The Feature Films Contest Official Selection for the 34th Molins de Rei Horror Film Festival includes: Some Kind of hate (Adam Egypt Mortimer), The House on the Pine Street (Austin and Aaron Keeling), The Hollow one (Nathan Hendrickson), III (Pavel Khvaleev), Bite (Chad Archibald), True Love ways (Mathieu Seiler), Luna de Miel (Diego Cohen), Excess Flesh (Patrick Kennelly), Black Mountain Side (Nick Szostakiwskyj), Howl (Paul Hyett), The Hallow (Corin Hardy), Turbo Kid (François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell), We are still here (Ted Geoghegan), Bunny the Killer (Thing Joonas Makkonen) and Deathgasm (Jason Lei Howden).

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SOME KIND OF HATE

Year: 2015
Length: 82 min.
Country: Unites States
Director: Adam Egypt Mortimer
Screenplay: Brian DeLeeuw, Adam Egypt Mortimer
Music: Robert Allaire, Mads Heldtberg
Cinematography: Benji Bakshi
Cast: Spencer Breslin, Grace Phipps, Sierra McCormick, Brando Eaton, Andrew Bryniarski, Lexi Atkins, Noah Segan, Michael Polish, Ronen Rubinstein, Maestro Harrell, Justin Prentice, Audrey Ellis Fox
Production Co.: Caliber Media Company / Revek Entertainment

Synopsis:
Lincoln is a victim of uninterrupted mobbing at high school. when he gets into trouble with one of his classmates, he is sent to a boot camp. However, he never imagined that he would find a girl’s ghost who had been a mobbing victim too and who is furiously needing revenge.

 

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THE HOUSE ON PINE STREET

Year: 2015
Length: 111 min.
Country: Unites States
Director: Aaron Keeling, Austin Keeling
Screenplay: Natalie Jones, Aaron Keeling, Austin Keeling
Music: Nathan Matthew David, Jeremy Lamb
Cinematography: Juan Sebastian Baron
Cast: Emily Goss, Taylor Bottles, Cathy Barnett, Jim Korinke, Natalie Pellegrini, Tisha Swart-Entwistle, Keagon Ellison, Daniel Shirley
Production Co.: E3W Productions

Synopsis:
Jennifer and her husband have just moved to their homeland, Kansas. From the beginning, Jennifer starts feeling that something strange and paranormal is going on in their new home. Since such phenomena only take place when Jennifer is alone, neither her husband nor her mother believe her at all. She’s just having a difficult pregnancy, they say. So, here raises the question: Is the house really haunted, or is Jennifer’s imagination just playing tricks on her?

 

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THE HOLLOW ONE

EUROPEAN Premier
Year: 2015
Length: 100 min.
Country: Unites States
Director: Nathan Hendrickson
Screenplay: Nathan Hendrickson
Music: Nathan Grigg, Brian Pamintuan
Cinematography: Connor Hair
Cast: Kate Alden, Jesse James, Chelsea Farthing, Tony Doupe, Tonya Skoog, Simon Hamlin, Russell Hodgkinson, Scott C. Brown, Anissa Davis, Richard Carmen
Production Co.: Compulsion Films / Abundant Productions

Synopsis:
After a terrible car crash in which their mum was killed, Rachel and Anna decided to move to the city and leave their past behind. Years later, they get a message from their father and decide to go back to their hometown… once in the house where they were born, they see that everything is different… a strange and dark presence is going to creep up on them.

 

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III

Year: 2015
Length: 80 min.
Country: Russia
Director: Pavel Khvaleev
Screenplay: Aleksandra Khvaleeva, Aleksandra Khvaleeva, Oleg Mustafin, Evgeniya Mustafina
Music: Moonbeam
Cinematography: Igor Kiselev
Cast: Polina Davydova, Lyubov Ignatushko, Evgeniy Gagarin

Synopsis:
Ayia and Mirra witness desperately how a plague takes their mother’s life away. It is just after burying their deceased mum that Mirra gets infected with the same aggressive illness. Therefore, Ayia desperately appeals for Father Herman’s help to heal her sister. Thus, the young woman will come across an ancient book where she will learn how a shaman ritual might heal any kind of disease. In order to carry out the ritual, she will have to get deeply inside Mirra’s mind. That is the place where our darkest thoughts and our most terrible fears dwell.

 

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BITE

Year: 2015
Length: 89 min.
Country: Canada
Director: Chad Archibald
Screenplay: Cody Calahan / Chad Archibald
Cinematography: Jeff Maher
Cast: Elma Begovic, Annette Wozniak, Jordan Gray, Denise Yuen, Lawrene Denkers
Production: Cody Calahan / Chad Archibald / Christopher Giroux / James O’Donnell
Production Co.: Black Fawn Films

Synopsis:
Casey and her two friends go on a pre-wedding holiday. They just want to have a break from their ordinary lives and spend a few funny and booze-up days. While they are swimming in a remote lake in the middle of the jungle, Casey is bitten by something they never see. Back in town she will start feeling ill, that strange bite infection will start spreading all over her body, soon she will realize that the trip was a big mistake.

 

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TRUE LOVE WAYS

Year: 2014
Length: 95 min.
Country: Germany
Director: Mathieu Seiler
Screenplay: Mathieu Seiler
Music: Beat Solèr
Cinematography: Oliver Geissler
Cast: Anna Hausburg, David C. Bunners, Kai Michael Müller, Michael Greiling, Axel Hartwig, Beat Marti, Margarita Ruhl, Marcel Schneider, Christian Weber
Production Co.: Grand Hotel Pictures / Klusfilm Berlin / ARRI Film and TV Services

Synopsis:
Séverine has recursive dreams where she meets a mysterious man. When she falls in love with him, she decides to break her current relationship to seek a new life. However, her loving boyfriend does not want her to go. With a perfect stranger’s help he makes a master plan to keep his darling Séverine next to him… unfortunately, thoughts are simpler than facts.

 

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LUNA DE MIEL

Year: 2015
Length: 97 min.
Country: Mexico
Director: Diego Cohen
Screenplay: Marco Tarditi Ortega
Music: Uriel Villalobos
Cinematography: Aram Diaz
Cast: Hector Kotsifakis, Paulina Ahmed, Alberto Agnesi, Dunia Alexandra, Stephanie de la Cruz
Production Co.: Grotesque / Cinenauta

Synopsis:
Jorge is a lonely man who can only live obsessed with Isabel, his longed-for neighbour. He will do everything he can to call her attention and get her off her feet; at last he realizes that traditional pursuing methods do not prove as effective as they are expected to be on the young woman. Then, Jorge decides to make a step beyond and starts putting into practice much more persuasive and harmful methods…

 

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EXCESS FLESH

Year: 2015
Length: 103 min.
Country: Unites States
Director: Patrick Kennelly
Screenplay: Sigrid Gilmer, Patrick Kennelly
Music: Jonathan Snipes
Cinematography: Benjamin Conley
Cast: Bethany Or, Mary Loveless, Wes McGee (@wesmcgee), Kristin Minter, Jill Jacobson, Sheresade Poblet, Dana L. Wilson, Braeden Baade, Allen Rueckert, Doug Locke
Production Co.: Walking to the Moon Productions

Synopsis:
Jill has a fixation with her weight, and sharing a flat with a gorgeous and successful woman like Jennifer is no help at all. As time goes by, Jill’s urge to become like her flatmate will become harder and harder until it becomes as obsessive as dangerous.

 

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BLACK MOUNTAIN SIDE

Year: 2015
Length: 99 min.
Country: Canada
Director: Nick Szostakiwskyj
Screenplay: Nick Szostakiwskyj
Cinematography: Cameron Tremblay
Cast: Shane Twerdun, Michael Dickson, Carl Toftfelt

Synopsis:
A group or archeologists from northern Canada are bound to make a discovery that can change humanity’s destiny for ever. They have found some totally unknown remains of a civilization that lived more than ten thousand years ago. The team must decide how to report on their finding, but soon they will realize that they are completely alone in the middle of nowhere. There is something strange that seems to be creeping up on the team.

 

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HOWL

Year: 2015
Length: 89 min.
Country: United Kingdom
Director: Paul Hyett
Screenplay: Mark Huckerby, Nick Ostler
Music: Paul E. Francis
Cinematography: Adam Biddle
Cast: Ed Speleers, Holly Weston, Elliot Cowan, Amit Shah, Sam Gittins, Shauna Macdonald, Duncan Preston, Ania Marson, Rosie Day, Calvin Dean, Sean Pertwee, Brett Goldstein
Production Co.: Starchild Pictures

Synopsis:
When the night train has to stop dead because there is something blocking the railway, the passage start to feel upset, especially when they notice something creeping up on them from the outside… They will have to stay together if they want to survive the attacks of the strange creature.

 

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THE HALLOW

Year: 2015
Length: 92 min.
Country: Ireland
Director: Corin Hardy
Screenplay: Corin Hardy, Felipe Marino
Music: James Gosling
Cinematography: Martijn Van Broekhuizen
Cast: Joseph Mawle, Bojana Novakovic, Michael McElhatton, Michael Smiley
Production Co.: Occupant Entertainment

Synopsis:
A couple with their newborn child have just moved to a small house in the middle of the forest. They will soon realize that the deep woodland surrounding them hides a dark secret that will threaten their lives. Struggle for survival has just begun.

 

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TURBO KID

Year: 2015
Length: 89 min.
Country: Canada
Director: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell
Screenplay: François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell
Music: Jean-Philippe Bernier, Jean-Nicolas Leupi, Le Matos
Cinematography: Jean-Philippe Bernier
Cast: Munro Chambers, Laurence Leboeuf, Michael Ironside, Aaron Jeffery, Edwin Wright, Anouk Whissell
Production Co.: EMA Films / Timpson Films

Synopsis:
The setting is a post-apocalyptic future, water is a scarce good and a single law rules the world: The law of the jungle. The Kid is a young man who has grown up alone in a tough and cruel world mainly with the inspiration of a vintage comic as well as other past-times objects which have become his particular obsession. Together with some colleagues that he will find along the way, he will fight against Zeus and his wild pack, the self-proclaimed rulers of the land.

 

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WE ARE STILL HERE

Year: 2015
Length: 84 min.
Country: Unites States
Director: Ted Geoghegan
Screenplay: Ted Geoghegan, Richard Griffin
Music: Wojciech Golczewski
Cinematography: Karim Hussain
Cast: Barbara Crampton, Andrew Sensenig, Lisa Marie, Larry Fessenden, Monte Markham, Susan Gibney, Michael Patrick Nicholson, Kelsea Dakota, Guy Gane,Elissa Dowling, Zorah Burress, Marvin Patterson
Production Co.: Snowfort Pictures / Dark Sky Films

Synopsis:
After losing their son, a broken-hearted family decide to start life from scratch in a new home. However, the chosen house where they should reset their lives carries a long time curse. Every 30 years, the people who settle down in the house must be sacrificed for the sake of the house itself, otherwise an ancient evil will creep up on the whole village.

 

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BUNNY THE KILLER THING

Year: 2015
Length: 90 min.
Country: Finland
Director: Joonas Makkonen
Screenplay: Joonas Makkonen, Miika J. Norvanto
Music: Jussi Huhtala
Cinematography: Tero Saikkonen
Cast: Veera W. Vilo, Gareth Lawrence, Enni Ojutkangas, Roope Olenius, Joonas Makkonen, Marcus Massey, Katja Jaskari, Jari Manninen, Miika J. Norvanto
Production Co.: Black Lion Pictures / Bottomland Productions / Ravenbanner Entertainment

Synopsis:
A bunch of friends go up to a far away hut in the forest that belongs to the uncle of one of them. The weekend is promising with party and booze, but the plans will soon be broken by some kind of two meter tall human-rabbit who is thirsty for sex and blood. Get ready for a madness of sex, blood and the weirdest moments.

 

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DEATHGASM

Year: 2015
Length: 86 min.
Country: New Zeland
Director: Jason Lei Howden
Screenplay: Jason Lei Howden
Cinematography: Simon Raby
Cast: Milo Cawthorne, James Blake, Kimberley Crossman, Sam Berkley, Daniel Cresswell, Delaney Tabron, Stephen Ure, Colin Moy, Jodie Rimmer, Nick Hoskins-Smith, Erroll Shand, Kate Elliott, Aaron McGregor, Andrew Laing, Tim Foley
Production Co.: Metalheads / MPI Media Group / New Zealand Film Commission / Timpson Films

Synopsis:
Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.