On Tuesday of this week we introduced the Palm Springs International ShortFest. For the rest of this week we will be recommending our favorite sounding “film packages” to check out during the festival.
Today we are recommending, Horrors! Thrillers! Mysteries!. Why? Because, well…wait – what’s that behind you?!?!?! AAAAHHHHHHHHH!!!
Scroll down and check out the trailers and movie info below. Let us know if you make it out to the screening! @TheCVArtScene on Twitter and/ or Instagram with a #PSSF13 (think: Palm Springs Short Fest 13) hashtag and we’ll holler back!
HORRORS! THRILLERS! MYSTERIES!
FRIDAY, JUNE 21ST
2300 E. Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA
Just like the title implies, these hair raising tales will get your adrenaline flowing and leave you on the edge of your seat, ready or not.
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The Albaitari’s secluded home is eerily quiet in the first few moments after dawn, obscuring the true nature of his obsession.
DIRECTOR: Pablo Vijande Menendez
Producer: Ritxi Lizartza Urrestaratzu, Ion Collar
Editor: Asier Pujol
Cinematographer: Fran García Vera
Principal Cast: Nagore Aranburu, Anartz Zuazua, Karlos Zabala,Telmo Tola
THE LAST TIME I SAW RICHARD
Jonah is proud to be the loner at the teenage mental health clinic, taking pleasure in making the other patients uncomfortable. But when he is forced to share a room with the newly admitted Richard, the boys become locked in a battle of wills.
DIRECTOR: Nicholas Verso
Producer: John Molloy
Editor: Nicholas Verso
Screenwriter: Nicholas Verso
Cinematographer: Stefan Duscio
Music: Darrin Verhagen
Principal Cast: Toby Wallace, Cody Fern
Simon, the night guard at a storage lock up, follows a crying woman and hears some eerie sounds from within her unit. His growing curiosity gets the better of him in this creepy atmospheric thriller.
DIRECTOR: Jane Eakin
Producer: Ruth Millard
Editor: Jane Eakin
Screenwriter: Jane Eakin
Cinematographer: Rupert Brown
Music: Andy Scott
Principal Cast: Simon Corfield,Shannon Still,Guy Leslie
NIGHT AND SUDDENLY
Home alone in a deserted apartment building during the Christmas season, Maria is startled to receive a visit from a desperate man claiming to be her upstairs neighbor, whose apartment is being broken into by thieves.
DIRECTOR: Arantxa Echevarria
Editor: Renato San Juan
Screenwriter: Arantxa Echevarria
Cinematographer: Pilar Sanchez Diaz
Principal Cast: Javier Godino
A young girl lives alone with her mother on a remote farm, pining for her father who has disappeared but sends letters once a month for his daughter. On one morning when a new letter arrives, everything changes suddenly, for both the little girl and her mother.
DIRECTOR: Fredrik Åkerström, Marcus Kryler
Producer: Robert Samuelsson
Editor: Marcus Kryler, Fredrik Åkerström
Screenwriter: Marcus Kryler, Fredrik Åkerström
Cinematographer: Petrus Sjövik
Music: Kim Malmquist
Principal Cast: Wilma Hedberg, Cecilia Milocco, Niklas Engdahl
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