Glasgow Film Festival 2023

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Little Bone Lodge Little Bone Lodge
Little Bone Lodge and Hunt Her, Kill Her
13 Exorcisms (13 Exorcismos) (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Jacobo Martínez; Writer: Ramón Campos, Salvador S Molina, Gema R Neira; Stars: Maria Romanillos, Ruth Díaz, Silma López)
Shy, sensitive teenager Laura is tricked into taking part in a Halloween séance to contact the spirit of a mad doctor who murdered his family. From that night on, Laura's life is forever changed.
#chadgetstheaxe (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Travis Bible; Stars: Michael Bonini, Spencer Harrison Levin, Taneisha Figueroa)
Four social media influencers must decide if Internet fame is worth the danger in real time. Bros Spicy Steve and Chad team up with a pair of beauty tip streamers to visit the supposedly haunted Devil’s Manor, former home to a Satanic Cult. Soon they’re forced to wonder if it’s all a prank created by other streamers, by each other, or if there is something more sinister at hand.
Consecration (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Christopher Smith; Stars: Jena Malone, Danny Huston, Janet Suzman)
Summoned to the Mount Saviour convent deep in the Scottish Highlands following the mysterious death of her priest brother, a woman finds herself increasing convinced that he did not commit suicide, and starts her own investigation as the nuns prepare a consecration ceremony to purify the holy site, which may harbour a dark secret.
Here For Blood (Country: Canada; Year: 2022; Director: Daniel Turres; Writer: James Roberts; Stars: Shawn Roberts, Joelle Farrow, Dee Snider)
When his girlfriend is swamped with college exams, a rowdy pro-wrestler struggling to make ends meet agrees to fill in as a last-minute replacement for her well-paying babysitting job. Tom arrives at an isolated family home where he meets the precocious 10-year-old Grace. But what starts off as a quiet night of pizza and video games quickly spirals into bloody, violent, demonic chaos.
Hunt Her, Kill Her (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Ryan Thiessen, Greg Swinson; Writer: Greg Swinson; Stars: Natalie Terrazzino, JC Oakley III, Larry Bunton)
A desperate young mother who has just filed divorce papers on her abusive husband is forced to take a job as the night shift janitor at a large furniture factory. She is told that she will be the only one working at this time, but after seeing a strange vehicle idling in the parking lot and finding a door to the factory ajar, she gets the feeling she might not be alone after all.
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Onyx The Fortuitous And The Talisman Of Souls and Pensive
Irati (Country: Spain; Year: 2022; Director: Paul Urkijo Alijo; Writer: Paul Urkijo Alijo, Jon Muñoz Otaegui, Juan Luis Landa; Stars: Edurne Azkarate, Eneko Sagardoy, Itziar Ituño)
Christian nobleman Eneko must fulfil the promise he made to his late father, to protect and lead his people into the new era. To do so, he must recover his father’s body, buried next to Charlemagne's treasure. However, despite his faith, he needs the help of his childhood friend, the pagan Irati.
Little Bone Lodge (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Matthias Hoene; Writer: Neil Linpow; Stars: Joely Richardson, Neil Linpow, Sadie Soverall, Harry Csdby, Roger Ajogbe)
During a stormy night in the Scottish Highlands, two criminal brothers on the run seek refuge in a desolate farmhouse. But after taking the resident family captive, they find the house holds even darker secrets of its own.
Mother Superior (Country: Austria; Year: 2022; Director: Marie Alice Wolfszahn; Writer: Marie Alice Wolfszahn; Stars: Isabella Händler, Inge Maux, Jochen Nickel)
1975, Rosenkreuz Manor. Sigrun Fink, desperate for information about her biological family, starts a new position as nurse to the aging, ill and eccentric Baroness Heidenreich. For a shared longing binds them together: the old lady’s memory contains the secret to Sigrun's true identity; the nurse’s lifeforce holds the key to the future for the Baroness.
Onyx The Fortuitous And The Talisman Of Souls (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Andrew Bowser; Writer: Andrew Bowser; Stars: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Jeffrey Combs, Ralph Ineson, Rivkah Reyes, TC Carson)
Onyx joins a group of fellow occultists to attend a dark ritual at the mansion of their idol, Bartok. Suspecting Bartok's nefarious intentions, Onyx is suddenly immersed in a world of monsters, mystery, and mayhem.
Pensive (Rupintojelis) (Country: Lithuania; Year: 2022; Director: Jonas Trukanas; Writer: Titas Laucius, Jonas Trukanas; Stars: Sarunas Rapolas Meliesius, Gabija Bargailaite, Marius Repsys, Donatas Simukauskas, Kipras Masidlauskas, Povilas Jatkevicius, Martynas Berulis, Saule Rasimaite)
A graduation weekend away goes drastically wrong when a masked killer shows up.
Consecration Consecration
Consecration and Irati
Sisu (Country: Finland; Year: 2022; Director: Jalmari Helander; Writer: Jalmari Helander; Stars: Jorma Tommila, Aksel Hennie, Jack Doolan, Onni Tommila, Mimosa Willamo)
After a solitary prospector strikes gold in the wilderness of Lapland, he runs into a retreating detachment of Nazi soldiers who set their sights on claiming the bounty. Unfortunately for the stormtroopers, this is no ordinary miner.
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?
Winnie The Pooh: Blood And Honey (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2023; Director: Rhys Frake-Waterfield; Stars: Craig David Dowsett, Chris Cordell, Natasha Tosini)
During childhood, Christopher Robin befriended Winnie the Pooh, Piglet and their friends, played games and fed them. But as he grew older, the visits stopped, leaving them increasingly hungry and desperate, eyeing Eeyore as food. Now Christopher has returned to the forest with his new wife hoping to introduce her to his old friends, but it sends Pooh and Piglet on a murderous scavenger hunt for human flesh when they antagonize a group of college girls on a rural cabin vacation.
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