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The Mediterranean summer: blue sea, blazing sun....and 250 kg of gold stolen by Rhino and his gang! They had found the perfect hideout: an abandoned and remote hamlet now taken over by a woman artist in search for inspiration. Unfortunately surprise guests and two cops compromise their plan: the heavenly place where wild happenings and orgies used to take place turns into a gruesome battlefield.
The latest from Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani (Amer) is a sensual, blood-soaked homage to the 1970s giallo aesthetic that will keep you guessing. (tiff.net)
Over two dozen of the world's top horror directors bring you twenty-six alphabetically-inspired ways to die in this provocative, shocking and deadly funny compendium of carnage. (tiff.net)
Three key moments, all of them sensual, define Ana's life. Her carnal search sways between reality and colored fantasies becoming more and more oppressive. A black laced hand prevents her from screaming. The wind lifts her dress and caresses her thighs. A razor blade brushes her skin, where will this chaotic and carnivorous journey leave her? (imdb)
Santos Palace (2006) - Short Film
Santos Palace is a coffee shop in Belgium. There, a waitress serves a strange client. Their eyes meet, minutes pass and we seem to witness a love story that hasn’t began or may have already started, with its potential jealousies and passions, or which may never happen at all; another type of romance. The feeling of seeing or being seen, the rhythmical editing, the use of cinemascope to make objects and spaces appear as abstract forms, the predominance... (Letterboxd)
L'etrange portrait de le dame en jaune (2004) - Short Film
This breathtaking Giallo homage from award-winning Belgian team Cattet/Forzani is told entirely in one camera set-up, angled towards the floor where elements drop in and out of frame and reflective surfaces strategically reveal actions. It is a colour-gelled mini-masterpiece of cinematic planning and calculation. (fantasiafestival.com)
La fin de notre amour (2004) - Short Film
A continuation of themes, about violence and the relationship between a victim and their assailant based on Italian giallo films, explored in the director's early shorts and in their 2009 feature Amer.
Chambre jaune (2002) - Short Film
The Giallo film reinvented as an experimental S&M-tingedfever dream, told through a combination of color-gelled cinematography and jump-cut photographs, infused with dark sensuality and perverse cruelty. (Small Gauge Trauma DVD)