Toronto After Dark 2009 First Films Announced! TRICK A TREAT, GRACE, VAMPIRE GIRL and More!

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The first wave of film titles were revealed for the 2009, Toronto After Dark Film Festival. It boasts an impressive line up which includes new horror, sci-fi, action and cult feature films.

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Included is the much-anticipated and long awaited Halloween set creepfest TRICK ‘R’ TREAT. First-time director Michael Dougherty (co-writer of X-MEN 2 and SUPERMAN RETURNS) directs a wildly entertaining slice of an EC Comics gem. The film follows five interwoven stories that occur on the same block, on the same night. A couple finds what happens when they blow a jack o’ lantern out before midnight, a high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer, a college virgin might have met the right guy for her, a group of mean teens play a prank that they take too far, and a hermit is visited by a special trick or treater.

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French-Cameroonian rapper MC Jean Gab’1 stars in BLACK, a stylish, clever, crowd -pleasing French heist film. Guaranteed to please action-lovers while still maintaining a good story you want to invest your time in.

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Following his success with TOKYO GORE POLICE, special effects genius and director Yoshihiro Nishimura returns with something decidedly more slapstick. VAMPIRE GIRL VS. FRANKENSTEIN GIRL is a twisted, bloody and bizarre Japanese romantic comedy.

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The festival’s first Brazilian feature EMBODIMENT OF EVIL signals a return of Jose Mojica Marins along with his legendary on screen horror icon, Coffin Joe. Embodiment of Evil marks the first time that Marins has made a film entirely free of censorial constraints. Not for the weak of heart, it will guarantee to make jaws drop with its grotesque and surreal imagery.

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Not much is known about the final two films, but it does include the Indonesian, THE FORBIDDEN DOOR a dark and twisted thriller and SOMEONE’S KNOCKING AT THE DOOR a psychedelic spin on the classic serial killer genre,

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http://torontoafterdark.com/2009/

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  1. Doradztwo personalne says

    Your joking, right?

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