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Death. The High Cost of Living

7 of this year’s best films of the fantastic – horror, sci-fi, action, and comedy – take on questions about chasing new body parts, eternal life – if life is anything but a simulation? We also get up close with the executioner’s conscience, something that takes bigger bites than the fish in a piranha-infested village, and the imaginary friend who comes back for closure.

Screened:
FRI 29/10, 21:00 FYRIS
SUN 31/10, 17:00 FYRIS
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UNTITLED EARTH SIM 64

A woman is faced with existential crisis after learning that the universe is an untitled simulation.

Sweden 2021 / 6:27 / Director: Jonathan Wilhelmsson / Producer: Jonathan Wilhelmsson

TORTOISE

A desperate young woman must overcome amnesia in order to understand her strange surroundings and finally be reunited with her daughter.

United Kingdom 2020 / 12:35 / Director: Alexandra Maher / Producer: Victoria Hollup

THE EXECUTIONER

The absurdity of a new accusation makes the executioner change his mind about his job. Will he be able to stand against the system where there is no room for reflection and against his workmate who knows no empathy?

Russia 2020 / 15:18 / Director: Roma Blatman / Producer: Roma Blatman

MUSTACHIO

Absurd tragicomedy about thirty-something Freek, who is reuniting with his imaginary friend from the past, who is looking for closure.

Netherlands 2021 / 11:27 / Director: Victoria Warmedam

JACK AND JO DON'T WANT TO DIE

Jack, a man disillusioned with life, works the night shift at a freezing facility where people choose to halt their lives. His life takes a turn on the night he chooses to freeze his own life when he meets Jo, a terminally ill girl being unfrozen early due to lack of funds.

United States 2020 / 19:25 / Director: Kantu Lentz / Producer: Adrienne Becker, Amy Emmerich, Roja Gashtili, Shannon Gibson

MENARCA

In a Brazilian village infested with piranhas, Nanã and Mel are fast growing into adolescence as they dream of ways of protecting themselves against a seemingly inescapable violence. When a mysterious body appears tangled in a fisherman’s net, they learn what might be their ultimate protection.

Brazil 2020 / 21:53 / Director: Lillah Halla / Producer: Gustavo Aguiar, Renata Miyazaki

COLD HAND

In 2030, where people can replace their bodies with machine parts, Theo goes to see BOSS for their final deal, then something unexpected happens to them.

South Korea 2021 / 8:32 / Director: Taekyu Kim / Producer: Eunwoo Lim

Tillbaka till alla program

1982

Festivalen startades

300

Filmer per festival

70

Länder

50-50

Kvinnliga/manliga regissörer

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