Late night shocks and off-the-wall films feature in this showcase of eight movies.
Oldboy and What Is It?
(Country: UK; Year: 2004; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Writer: Michael Winterbottom; Stars: Kieran O'Brien, Margo Stilley, Huw Bunford, Cian Ciaran, The Dandy Warhols, Elbow, Franz Ferdinand, Bobby Gillespie, Bob Hardy, Dafydd Ieuan, Alex Kapranos)
Two people meet at a gig and have lots of sex, while Michael Winterbottom watches.
(Country: US; Year: 2005; Director: John Mallory Asher; Writer: Jenny McCarthy; Stars: Jenny McCarthy, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Carmen Electra, Victor Webster, Kam Heskin, Guillermo Díaz, Jessica Collins, Renee Albert, Noah Harpster, Jay Johnston, Judith Drake)
A jilted girl tries to win back her man.
(Country: US; Year: 2005; Director: David Slade; Writer: Brian Nelson; Stars: Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Odessa Rae, Gilbert John, Cori Bright, Erin Kraft)
A thirtysomething man picks up an underage girl in a cyber cafe and gets more than he bargained for.
(Country: Mexico; Year: 2004; Director: Alejandro Lozano; Writer: Tony Dalton, Kristoff, Alejandro Lozano; Stars: Tony Dalton, Ana Claudia Talancón, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Kristoff, Raúl Méndez, Joaquín Cosio, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Rocío Verdejo, Silverio Palacios, Jacqueline Voltaire, Pedro Altamirano)
A bungled kidnapping sees the wrong man get nabbed. But a counterkidnapping makes life tricky in this darkly comic thriller.
Oldboy (Old Boy)
(Country: South Korea; Year: 2004; Director: Park Chan-wook; Writer: Hwang Jo-yun, Lim Joon-hyung, Park Chan-wook, Tsuchiya Garon, Minegishi Nobuaki; Stars: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jung, Chi Dae-han, Oh Dal-su, Kim Byoung-ok, Lee Seung-shin, Yoon Jin-seo, Lee Dae-yun, Oh Gwang-rok)
A revenge drama from South Korea creates a mystery for the long term prisoner who is released. Now out to own as part of the Vengeance Trilogy
9 Songs and Three Extremes
Strangers With Candy
(Country: US; Year: 2004; Director: Paul Dinello; Writer: Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Amy Sedaris)
Film prequel to the cult US TV hit about a middle-aged former junkie who emerges from prison hoping to start her life again.
Three Extremes (Saam gaang yi)
(Country: Hong Kong, Korea, Japan; Year: 2004; Director: Fruit Chan, Takashi Miike, Park Chan-Wook; Writer: Lillian Lee, Park Chan-Wook, Haruko Fukushima, Bun Saikou; Stars: Ling Bai, Miriam Yeung, Tony Leung, Miki Yeung, So-Fun Wong, Kyoko Hasegawa, Mai Suzuki, Yuu Suzuki, Byung-hun Lee, Won-hie Lim, Hye-jeong Kong, Dae-yeon Lee)
Three of Asia's premier horror directors deliver spine-tingling short tales of terror, torture and tormented twins.
What Is It?
(Country: US; Year: 2005; Director: Crispin Glover; Writer: Crispin Glover; Stars: Michael Blevis, Rikky Wittman, John Insinna, Kelly Swiderski, Lisa Fusco, Crispin Glover, Steven C Stewart, Adam Parfrey, the voice of Fairuza Balk)
Avant garde examination of a lonely life.