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London Fright Fest 2000
Confirmed titles are the world première of Chuck Parellos Ed Gein, the UK premiere of What Lies Beneath, the Australian Scream sensation Cut, the German Horror hit Anatomie, the fun Sundance entry Psycho Beach Party, the British shocker The Lighthouse (aka Dead of Night) and the Brussels Fantasy Festival favourite The Convent. More title details when we have them, plus loads of surprise guests, special events, short films Paul Cosgroves Amicus homage Green Fingers starring Ingrid Pitt for one and freebies. Were trying to pull off a major blockbuster coup as well as other want-to-see titles, so keep in touch.
Described as a black comedy with heart, Lenore is a 10-year-old girl who returns from the dead, primarily because she feels her family needs her. The tone, said Thompson, is much in line with that of South Park. We are looking to appeal to adults as much as the sophisticated 10-year-old remarked Thompson who also directed Black Beauty.
Thompson added, Lenore has a lot in common with the stop-motion comedy The Nightmare Before Christmas. That film had such moments as Santa being stretched on a torture rack, and while Disney couldnt figure how to market the picture, it has done exceptionally well on video with kids who got the humour.
Eventually one Satanic cult thinks hes getting to close and send an army of demons to put him off the scent. Starring Karl Urban, Katie Wolfe, Sally Stockwell, Tony MacIver and Neill Rea, the moderately budgeted item features an array of digital devils created by the software Confuse for deep-focus 3-D animation.Images © FrightFest 2000, Feature © Visual Imagination Ltd 2000. Not for reproduction