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Film4 Frightfest is back for another year, opening with highly anticipated zombie road movie The Dead 2: India. With a strong line-up that includes arthouse hits and the return (again) of Chucky, it also promises great the special events, quizzes and prize giveaways. There's a huge line-up of special guests including Ben Wheatley, Bobcat Goldthwait and Gareth Evans, director of The Raid.
The festival will run from 22 to 26 August.
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Frightfest Latest Reviews
A street kid helps an engineer make his way across zombie-infested India to save the latter's pregnant girlfriend.
Two enterprising brothers from the Australian boondocks launch a rickety business selling organic fertiliser - with a secret ingredient.
A janitor is trapped in the toilets when a zombie outbreak strikes the office party.
A detective pairs up with a hypnotist to try to solve a brutal murder.
Gothic horror entwining the story in 1930s Catalonia of a group of children who cannot feel pain, with a man searching for his biological parents in the present day.
Two friends trying to drown their sorrows meet a bored married couple who engage them in a series of increasingly bloody and dangerous bets.
A spooky tale of vintage murders, time travel, and unclear boundaries between the living and the dead.
A couple of months after an epidemic has rendered most of the world's population agoraphobic, and scared to actual death if they go outside, Marc heads underground to make his way across Barcelona in search of his girlfriend.
Odd Thomas sees murdered dead people and feels it’s his duty to make the people responsible pay for their sins. He works with the local police chief but one day he encounters something that may be too big for either of them to handle.
An internet journalist discovers that a dangerous hallucinogenic drug has been extracted from the pineal glands of dead humans, and the CIA may be to blame.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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