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This year's Frightfest opens with Neil Marshall's The Lair and features contributions from 17 countries, presenting some of the very best horror cinema from around the world. It will be held in its traditional home at London’s Cineworld Leicester Square and the Prince Charles Cinema, and accompanied by a virtual edition.
The festival runs from 25 to 29 August.
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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.
When Royal Air Force pilot Lt. Kate Sinclair is shot down over Afghanistan, she finds refuge in an abandoned underground bunker where deadly man-made biological weapons - half human, half alien - are awakened.
In a dystopian Switzerland under the rule of a fascist cheese magnate, Heidi lives a simple life in the mountains protected by her grandfather. Her longing for personal freedom leads to her abduction by brutal government storm troopers, sparking a revolution.
In 1987, a group of counsellors accidentally unleash a decades' old evil on the last night of summer camp.
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.
A seemingly naïve and devout young woman finds her way in the underground world of truck stop sex workers a.k.a. 'lot lizards'.
Deep in the English countryside, Lisa and George prepare for their wedding at a Tudor mansion. But an angry crocodile lies in wait, determined to ruin their big day.
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.
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.
West Point cadet Edgar Allan Poe and four other cadets on a training exercise in upstate New York are drawn by a gruesome discovery into a forgotten community.
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