FrightFest Presents: Phase Three

Third wave of titles to be released under the FrightFest Presents banner are now officially confirmed.

Curated horror hits from Frightfest, the UK’S most popular genre festival & Signature Entertainment, the UK’s leading independent film distributor. Dubbed “the Woodstock of Gore” by director Guillermo Del Toro, FrightFest, set up 19 years ago, has grown in size and stature since its cult roots at the Prince Charles Cinema and today is internationally renowned for discovering exciting and original horror fantasy genre films and for supporting the talent behind them. Signature Entertainment has released over 700 films since its inception in 2011 and has firmly established itself as the UK’s largest independent film distributor.

Following the successful launch of Phase One and Two, check out the third wave of titles to be released under the FrightFest Presents banner – now officially confirmed.

Terror Of Hallow’s Eve

Brace yourself for a gore-filled, twisted and chaotic experience; Terror of Hallow’s Eve is a nostalgic treat for the eyes, set to become a horror cult classic.

Director: Todd Tucker (Watchmen).
Cast: Doug Jones (Hellboy II, The Shape of Water), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight).
Synopsis: When 15-year-old Tim is brutally beaten up by High School bullies, his intense yearning for revenge unintentionally summons up evil supernatural forces offering to scare his despised enemies to actual death.


They Look Like People

A stressful, chilling yet beautiful horror experience that will give you goosebumps, leave you guessing throughout and push you in directions you won’t see coming. Described as this generation’s Donnie Darko, They Look Like People is The Siren (also on the Frightfest Presents label) director Perry Blackshear’s first feature.

Directors: Perry Blackshear.
Cast: Lauren Parkinson, Margaret Ying Drake, MacLeod Andrews.
Synopsis: Suspecting that people are transforming into malevolent shape-shifters, Wyatt flees to New York City to seek out his estranged childhood friend Christian. As the mysterious horrors close in on Wyatt, he questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself. A genre-bending story about love, loyalty and living nightmares.


The Farm

They’re dying to “meat” you… The Farm will be serving up human flesh in a chilling horror described as You’re Next meets The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Director: Hans Stjernswärd.
Cast: Nora Yessayan, Alex Gaylord, Ken Volok.
Synopsis: After taking a wrong turn on the highway, a young couple decide to stop at a roadside diner for food and relaxation. Their fun trip soon becomes a fight for survival when masked kidnappers imprison them on a farm where humans are the main course.


The Field Guide To Evil

From the dangerously demented minds that brought you The ABCs of Death, Turbo Kid, and The Greasy Strangler comes The Field Guide to Evil, an entirely new vision of anthology horror.

Directors: Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala (Goodnight Mommy), Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio), Agnieszka Smoczynska (The Lure), Katrin Gebbe (Nothing Bad Can Happen), Can Evrenol (Housewife; Baskin), Calvin Reeder (The Rambler), Ashim Ahluwalia (Miss Lovely), and Yannis Veslemes (Norway).
Cast: Bridgit Minichmayr, Sarah Navraltil, Jilon VanOver.
Synopsis: The Field Guide To Evil are 9 new “nightmares” from some of the most acclaimed genre directors of the last decade, exploring myths, lore, and folktales. Created to give logic to mankind’s darkest fears, these stories laid the foundation for what we now know as the horror genre.


Nobody Leaves (aka Braid)

Premiering at Tribeca and FrightFest, Nobody Leaves is a trippy, mind-bending psycho-horror described as a Lynchian head-trip bursting with more murder, torture and twists than a Jordan Peele film.

Director: Mitzo Peirone.
Cast: Madeline Brewer, Schott Cohen, Sarah Hay.
Synopsis: Two wanted women decide to rob their wealthy psychotic friend who lives in the fantasy world they created as children; to take the money they have to take part in a deadly perverse game of make-believe.


The Golem

A re-imagining of the old mystical folklore, The Golem has been described as the Jewish Frankenstein. The film is an unnerving, original terror experience that will delight fear fans in search of a genuine creep out.

Directors: Doron Paz, Yoav Paz.
Cast: Hani Furstenberg, Ishai Golan, Adi Kvetner.
Synopsis: During an outbreak of a deadly plague, a mystical woman must save her tight-knit Jewish community from foreign invaders, but the entity she conjures to protect them is a far greater evil.


The Wind

Premiering to the world at Toronto’s Midnight Madness is the acclaimed and utterly original western horror, The Wind is a chilling, folkloric tale of madness, paranoia, and otherworldly terror described as The Babadook meets The Witch.

Director: Emma Tammi.
Cast: Julia Goldani Telles, Ashley Zuckerman, Caitlin Gerard.
Synopsis: An unseen evil haunts the homestead in this chilling, folkloric tale of madness, paranoia, and otherworldly terror. Lizzy is a tough, resourceful frontierswoman settling a remote stretch of land on the 19th-century American frontier. Isolated from civilization in a desolate wilderness where the wind never stops howling, she begins to sense a sinister presence that seems to be borne of the land itself, an overwhelming dread that her husband dismisses as superstition…


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