One month after its first presentation sitge festival 2022It was announced that the theme of this new edition would revolve around the groundbreaking movie “Tron” in 1982, as well as a selection of the latest films from prestigious classic and modern names of the genre such as Dario Argento, Peter. In addition to their strong commitment to directors who make fantasy and horror films, Strickland and Quentin Dupieux announced at a second press conference today, the director of the competition, Ángel Sala new jewelry in the form of movies and your presencesso that lovers of the genre can keep rubbing their hands.
For example, participation in the festival Edgar Wright and Neil Marshall To receive the highest honor awarded by Sitges, Time Machine Award. Not bad considering both British filmmakers’ influence on the future of modern fantasy, with titles such as ‘Zombies Party’ and ‘Welcome to the End of the World’, two of Wright’s most representative works, the king of comic horror. also common in Sitges with other types of titles, for example ‘last night in Soho’–; and ‘Dog soldiers’—an excellent revision of the lycanthropic curriculum—in Marshall’s case, the 2019 version of ‘Descent’ or ‘Hellboy’.
this strict adherence to fantastic Spanish It remains firm in this edition with the presence of one of the revelations of the last Sundance festival, initiated by Sala many years ago, ‘Cerdita’, Carlota Pereda’s debut film deep down, with a rural thriller with little to no rural tension. Last Rodrigo Sorogoyen, ‘The Best’Paul Urkijo’s Basque production ‘Irati’ makes its world premiere, a high-tension drama that pits a French married couple against a rural community in green but disturbing Galician landscapes: a medieval fantasy set in the valley. Where the old forces allied to defeat Charlemagne’s troops. Other Spanish offerings announced are Sadrac González’s ‘Asombrosa Elisa’, Raúl Cerezo and Fernando González Gómez’s ‘Viejos’ and socialite Luis Tinoco’s ‘La paradoja de Antares’.
‘People Fear’ and Miike
Sitges cannot miss an example of one of the most outstanding trends of recent times. ‘fear of the people’, is represented this year by Goran Stolevski’s ‘You Will Not Be Alone’, another Sundance film in which Noomi Rapace plays a young woman who is turned into a witch in 19th century Macedonia. The post-apocalyptic world will also have its share of the competition with Belgian Kristina Buozyte and Bruno Samper’s names like ‘Vesper’. blood and intestinessometimes with social condemnation, he is behind the Danish film ‘Speak no evil’ and the French production ‘Le tour’, the latter directed by the iconoclastic Guillaume Nicloux, who dared to pit Depardieu and Gérard against each other three years ago. author Michel Houellebecq at ‘Thalasso.
As for Asian cinema, No Sitges without Takeshi MiikeClosing the final trilogy of ‘Mole Song Final’, which will screen another crazy, bloody and parodic movie. Another Sitges regular documentary producer, Alexandre O. Philippe, will come to the festival with ‘Lynch/Oz’. There were good fairies and bad fairies called Dorothy in ‘Blue Velvet’ and ‘Wild Heart’ and Laura Dern evoked the yellow brick road.