Thrills & Chills

The Black Spider

Die Schwarze Spinne

Emmental in the 13th century: The brave and rebellious midwife Christine enters a pact with the devil to protect her village from the terror of the Teutonic Knights. But punished henceforth with a spider plague, Christine goes from being the saviour to the hunted. Christine faces the crucial battle against the diabolical power that wants to take away the highest good she is willing to die for: humanity.
THE BLACK SPIDER is a mystery horror starring Lillith Stangenberg (THE PEOPLE VS. FRITZ BAUER) and Anatole Taubmann (96 HOURS). Director Markus Fischer (MARMORERA) has created a vividly gruesome world which brings an eerie demonic force to the big screen.

DIRECTOR: Markus Fischer
VERSION: German (OV) with English Subtitles
RUNNING TIME: 110 min
RELEASE: Ascot Elite Switzerland, March 10, 2022

Rubikon

Rubikon
Status: Completed Availability: Market Premiere

An Earth disaster is unfolding. The crew of the space station Rubikon, Hannah, Gavin and Dimitri, must decide between risking their lives to get home and search for survivors or staying safe in the station’s sophisticated algae symbiosis system, which makes them completely self-sufficient.
RUBIKON is a science-fiction disaster film directed by Magdalena Lauritsch. It combines a social commentary and a moral dilemma in its captivating realisation. Julia Franz Richter (UNDINE), George Blagden (VIKINGS) and Mark Ivanir (THE GOOD SHEPHERD) perform in the leading roles.

DIRECTOR: Magdalena Lauritsch
VERSION: English (OV)
RUNNING TIME: 110 min
RELEASE: Filmladen, Austria, Q3, 2022

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Holy Shit!

Ach Du Scheisse!
Status: Completed Availability: Market Premiere

Architect Frank wakes up from unconsciousness – squashed in a building site toilet. And it gets worse: In order not to be blown up during the imminent demolition, Frank must make his way out of his blue grave in one hour. A race against time begins.
HOLY SHIT!, the black-humoured real-time thriller by Lukas Rinker is the ultimate worst-case scenario. It is both possible and unimaginable – Think of PHONE BOOTH meets 127 HOURS, but shit gets real!

DIRECTOR: Lukas Rinker
VERSION: German (OV) with English Subtitles
RUNNING TIME: 90 min
RELEASE: Studio Hamburg Enterprises, Summer 2022

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From its opening moments Rinker’s Holy Shit! has his hooks set into us. The trap has been set and now we need to know from one preposterous moment to the next how Frank will manage to escape. It all comes together in doses of absurd comedy, legit horror and toilet humor, both literal and figurative.
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The House

Das Haus
Status: Completed Availability: Screener available

Germany 2029: the well-known journalist Johann Hellström escaped to his remote smarthome after serious accusations by the right-wing populist government. But that’s where the real nightmare begins. While Hellström clings to the hope of proving his innocence from his exile, the smarthome increasingly transforms from a peaceful refuge into a dangerous enemy…
THE HOUSE by director Rick Ostermann (WOLF CHILDREN) is an oppressive AI thriller of the near future. A gripping chamber play with award winning Tobias Moretti in the leading role, which cleverly combines sci-fi and horror elements with social criticism and strikingly realistic future scenarios.

DIRECTOR: Rick Ostermann
VERSION: German (OV) with English Subtitles
RUNNING TIME: 87 min
RELEASE: Not.sold Distribution, October 7, 2021

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Wolka

Wolka
Status: Completed Availability: Screener available

Anna is released on parole from a Polish prison after fifteen years behind bars. Once free, Anna has only one goal : to find a woman named Dorota. Little by little, the missing pieces of the connections and motivations come to light and an exciting cat-and-mouse situation develops.
WOLKA is a sophisticated thriller with emotional depth by Arni Olafur Asgeirsson (BRIM). The atmospheric settings in the close-knit Icelandic community and the choice to always be one step ahead of the audience make the film unmissable.

DIRECTOR: Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson
VERSION: Polish, English & Icelandic (OV) with English, Icelandic subtitles
RUNNING TIME: 102
RELEASE: Sagafilm, Iceland October 6, 2021

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