The upcoming Fantasia International Film Festival offers its audiences a myriad of world premieres

– European films Old people, Megalomaniac and Storm Orchestrator will celebrate their world premieres at the canadian genre festival

Old people by Raúl Cerezo and Fernando González Gómez

After unveiling his third – and final – wave of titles, the Montrealer International Fantasy Film Festivalwhich will take place from July 14 to August 3, will also host a host of European titles.

Among the world’s first, Spain Old people is already shaping up to be the title to watch, directed by Raul Cerezo and Fernando Gonzalez Gomez. The film, described by organizers as a “next-level Spanish horror nightmare”, will focus on an octogenarian (Zorion Eguileor) who falls into a state of dementia after the suicide of his wife. This is not the first collaboration between Cerezo and Gómez, who have also previously delivered The passenger [+see also:
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Megalomaniac (Belgium), crossed out by Karim Ouelhaj, will present “a radical take on the evils of the patriarchy and its undying legacy” while tackling the true story of the country’s infamous serial killer, The Butcher of Mons. United Kingdom Orchestrator of Storm: The Fantastic World of Jean Rollin, Dima Ballin and Kat Ellinger will explore the life of one of the most unique voices in “Eurocult” cinema. Rollin, who received Fantasia’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007, was “deeply misunderstood and vastly misrepresented”, it was said. With the help of his collaborators, his family and various experts, they will come back to his divisive and interesting work. A little like Alex de la Iglesiathe beginnings of 1993, Mutant actionthen, which will also be displayed.

In addition, the public will be treated to the international premiere of Nico Van den Brinkit is Moloch (Netherlands), as well as the first North American broadcasts of already known titles, Michel Hazanavicius‘ Cannes opening final cut [+see also:
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at Quentin Dupieuxis delicious oddity Incredible but true [+see also:
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Nuno Beato will bring My Grandfather’s Demons [+see also:
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the first Portuguese stop-motion feature about the complexity of family ties, while Kristina Buozyte and Bruno Samper will focus on Vespers [+see also:
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: an ecological sci-fi thriller that has already sparked heated discussions among the public during the recent Karlovy Vary. The film – which reunites the duo after leakage waves [+see also:
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– shows an “immersive fungal world” where a teenage girl tries to survive with her father. The movie presents Eddie Marsan, Rosy McEwen and Melanie Gaydos.

Patrice Leconteit is Maigret and the Franco-Japanese co-production my little country will be joined by Dario Argentoit is Black glasses [+see also:
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and Employee of the month [+see also:
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by Veronique Jadin (Belgium). In another Portuguese offering, brittle, Pedro Henrique shows the Lisbon underground scene, promising a “unique adolescent and ecstatic experience”. Panic [+see also:
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by Gabrielle Mainetti, Alain Bidardit is Opaland Princess Dragon by Jean Jacques Denix and Anthony Roux have also found their way into the varied selection, as have Christian Tafdroupthe danish nightmare of manners, Speak no evil [+see also:
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– dark and hilarious in equal measure.

Apart from A life on the farm (US/UK), in which Oscar Harding introduces the world to an offbeat farmer who documented his daily life, sometimes in a strange way (“Between cat funerals, skeleton tractor races and cow birth lessons, Carson’s film was strangely endearing”, specifies the festival), Eduardo Casanovait is Devotion [+see also:
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, That the weather Iit’s good [+see also:
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by Carlo Francisco Manatad (Philippines/France), Yaya and Lennie – Walking Freedom [+see also:
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by alessandro rak and Carlota Martinez peredaIt’s awesome porcine [+see also:
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will also get a broadcast.

Finally, in We might as well be dead [+see also:
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, Natalia Sinelnikova plays with the important topics of modern xenophobia and anti-Semitism, showing a security guard in an exclusive apartment building in the German countryside, whose daughter becomes increasingly convinced that she harbors an ancient evil. And that’s just the beginning.

You can find the complete line-up here.

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