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

Kidspack: Tim & Leon + short film package

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Tim and Leon are two brothers living a happy life as pancake sellers, working, eating, playing and sleeping. One day Tim’s secret admirer, Pauline, shows up. Pauline has travelled around the world and she turns the brothers’ lives up side down. Tim’s not ready for a relationship and Leon starts sleepwalking, so Pauline decides to leave them. After a while she gets in touch and invites the brothers to her travels, which turn out to be quite an adventure. Viktor Rauer ... Read More

German Angst

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This is just as the title aludes a dose of german fucking angst served over three movies in this anthology film that also brings us the return of the king of german punk horror. Yes! Nekromantik director Jörg Buttgereit is back! Along with Andreas Marschall and Michal Kosakowski he gives us three hardcore movies that pulls no punches; this is 112 minutes of sex, violence, love and death. In the first movie, Final Girl we meet a woman and her guinea pigs in her apartment. Everything... Read More

Liza, the Fox Fairy

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In this story we meet Liza, a nurse with a affinity for Japanese culture and pop music from the 60’s. After having spent most of her adult life with only a widow in need of care and the ghost of a Japanese pop star for company Liza gets a new goal in life. She wants to find a partner. A goal that seems difficult enough to attain under ordinary circumstances, but is nearly impossible when you seem to be cursed to cause all potential companions to die a horrible death. This begs... Read More

The Samurai

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The Samurai is a delightfully queer arthouse slasher film. A thriller that mixes both realistic and nightmarish images with fountains of blood. This modern fairy tale starts with the wolf sneaking around in the forest near the little town. Our protagonist and inhibited underdog, Jacob Wolski, tries to keep danger at bay by providing it with food. The townspeople mock him. Then, he meets a mysterious stranger, a blond, bridal gown wearing, katana swinging samurai. A stranger with... Read More

MÉLIÈS – Through the breaking glass

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In a magical world, Alice collects mirror pieces to escape. Will she make it in time before the dark powers can reach her? This is a fantasy adventure where fiction, dreams and reality blend. Part of the short film package Méliès d’argent short films.  Read More

SHORT FILMS – Grace under pressure

What to do when your family is having a reunion and you alone aren’t successful? In Cinderella a fairy comes to the rescue, here it’s a demon. Things go as planned but happiness won’t last forever. This short film is screened together with Open windows.  Read More

Byzantium

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Almost two decades after Interview with the Vampire, Oscar-winning filmmaker Neil Jordan (The Crying Game) once again opens the door to new bloodsuckers in Byzantium, a sensually beautiful tale that brings new blood to an ancient genre. Gemma Arterton is far from her recent role as a prudish choir leader in A Song for Marion, when she, as the stripping bloodsucker Clara, rips the head off a rowdy customer mere nanoseconds after the title sequence has ended. Together with her equally... Read More