FrightFest 2011

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Rabies Rabies
Rabies and Midnight Son
Atrocious (Country: Spain, Mexico; Year: 2010; Director: Fernando Barreda Luna; Writer: Fernando Barreda Luna; Stars: Rafael Amaya, Jose Masegosa, Chus Pereiro, Cristian Valencia), Official Site
"Found footage" horror seeking the truth behind the murders of a family at an isolated house in the woods.
Blood Runs Cold (Country: Sweden; Year: 2011; Director: Sonny Laguna; Writer: Sonny Laguna, David Liljeblad, Tommy Wiklund; Stars: Hanna Oldenburg, Ralf Beck, Andreas Rylander, Elin Hugoson, Patrick Saxe), Official Site
A breakthrough musician heads home for some downtime... but there's something nasty lurking in the house.
The Caller (Country: Puerto Rico; Year: 2010; Director: Matthew Parkhill; Writer: Sergio Casci; Stars: Rachelle Lefevre, Stephen Moyer, Lorna Raver, Ed Quinn, Luis Guzmán)
When the past comes calling, don't pick up the phone...
The Devil's Business (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Sean Hogan; Writer: Sean Hogan; Stars: Billy Clarke, Jack Gordon, Jonathan Hansler, Harry Miller)
Two hitmen run into trouble when they discover their quarry has a penchant for black magic.
A Horrible Way To Die (Country: US, Japan; Year: 2010; Director: Adam Wingard; Writer: Simon Barrett; Stars: AJ Bowen, Amy Seimetz, Joe Swanberg, Brandon Carroll, Lane Hughes, Melissa Boatright, Steven Buehler, Jen Huemmer, Whitney Moore, Holly Voges, Michael J. Wilson)
A woman's psychopathic ex escapes from jail and starts to hunt her down.
The Caller The Caller
The Caller and Stormhouse
Kidnapped (Secuestrados) (Country: Spain, France; Year: 2010; Director: Miguel Ángel Vivas; Writer: Javier García, Miguel Ángel Vivas; Stars: Guillermo Barrientos, Dritan Biba, Fernando Cayo, César Díaz, Martijn Kuiper, Manuela Vellés, Ana Wagener, Xoel Yáñez), Official Site
Criminals subject a family to a night of terror.
The Man Who Saw Frankenstein Cry (Country: Spain; Year: 2010; Director: Ángel Agudo; Writer: Ángel Agudo; Stars: Mick Garris, Paul Naschy, Joe Dante, John Landis, Emilio A. Pina, Caroline Munro, Jorge Grau, Del Howison, José Antonio Pérez Giner, Ángel Luis De Diego, Antonio Mayans, Javier Aguirre, José Luis Alemán, Javier Botet, María José Cantudo), Official Site
Documentary about Spanish horror icon Paul Naschy.
Midnight Son (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Scott Leberecht; Writer: Scott Leberecht; Stars: Tracey Walter, Arlen Escarpeta, Larry Cedar, Juanita Jennings, Kevin McCorkle, Austin Mincks, Shawn-Caulin Young, Zak Kilberg, Maya Parish, Jo D. Jonz, Billy Louviere, Jeff Campbell, Tony Norris, Sarah Raeke, Jake McCorkle), Official Site
Twisted romance with a vampiric edge.
My Sucky Teen Romance (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Emily Hagins; Writer: Emily Hagins; Stars: Devin Bonnée, Tina Rodriguez, Lauren Lee, Elaine Hurt, Santiago Dietche, Tony Vespe, Patrick Delgado, Lauren Vunderink, John Gholson, Sam Eidson, Bianca Barnett, Jessica Bradley, Don Daro, Amani DeHolton, Diana DeLaTorre), Official Site
When a nerd is bitten by a vampire her friends try to find a cure before she becomes one of the undead.
Rabies (Kalevet) (Country: Israel; Year: 2010; Director: Ahron Keshales, Navot Paposhaddo; Writer: Ahron Keshales, Navot Paposhaddo; Stars: Lior Ashkenazi, Ania Bukstein, Ofer Shechter, Yael Grobglas, Ran Danker, Menashe Noy, Danny Geva, Henry David, Liat Har Lev, Efrat Boimold, Yaron Motola, Efrat Rayten), Official Site
As a psycho killer lurks in the woods, a group of nervous people might represent a bigger threat to each other.
Atrocious Atrocious
Atrocious and Kidnapped
Stormhouse (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Dan Turner; Writer: Jason Arnopp, based on the story by Dan Turner and Jason Arnopp; Stars: Grant Masters, Katie Flynn, Grahame Fox, Patrick Flynn, Jordan Pitt, James Capel)
UK horror on a military base.
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