Patrick, Discopath and Mark of the Devil announced for FrightFest 2013 All Nighter
The Station and Nothing Left to Fear also among the UK-wide horror screening programme
The line-up for the latest Film4 FrightFest 2013 All-Nighter has been announced, with Ozploitation remake Patrick and former Video Nasty Mark of the Devil among the highlights. The event will take place in locations around the UK, opening in London on Sat 26 Oct and travelling to Glasgow, Basildon, Bristol, Newcastle, Sunderland and Poole shortly after. Have a glimpse at the full programme below, and find out where you can join in the fun.
Dir. Axelle Carolyn
Carolyn announces her directorial debut with this atmospheric ghost tale produced by Neil Marshall. Laden with classic gothic traditions, the story tells of a woman who is on the verge of a nervous breakdown who can only be at peace with a similarly tortured soul.
Showing at Vue West End, London only.
Dir. Mark Hartley
Hartley’s remake of the 1978 Ozploitation classic tells the story of a comatose patient who develops a crush on his nurse but can only communicate this through violent acts of telekinesis. Hartley has form in the FrightFest programme having had two documentaries featured previously – Not Quite Hollywood and Machete Maidens Unleashed – with Patrick representing his first foray into features.
Dir. Renaud Gauthier, Marie-Claire Lalond
A young burger cook named Duane struggles to control his murderous instincts whenever he hears the unmistakable sound of disco. Set in mid-70s Manhattan, expect a funky score and a high body count.
Dir. Michael Armstrong
Having been banned in the UK for decades as well as causing a storm of controversy on its initial release in 1970, Armstrong’s picture is sure to be highly anticipated at this year’s FrightFest. The story concerns a young witch hunter apprentice who loses faith in his practice when he discovers it is a tool for the church to steal from the populace.
Showing at Vue West End, London, GFT, Glasgow and Watershead, Bristol only.
Dir. Marvin Kren
In this creature feature four scientists working in the German Alps discover a ‘blood glacier’ that can change the local wildlife into mutant monsters. The film has an underlying ecological message regarding humanity and their actions on the environment, although we reckon the strong heritage of Austrian horror is a greater selling point.
Dir. Anothony Leonardi III
With star turns from Anne Heche and Clancy Brown, Leonardi’s movie follows a family who have recently moved to Stull, Kansas. All is not as it seems in this sleepy town and it’s not long before the gates of Hell needs the blood of the innocent to open. This throwback to classic horror such as The Wicker Man also features an original score by the producer of the film, Slash from Guns ‘N’ Roses.
The Film4 Frightfest 2013 All-Nighter will take place at the following locations:
Vue West End, London, Sat 26 Nov.
GFT, Glasgow, Sat 2 Nov.
Empire Cinema, Basildon, Sat 2 Nov.
Empire Cinema, Poole, Sat 2 Nov.
Empire Cinema, Newcastle, Sat 2 Nov.
Empire Cinema, Sunderland, Sat 2 Nov.
Watershead, Bristol, Sat 16 Nov.