Dead By Dawn 2011

Films and shorts screened at Dead By Dawn in Edinburgh, May 2011. http://www.deadbydawn.co.uk/

Note 3 additional films not shown do not have IMDb pages.
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1.
You Are So Undead (2010 Short Film)
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A girl with glasses gets bit by a vampire? (5 mins.)
Director: Alex Epstein
 
2.
Julia's Eyes (2010)
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The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister. (118 mins.)
Director: Guillem Morales
“ aka Los Ojos de Julia ” - R D G
 
3.
Harold's Going Stiff (2011)
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Harold is suffering from a frightening new disease that is turning him into a zombie. After an experimental new treatment fails... (77 mins.)
Director: Keith Wright
“ Joint winner of the Audience Award for Best Feature ” - R D G
 
4.
Death and the Blue-Eyed Boy (2010 Short Film)
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Charlie falls in love on the first day of school, with a girl who may or may not be the spawn of evil. (18 mins.)
Director: Grant Curatola
 
5.
Carrie (1976)
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Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom. (98 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
6.
All Men Are Called Robert (2010 Short Film)
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A naked man, his body covered with bruises, is running in the woods. He stops suddenly: who is this mysterious woman calling for help? And who are these men who are trying to shoot him? (6 mins.)
 
7.
Kitty Kitty (2010 Short Film)
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There's something VERY wrong with Val's boyfriend. A short thriller about love, cats and brain parasites. (10 mins.)
 
8.
De genfødte (2010 Video)
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A deeply devoted Christian family lives in the belief that a second Flood is coming. Racing against time they try to prepare their children for the big day. (14 mins.)
“ aka Born Again ” - R D G
 
9.
Endless (2011 Short Film)
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A short horror telling the story of a siege that takes place over 30 seconds in a bathroom. (9 mins.)
Director: Matt Bloom
“ Followed by 'A Perfect Red Snapper Dish' ” - R D G
 
10.
Merry Little Christmas (2010 Short Film)
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Cristina and her mother live in an inner world of fear and pain, unable to regain his life after the scars left on them by the brutal beatings of their father and husband. (20 mins.)
 
11.
The Death of Alice Blue (2009)
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Alice Blue is the new Creative Intern at Raven Advertising, unfortunately for her, the place is run by vampires. (87 mins.)
Director: Park Bench
 
12.
The Faucet (2010 Short Film)
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A family leaves for an overdue trip, leaving the Old Man behind, alone in their modern home. An everyday, common situation that will end in a complete nightmare due to an unexpected and far-fetched event. (15 mins.)
“ aka El Grifo ” - R D G
 
13.
Cold Fish (2010)
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When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation... (146 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
14.
The Old Dark House (1932)
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Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate. (72 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
15.
Anorexia (2010 Short Film)
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Marisa suffers from anorexia. But there's something that befuddles the doctors. (4 mins.)
Director: J. Prada, K. Prada
 
16.
Caution Sign (2009 Short Film)
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Director: Wade Carney
 
17.
Barbie Girls (2009 Short Film)
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(15 mins.)
 
18.
The Midge (2010 Short Film)
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A sexually inexperienced country boy is taken off to the woods by the girl of his dreams and his nightmares. But its not her he should be scared of. (11 mins.)
Director: Rory Lowe
 
19.
Hungry Hickory (2010 Short Film)
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Staying an old room, a girl is terrorized by the small door at the end of her bed. (7 mins.)
“ Winner of the Cutting Edge short film competition ” - R D G
 
20.
Sylvie (2010 Short Film)
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Sylvie is a 10 year old girl. She has a rare eye condition, which allows her to have a very particular vision of the world... (14 mins.)
 
21.
...Schließ ganz fest die Äugelein! (2009 Short Film)
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While Sophie is preparing a seemingly very poisonous cocktail in her kitchen, there is someone unable to speak, bound to her dining table. It seems to be the last of his hours has arrived or is there still a chance for the helpless victim? (4 mins.)
Director: Holger Frick
 
22.
Beating Hearts (2010 Short Film)
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A sickening twist on the 'killer child' sub-genre. (12 mins.)
Director: Matthew Garrett
 
23.
Stake Land (2010)
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Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster... (98 mins.)
Director: Jim Mickle
“ Joint winner of the Audience Award for Best Feature ” - R D G
 
24.
10 Things I Hate About Camping (2011 Short Film)
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A rollicking ride as 3 friends spend a weekend experiencing all that camping has to offer: The accommodation, the food and things that go bump in the bush. (7 mins.)
 
25.
The Neighbor Zombie (2010)
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In 2010, the people of Seoul, South Korea fight a virus that threatens to infect the planet. (89 mins.)
 
26.
Por Gloria divina (2010 Short Film)
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Gloria is a faith healer in a small village of La Mancha in the early 90s. Immersed in her own psychosis... (10 mins.)
 
27.
The Last Employee (2010)
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Laywer David Bottcher, (Christian Berkel) after a year long absence has been hired by a new firm, to act as its liquidator... (88 mins.)
“ aka Der letzte Angestellte ” - R D G
 
28.
The Living Want Me Dead (2010 Short Film)
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It's not uncommon for people to seem a little 'on-edge' come the holiday season, but for mild-mannered Howard Phillips... (24 mins.)
Director: Bill Palmer
“ Winner of the Audience Award for Best Short ” - R D G
 
29.
Chop (2011)
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Lance Reed is forced by a psychotic stranger to confront his duplicitous past. Seeking retribution for a crime, the man forces Lance to reveal his inner most secrets by systematically removing his limbs. (98 mins.)
Director: Trent Haaga
 
30.
St. Christophorus: Roadkill (2010 Short Film)
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(27 mins.)
Director: Gregor Erler
“ Followed by 'Demonitron' ” - R D G
 
31.
Baby Shower (2011)
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Four ex classmates get together to celebrate the pregnancy of one of them. The venue chosen for the party is a country house located one hour away from the city. (100 mins.)
Director: Pablo Illanes
 
32.
Le bagman - Profession: Meurtrier (2004 Video)
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Bagman, a killer with a paper bag on the head, kills anybody who pronounces his name three times. When a gang of gangsters meets a girl who escaped the killer, they call Bagman and a violent battle ensues. (19 mins.)
 
33.
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
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Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town. (88 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chiodo
 
34.
Dead Ringers (1988)
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Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. (116 mins.)
 
35.
Fly (2010 Short Film)
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The eternal battle between man and fly is played out with ever more comedic results to the final pay off. As the drama escalates the man and his dog find themselves making increasingly extreme attempts to rid themselves of the fly. (3 mins.)
Director: Alan Short
 
36.
The Cow Who Wanted to Be a Hamburger (2010 Short Film)
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A children's fable about the power of advertising, the meaning of life and ultimately the test of a mother's love. (6 mins.)
Director: Bill Plympton
 
37.
Santa, the Fascist Years (2008 Short Film)
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We all think of Santa as "Jolly old St.Nick". But who knew that he has a dark hidden past that's very un-jolly? This short film uncovers and explores Santa's flirtation with politics and greed. (3 mins.)
Director: Bill Plympton
“ Followed by 'Saduj: His Confession' ” - R D G
 
38.
Scary Therapy (2010 Short Film)
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Vampires with first-date nerves, zombies with addiction problems and a human-fly with parental issues. Everybody needs a little help from time to time. (5 mins.)
Director: Suren Perera
 
39.
The Hidden Life of the Burrowing Owl (2008 Short Film)
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Meet The Burrowing Owl. He must fend for himself as a large predator is hunting in his natural habitat. A story of love lost... and survival! (5 mins.)
Director: Mike Roush
Stars: Ed Kibbey
 
40.
Rise of the Living Corpse (2010 Video)
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(1 mins.)
 
41.
Vicenta (2010 Short Film)
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When Alfredo dies without revealing his wife the hiding of the fabulous fortune that won the lottery... (23 mins.)
Director: Sam Ortí
“ Winner of the 2D & Deranged Animation Programme vote ” - R D G
 
42.
Enter the Dark (2010 Short Film)
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Takes you into the dark recesses of a haunted house and the even darker fathoms of the human soul. (18 mins.)
Director: Todd Miro
 
43.
The Afflicted (2010)
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A story of incomprehensible abuse delivered by an explosively violent mother of four. Journey through the mind of a child that experiences a living hell, defined and defended by the twisted religious beliefs of her mother. (85 mins.)
Director: Jason Stoddard
 
44.
Deus Irae (2010 Short Film)
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A fragile border separates our world from the realm of darkness, where nightmarish creatures await in the shadows... (13 mins.)
Director: Pedro Cristiani
 
45.
Yellowbrickroad (2010)
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1940: the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked up a winding mountain trail, leaving everything behind. 2008: the first official expedition into the wilderness attempts to solve the mystery of the lost citizens of Friar. (98 mins.)
 
46.
The Legend of Beaver Dam (2010 Short Film)
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When a ghost story around the campfire awakens an evil monster, it's up to nerdy Danny Zigwitz to be... (12 mins.)
Director: Jerome Sable
 
47.
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
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Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are attacked by a group of preppy college kids. (89 mins.)
Director: Eli Craig