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FrightFest – Thursday 23 August 2012

The Seasoning House

The Seasoning HouseWhen? 6:30pm, Thursday 23 August
Where? Main Screen

Director: Paul Hyett
Running time: 89 minutes
Starring: Rosie Day, Sean Pertwee, Kevin Howarth, David Lemberg, Dominique Provost-Chalkley

Girls from war zones are kidnapped and taken to a Balkan brothel to be prostituted to the military as well as to civilians. A deaf mute orphan enslaved to care for the inmates has been making her way through the crawlspaces of the house and planning her escape in this psychological horror full of claustrophobia, action and suspense.

Cockneys vs Zombies 

When? 9pm, Thursday 23 August
Where? Main Screen

Director: Matthias Hoene
Running time: 88 mins
Starring: Rasmus Hardiker, Harry Treadaway, Alan Ford, Honor Blackman, Richard Briers

A blood-filled horror comedy of ‘geezer gore’. Two brothers attempt to rob a bank in the east end of London just as workers on a Docklands building site find a burial site that was sealed in 1666. Director Matthias Hoene calls it “Evil Dead 2 meets Withnail & I“.

Grabbers 

When? 11:15pm, Thursday 23 August
Where? Main Screen

Director: Jon Wright
Running time: 94 mins
Starring: Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey, Lalor Roddy, David Pearse

Grabbers is a Sundance Film Festival favourite of Father Ted vs. Aliens. A quiet fishing community is under attack after a meteor lands in the ocean nearby. The invading aliens only need blood and water to stay alive and the community have to pull together to survive.

JO BALDWIN

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