Richard is a singular man, socially different. Having recently moved to East London, he quickly faces violent gentrification. It doesn't take long for his darkest impulses to unleash, turning him into an uncontrollable murderer...
'Successfully channels AMERICAN PSYCHO into hip East London (...) entertaining and engaging throughout' SCREENWORDS
SCREENING Tue 20th I 12:00 I N102-N103 I Market
IN SELECTION - MASTERS & AUTEURS
SAMUI SONG by Pen-ek Ratanaruang
Thriller - Thailand, Germany, Norway - 2017 - 108 min
Viyada, a soap opera actress, is married to Jerome, a rich foreign national whose obsession with a Buddhist sect leads her to hire a mysterious conman to kill her husband.
'A glossily-executed noir from the Thai director of LAST LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE... provides a few De Palma-esque surprises on the way,
and no small amount of wit' SCREEN
SCREENINGS Wed 28th I 21:30 I The Metroplex I Public
Fri 30th I 12:00 I The Grand Cinema I Public
Dumped by his girlfriend and stranded on different friends' couches, 38-year-old Guido tries to transform his wacky urban drift into a chance for a new beginning.
From the director of SHORT SKIN - Berlin Generation 2015
THE OTHER CONTINENT by Romain Cogitore
Drama - France, Taiwan - 2018
Maria, 30, is impatient, restless and speaks 5 languages. In Taipei she meets Olivier. He is shy, slow and can speak 15 languages. They fall in love. Then suddenly the news explode. It's their story, a true story.
Starring Deborah François (THE CHILD, THE PAGE TURNER)
Paul Hamy (THE ORNITHOLOGIST, MON ROI, SUZANNE)
MY FAVORITE FABRIC by Gaya Jiji
Drama - France, Germany, Turkey - 2018
Damascus, Spring 2011. It's the early stages of the civil war. 25-year-old Nahla is torn between her desire for freedom and the hope of leaving the country thanks to her arranged marriage with Samir, a Syrian expatriate in the USA. When he chooses her younger, more docile sister Myriam, Nahla finds refuge at her neighbor's, the mysterious Ms Jiji.
Starring Manal Issa (PARISIENNE, NOCTURAMA)
THE MERCY OF THE JUNGLE by Joël Karekezi
Drama - Belgium, France, Germany - 2018
At the outbreak of the Second Congo War, Sergeant Xavier and young private Faustin, are accidentally left behind in the jungle. With only each other to count on, they embark on an odyssey across the most violent forest on earth, facing the depths of their own war-torn souls.
THE FAR SHORE by David Uloth
Drama - Canada - 2018
Andre has died under mysterious circumstances leaving behind his wife and two daughters who must now learn to grow together or risk being swept apart forever.
VILLE NEUVE by Félix Dufour-Laperrière
Animation - Canada - 2018
Determined to stop drinking, Joseph moves into a friend's house and convinces his ex-wife Emma to join him. In the troubled times of Quebec independence referendum, this is the account of their stormy reunion.
by Kanwal Sethi
Romance - India, Germany, Austria - 2018 - 102min
Amar is an ageing movie star in the twilight of his career. Tara runs a restaurant from where Amar usually orders his meals. A chance phone call blossoms into a friendship with an unsaid rule that neither will meet in person.
In 1979, Luisa is only 10 years old. Her parents settled in France to escape the Portuguese dictatorship. One day, her father trusts her with a heavy secret: he is sick. But Luisa refuses to believe it.
'The poetic and profound chronicle of a childhood between two cultures'
Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny of her unborn child. Against all odds, the two women develop a strong bond. But a fateful night changes their plans...
'A deeply affecting horror fairy tale' BLOODY DISGUSTING
'The most clever, refreshing reinvention of the werewolf film in years' FIRST SHOWING
Zombillenium is an amusement park like no other : only genuine werewolves, vampires, zombies are employed there… for eternity.
'ZOMBILLENIUM boasts a rock-solid concept and some of the most appealing character design in recent memory' VARIETY
'An entertaining, irrepressibly European animated feature grounded in an amusing gothic fantasy concept... Could almost be described as the hippest animated feature involving undead creatures and amusement parks since SCOOBY-DOO' THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER