"Don't Breathe" (USA, 2016) by Fede Alvarez will open MOTELX 2016 (10.ª Edição)
More than 70 screenings from the best horror cinema made nationally and
internationally, to be discovered from 6 of September, with a start marked by Fede
Alvarez’s “Don’t Breathe” (USA, 2016), produced by Sam Raimi.
From 6 to
11 September, there is a lot to watch at the Festival with the premieres of “31”,
the latest Rob Zombie, “Personal Shopper” by Olivier Assayas, Best Director in
Cannes and starring Kristen Stewart, “My Father Die”, first feature film
directed by Sean Brosnan, son of Pierce Brosnan, or “The Wailing” by Hong-jin
Na, among many others…
Italian director Ruggero Deodato and the North-American producer and director
Mick Garris will be the jury to the new European Feature Film Award, promising
to be one of MOTELX’s highlights this year. Both of them will sit down for a
talk with the audience reminiscing about their past experiences during the
golden years of the 70s and 80s. In Cinema São Jorge, 11 of September, at 19h00
the special screenings, Mick Garris will also be present to screen “Critters
2”, directed in the late 80s and becoming a cult classic, along with Canadian
writer and programmer Shelagh Rowan-Legg who will present the restored version
of “In a Glass Cage” (“Tras el Cristal”) (Spain, 1986), first feature film by
Agustí Villaronga with Marisa Paredes, before her masterclass.
also for the tribute to the late Noémia Delgado, deceased this year, with the
screening of two episodes of the “Fantastic Tales” series, rarely screened and
relatively unknown among the Portuguese director’s filmography – “A Princesinha
das Rosas” and “Tiaga”.
still the double screenings at midnight on Friday and Saturday (9 and 10 of
September), for only €5, this year with “The Purge: Election Year” + “Don’t
Kill It” (Friday) and “My Father Die” + “Sadako vs Kayako” (Saturday).
close on Sunday (11 of September), with the announcement of the winners and the
screening of “The Devil’s Candy” (USA, 2015) by the Australian Sean Byrne,
second feature film of the director of “The Loved Ones”, in Cinema São Jorge at