Daniel Lee, Pak Wing Leung, Muhammad Nasir, Janet Tan, Xana Tang
Future Cut Films
Adolescent rage reigns in MUNKIE as Rose cooks up a scheme for revenge on her overbearing parents. Things don’t go as planned, though, and her plan to scare them straight goes from bad to worse in this angry and precise crime thriller from director Steven Chow, a first-generation Chinese New Zealander. With a powerful sense of place and purpose, Chow demonstrates himself as a talent to watch. – Justine Smith
Two hearing-impaired women fall prey to a charismatic murderer in this breathtaking thriller with impeccable sound design.
Mikhael Bassilli, Luc Walpoth
A crackling thriller and a study of desperate people in a desperate situation, BABY MONEY delivers in so many ways.
This extraordinary neo-Noir is a blisteringly tense road movie into hell that plays like a home-invasion thriller set largely in a moving car.