Glasgow Film Festival 2019

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Automata (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Lawrie Brewster; Writer: Sarah Daly; Stars: Erich Redman, Alexandra Hulme, Nick Ford)
Antique expert Brendon Cole is summoned to authenticate a 300-year-old clockwork doll with a notoriously dark history known as The Inferno Princess in the remote Highlands mansion where it has recently been uncovered.
Black Circle (Country: Sweden, Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Adrián García Bogliano; Stars: Christina Lindberg, Felice Jankell, Erica Midfjäll)
When her sister Isa recommends she listen to the B-side of an old Seventies vinyl album she swears changes lives, Celeste is sceptical. But deciding to go along with the request, she plays it just as slumber hits, only to discover she has released a ghostly doppelgänger desperate to replace its original.
Dead Ant (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Ron Carlson; Writer: Hank Braxtan, Ron Carlson; Stars: Tom Arnold, Jake Busey, Rhys Coiro, Sean Astin, Martin Blasick, Natasha Blasick, Michael Horse)
When the 1989 'one-hit-wonder' glam metal band Sonic Grave embark on a trip to Coachella in the hope of making a comeback, their peyote trip pit stop in Joshua Tree incites an attack by giant ants.
The Dead Center (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Billy Senese; Writer: Billy Senese; Stars: Shane Carruth, Poorna Jagannathan, Jeremy Childs, Bill Feehely)
A hospital psychiatrist's own sanity is pushed to the edge when a frightened amnesiac patient insists that he has died and brought something terrible back from the other side.
Finale (Country: Denmark; Year: 2018; Director: Søren Juul Petersen; Stars: Anne Bergfeld, Karin Michelsen, Damon Younger, Kristoffer Fabricius, Mads Koudal, Kim Sønderholm, Gustav Scavenius)
Denmark has reached the finals of the European Championships and everyone is glued to their TVs. Petrol station employees Agnes and Belinda were hoping for a quiet night but they have been chosen as players in a gruesome game and no customers means no witnesses.
Freaks (Country: Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Zach Lipovsky, Adam B Stein; Stars: Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Lexy Kolker)
Seven-year-old Chloe's father to adopt an assumed identity if she’s ever separated from him, or to hide in a well-provisioned panic room if he should not return from one of his forays outside. But Chloe is determined to find out what exactly lies outside the door he's frightened of.
Here Comes Hell (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Jack McHenry; Stars: Margaret Clunie, Jasper Britton, Timothy Renouf)
A sophisticated Thirties soiree at an isolated country mansion descends into carnage, gore and demonic possession as rivalries and old friendships are put to the test when a gateway to Hell opens up.
The Hoard (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Jesse Thomas Cook, Matt Wiele; Stars: Lisa Solberg, Tony Burgess, Barry More, Ry Barrett, Elma Begovic)
A crew of TV personalities, including a professional organiser, a psychologist, two ghost hunters and a team of junk removers, attempts to reform a legendary hoarder who owns four condemned and haunted properties.
Level 16 (Country: Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Danishka Esterhazy; Writer: Danishka Esterhazy; Stars: Katie Douglas, Celina Martin, Sara Canning)
Two girls trapped in a prison-like boarding school embark on a dangerous search to uncover the truth behind their imprisonment.
Lords Of Chaos (Country: UK, Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Jonas Åkerlund; Writer: Dennis Magnusson, Michael Moynihan, Didrik Søderlind, Jonas Åkerlund; Stars: Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Valter Skarsgård, Sky Ferreira, Jack Kilmer, Jonathan Barnwell, Anthony De La Torre, Sam Coleman, Wilson Gonzalez, Jon Øigarden, Lucian Charles Collier, Anette Martinsen, Andrew Lavelle, Adrian Mills, James Edwin)
True story of the Norwegian black metal scene, which saw a teenager mount increasingly shocking publicity stunts to put a band's name on the map.
The Rusalka (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Perry Blackshear; Stars: Evan Dumouchel, Maragret Ying Drake, MacLeod Andrews)
Tom falls in love with a mysterious woman who swims in a lake at night where far too many people have recently drowned.
The Witch: Part 1, The Subversion (Country: South Korea; Year: 2018; Director: Park Hoon-jung; Stars: Kim Da-mi)
A nefarious agency has been genetically engineering children. One of the telekinetic kids escapes and goes into hiding with an adopted family. Ten years later, she appears on a talent show, where she's spotted by the bad guys and becomes prey for both her peers and a hit squad.

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