Into the Forest

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8-year-old Tom and his 11-year-old brother Benjamin have barely met their dad since their parents divorced several years ago. The boys live in France with their mother but now they’re about to spend their summer with their estranged father who has moved to Stockholm. Tom is nervous and reluctant, something that does not feel right and the feeling will not leave him alone. The man who says he is their father behaves strangely and Tom sees terrifying visions. Suddenly, their dad... Read More

Flora

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The year is 1929 and a group of botanist students go out on a two month expedition in the american wilderness, but when they arrive at their camp they discover that the professor thay were supposed to meet as mysteriously vanished and that their provisions have been destroyed. The students don’t let the odd circumstances scare them and they decide to continue the research without supervision, putting their faith in their hunting rifles and fishing gear to provide them with food.... Read More

Scumbag

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When his DJ career doesn’t pan out as he would have thought, Phil has to find another way to make a living. Before he knows it he gets hired by a local telemarketing company. It doesn’t take long before he realises why it was to easy for him to get the job, the company seems to hire just about anyone! His colleagues consists of lunatics, junkies, killes and ex-criminals. In a line of business already notorious for its lack of morality, Phil does everything he can not to get... Read More

Dearest Sister

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One of this year’s most intriguing films is directed by Lao’s only horror film director, actually the country’s only female director in general, Mattie Do. Nok, a young woman from the impoverished rural areas moves to the city to accompany and support her cousin Ana who has suddenly suffered a loss of vision. Ana lives a posh upper class life with her European husband and their servants in a fancy home. Ana may be blind but it doesn’t take long before Nok realizes... Read More

Lilith’s Awakening

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Lucy lives an incredibly uneventful life somewhere in the wilds of sleepy mid America. She spends her working days at her whiny father’s gas station and at home she shares an uninspired living with her husband Jonathan who cares more about his boss coming for dinner than the fact that his wife becoming increasingly distracted. A woman has entered Lucy’s world. Lilith. A shadowy, blood-sucking, creepy but free and beautiful woman who haunts Lucy’s dreams. Or is it... Read More

Diverge

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In a post-apocalyptic world, a man is desperately trying to safe his wife from a deathly virus, that has destroyed most of the world and left it in a desert-like state. When he does not succeed on saving his wife, he is, through rather an unusual way, given a second chance to take back his life and change the history of the world. This is James Morrison’s feature film debut and we are very happy to be able to show you this gem of a film. Through beautiful cinematography... Read More

Man Underground

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The truth is here now. Former geologist Willem Koda have seen it all. In his previous work for the U.S. government, something happened. Something that would forever change his life, something that his former employer is extremely careful to keep secret. Willem lives alone with the truth and his fruitless efforts to share the truth, through YouTube videos and lectures. Eventually he comes to the conclusion that he has to make a film about what happened. A full, honest testimony... Read More

Origin

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Locally produced scifi – how often do we get the chance to serve this delicacy at LIFFF? We are so very proud to finally be able to do that with Origin in our program. This locally produced sci-fi movie twirl us into a story about nothing less than bio-hacking and is Andreas Climent and André Hedetofts’ debut feature. When Ambitious science student Julia and programmer Rebecca are trying to make cells age slower and are about to break new ground they find out that... Read More

Shelley

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Louise and Kasper live a privileged hippie life in their remote sanctuary somewhere in the Danish wilderness, with no Snapchat or running water. Louise is recovering from an illness and there is something missing to complete the picture of the perfect life. A child. When the Romanian maid Elena moves in, Louise takes the opportunity to ask if she would be willing to carry the couple’s child. For a proper amount of money, of course. Elena says yes, reluctantly but still.... Read More

Martyrs

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Pascal Laugiers Martyrs from 2008 really was the piece de resistance of the wave of extreme horror that came out of France in the last decade. Laugier took something that was already at 10 and cranked it up to 12. Seven years later it’s now time for the US remake produced by Blumhouse Pictures (Paranormal Activity, Sinister) and directed by the Goetz brothers. And the question is: will they be able to top Laugiers Tour de force? Lucie, haunted by her experiences as a captive... Read More