Convulsions

Anti-Porno

Sion Sono
Convulsions :: Narrative Features
Japanese punk auteur Sion Sono returns to Convulsions (TAG, Cuc '15) with a subversively feminist ode to Nikkatsu's "Roman Porno" movies, the major studio's softcore sensations of the 1970s. A...

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El Angel

Luis Ortega
Convulsions :: Narrative Features
In 1971 Buenos Aires, charismatic 17-year-old Carlitos (Lorenzo Ferro, in his energizing debut) gets his kicks from robbing swanky houses... and committing serial murder. Inspired by the real-life "Angel of...

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Knife + Heart

Yann Gonzalez
Convulsions :: Narrative Features
For fans of giallo horror, early Brian De Palma + Cruising, this horny, hyper-stylized, high-camp thriller will hypnotize you while putting the gay back in "Le Gai Paris." Pop star...

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Let The Corpses Tan

Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani
Convulsions :: Narrative Features
A deliriously hypnotic, ultra-violent pastiche of retro Euro-crime thrillers, spaghetti westerns and giallo horror, this mind-blowingly stylized shoot-em-up from Belgian filmmaking team Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani shadows the kinky...

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Lords of Chaos

Jonas Åkerlund
Convulsions :: Narrative Features
The early 1990s Norwegian black metal scene produced influential music that is as gripping and gruesome as this tragicomic biopic, based on the cult non-fiction book subtitled "The Bloody Rise...

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Meat Axe Shorts: Convulsions

Convulsions :: Shorts Blocks
Great Choice // Robin Comisar :: A woman gets stuck in a Red Lobster commercial... and kids get shrimp, too! Creswick // Natalie Erika James :: Sam's fear of her childhood home is brought to light...

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The Road Movie

Dmitrii Kalashnikov
Convulsions :: Narrative Features
Buckle up for Opening Night of Cucalorus (and "Convulsions") with Dmitrii Kalashnikov's jaw-dropping documentary, which will run you over with absurdist wonders, shocking comedy, and creeping existential dread. Curated entirely...

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Tragedy Girls

Tyler MacIntyre
Convulsions :: Narrative Features :: Vanguard
Destined to become a cult favorite like HEATHERS or SCREAM, Tyler Macintyre's giddy, gory, wickedly clever horror-comedy for the Internet Age proves that "you can't make an omelet without killing...

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When the Trees Fall

Marysia Nikitiuk
Convulsions :: Narrative Features
Earthy, enigmatic, erotically charged and violently bleak, Ukrainian writer-director Marysia Nikitiuk's impressive feature debut begins like a dystopian fairytale in some godforsaken village that time forgot. Lusty young Larysa writhes...

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