FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL 2012

Some of the films seen at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, Canada 2012
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1.
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.)
 
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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.)
 
3.
La Ricetta (2012 Short Film)
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After a boy is confronted with death for the first time, he turns to his imagination for protection and understanding. (5 mins.)
Director: Jason Noto
 
4.
Leyenda (2011 Short Film)
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A girl is with her parents in a car trip. Suddenly, an unknown woman will appear. The girl will know her real destiny. (15 mins.)
Director: Pau Teixidor
 
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Other (2012 Video)
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Patrick is a brilliant doctor, in an obsessive race to alter his own grim prognosis. During a series of unconventional experiments... (15 mins.)
 
6.
Le crépuscule doré (2012 Short Film)
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Yvonne is a lovely old lady that no one comes to see in her retirement home. One day, her only friend, Florence, a nurse, disappeared. Yvonne will investigate and discover that something horrible happened to her friend. (12 mins.)
Director: Xavier Hibon
 
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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
 
8.
Familiar (2012 Short Film)
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Through a series of tragic events, a middle aged man grows to suspect the negative impulses plaguing his mind may not be his own. (24 mins.)
Director: Richard Powell
 
9.
Manborg (2011)
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A soldier, brought back to life as a cyborg, fights alongside a band of adventurers against demon hordes in a dystopian future. (60 mins.)
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
The Human Race (2013)
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In THE HUMAN RACE a group of 80 people are ripped out of their daily lives and all re-appear in an undisclosed location... (87 mins.)
Director: Paul Hough
 
12.
The Ambassador (2011 Documentary)
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Danish journalist Mads Brügger goes undercover as a Liberian Ambassador to embark on a dangerous yet hysterical journey to uncover the blood diamond trade in Africa. (93 mins.)
Director: Mads Brügger
 
13.
A Little Bit Zombie (2012)
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Infected by a virus, a mild mannered HR manager attempts to fulfill his overwhelming desire for brains, all while trying to keep it together so as not to incur the wrath of his bridezilla-to-be. (87 mins.)
Director: Casey Walker
 
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The Captured Bird (2012 Short Film)
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A darkly poetic fable that begins with a little girl drawing figures of people with chalk on the cement of a playground... (10 mins.)
 
15.
The Devil's Carnival (2012)
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Lost souls enter The Devil's Carnival where they are each faced with the sins they committed in life. (56 mins.)
 
16.
The Victim (2011)
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A man lives alone in a remote cabin and is surprised by his visitors. (83 mins.)
Director: Michael Biehn
 
17.
Resolution (2012)
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A man imprisons his estranged junkie friend in an isolated cabin in the boonies San Diego to force him through a week of sobriety, but the events of that week are being mysteriously manipulated. (93 mins.)
 
18.
Citadel (2012)
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An agoraphobic father teams up with a renegade priest to save his daughter from the clutches of a gang of twisted feral children who committed an act of violence against his family years earlier. (84 mins.)
Director: Ciaran Foy
 
19.
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
 
20.
A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012)
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A crime novelist whose research on Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck must confront his worst fears when a film executive takes a sudden interest in his movie script. (100 mins.)
 
21.
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
 
22.
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.)
 
23.
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
 
24.
Despite the Gods (2012 Documentary)
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Cinema's prodigal daughter Jennifer Lynch braves the unmapped territory of Bollywood-Hollywood movie making, where chaos is the process and filmmaking doubles as a crash course in acceptance and self-realization. (85 mins.)
Director: Penny Vozniak
 
25.
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
 
26.
ParaNorman (2012)
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A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. (92 mins.)