Fantasporto 2012

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1.
Bride of the Monster (1955)
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A mad doctor attempts to create atomic supermen. (69 mins.)
 
2.
Night of the Ghouls (1959)
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Phony spiritualist raises the dead. (69 mins.)
 
3.
Glen or Glenda (1953)
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A psychiatrist tells two stories: one of a transvestite (Glen or Glenda), the other of a pseudohermaphrodite (Alan or Anne). (65 mins.)
 
4.
Meat (2010)
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A girl is awakened to a world of cruelty, shadowy passions and sensuality. (85 mins.)
 
5.
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.)
 
6.
Eva (2011)
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A shy genius is employed by his former university to design robot software. (94 mins.)
Director: Kike Maíllo
 
7.
Zombie Ass: The Toilet of the Dead (2011)
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Wracked with guilt over the suicide of her bullied sister, young karate student Megumi accompanies four... (85 mins.)
Director: Noboru Iguchi
 
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Het leven uit een dag (2009)
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What if you lived your entire life in one day? And you'd have, but one time, to enjoy each moment: the first kiss... (94 mins.)
Director: Mark de Cloe
 
9.
The Man Who Lies (1968)
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On the run from pursuing soldiers, a man hides in a small European town. (95 mins.)
 
10.
Bag of Bones (2011 Mini-Series)
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After his wife's sudden death, a best selling author returns to his cabin retreat where he receives paranormal visitations and becomes involved in a custody battle. (157 mins.)
 
11.
Shame (2011)
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In New York City, Brandon's carefully cultivated private life - which allows him to indulge his sexual addiction - is disrupted when his sister arrives unannounced for an indefinite stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
 
12.
Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest (2011 Short Film)
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This acclaimed animation short depicts the miraculous escape of Jewish girl Ingrid Pitt at age 8 from a concentration camp, in a cross-generational collaboration between Oscar-nominee Bill Plympton & 10-yr-old 1st-time animator Perry Chen. (6 mins.)
 
13.
Nuru (2011 Short Film)
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A mysterious experiment inspired by Magritte's painting, The Empire of Light. The story is set in an abandoned zoo... (15 mins.)
 
14.
Bellflower (2011)
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Two friends spend all their free time building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their imaginary gang "Mother Medusa". (106 mins.)
Director: Evan Glodell
 
15.
Jail Bait (1954)
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Vic Brady draws young Don Gregor into a life of crime. He then blackmails Gregor's plastic surgeon father into fixing up his face so he can evade the cops. (71 mins.)
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
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Ken Boyd, a lonely man fresh out of the loony bin, who sets out to kill those he deems responsible for his miserable life. (97 mins.)
Director: Jack Perez
 
19.
Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal (2012)
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A painter struggling for inspiration finds an unexpected muse after he accepts a teaching position in a small town and becomes the caregiver to Eddie, a seemingly docile art student with a rare sleepwalking condition. (90 mins.)
Director: Boris Rodriguez
 
20.
Madonna's Pig (2011)
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Traveling salesman Tony Roozen and his newest gadget, Porky (a robotic pig) end up stranded in the tiny...
 
21.
Lena (2011)
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Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot. (119 mins.)
 
22.
The Whisperer in Darkness (2011)
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In 1931 H.P. Lovecraft wrote his classic tale of alien horror, "The Whisperer in Darkness". Lovecraft is now considered one of America's foremost writers of horror fiction, standing alongside the likes of Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe. (103 mins.)
Director: Sean Branney
 
23.
Hotel Lux (2011)
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In 1938 Hans Zeisig, an apolitical comedian, impersonator and cabaret actor, flees with a Russian passport (instead of American... (102 mins.)
 
24.
The Monster of Nix (2011 Short Film)
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Life is good in the idyllic fairytale village of Nix... until an all-devouring monster appears. Young Willy has to fight it. Alone. (30 mins.)
Director: Rosto
 
25.
Code 37 (2011)
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When a famous author is assaulted in a shady part of the city, Hannah and her team investigate. They stumble upon a prostitution network involving college students. (96 mins.)
 
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The Slut (2011)
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Tamar, 35, a beautiful young woman, lives alone with her two daughters. She can't restrain her sexual... (87 mins.)
Director: Hagar Ben-Asher
 
27.
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.)
 
28.
The Immature (2011)
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Twenty years ago, while they were 12th grade students, Giorgio, Lorenzo, Piero, Luisa, Virgilio and Francesca were a high-spirited band... (108 mins.)
Director: Paolo Genovese
 
29.
The Bunny Game (2011)
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A prostitute looking for her next meal hitches a ride with a trucker that leaves her praying for her next breath. (76 mins.)
Director: Adam Rehmeier
 
30.
The Lost Town of Switez (2011 Short Film)
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The animated film The Lost Town of Switez is based on the 19th-century epic poem by Poland's greatest writer... (21 mins.)
Director: Kamil Polak
 
31.
Hope (2011 Short Film)
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Hope explores the fragmented violence of war seen through the eyes of a General on his deathbed. A mind... (11 mins.)
Director: Pedro Pires
 
32.
Cherry. (2010)
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When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angelino, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules... (98 mins.)
Director: Quinn Saunders
 
33.
Rose (2011)
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A harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose husband, a German soldier, was killed in the war... (90 mins.)
 
34.
The Holding (2011)
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A heart-pounding suspense thriller, set on an isolated farm in England's beautiful, rugged Peak District. (89 mins.)
Director: Susan Jacobson
 
35.
Attack the Block (2011)
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A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion. (88 mins.)
Director: Joe Cornish
 
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La luz del mundo (2012 Short Film)
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The future. After an attack coming from somewhere outside of our planet, mankind abandoned the cities and took refuge underground... (16 mins.)
 
38.
BlinkyTM (2011 Short Film)
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A young boy living in the near future looks for an escape from a home with arguing parents. As a way to cope with the recent arguments from his parents he receives a robot companion that he ends up abusing. (13 mins.)
Director: Ruairi Robinson
 
39.
Cortina de humo (2011 Short Film)
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Jon and Ce are persecuted by a Spanish society administrated by aggressive laws against obesity, tobacco...
 
40.
Prístinas en tormento (2011 Short Film)
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A mother and daughter confined at an early age, they face the stalking of his captor, trying to protect and prevent the dreadful cycle is repeated. (29 mins.)
Director: Carlos Dittborn
 
41.
Chinese Take-Out (2011)
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In Buenos Aires, the bitter and methodic Roberto is a lonely man and the owner of a hardware store.... (93 mins.)
 
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El artificio (2011)
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(91 mins.)
 
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Gandu (2010)
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Gandu is an angry young man who raps about his hatred of life, and of his mother. He and his rickshaw-puller friend enter the world of smack... (85 mins.)
Director: Kaushik Mukherjee, Q
 
45.
Hell (2011)
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In the not too distant future, people struggle to survive their greatest enemy, the sun. (89 mins.)
Director: Tim Fehlbaum
 
46.
Avé (2011)
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Two troubled teens hitchhike across Bulgaria. (86 mins.)
 
47.
Guilty of Romance (2011)
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A grisly murder occurs in Maruyama-cho, Shibuya, Tokyo - a love hotel district - a woman was found dead in a derelict apartment... (144 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
48.
Perdido por Cem (1973)
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Artur is in Lisbon for his holidays, wonders aimlessly, and is picked-up by Rui, a young man who is into marketing and sdvertising... (105 mins.)
 
49.
Artur (2011 Documentary)
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(18 mins.)
Director: Flávio Pires
 
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Píton (2011 Documentary)
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Gives an insight to the rising Portuguese boxer Juliana Rocha through a series of interviews and glances at her training. (19 mins.)
Director: André Guiomar
 
51.
Os Imortais (2003)
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Every year, four ex-soldiers who call themselves "Os Imortais" ("The Immortals"), get together with... (130 mins.)
 
52.
Kill List (2011)
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Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness. (95 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
53.
The Maiden Danced to Death (2011)
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There were two brothers - two dancers - in Communist Hungary. One defected, the other stuck it out. One gave his soul to commerce, the other to the Party. After twenty years, they meet again. And the dance begins. (100 mins.)
Director: Endre Hules
 
54.
In the Dark Half (2012)
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After a child dies in her care, a guilt-stricken teenager (Jessica Barden) feels threatened by a mysterious force. (85 mins.)
 
55.
Get Carter (1971)
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When his brother dies under mysterious circumstances in a car accident, London gangster Jack Carter travels to Newcastle to investigate. (112 mins.)
Director: Mike Hodges
 
56.
This Must Be the Place (2011)
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Cheyenne, a retired rock star living off his royalties in Dublin, returns to New York City to find the man responsible for a humiliation suffered by his recently deceased father during W.W.II. (118 mins.)
 
57.
Afro Samurai (2007 Mini-Series)
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A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan. (125 mins.)
Director: Fuminori Kizaki
 
58.
Assassin of the Tsar (1991)
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A patient in a modern day mental institution believes that he is the man who assassinated Tsar Alexander in 1881 and Tsar Nicolas II in 1918... (104 mins.)
 
59.
ColourBleed (2011 Short Film)
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A young girl, creative and idealistic, dreams of brighter days in a forgotten Eastern European city. Her fate is inextricably sealed when she crosses paths with a scheming, and enigmatic old woman, who harbors a dark secret. (9 mins.)
Director: Peter Szewczyk