Black Nights Film Festival
Spookshow and Fantastic Film Festival,
Fantaspoa International Fantastic Film Festival
International Fantastic Film Festival of Porto Alegre
Carlo Ballauri, Giovanni Gualdoni
Benjamin Ainsworth, Terence Anderson, Valentina Filippeschi, Ines Milans, Virginia Newcomb
Marta Marrone, Alberto Parodi
A wheelchair-bound boy (Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR) spies on his neighbours from his bedroom window and witnesses a terrible attack. This is not his story. Italian filmmaker Carlo Ballauri weaves an intimate tale told on a huge scale, with impressive world-building and elaborate visual construction. Starring Virginia Newcomb, also on the Fantasia screen in this year’s terrific THE BETA TEST. – Mitch Davis
A fun low-budget, high-concept time-loop movie that transcends expectations – sweet, silly, inventive and satisfying,
The son of a taxi man has the peculiar ability to talk to cars, in Renata Pinheiro’s peculiar vision of machine apocalypse.
A mysterious stranger infiltrates a sheltered family unit while a memory-wasting toxin spreads through the lands in this dystopian South African fairytale.