The line-up for the 7th annual Film4 FrightFest Glasgow was announced earlier today. It features a whopping eleven highly anticipated genre films, ten of which are receiving their UK premieres at the festival.
Running from Friday, February 24 to Saturday, February 25, this year’s Scottish edition of Film4 FrightFest looks set to be packed full of shocks, gore, special events, guest speakers and a fantastic community vibe.
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The full line-up is as follows:
Friday, February 24
(13:30) Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel
Director: Alex Stapleton
Starring: Quentin Tarantino, Jack Nicholson & Pam Grier
A documentary on DIY producer/director Roger Corman and his alternative approach to making movies in Hollywood.
(16:00) Tape 407: The Mesa Reserve Incident
Director: Dale Fabrigar & Evette Wallin
Starring: Abigail Schrader, Samantha Lester & James Lyons
Survivors of an airplane crash find themselves within the borders of a government testing area and pursued by predators.
Director: Paul China
Starring: George Shevtsov, Georgina Haig & Paul Holmes
A seedy bar owner hires a mysterious Croatian to commit murder, but a planned double-crossing backfires when a young waitress is taken hostage. A suspenseful, yet darkly humorous chain of events builds to a bloodcurdling climax.
(21:00) The Day
Director: Marko Makilaakso
Starring: Andrew Tiernan, Mikko Leppilampi & Samuel Vauramo
A platoon of American and Finnish soldiers is driven deep into a Russian forest where its Captain discovers a terrifying secret.
Director: Howie Askins
Starring: Abigail Richie, Ashley Bracken & Brett Rosenberg
Ryan is making a documentary on his friend, Brett, about camping for the first time. However, once they begin camping, they discover that there is a mysterious figure that is hunting them.
Saturday, February 25
Director: Adrián García Bogliano & Ramiro García Bogliano
Starring: Cristina Brondo, Camila Bordonaba & Berta Muniz
A woman hesitantly rents an apartment to an eerie man who she soon realizes has a part in the solar eclipse that is taking place.
(15:30) Rites Of Spring
Director: Padraig Reynolds
Starring: Rachel Adams, Ben Geringer & Paul Nolan
A ransom scheme turns into a nightmare for a group of kidnappers who become victims of a horrifying secret that must be paid every spring.
(18:30) Wang’s Arrival
Director: Antonio Manetti & Marco Manetti
Starring: Ennio Fantastichini, Francesca Cuttica & Li Yong
It’s another dull film subtitling job day for Chinese-language interpreter Gaia when she’s suddenly called up out of the blue by the Italian authorities to translate the interrogation of a mysterious captive alien from another world. called Mr Wang. What happens next will change Gaia’s life forever and the entire destiny of planet Earth.
Director: Anthony DiBlasi
Starring: Kelen Coleman, Kevin Alejandro & Louise Fletcher
A deaf girl attempts to contact her sister during a séance, only to connect with the ghost of a murdered woman.
(23:15) The Raid
Director: Gareth Evans
Starring: Iko Uwais, Doni Alamsyah & Yayan Ruhain
A SWAT team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.