Rotterdam goes hardcore genre with an eclectic mix of films that brashly bend, blend or respect conventions each in their own distinctive way.
Films in ‘Rotterdämmerung’
The WindEmma Tammi IFFR 2019 86′
An original Horror/Western about loneliness on the prairie. Is a woman being tormented by demons, or is her isolation creating delusions?
The early 19th century: life is harsh on the Frontier of the New West. While her husband is out working, Lizzie stays home alone in their house, on the deserted prairie. Is the loneliness making her slowly paranoid, or is a devilish spirit floating around? A unique mix of Western and horror.
The Night ShifterDennison Ramalho IFFR 2019 110′
A pathologist hears the last words of the dead. An innocent gift until he uses it for revenge.
Stênio doesn’t just work with the dead at São Paolo’s mortuary, he also talks to them. When a gang member who was stabbed to death reveals his wife’s secret, Stênio loses control of his supernatural gift. A haunting, unpredictable horror film about revenge, urban crime and family trouble.
Out of BlueCarol Morley IFFR 2019 110′
When a New Orleans detective investigates the shooting of an astrophysicist, her findings make her question herself, and her view of the universe.
A whodunnit with nods to the golden age of film noir. Investigating the violent death of prominent astrophysicist Jennifer Rockwell turns the world of experienced police woman detective Hoolihan upside down. The hunt she sinks her teeth into increasingly seems to lead to a search for herself.
MonumentJagoda Szelc IFFR 2019 108′
Nothing is what it seems when a group of students show up as interns in a drab, isolated hotel.
A traineeship at a remote hotel led by a demanding manager. The students work and grim Monument becomes ever more mysterious. Why do they keep asking each other for coins? And what are those teeth doing in the meat? A challenging, hard-to-define psychological thriller.