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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
10:00 2h

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Marché du Film Online

COMING SOON

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Ante Kovac

Produced by: Lauren Grant (Clique Pictures), Daniel Bekerman (Scythia Films), Rory Halsall (Santa Carla Films), Dave Huakoc, Daniel Quinn (levelFILM)

Country of production: Canada

Original title: Coming Soon

Genre: Action/Adventure, Thriller

Language: English

In COMING SOON, we use  remakes to illustrate this point by perverting classic scenes from 80’s movies by turning them into murders. COMING SOON  is an adventure movie infused with thriller elements, told through a trio of characters who seem to be lifted from the movies they love.

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
10:00 2h

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DOGMAN

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Tamae Garateguy

Produced by: Silvia Rodriguez (Tedigoque Producciones)

Country of production: Argentina, Chile

Original title: DOGMAN

Genre: Action/Adventure

Language: Spanish

Raised by his Colla mother and his Japanese father, Tupac and his sister enjoy the best of both worlds. Until one night someone – or something – enters their house and violently steals the family away. Only little Tupac saves himself by hiding under the bed.

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
10:00 2h

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FINGERNAIL

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Boaz Armoni

Produced by: Yoav Roeh (Gum Films)

Country of production: Israel

Original title: FINGERNAIL

Genre: Psychological, Thriller

Language: Hebrew

In a remote house in the heart of the woods, a father and son fight to defend themselves from monsters. Are they really monsters? Or is the real monster the father who buries them in the ground?

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
10:00 2h

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IN HER HEAD

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Maria Ivanova

Produced by: Maria Ivanova, Maria Kobzareva, Olga Artemyeva

Country of production: Russia, Lebanon, Georgia, France, Lithuania

Original title: IN HER HEAD

Genre: Drama, Psychological

Language: Arabic, French, English

“In Her Head” is a story of a young woman, alienated despite living with her husband. Once her husband leaves, she is all alone, locked in a flat in a foreign country. She can open the door, but cannot leave, as for her the word of her husband is more powerful than any lock.

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
10:00 2h

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RULES FOR WEREWOLVES

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux

Produced by: Peter Harvey (Peter Harvey Productions), Jonathan Duffy, Kelly Williams (Ten Acre Films)

Country of production: Canada, USA

Original title: Rules for Werewolves

Genre: Dramatic Thriller, Science-fiction

Language: English

They’re out there – young, homeless, dangerous and breath -taking – running from their families and their pasts, roaming the half-empty suburbs of post-housing crisis America. A pack of delinquent teens that call themlseves: Werewolves.

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
10:00 2h

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THE CHANGE

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Jennifer Handorf

Produced by: Jen Handorf, Alex Bentley (Dark Matter Films)

Country of production: United Kingdom

Original title: The Change

Genre: Horror

Language: English

As Katie Sommerfield starts experiencing extreme changes, physically and psychologically, she fears it is her mental health deteriorating until an extreme croning ritual helps her to embrace the menopause in all its bloodied glory.

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
10:00 2h

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THE OCCUPANT

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Hugo Keijzer

Produced by: Maurice Schutte (HAA! Films), Raymond van der Kaaij (Revolver Amsterdam)

Country of production: The Netherlands

Original title: The Occupant

Genre: Science-fiction, Thriller

Language: English

Danny is a British Geologist who’s been working around the world for months in a row. She desperately needs the money to pay for her dying sister’s treatment. But now, when she’s finally on her way home — back to London, her helicopter crashes, killing both the pilot and her coworker.

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
14:00 2h

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BLOODTHIRSTY

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Amelia Moses

Produced by: Michael Peterson (775 Media Corp), Wendy Hill-Tout (Voice Pictures)

Country of production: Canada

Original title: Bloodthirsty

Genre: Horror

Language: English

Grey, an indie singer, whose first album was a smash hit, gets an invitation to work with notorious music producer Vaughn Daniels at his remote studio in the woods. Together with her girlfriend/lover Charlie, they arrive at his mansion, and the work begins. But Grey is having visions that she is a wolf, and as her work with the emotionally demanding Vaughn deepens, the vegan singer begins to hunger for meat and the hunt. As Grey starts to transform into a werewolf, she begins to find out who she really is, and begins to discover the family she never knew. What will it take to become a great artist and at what cost to her humanity? As Grey completes her new album, Charlie tries to warn her about Vaughn, but Grey won’t abandon the album. Will Grey do whatever it takes to become a great artist, as she uncovers the truth about her past, her future, her family and ultimately herself.

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
14:00 2h

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BREEDER

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Jens Dahl

Produced by: Amalie Lyngbo Quist (Beo Starling)

Country of production: Denmark

Original title: Breeder

Genre: Horror

Language: Danish, Swedish

An experiment involving biohacking traps a young couple in a dangerous and disorienting situation. In nightmarish ways, the experiment questions basic human behavior by asking: How far will we go to stay young forever?

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
14:00 2h

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IO SONO VERA

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Beniamino Catena

Produced by: Simone Gandolfo (Macaia Film), Karin Jury (Atomica Film)

Country of production: Italy, Chile

Original title: Vera de Verdad

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Science-fiction

Language: Italian, Spanish

VERA (10) disappears without a trace. Two years later she returns, but instead of being a teenager, she is a woman of about twenty-five years old. She doesn’t remember anything. Doctors believe that she has a strange premature aging syndrome. The family is upset but the DNA test confirms that that woman is really their child.

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
14:00 2h

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KRATT

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Rasmus Merivoo

Produced by: Tõnu Hiielaid, Rain Rannu (Tallifornia)

Country of production: Estonia

Original title: Kratt

Genre: Dark Comedy, Fantasy

Language: Estonian

Mom and dad take their kids to the countryside so they can spend some time with their grandmother. Life is pretty boring until they find the long lost journal of an eccentric local Count. Following some instructions, they conjure Kratt – a mythical creature that will do whatever its master says.

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
14:00 2h

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THE PAPER TIGERS

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Tran Quoc Bao

Produced by: Michael Velasquez, Al’n Duong, Yuji Okumoto, Dan Gildark (Beimo Films)

Country of production: USA

Original title: The Paper Tigers

Genre: Action/Adventure, Martial Arts

Language: English

In the early 90s, three teenagers endure brutal Kung Fu training under their master’s constant watch. Fiercely loyal to their teacher and each other, they hone their skills in challenge matches against rival schools. Grown apart after twenty years, the former classmates are reunited after their master is killed in a mysterious challenge match.

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THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
14:00 2h

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THE RETREAT

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Pat Mills

Produced by: Alyson Richards (Outside Line Studio), Lauren Grant (Clique Pictures)

Country of production: Canada

Original title: The Retreat

Genre: Thriller

Language: English

THE RETREAT is the story of a lesbian couple who leave the city to spend a weekend at a remote cabin with friends but end up fighting for their lives when a group of alt right militant serial killers hunt them.