Grimmfest 2019
Satanic Panic Satanic Panic
Satanic Panic and Darlin'
1BR (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: David Marmor; Writer: David Marmor; Stars: Giles Matthey, Alan Blumenfeld, Taylor Nichols, Andrea Gabriel, Mark Krenik)
Terror in an apartment complex.
Artik (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Tom Botchii Skowronski; Writer: Tom Botchii Skowronski; Stars: Chase Williamson, Jerry G Angelo, Lauren Ashley Carter, Matt Mercer)
A comic book obsessed serial killer teaches his son how to get away with a series of brutal murders until the boy befriends a mysterious man who threatens to expose everything.
Blood Vessel (Country: Australia; Year: 2019; Director: Justin Dix; Writer: Justin Dix, Jordan Prosser; Stars: Robert Taylor, Alyssa Sutherland, Nathan Phillips)
Somewhere in the North Atlantic, late 1945. A lift raft adrift at sea, and in it, the survivors of a torpedoed hospital ship: With no food, water, or shelter, all seems lost - until an abandoned German minesweeper drifts ominously towards them, giving them one last chance at survival.
Darlin' (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Pollyanna McIntosh; Writer: Pollyanna McIntosh, Jack Ketchum; Stars: Pollyanna McIntosh, Cooper Andrews, Nora-Jane Noone, Eugenie Bondurant, Brian Batt, Lauren Ashley Carter)
A sequel to The Woman in which a feral teenage girl is taken into strict Catholic care and prepared for her First Holy Communion.
Dead Dicks (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Chris Bavota, Lee Paula Springer; Writer: Chris Bavota, Lee Paula Springer; Stars: Heston Horwin, Jillian Harris, Matt Keyes, Kristina Sandev)
After Becca receives a distressing call from her suicidal brother Richie, she rushes over to his apartment and finds him alive and well - surrounded by copies of his own dead body.
Harpoon Harpoon
Harpoon and A Serial Killer's Guide To Life
Every Time I Die (Year: 2019; Director: Robi Michael; Stars: Drew Fonteiro, Marc Menchaca, Melissa Macedo, Michelle Macedo, Tyler Dash White)
After Sam is killed, his consciousness begins to travel through the bodies of his friends in an effort to protect them. This dark passage leads him on a greater journey – discovering his true identity.
Extra Ordinary (Country: Ireland, Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Mike Ahern, Enda Loughman; Writer: Mike Ahern, Demian Fox; Stars: Maeve Higgins, Barry Ward, Will Forte)
Rose, a small-town driving instructor, must use her supernatural talent to save a local teenager from a washed-up rockstar who is using her in a Satanic pact which he hopes will reignite his fame.
Harpoon (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Rob Grant; Writer: Rob Grant, Mike Kovac; Stars: Munro Chambers, Emily Tyra, Christopher Gray)
Rivalries, dark secrets, and sexual tension emerge when three best friends find themselves stranded on a yacht in the middle of the ocean under suspicious circumstances.
I See You (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Adam Randall; Writer: Devon Graye; Stars: Helen Hunt, Jon Tenney, Judah Lewis, Owen Teague, Libe Barer)
Strange occurrences plague a small town detective and his family as he investigates the disappearance of a young boy.
Little Monsters (Country: Australia; Year: 2019; Director: Abe Forsythe; Writer: Abe Forsythe; Stars: Lupita Nyong'o, Josh Gad, Stephen Peacocke, Nadia Townsend, Alexander England, Henry Nixon, Jason Chong, Felix Williamson, Rahel Romahn, Sam Fraser, Ava Caryofyllis, Talayna Moana Nikora, Chris Bunton, Charlie Whitley, David Sinclair-Smith)
A film dedicated to all the kindergarten teachers who motivate children to learn, instil them with confidence and stop them from being devoured by zombies.
Tales From The Lodge Tales From The Lodge
Tales From The Lodge and Why Don't You Just Die
Quiet Comes The Dawn (Rassvet) (Country: Russia; Year: 2019; Director: Paul Siderov; Writer: Evgeny Kolyadintsev; Stars: Alexandra Drozdova, Aleksandr Molochnikov, Anna Slyu)
Troubled by vivid nightmares after her brother's mysterious death, a girl seeks help from the Institute of Somnology, only to wake into a very different world.
Rabid (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska; Writer: John Serge, Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska; Stars: Laura Vandervoort, Hanneke Talbot, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk, MacKenzie Gray, Ted Atherton, Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska)
A remake of David Cronenberg's original, in which experimental plastic surgery leads to a sudden outbreak of disease.
Satanic Panic (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Chelsea Stardust; Writer: Ted Geoghegan, Grady Hendrix; Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Jerry O'Connell, Ruby Modine, Jordan Ladd, Arden Myrin)
A pizza delivery girl at the end of her financial rope has to fight for her life - and her tips - when her last order of the night turns out to be high society Satanists in need of a virgin sacrifice.
A Serial Killer's Guide To Life (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Staten Cousins-Roe; Stars: Katie Brayben, Poppy Roe, Sinead Matthews, Ben Lloyd-Hughes)
A frustrated thirtysomething woman stuck in a small seaside town meets a charismatic life coach who promises to transform her world with alternative therapy - and who is also a serial killer.
The Shed (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Frank Sabatella; Writer: Frank Sabatella; Stars: Jay Jay Warren, Cody Kostro, Sofia Happonen)
Stan lives with his abusive grandfather and tries to protect his best friend from high school bullies. When he discovers a murderous creature has taken refuge inside his tool shed, he tries to battle the demon alone until his bullied friend discovers it and develops a far more sinister plan.
Rabid Rabid
Rabid and I See You
She Never Died (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Audrey Cummings; Writer: Jason Krawczyk; Stars: Olunike Adeliyi, Peter MacNeill, Kiana Madeira, Michelle Nolden, Noah Dalton Danby, Edsson Morales)
Lacey, a socially detached loner is cursed with immortality and a never-ending tedium of existence. In her attempts to keep her compulsions in check, she seeks out the darkest souls humanity has to offer. Lacey must now face her own inner demons while simultaneously finding her next meal.
Tales From The Lodge (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Abigail Blackmore; Writer: Abigail Blackmore; Stars: Mackenzie Crook, Dustin Demri-Burns, Laura Fraser, Sophie Thompson, Johnny Vegas, Kelly Wenham)
When a group of old friends spend the night telling stories of murders, ghosts, zombies and possessions they soon become aware of another tale unfolding around them. And this one is real.
Tone-Deaf (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Richard Bates Jr; Writer: Richard Bates Jr; Stars: AnnaLynne McCord, Amanda Crew, Robert Patrick, Kim Delaney)
A woman goes to the countryside to spend a quiet weekend after losing her job and having her last complicated relationship implode. She rents a country house from an old-fashioned widower who struggles to hide his pyschopathic tendencies.
Why Don't You Just Die (Papa, sdokhni) (Country: Russia; Year: 2018; Director: Kirill Sokolov; Writer: Kirill Sokolov; Stars: Aleksandr Kuznetsov, Vitaliy Khaev, Evgeniya Kregzhde, Michael Gor, Elena Shevchenko, Igor Grabuzov, Aleksandr Domogarov, Ilya Gavrilenkov, Vasiliy Kopeikin, Ilya Kostyukov, Aleksandr Kuznetsov, Vitaliy Khaev, Evgeniya Kregzhde, Michael Gor, Elena Shevchenko)
A dark action comedy about a group of people brought together in the apartment of police detective Andrei: his resentful daughter, an angry thug and a cheated cop. Each one of them have a reason to want revenge.
The Wretched (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Brett Pierce, Drew T Pierce; Writer: Brett Pierce, Drew T Pierce; Stars: Azie Tesfai, Piper Curda, Kevin Bigley, Tug Coker, John-Paul Howard, Gabriela Quezada Bloomgarden)
A defiant teenage boy, struggling with his parent's imminent divorce, faces off with a thousand year-old witch, who is living beneath the skin of and posing as the woman next door.
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