THRILL ME, KILL ME
Dashing heroes, sly villains, gunfights, thrilling chases and dangerously seductive femme fatales. Tension and suspense running high, stretching the nerves to the breaking point. Let yourselves be thrilled in the cinema with our programme of thriller short films that Alfred Hitchcock would have loved to present himself.
ON THE ROAD (Poland)
Director: Bartosz Nowacki | Producer: Alistan; co-producer: Poznan Film Commission |
Star: Magdalena Boczarska, Szymon Bobrowski, Adam Bobik |
Year: 2017 | Length: 24 min | Live Action |
During a long ride a woman picks up a hitchhiker. From the very beginning the man does not come across as trustworthy and the woman, anxious and feeling the growing threat, decides to pick up one more person. In the confined space of the car the three strangers begin a tense game. The characters hide some secrets that, revealed in small steps, will lead to tragic events.
Playing (Czech Republic)
Director: Lun Sevnik | Producer: FAMU, Mai Lan Nguyen, Linda Pilková |
Star: Rudolf Tříska, Miloslav Pecháček |
Year: 2019 | Length: 22 min | Live Action |
Teenagers Boris and Hugo have informed the internet that they’ll be committing suicide in one hour. Sixty minutes of wondering whether it’s a joke, provocation, or reality. The clock is ticking, the online voyeurs are growing restless, and Hugo, unlike Boris, is beginning to have doubts. A carefully constructed film about a decision that can’t be changed. Or can it?
Morning has Broken (Poland)
Director: Olga Chajdas | Producer: Wild Mouse Production |
Star: Olga Boladz, Anna Maria Buczek, Stanislaw Cywka |
Year: 2017 | Length: 15 min | Live Action |
The main character, a woman, stabs her husband dead and drowns the daughter. Quietly, no emotions. She goes to bed only to wake up in the morning and discover that their cat is missing - that’s where our movie starts… A short film about alienation, loneliness, losing oneself.
Director: Richard Hughes | Producer: Dave Christison, Jodie Fullerton, Seph McKenna |
Star: Shane Connor, Aaron Fa'aoso, James Rolleston |
Year: 2014 | Length: 20 min | Live Action |
A worn-out, aging shearer who once rained king of the high country, gets on the gear to keep up his numbers. But when the drugs take over he must learn what it really means to be a man, before he loses so much more than his country pride
BLOOD PULLS GUN (USA)
Director: Ben Briand | Producer: Matt Dooley, David Gross, Serena Paull |
Star: Odessa Young, Josh McConville, Tess Haubrich |
Year: 2014 | Length: 9 min | Live Action |
A teenage girl gets a keyhole look into a dangerous and mysterious world when a tattooed stranger checks into her roadside motel.
Total length of the screening 98 min. In original language with Czech and English subtitles.