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’
Boyz in the WoodNinian Doff IFFR 2020 87′
Enjoyably chaotic hunt for four clueless teenagers in the Scottish Highlands. A bizarre game of cat and mouse, with a touch of social commentary.
The hunt is on for four clueless teens on the run from a duke with a shotgun during a trek through the Scottish Highlands. Idiotic decisions, wacky plot twists, paranoid local cops and lightning-fast editing complete the chaos.
First LoveMiike Takashi IFFR 2020 108′
A boxer and a call girl become embroiled in a failed drug deal. Explosions, black humour and screaming Yakuza: Miike Takashi at his very best!
Genre master Miike Takashi returns to his first love, characteristic of his 1990s career – Yakuza films. This contemporary take includes the usual explosive elements: talented, yet ill boxer Leo and call girl Monica become embroiled in a failed drug deal between local gangsters and a Chinese triad.