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Adam's Apples

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen / Country: Germany, Denmark / Year: 2005 / Type: Feature / Duration: 94 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent, Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Or

A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Alleluia

Director: Fabrice Du Welz / Country: France, Belgium / Year: 2014 / Type: Feature / Duration: 95 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Or, Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Manipulated by a loving and jealous husband, Gloria has run away with her daughter and started a new life far away from men and from the rest of the world. Impelled by her friend, Madeleine, she agrees to meet Michel through a dating site. The first... Read more »

Another Frontier

Director: André Cruz Shiraiwa / Country: Spain / Year: 2014 / Type: Feature / Duration: 95 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Avatar

Director: Lluís Quílez / Country: Spain, France / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga - Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Avatar: 1) Chance event that usually involves a sudden change in the course of something. Change of fortune. 2) Tests someone goes through. 3) Lack of application or alternation of prosperous and adverse events. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Bitten

Director: David Morley / Country: France / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 13 mins / Festivals & Awards: Dead by Dawn: Scotland's International Horror Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

The times are dark; authorities have recommended confinement. In a forest, at night, a young woman is chased by a man and takes refuge in a remote farm. The old couple who take her in now prepare to receive the armed attacker... (Source: Clermont... Read more »

Buried

Director: Rodrigo Cortés / Country: Spain, France / Year: 2010 / Type: Feature / Duration: 95 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Or, Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap. Read more »

Calvaire

Director: Fabrice Du Welz / Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg / Year: 2004 / Duration: 88 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

A singer's car breaks down deep in the woods. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Citadel

Director: Ciaran Foy / Country: United Kingdom, Ireland / Year: 2012 / Type: Feature / Duration: 84 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

An agoraphobic father teams up with a renegade priest to save his daughter from the clutches of a gang of twisted feral children who committed an act of violence against his family years earlier. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Code 46

Director: Michael Winterbottom / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2003 / Type: Feature / Duration: 93 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Or

A futuristic 'Brief Encounter', a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Copy Shop

Director: Virgil Widrich / Country: Austria / Year: 2001 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A young man is put to the test as a newly trained customs official. Alone and inexperienced at a border post in the hills, he meets bizarre, mysterious characters who will lead him to his own frontiers in a series of events both absurd and grotesque. A... Read more »

De Overkant

Director: Iván López Núñez / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

After a hard day's work a boy want to go to the other side of the channel and go home. However, two squash players here think otherwise. (Source: Top of the Flops (translated)) Read more »

Dreamtime

Director: Tom Van Avermaet / Country: Belgium / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 20 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A dystopian story about the world with no time for dreams. Still anyone can unwillingly get caught in one, even if punishment follows. The most unlikely rebel arises. (Source: LIFFF) Read more »

Eat

Director: Moritz Krämer / Country: Germany / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 7 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A photo shoot and the model is unnerved. Back in the changing room, she makes a surprising discovery. Everything around her is edible - the chair, the TV, the walls. Read more »

Enemy

Director: Denis Villeneuve / Country: Spain, Canada / Year: 2013 / Type: Feature / Duration: 95 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Adam is an apathetic history teacher who, while watching a movie, discovers Anthony, an actor who looks exactly like him. These two identical men’s encounter will completely change their lives. Based on The Double by José Saramago, Enemy stars a Jake... Read more »

Final Journey

Director: Brendan Muldowney / Country: Ireland / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 3 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Isn't it a shame that everything must die, But when sweet life passes on, Where do our souls then fly? (Source: Irish Film Board) Read more »

Goodnight Mommy

Director: Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala / Country: Austria / Year: 2014 / Type: Feature / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent, Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Or

In the heat of the summer. A lonesome house in the countryside between woods and corn fields. Nine-year-old twin brothers are waiting for their mother. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before. The children start to... Read more »

Graffiti

Director: Lluís Quílez / Country: Spain / Year: 2015 / Type: Short / Duration: 30 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

The world had ended. He thought he was alone. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Grimm Love

Director: Martin Weisz / Country: Germany / Year: 2006 / Type: Feature / Duration: 87 mins / Festivals & Awards: Cinénygma Luxembourg International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen's and the thousands of people like him. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Heartless

Director: Philip Ridley / Country: England / Year: 2009 / Type: Feature / Duration: 90 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon - Leeds International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Holy Motors

Director: Leos Carax / Country: France / Year: 2012 / Type: Feature / Duration: 115 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the life of Monsieur Oscar, a shadowy character who journeys from one life to the next. He is, in turn, captain of industry, assassin, beggar, monster, family man... He seems to be playing roles, plunging headlong into... Read more »

Hotel

Director: Jessica Hausner / Country: Germany, Austria / Year: 2004 / Type: Feature / Duration: 83 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon - Leeds International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

When Irene gets a job as a hotel maid she soon finds out that the previous girl disappeared in mysterious circumstances. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

How to get rid of the others

Director: Anders Rønnow Klarlund / Country: Denmark / Year: 2007 / Type: Feature / Duration: 94 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

A satirical drama revealing the consequences of the Danish government's "New Copenhagen Criteria", a new policy aiming at securing the nation's survival. Citizens who fail to meet the criteria - those who have received more from society than what they... Read more »

In the name of the son

Director: Vincent Lannoo / Country: France, Belgium / Year: 2012 / Type: Feature / Duration: 80 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Or

Catholic fundamentalist Elizabeth doubts nothing, which is why her loss of faith is going to hurt. The comedy of the year. (NIFFF) Read more »

Infringe

Director: Martin Åhlin / Country: Sweden / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 19 mins / Festivals & Awards: San Sebastian Horror & Fantasy Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Naomi accidentally collides with the blind Laura on the street. An impulse is awakened inside of her - an impulse to do something bad. Read more »

Killing Words

Director: Laura Mañá / Country: Spain / Year: 2003 / Type: Feature / Duration: 89 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto - Oporto International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Locked in a dark basement, Laura, a psychiatrist in her early thirties, contemplates in horror a video where a man confesses to be a serial killer. His name is Ramon, an apparently normal man in his forties, who seems to be quite harmless. Gagged and... Read more »

Lawn Dogs

Director: John Duigan / Country: England / Year: 1997 / Type: Feature / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Newly arrived in an up-market housing development, quiet ten-year-old Devon doesn't quite fit in. Ignoring the urgings of her social-climbing father, Devon chooses the company of Trent, who mows the estate's lawns, rather than of the girls her own age.... Read more »

Left

Director: Froukje Tan / Country: The Netherlands / Year: 2008 / Type: Feature / Duration: 83 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Without knowing, Dexter can't see left and has to find his direction in life anew. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Left Bank

Director: Pieter Van Hees / Country: Belgium / Year: 2008 / Type: Feature / Duration: 102 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

When Marie moves into her boyfriend's apartment, she uncovers a disturbing mystery. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Let the Right One In

Director: Tomas Alfredson / Country: Sweden / Year: 2008 / Type: Feature / Duration: 114 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Or, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Eli is 12 years old. She's been 12 for over 200 years and, she just moved in next door. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Mebana

Director: Daniel Wallentin / Country: Sweden / Year: 2005 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

A film about a meeting between a human and an imaginary creature. Also a story about the initial need for love, and how far some of us are prepared to go to get it. (Source: LIFFF) Read more »

Moon

Director: Duncan Jones / Country: England / Year: 2009 / Type: Feature / Duration: 97 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Moonglow

Director: Peter Ghesquière / Country: Belgium / Year: 2004 / Type: Short / Duration: 16 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

An eight-year-old boy along with his parents reside in a dictorial regime, many ambiguous things take place with them. The wife witnesses the murder of her husband; knowing that the life of her son will collapse, she keeps her husbands death a secret.... Read more »

Of Cats & Women

Director: Jonas Govaerts / Country: Belgium / Year: 2007 / Type: Short / Duration: 12 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or

Of Cats & Women is a short film directed by Jonas Govaerts, about a woman consumed by jealousy. To get back at her ex-lover and his new girlfriend, she decides to kidnap their cat... (Source: Screener I) Read more »

Possessed

Director: Anders Rønnow Klarlund / Country: Denmark / Year: 1999 / Type: Feature / Duration: 99 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent, Fantasporto - Oporto International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Or

Princess

Director: Anders Morgenthaler / Country: Germany, Denmark / Year: 2006 / Type: Feature / Duration: 90 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent, Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Or

Punched

Director: Michael Rittmannsberger / Country: Austria / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 11 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

After being checked by the police, a young father of Arabic origin fails to explain the situation to his son – unaware that the most inexplicable happenings are yet to come… (Source: Punched website) Read more »

Room 606

Director: Peter Volkart / Country: Switzerland / Year: 2012 / Type: Short / Duration: 15 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

The travelling salesman Jonathan Fisch peddles glass eyes. His journey takes him to the edge of the province, where he checks in to a run-down hotel. The attic room number 606 has its pitfalls. Something rather peculiar is happening beyond the wall.... Read more »

Sniffer

Director: Bobbie Peers / Country: Norway / Year: 2006 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: Utopiales - Festival International de Science-Fiction de Nantes / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Lund International Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Or

One morning, in a gravity-less surreal world, a "sniffer" at a deodorant factory, one morning has to be saved from the ceiling by his wife. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Storm

Director: Måns Mårlind / Björn Stein / Country: Sweden / Year: 2005 / Type: Feature / Duration: 110 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

You may have forgotten your past, but it hasn't forgotten you... (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Stranded

Director: María Lidón / Country: Spain / Year: 2001 / Type: Feature / Duration: 95 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantafestival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Strings

Director: Anders Rønnow Klarlund / Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom / Year: 2004 / Type: Feature / Duration: 88 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

A prince leaves his city and sets off to avenge his father not aware his father wasn't murdered and in-reality committed suicide and soon learns the truth about his people from a warrior woman. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

The Acid House

Director: Paul McGuigan / Country: England / Year: 1998 / Type: Feature / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto - Oporto International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

The Bird Spider

Director: Jaime Dezcallar / Country: Spain / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 14 mins / Festivals & Awards: Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

To get his mind off his ex girlfriend, our hero creates his personal hell. He releases a bird spider in his apartment and his life changes forever. The perfect movie for us arachnofobes. (Source: LIFFF) Read more »

The Bothersome Man

Director: Jens Lien / Country: Norway / Year: 2006 / Type: Feature / Duration: 95 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

The Devil's Backbone

Director: Guillermo del Toro / Country: Spain / Year: 2001 / Type: Feature / Duration: 106 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

It is 1939, the end of three years of bloody civil war in Spain, and General Franco's right-wing Nationalists are poised to defeat the left-wing Republican forces. A ten-year-old boy named Carlos, the son of a fallen Republican war hero, is left by his... Read more »

The Divide

Director: Xavier Gens / Country: Germany / Year: 2011 / Type: Feature / Duration: 112 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon - Leeds International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

The Eclipse

Director: Conor McPherson / Country: Ireland / Year: 2009 / Type: Feature / Duration: 88 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

In a seaside Irish town, a widower sparks with a visiting horror novelist while he also begins to believe he is seeing ghosts. (IMDB) Read more »

The Green Butchers

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen / Country: Denmark / Year: 2003 / Type: Feature / Duration: 100 mins / Festivals & Awards: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent, Imagine Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Or

Svend and Bjarne work for a butcher in a small Danish town. Fed up with their boss' arrogance, they decide to start their own butcher shop. After dismal beginnings, an unfortunate accident happens which coincides with a large order of meat. One hasty... Read more »

The Hole

Director: Ming-liang Tsai / Country: France / Year: 1998 / Type: Feature / Duration: 95 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

A strange disease starts to affect people in Taiwan just before the year 2000. The authorities order everyone to evacuate, but some tenants of an apartment building stay put, including a shop owner who lives by himself. One day, a plumber goes to the... Read more »

The Karman Line

Director: Oscar Sharp / Country: United Kingdom / Year: 2014 / Type: Short / Duration: 24 mins / Festivals & Awards: Trieste Science+Fiction Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

When a mother is hit by a rare condition that sees her lift off the ground at a slow but ever increasing rate, her husband and daughter are forced to come to terms with losing her. (Trieste) Read more »

The Last Circus

Director: Álex de la Iglesia / Country: Spain, France / Year: 2010 / Type: Feature / Duration: 107 mins / Festivals & Awards: Imagine Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Feature Film Méliès d'Or

The Machinist

Director: Brad Anderson / Country: Spain / Year: 2004 / Type: Feature / Duration: 101 mins / Festivals & Awards: Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

The Unliving

Director: Hugo Lilja / Country: Sweden / Year: 2010 / Type: Short / Duration: 28 mins / Festivals & Awards: Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

Post apocalyptic short film about a zombie virus that has spread over Sweden. The few remaining virus free survivors has closed themselves in gated communities away from the zombies. The survivors have learned to control the zombies with drugs so they... Read more »

They Came Back

Director: Robin Campillo / Country: France / Year: 2004 / Type: Feature / Duration: 102 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fantasporto - Oporto International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

The lives of the residents of a small French town are changed when thousands of the recently dead inexplicably come back to life and try to integrate themselves into society that has changed for them. (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Tuvalu

Director: Veit Helmer / Country: Germany / Year: 1999 / Type: Feature / Duration: 101 mins / Festivals & Awards: Espoo Ciné International Film Festival / Feature Film Méliès d'Argent

Voice Over

Director: Martín Roseta / Country: Spain / Year: 2011 / Type: Short / Duration: 10 mins / Festivals & Awards: FanCine Málaga - Festival de Cine Fantástico / Short Film Méliès d'Argent, Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya / Short Film Méliès d'Or

I won't tell you whose voice over leads us through three extreme situations that are actually the same. Will you survive? (Source: IMDB) Read more »

Wind

Director: Robert Löbel / Country: Germany / Year: 2013 / Type: Short / Duration: 4 mins / Festivals & Awards: Fanomenon - Leeds International Film Festival / Short Film Méliès d'Argent

'WIND' is a short animation about the daily routine life in a windy country. WIND is an animated short about the daily life of people living in a windy area who seem helplessly exposed to the weather. However, the inhabitants have learned to deal with... Read more »