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Vengeance Is Mine

“Two boys, a house, an uncomfortable mise-en-scène and the weight of violence. In a word: masterpiece.” - Sitges Film Festival ... From one of the most original voices in new Mexican cinema, Amat Escalante (Sangre), comes The Bastards - a nihilistic drama akin to a slow-motion spin on Michael ... Read more
A real-life story of a criminal reprobate that recalls the stylised excesses of Ken Russell and the psychological incision of Chopper. ... Evolving from a schoolyard bully to hardened criminal, Charles Bronson (born Michael Petersen, and later changing his name in homage to the actor) has became ... Read more
“At once a road movie, a revenge narrative and a compassionate study of the drawn-out effects of trauma… a remarkable achievement.” - Edinburgh Film Festival ... In the Romanian Carpathian Mountains, a woman sets out to silence the demons of her past by avenging herself against the man ... Read more
A post-modern faux-thriller about obsession, guilt and wanting to ‘off' your dad. ... Irascible and lazy, Rupert ‘Ratz' Kramer is a 35-year-old slacker who plays out his patricidal fantasies through the development of a violent computer game. A chance call from an old flame sends him to New ... Read more
“This quixotic revenge comedy tosses decorum aside as it joyfully sifts through the underlying perversion of life.” - Sundance Film Festival ... When a team of female factory workers find their boss has run off with their pay, they pool their meagre compensation payouts to fund a worthy cause ... Read more
“Deep, dark Yorkshire Noir.” - Independent ... Brilliantly adapted from the novels of David Pearce and directed by filmmaker Julian Jarrold (Brideshead Revisited, Kinky Boots), Red Riding: 1974 is first instalment of the Red Riding trilogy, three films that chronicle the real-life Yorkshire ... Read more
“They attempt to map the circulatory system of evil, how a place can become poisoned in its bloodstream.” - Independent ... The Red Riding trilogy takes on a harder edge in this second instalment directed by filmmaker James Marsh (Man on Wire, MIFF 08). In Red Riding: 1980 we return to ... Read more
“Red Riding is genre drama at its most powerful.” - Independent ... The final instalment of the Red Riding trilogy brings an explosive finality and some satisfying closure. Directed by filmmaker Anand Tucker (Shopgirl, And When Did You Last See Your Father?), Red Riding: 1983 returns to ... Read more
“A magnificently deranged study of overboard pop-culture fandom.” - Slant Magazine ... Set during Chile's darkest days under the Pinochet regime, Tony Manero follows a Saturday Night Fever-crazed loner, whose life ambition is to emulate John Travolta's disco character. His pathological quest to ... Read more
“A brilliantly conceived, magisterially orchestrated drama.” - Variety ... This third feature film from Erik Poppe (Hawaii, Oslo, MIFF 05) packs an emotional wallop. The drama hinges around a twist of fate that brings together the lives of a convicted child killer and the bereaved mother he ... Read more
"A white-trash psychobilly nightmare with midnight movie appeal." - Vanity Fair ... From a script penned by Vice Magazine founders Eddy Moretti and Shane Smith comes White Lightnin', a larger-than-life tale inspired by the life of Jesco ‘the dancing outlaw' White. ... Ever since Jesco (Edward ... Read more
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