, Mayra Batalla, Sonia Couoh, Aida López, Pablo Guisa Koestinger, Mercedes Hernández, Enoc Leaño, Anahí Allué, Natalia Solián, Gabriela Velarde)
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.
Hunt (Country: South Korea; Year: 2022; Director: Lee Jung-jae; Stars: Lee Jung-jae, Heo Sung-tae, Jung Woo-sung, Hye-jin Jeon, Man-sik Jeong, Go Yoon-Jung, Derek Chouinard, Kim Jong-soo)
Two national security agents - and rivals - hunt for a spy chief.
Joint Security Area (Gongdong Gyeongbi Guyeok JSA) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2000; Director: Park Chan-wook; Writer: Park Chan-wook, Jeong,Seong-san, Kim Hyun-seok; Stars: Lee Yeong-ae, Lee Byung-hun, Song Kang-ho, Kim Tae-woo)
After a shooting incident at the North/South Korean border/DMZ leaves 2 North Korean soldiers dead, a neutral Swiss/Swedish team investigates, what actually happened.
Kids Vs. Aliens (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Jason Eisener; Writer: John Davies, Jason Eisener; Stars: Dominic Mariche, Phoebe Rex, Calem MacDonald, Asher Grayson, Ben Tector)
An all-time rager of a teen house party turns to terror when aliens attack, forcing two warring siblings to band together to survive the night.
Final Cut Final Cut
Final Cut and Something In The Dirt
King On Screen (Country: France, USA, Belgium; Year: 2022; Director: Daphné Baiwir; Stars: Frank Darabont, Taylor Hackford, Tom Holland, Tod Williams, André Øvredal, Vincenzo Natali)
A documentary about the more than 80 feature films based on the work of Stephen King.
The Legacy Of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Philipp Escott)
A documentary about the cultural impact of one of the most famous horror films ever made.
Leonor Will Never Die (Country: Philippines; Year: 2022; Director: Martika Ramirez Escobar; Writer: Martika Ramirez Escobar; Stars: Sheila Francisco, Rocky Salumbides, Bong Cabrera, Anthony Falcon)
Fiction and reality blur when Leonor, a retired filmmaker, falls into a coma after a television lands on her head, compelling her to become the action hero of her unfinished screenplay.
A Life On The Farm (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Oscar Harding; Stars: Derrick Beckles, Lehr Beidelschies, Charles Carson, Oscar Herding, Karen Kilgariff)
A strange story from Somerset, England about a filmmaking farmer and the inspiring legacy of his long-lost home movies.
Living With Chucky (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Kyra Elise Gardner; Writer: Kyra Elise Gardner, Jason Strickland; Stars: Abigail Breslin, Brad Dourif, Lin Shaye, John Waters, Kyra Elise Gardner)
A filmmaker who grew up alongside Chucky the killer doll seeks out the other families surrounding the Child's Play films as they recount their experiences working on the ongoing franchise and what it means to be a part of the Chucky family.
Shin Ultraman Shin Ultraman
Shin Ultraman and Project Wolf Hunting
Lynch/Oz (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Alexandre O Philippe; Writer: Alexandre O Philippe)
Victor Fleming’s 1939 film The Wizard of Oz is one of David Lynch’s most enduring obsessions. This documentary goes over the rainbow to explore this Technicolor through-line in Lynch’s work.
Mako: The Jaws Of Death (Country: US; Year: 1976; Director: William Grefé; Writer: William Grefé, Robert W. Morgan; Stars: Richard Jaeckel, Jennifer Bishop, Buffy Dee, Harold Sakata)
A Vietnam veteran with a psychic connection to sharks discovers their exploitation by the local aquarium and begins an underwater reign of terror to avenge them.
Manticora (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Carlos Vermut; Writer: Carlos Vermut; Stars: Nacho Sánchez, Zoe Stein, Catalina Sopelana, Javier Lago. Angela Boix)
A video game designer's trauma following a fire manifests in a frightening obsession.
Medusa Deluxe (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Thomas Hardiman; Writer: Thomas Hardiman; Stars: Clare Perkins, Kayla Meikle, Darrell D’Silva, Anita-Joy Uwajeh, Kae Alexander, Heider Ali, Luke Pasqualino, Debris Stevenson, Lilit Lesser)
A murder mystery set in a competitive hairdressing competition.
The Menu (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Mark Mylod; Writer: Seth Reiss, Will Tracy; Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Hoult, Ralph Fiennes)
A couple travels to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.
Unidentified Objects Unidentified Objects
Unidentified Objects and The Banshees Of Inisherin
Missing (Sagasu) (Country: Japan; Year: 2021; Director: Shinzô Katayama; Writer: Kazuhisa Kotera, Ro Takada; Stars: Jirô Satô, Aoi Itô, Hiroya Shimizu, Misato Morita, Shotaro Ishii)
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.
Mister Organ (Country: New Zealand; Year: 2022; Director: David Farrier)
A documentary about car clamping, an antique shop, an extortion scandal and a mystery man who might be a prince.
Nightmare (Marerittet) (Country: Norway; Year: 2022; Director: Kjersti Helen Rasmussen; Writer: Kjersti Helen Rasmussen; Stars: Eili Harboe, Herman Tømmeraas, Dennis Storhøi, Preben Hodneland)
After moving into a new apartment with her boyfriend, a woman is plagued by bad dreams which seem to spill over into waking life. Is she losing her mind, or finding it?
Nightsiren (Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic; Year: 2022; Director: Tereza Nvotová; Writer: Barbora Namerova, Tereza Nvotová; Stars: Natalia Germani, Eva Mores, Juliana Olhová, Iva Bittová, Jane Olhová)
A young woman returns to her native mountain village, searching for answers about her troubled childhood, but as she tries to uncover the truth, ancient superstitions lead the villagers to accuse her of witchcraft and murder.
Nothing (Country: Denmark, Germany; Year: 2022; Director: Trine Piil, Seamus McNally)
A seventh-grade boy has an existential crisis, decides that everything in life is purposeless, and climbs up a tree. His classmates try everything to get him down, including pelting him with rocks, but with no success. They then begin making sacrifices.
A Wounded Fawn A Wounded Fawn
A Wounded Fawn and Country Gold
The Offering (Abyzou) (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Oliver Park; Writer: Hank Hoffman, Jonathan Yunger; Stars: Paul Kaye, Nick Blood, Emily Wiseman, Allan Korduner)
Saul works as the undertaker for the local Hasidic community, and a corpse carries a Jewish demon with plans for his unborn child. His family must dive into Kabbalah lore to ward off the entity and protect their future.
Oink (Knor) (Country: Netherlands, Belgium; Year: 2022; Director: Mascha Halberstad; Writer: Fiona van Heemstra, based on the book by Tosca Menten; Stars: Hiba Ghafry, Alex Klaasen, Johnny Kraaijkamp, Loes Luca, Matsen Montsma)
A nine-year-old girl gets a pig named Oink as a gift from her grandfather.
One And Four (Country: China; Year: 2021; Director: Jigme Trinley; Writer: Jigme Trinley; Stars: Jinpa, Zheng Wang)
A mountain cabin manager is visited by one man after another on a snowy mountain where poaching is widespread.
The People's Joker (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Vera Drew; Writer: Vera Drew; Stars: Vera Drew)
An aspiring clown grappling with her gender identity combats a fascistic caped crusader.
La Pieta (Year: 2022; Director: Eduardo Casanova)
A surrealist odyssey into the extremes of codependency, depicting the close relationship between a mother and her son – and the ways that relationship changes when one is diagnosed with a terminal illness.
King On Screen King On Screen
King On Screen and The Offering
Piggy (Cerdita) (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Carlota Pereda; Writer: Carlota Pereda; Stars: Pilar Castro, Claudia Salas, Camille Aguilar, Carmen Machi, Julián Valcárcel, Mabel del Pozo, Chema del Barco, Stéphanie Magnin Vella, Irene Ferreiro, Laura Galán, Fred Tatien, José Pastor, Richard Holmes, Fernando Delgado-Hierro, Amets Otxoa)
Sara deals with constant teasing from girls in her small town. But it comes to an end when a stranger kidnaps her tormentors. Sara knows more than she's saying and must decide between speaking up and saving the girls or saying nothing to protect the strange man who spared her.
Project Wolf Hunting (Country: South Korea; Year: 2022; Director: Kin Hong-sun; Writer: Kin Hong-sun; Stars: Seo In-Guk, Jsng Dong-yoon, Choi Gwi-hwa, Sung Dong-il)
The story of dangerous criminals on a cargo ship who are transported from the Philippines to South Korea, as they unleash a sinister force after an escape attempt leads to a riot.
Satanic Hispanics (Country: USA, Mexico, Argentina; Year: 2022; Director: Mike Mendez, Demian Rugna, Eduardo Sanchez, Gigi Saul Guerrero, Alejandro Brugues; Writer: Pete Barnstrom, Alejandro Mendez, Lino K. Villa; Stars: Efren Ramirez, Jonah Ray, Hemky Madera, Patricia Velasquez, Greg Grunberg)
An anthology of short horror films.
Shin Ultraman (Country: Japan; Year: 2022; Director: Shinji Higuchi; Writer: Hideaki Anno; Stars: Takumi Saitoh, Masami Nagasawa, Daiki Arioka, Akari Hayami, Tetsushi Tanaka)
An extra-terrestrial ally steps in to save humanity from kaiju attacks, but the consequences of his decision could be even more dangerous.
Sick (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: John Hyams)
As the pandemic steadily brings the world to a halt, Parker and her best friend Miri decide to quarantine at the family lake house alone - or so they think.
Living With Chucky Living With Chucky
Living With Chucky and Nightmare
Sick Of Myself (Syk Pike) (Country: Norway, Sweden; Year: 2022; Director: Kristoffer Borgli; Writer: Kristoffer Borgli; Stars: Anders Danielsen Lie, Eirik Sæther, Kristine Kujath Thorp)
Signe and Thomas are in an unhealthy, competitive relationship that takes a vicious turn when Thomas suddenly breaks through as a contemporary artist.
Smile (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Parker Finn; Writer: Parker Finn; Stars: Sosie Bacon, Jessie T Usher, Kyle Gallner, Kal Penn, Caitlin Stasey)
After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, a doctor starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can't explain. She must confront her troubling past in order to survive and escape her horrifying new reality.
Smoking Causes Coughing (Fumer Fait Tousser, Smoking Makes You Cough) (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Quentin Dupieux; Writer: Quentin Dupieux; Stars: Oulaya Amamra, Alain Chabat, Anaïs Demoustier, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Julia Faure, Jules Dhios Francisco, Blanche Gardin, Vincent Lacoste, Gilles Lellouche, Grégoire Ludig, David Marsais, Jérôme Niel, Benoît Poelvoorde, Raphaël Quenard, Anthony Sonigo)
Tobacco Force are superhero avengers, preparing for their clash with the mighty Lezardin. But what if the real horrors are the stories they tell to each other along the way?
Solomon King (Country: US; Year: 1974; Director: Jack Bomay, Sal Watts; Writer: Jim Alston, Sal Watts; Stars: Sal Watts, James Watts, Samaki Bennett, Claudia Russo)
CIA trained detective Solomon King has to use all of his dirty tricks and experiences to get revenge on the person responsible for the murder of his girlfriend. A trail leads him to a desert in the Middle East.
Something In The Dirt (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead; Stars: Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson)
When neighbours John and Levi witness supernatural events in their Los Angeles apartment building, they realise documenting the paranormal could inject some fame and fortune into their wasted lives. An ever-deeper, darker rabbit hole, their friendship frays as they uncover the dangers of the phenomena, the city, and each other.
Give Me Pity! Give Me Pity!
Give Me Pity! and Everyone Will Burn
Spoonful Of Sugar (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Mercedes Bryce Morgan; Writer: Leah Saint Marie; Stars: Morgan Saylor, Myko Olivier, Danilo Crovetti, Keith Powell)
Millicent is taking a semester off from her studies to concentrate on her thesis about children with severe allergies, which makes her the perfect person to take care of Johnny, a sickly, mute child. As his behaviour grows violent, she begins to experience hallucinations.
The Strange Case Of Jacky Caillou (Jacky Caillou) (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Lucas Delangle; Writer: Lucas Delangle, Olivier Strauss; Stars: Thomas Parigi, Edwige Blondiau, Lou Lampros, Jean-Louis Coulloc'h)
When his grandmother suddenly passes away and a young woman with a mysterious rash arrives on his doorstep, a young man tries to help her. As her condition worsens, it becomes clear that she’s afflicted with no ordinary illness. She’s transforming into something dangerous before his eyes, but he’s already in too deep to abandon her.
Swallowed (Year: 2022; Director: Carter Smith; Stars: Jena Malone, Mark Patton)
A creepy-crawly-fable of survival and heartwarming friendship.
Terrifier 2 (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Damien Leone; Writer: Damien Leone; Stars: Felissa Rose, Lauren LaVera, David Howard Thornton, Griffin Satopietro, Samantha Scaffidi)
After being resurrected by a sinister entity, Art the Clown returns to the timid town of Miles County where he targets a teenage girl and her younger brother on Halloween night.
Tintorera! (Country: UK, Mexico; Year: 1977; Director: René Cardona Jr; Writer: René Cardona Jr, Ramón Bravo, Christina Schuch; Stars: Susan George, Hugo Stiglitz, Andrés García, Fiona Lewis, Eleazar García)
Two shark hunters flirt with an attractive British lady while hunting down a large tiger shark terrorising the Mexican East coast.
Vesper Vesper
Vesper and Spoonful Of Sugar
Triangle Of Sadness (Country: Sweden, UK, US, France, Greece; Year: 2022; Director: Ruben Östlund; Writer: Ruben Östlund; Stars: Woody Harrelson, Harris Dickinson, Charlbi Dean, Hanna Oldenburg, Zlatko Buric, Oliver Ford Davies, Linda Anborg, Iris Berben, Carolina Gynning, Sunnyi Melles, Malte Gårdinger, Vicki Berlin, Arvin Kananian, Beata Borelius, Shaniaz Hama Ali)
A yacht for the super-rich sinks, leaving its passengers marooned on an island.
Tropic (Tropique) (Country: France; Year: 2002; Director: Edouard Salier; Writer: Edouard Salier; Stars: Marta Nieto, Louis Peres, Marvin Dubart, Pablo Cobo)
Astronaut twins go through a lot when one of them is contaminated with a mysterious residue from space.
Unicorn Wars (Country: Spain, France; Year: 2022; Director: Alberto Vázquez; Writer: Alberto Vázquez)
This story tracks two brother teddy bear soldiers: Azulín, who yearn for unicorn blood to be beautiful for ever; and Gordi, who just wants to be accepted and liked.
Unidentified Objects (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Juan Felipe Zuleta; Writer: Leland Frankel, Juan Felipe Zuleta; Stars: Sarah Hay, Roberta Colindrez, Matthew Jeffers, Hamish Allan-Headly)
A lonely dwarf and his unstable, alien-obsessed neighbour are thrown together on an impossible road trip that will alter their strange friendship (and their sense of reality) forever.
Venus (Country: US, Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Jaume Balagueró; Writer: Fernando Navarro; Stars: Ester Expósito, Ángela Cremonte, Fernando Valdivielso, Federico Aguaro)
Horror invades the concrete corridors of a cursed apartment complex on the outskirts of Madrid.
Medusa Deluxe Medusa Deluxe
Medusa Deluxe and Mister Organ
Vesper (Country: Lithuania, France, Belgium; Year: 2022; Director: Kristina Buozyte, Bruno Samper; Writer: Kristina Buozyte, Brian Clark, Bruno Samper; Stars: Raffiella Chapman, Eddie Marsan, Rosy McEwen, Richard Brake, Melanie Gaydos, Edmund Dehn, Titas Rukas, Markas Eimontas, Markas Sagaitis, Marijus Demiskis, Matvej Buravkov)
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.
We Might As Well Be Dead (Wir könnten genauso gut tot sein, Iris) (Country: Germany, Romania; Year: 2022; Director: Natalia Sinelnikova; Writer: Viktor Gallandi, Natalia Sinelnikova; Stars: Ioana Iacob, Pola Geiger, Jörg Schüttauf, Siir Eloglu, Susanne Wuest, Knut Berger, Moritz Jahn, Mina Sadic, Felix Jordan, Ludwig Brix)
The disappearance of a dog and the sudden isolation of a security guard’s daughter start a bizarre chain of events in an apartment complex obsessed with keeping up appearances.
A Wounded Fawn (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Travis Stevens; Writer: Nathan Faudree, Travis Stevens; Stars: Sarah Lind, Josh Ruben, Malin Barr, Katie Kuang, Laksmi Priyah Hedemark, Tanya Everett, Marshall Taylor Thurman, Neal Mayer, Nikki James, Leandro Taub)
It’s the perfect plan: A serial killer brings an unsuspecting new victim on a weekend getaway to add another body to his ever-growing count. She’s buying into his faux charms, and he’s eagerly lusting for blood. What could possibly go wrong?
Year Of The Shark (L'Année Du Requin) (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Ludovic Boukherma, Zoran Boukherma; Writer: Ludovic Boukherma, Zoran Boukherma; Stars: Marina Foïs, Kad Merad, Jean-Pascal Zadi, Christine Gautier, Ludovic Torrent)
A small coastal town in the south-west of France is on high alert after a surfer disappears. Soon the incredible truth is revealed: a shark is prowling in the harbour.
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