At first, there are not two bodies on the beach. There is just one, a body of a young woman (Laura Birn) in underwear, fishnet stockings and high heels wrapped up in nylon, suggesting that she is a femicide victim.
The basic story might be a bit of a template, but Chavanel does his best to elevate it into something completely organic, insightful and shocking towards the end
Geoffrey Uloth’s Moment is a bit of a phenomenon in the terms of success on the festivals nationally (Fantasia, Toronto After Dark) and internationally (BIFFF, SPIFF) with a tally of dozens of awards and nominations.
As the title suggests, the film takes place in a boutique, but the viewer should not expect some “haute couture”.
Shown at Little Nightmares sidebar of HÖFF, Alexis Fortier-Gauthier’s exquisite short film Plainsong could cause some serious nightmares.
The only bad thing about The Haunted Swordsman is that it makes the viewer crave for more. It is destined to be a huge hit
It does not seem that way, but home invasion as a pretext works better in a feature-length format than it does in short. The key difference is character development – the trope does not need that many characters
Can guacamole be enough of a motivation for a desperate husband and a father to be (R.D. Mower) to sell the soul of his unborn son to the animated devil (voiced by Ray Wise!)
Exit, written and directed by Ivan Basov, is a science fiction / horror short film which is being shown at HÖFF (usually taking place in Haapsalu, Estonia, but moved online for the obvious reasons this year) in Little Nightmares sidebar for fantastic shorts.