The Fantasia Film Festival has, over the years, gained a reputation among genre fans as one of the places on the festival circuit with a large selection of genre films, making it one that attracts fans of horror and fantasy features, among others. The 2015 incarnation of the festival is no different in this regard, with one of the films set to be screened there being They Look Like People. The film marks the feature directing and screenwriting debut of Perry Blackshear, who takes on both roles for the movie. The synopsis is as follows.
Suspecting that people around him are turning into evil creatures, a troubled man questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself.
Having made its world premiere at the Slamdance Film Festival earlier this year, where it won the Special Jury Award for Best Narrative feature, the film stars MacLeod Andrews, Evan Dumouchel, and Margaret Ying Drake. A trailer for the feature has now been released, and can be seen below.