Fantasy Filmfest 2012

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1.
Juan of the Dead (2011)
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A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government. (92 mins.)
 
2.
Rosewood Lane (2011)
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When radio talk show psychiatrist, Dr. Sonny Blake, moves back to her hometown, she takes notice of her neighborhood paper boy's unusual behavior. (97 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
 
3.
Sleep Tight (2011)
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You wake day after day to the comfort and security of your home. But how safe is it really? (102 mins.)
 
4.
Livid (2011)
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The suggestion that a big treasure is hidden somewhere inside Mrs Jessel's once renowned classical dance academy, will become a lure to a deadly trap for Lucie and her friends. (92 mins.)
 
5.
The Prodigies (2011)
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Five young prodigies assaulted in New York's Central Park plot the perfect revenge. (87 mins.)
 
6.
The Theatre Bizarre (2011)
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Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre... (114 mins.)
 
7.
Love (2011)
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After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the International Space Station... (84 mins.)
Director: William Eubank
 
8.
Chronicle (2012)
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Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides. (84 mins.)
Director: Josh Trank
 
9.
Childish Games (2012)
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The teachers Daniel and Laura work at the same school and live together. Laura wants to have a baby... (95 mins.)
 
10.
[REC] 3: Genesis (2012)
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A couple's wedding day turns horrific as some of the guests start showing signs of a strange illness. (80 mins.)
Director: Paco Plaza
 
11.
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
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Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined. (112 mins.)
Director: Lynne Ramsay
 
12.
Chained (2012)
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Bob, a cab-driving serial killer who stalks his prey on the city streets alongside his reluctant protégé Tim, who must make a life or death choice between following in Bob's footsteps or breaking free from his captor. (94 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Lynch
 
13.
Ace Attorney (2012)
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This movie is based on the second and fourth cases in the popular video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney... (135 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
14.
Cleanskin (2012)
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A British secret service agent is faced with the task of pursuing and eliminating a British-born suicide bomber and his terrorist cell. (108 mins.)
Director: Hadi Hajaig
 
15.
Detention (2011)
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As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention. (93 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kahn
 
16.
Eva (2011)
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A shy genius is employed by his former university to design robot software. (94 mins.)
Director: Kike Maíllo
 
17.
Grabbers (2012)
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When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive. (94 mins.)
Director: Jon Wright
 
18.
The Hidden Face (2011)
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A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend. (97 mins.)
Director: Andi Baiz
 
19.
God Bless America (2011)
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On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy. (105 mins.)
 
20.
The Pact (2012)
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As a woman struggles to come to grips with her past in the wake of her mother's death and the disappearance of her sister, an unsettling presence emerges in her childhood home. (89 mins.)
 
21.
Piranha 3DD (2012)
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After the events at Lake Victoria, the pre-historic school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into a newly opened waterpark. (83 mins.)
Director: John Gulager
 
22.
Game of Werewolves (2011)
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After 15 years, Tomas, a not very succesfull writer, comes back to the village in Galicia where his family comes from... (98 mins.)
 
23.
Stitches (2012)
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A clown comes back from the dead to haunt those who took his life during a fatal party mishap. (86 mins.)
Director: Conor McMahon
 
24.
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
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Set three years after Dragon Inn, innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes - one that's staffed by marauders masquerading as law-abiding citizens, who hope to unearth the fabled lost city buried in the desert. (122 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
25.
Inbred (2011)
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Four young offenders and their care workers visit the remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with locals rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare. (90 mins.)
Director: Alex Chandon
 
26.
Columbus Circle (2012)
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An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation. (82 mins.)
Director: George Gallo
 
27.
Sightseers (2012)
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Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn. (88 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
28.
Blind Alley (2011)
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A young woman spends a night trapped inside a laundromat with a serial killer. (76 mins.)
 
29.
Girls Against Boys (2012)
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After a series of bad experiences with men, Shae teams up with her co-worker, Lu, who has a simple, deadly way of dealing with the opposite sex. (93 mins.)
Director: Austin Chick
 
30.
In Their Skin (2012)
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The Hughes cottage vacation is violently interrupted by a family on a murderous and identity stealing journey, in search of the "perfect" life. (97 mins.)
 
31.
Vamps (2012)
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Two female vampires in modern-day New York City are faced with daunting romantic possibilities. (92 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
 
32.
Crawl (2011)
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A seedy bar owner hires a mysterious Croatian to commit murder, but a planned double-crossing backfires when a young waitress is taken hostage. A suspenseful, yet darkly humorous chain of events builds to a bloodcurdling climax. (80 mins.)
Director: Paul China
 
33.
Excision (2012)
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A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother. (81 mins.)
 
34.
Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
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On an asteroid, the Terran Federation's Fort Casey is on top of a bug hive. The Starship Alesia begins... (89 mins.)
Director: Shinji Aramaki
 
35.
Angle mort (2011)
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The relationship between Eric and Stephanie is floundering. They decide to leave for the Republic of Santiago to visit the famous ruins. Once there, they learn that a serial killer rages on steep roads of the region, eliminating drunk drivers. (79 mins.)
Director: Dominic James
 
36.
Nightfall (2012)
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An old but serious miscarriage of justice clouds a current police investigation looking into the death of a mutilated corpse. (108 mins.)
Director: Chow Hin Yeung
 
37.
Portrait of a Zombie (2012)
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When son, Billy, becomes a zombie the family chooses to take care of him in the home much to the chagrin of the neighbors and the local crime boss. (89 mins.)
Director: Bing Bailey
 
38.
V/H/S (2012)
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When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for. (116 mins.)
 
39.
Storage 24 (2012)
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In London, a military plane crashes leaving its highly classified contents strewn across the city. Completely unaware that the city is in lockdown, a group of people become trapped inside a storage facility with a highly unwelcome guest. (87 mins.)
 
40.
Brake (2012)
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A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract information for their plot against the President of the United States. (92 mins.)
Director: Gabe Torres
 
41.
The Suicide Shop (2012)
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A family-run shop that sells everything you need to take your own life finds it hard to focus on business after a new baby -- one who makes everyone around him happy -- is born into the family. (79 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
 
42.
The Tall Man (2012)
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When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children. (106 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
 
43.
A Gang Story (2011)
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After growing up in a poor gypsy camp, Edmond Vidal, aka Momon, has retained a sense of family, unfailing loyalty and pride in his origins... (102 mins.)
Director: Olivier Marchal
 
44.
After (2012)
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When two bus crash survivors awake to discover that they are the only people left in their town, they work together to unravel the truth behind the strange events. (90 mins.)
Director: Ryan Smith
 
45.
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
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When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her godson from an abusive stepfather, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters. (98 mins.)
Director: Barry Battles
 
46.
96 Minutes (2011)
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The story of 4 lives slammed together in a shocking moment. Intercutting between a carjacking and the separate stories of the 4 kids in Atlanta, we watch as they hurtle toward a life-changing end. (93 mins.)
Director: Aimee Lagos
 
47.
Sien nui yau wan (2011)
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Tax collector Ning, a clumsy and easily frightened man, doesn't have any money and decides to stay overnight in an abandoned temple... (100 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
48.
The Day (2011)
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A group of five people working to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic future discover what they think is a safe, abandoned farmhouse, but they soon find themselves fighting to stay alive as a gang of bloodthirsty predators attack. (87 mins.)
 
49.
Killer Joe (2011)
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When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance. (102 mins.)
 
50.
Wrath (2011)
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Traveling south to the coast through the remote Boanyoo Ranges, a group of friends encounter a stranger. Stopping to help they endure a shocking and unrelenting game of cat-and-mouse. They discover that nothing will ever be the same again. (96 mins.)
 
51.
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
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Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. (93 mins.)
Director: Benh Zeitlin
 
52.
The Cat (2011)
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So-yeun gets stuck with a Persian cat when its owner dies. From then on, she is haunted by a girl with green cat-like eyes. (106 mins.)
 
53.
Violet & Daisy (2011)
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Two teenage assassins accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan. (88 mins.)
 
54.
Compliance (2012)
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A normal Friday service at a fast food restaurant becomes interrupted by a police officer who claims an employee stole from a customer, but something more sinister is going on. (90 mins.)
Director: Craig Zobel
 
55.
When the Lights Went Out (2012)
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Poltergeists attack a family in Yorkshire during the 1974 nationwide blackouts. (86 mins.)
Director: Pat Holden
 
56.
Thale (2012)
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Estranged friends Leo (a crime-scene cleaner) and hired-hand Elvis are cleaning up a particularly messy casualty deep in the Norwegian woods... (76 mins.)
 
57.
The King of Pigs (2011)
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Jong-suk and Kyung-min meet up to talk about their high school past, it's been 15 years since they last talked. It brings up all kinds of memories. (97 mins.)
Director: Sang-ho Yeon
 
58.
The Dinosaur Project (2012)
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A British expedition formed by the lead researcher Jonathan Marchant, his assistant, a doctor and a TV crew... (83 mins.)
Director: Sid Bennett
 
59.
The Aggression Scale (2012)
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Four heavily armed hitmen and two unusual teenagers go to war over $500,000 of stolen cash. (85 mins.)
 
60.
Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)
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A gang of bank robbers fight their way out of a zombie-infested London. (88 mins.)
Director: Matthias Hoene
 
61.
The Sword Identity (2011)
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During the Ming Dynasty one man will request a competition when his weapon is rejected. After a series of fights he is determined to prove his sword is invincible. (108 mins.)
Director: Haofeng Xu
 
62.
Noobz (2012)
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Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives? (97 mins.)
Director: Blake Freeman
 
63.
No Tell Motel (2012)
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Dirty little secrets are exposed when five friends become stranded at an abandoned motel haunted by a dark secret of its own. (84 mins.)
Director: Brett Donowho
 
64.
Black Rock (2012)
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Three childhood friends set aside their personal issues and reunite for a girls' weekend on a remote island off the coast of Maine. One wrong move turns their weekend getaway into a deadly fight for survival. (83 mins.)
Director: Katie Aselton
 
65.
Beast (2011)
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Bruno loves his wife Maxine. But something is wrong. Their love is not what it once was, and Maxine has found someone else... (83 mins.)
Director: Christoffer Boe
 
66.
Eden (2012)
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A young Korean-American girl, abducted and forced into prostitution by domestic human traffickers, joins forces with her captors in a desperate plea to survive. (98 mins.)
Director: Megan Griffiths