Bunraku – Malmö visning

Bunraku borrows its name from traditional Japanese puppet theatre and is part samurai film and part western. Bunraku circles around Nicola the Woodcutter, a powerful and cruel crime boss. At his side is a femme fatale with a secret past, nine apt assassins and the so-called Red Gang. Nicola’s right hand man is Killer #2 a stone cold, smooth-talking murderer dressed in red. The citizens live in fear, awaiting a hero who can overthrow the tyrant. Two drifters arrive, both with... Read More

Point Blank

Anything For Her, Fred Cavaye’s debut thriller from 2008 was a huge success and later remade in the US as The Next Three Days with Russell Crowe as the lead. Now he’s finally back with another  adrenaline pumping actionthriller. Samuel, a nurse becomes a witness to the attempted murder of a patient, one that is revealed to be a big shot criminal. He manages to save the patients life, but his heroes tale soon turns into a nightmare. There are a lot of people who wants to get... Read More

Helldriver

You can’t have LIFFF without our beloved, deranged and downright insane Japanese favorites that make up the Sushi Typhoon label. At least not in my mind! This time we unleash Helldriver upon you! An alien zombie epidemic has brought Japan to its knees, bringing the dead back as antler sprouting crazies and turning parts of the country into dangerous wastelands. To fight this evil the Japanese government turns to high school girl Kika who, armed with her trusty chain-sword, sets... Read More

Priest of Evil

One man’s struggle against the world’s evil. A serial killer with religious motives is on the loose in downtown Helsinki, where he unnoticed pushes his victims down on subway tracks. On the case is detective Timo Harjunpää, who now stands before the most important challenge of his life. After his oldest daughter was murdered in a random attack some years ago, Timo’s wife Elisa has turned to her faith for consolation. When it dawns on Timo that she still blames him for... Read More

The Edge

There was a time in the history of film making when every frame could be taken out and used as an artwork in its own right. Sometimes you get the feeling that contemporary film production is dominated by cheap and shaky hand camera productions, and far too few hours spent on vital elements like composition, framing and photo. Expensive definitely does not equal good, but sometimes you just want to puke on the sterile, digital image, so void of surface and life. Give us Antonioni... Read More

Stake Land

Vampire hunter Mister and his apprentice Martin are travelling north through a shattered U.S.A. infested with vampires, hoping to find a haven in a place called New Eden in Canada. They keep to the country roads, as the cities are too dangerous to enter. During their journey, they are confronted not only with vampires, but also with groups of survivors, such as the radical Brotherhood. Stake Land is something of a reinvention of the vampire film genre. Here, vampires are not like... Read More

The Colour out of Shape

Jonathan Davies leaves his home in Arkham, Massachusetts hoping to find his father, lost to him somewhere in Europe since the end of the Second World War. His search takes him to an isolated valley in Germany, where his father, who had been stationed there as an army medic, last was seen. But the valley and the forests hide a dark secret from the past. Jonathan finds an old German man living in the area, who not only met his father, but was also there when there were still people... Read More

Bunraku

Bunraku borrows its name from traditional Japanese puppet theatre and is part samurai film and part western. Bunraku circles around Nicola the Woodcutter, a powerful and cruel crime boss. At his side is a femme fatale with a secret past, nine apt assassins and the so-called Red Gang. Nicola’s right hand man is Killer #2 a stone cold, smooth-talking murderer dressed in red. The citizens live in fear, awaiting a hero who can overthrow the tyrant. Two drifters arrive, both with... Read More

Cold Sweat

Everything used to be so much better. Young people don’t understannd the importance of knowledge; a matter such as correct writing is a joke to them. They don’t know how lucky they are. Until one day, when it all blows up in their faces. Ramón’s girlfriend suddenly leaves him for a blonde guy she met on the Internet. She sends him an explanatory e-mail but that’s not enough for Ramón. He and his friend Ali drive to the blonde guy’s house, where she has made a date... Read More

Sennentuntschi: Curse of the Alps

What do three men in a remote cabin do when they want female companionship? Most might drive to the nearest pub, but for those willing to make a pact with the Devil, there is a shortcut: Creating a sennentuntschi. When the men say a certain rhyme over a straw doll, it becomes a young woman who serves them both in the kitchen and in bed. But there is a price to pay… A dirty, languageless girl shows up in a tiny alpine village. No one knows where she came from but everyone... Read More