Fantastic film

Bad Hair Days

Five of this year’s best films of the fantastic: horror, sci-fi, action, and comedy.

Fri 23/10 | 20:30 Reginateatern
Kortfilmfestivalen Play 19-25 October

Haute Cuisine

Since Marie joined the restaurant of Bruno Mercier, a multi-star chef, she only thinks about perfecting her skills. But Thomas, the sous-chef, is wary of this possible rival. Preparing a dish, Mary accidentally cuts herself, letting a few drops of blood mix with her sauce. When Bruno tastes Marie’s dish, he considers it perfect.

France, 2019, 24, Direction: Merryl Roche.


A young journalist goes into the deep wood to interview the heavy-metal duo LANDGRAVES, who records an album for the first time since a murder imprisonment. His curiosity pushes him to follow the band deep into the forest, as a snowstorm arises.

Canada, 2020, 22, Direction: Jean-François Leblanc.


John’s world unravels as a new colleague, Elliot, begins to destabilise his routine existence as a content moderator, in this dystopian vision of social media’s all-pervasive presence.

Australia, 2019, 14, Direction: Genevieve Wright.

Who Goes There?

Minnesota 1880: The trust of three Norwegian sisters is tested when a stranger appears on their prairie. When the eldest invites him in to heal her dying sister, she doesn’t realise that a supernatural force is crossing her threshold.

United Kingdom, 2020, 24, Direction: Astrid Thorvaldsen.

Bad Hair

Insecure and balding Leo has closed himself in his apartment. A mysterious hair growth liquid arrives at his doorstep and Leo uses it to fix up his looks. The liquid causes a series of grotesque metamorphoses with Leo’s hair and skin, culminating with hairs sprouting out of his eyeballs. Leo tries desperately to get the bodily changes under control as the events of the evening quickly turn into chaos.

Estonia, 2019, 14, Direction: Oskar Lehemaa.

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