SITGES FILM FEST ANNOUNCES 2003 LINEUP
Spain?s Sitges Film Festival, one of the world?s top genre movie showcases, has announced its huge slate of fantasy and horror features for this year?s event, running November 27-December 7. The main fantastic section will include Takashi Shimizu?s JU-ON 2, Nicolas Winding Refn?s FEAR X, Julian Richards? THE LAST HORROR MOVIE, the Spierig brothers? UNDEAD, Takashi Miike?s surreal GOZU, Alexandre Aja?s HAUTE TENSION, George (ANOTHER HEAVEN) Iida?s DRAGONHEAD, the Korean chillers ACACIA, A TALE OF TWO SISTERS and THE UNINVITED and many others. Among the genre titles in the New Visions section are Stuart Gordon?s KING OF THE ANTS, Kiyoshi Kurosawa?s DOPPELGANGER, Karim Hussain?s ASCENSION, the Japanese horror/comedy NINE SOULS and AMERICAN CRIME, the new thriller from the makers of COOKERS; the Orient Express section contains BATTLE ROYALE II, Ryuhei (VERSUS) Kitamura?s ARAGAMI, the vampire spectacular TWINS EFFECT, Takashi Miike?s CHAKUSHIN ARI, the horror films NEW BLOOD and MEMORIES OF MURDER and others; a Curtis Harrington retrospective including NIGHT TIDE, WHAT?S THE MATTER WITH HELEN, THE KILLING KIND, the new USHER and more; a Mondo Macabro showcase with ALUCARDA, JIGOKU, THE LIVING CORPSE, etc.; a ?Sesiones Golfas? section that includes the standout French chiler DEAD END, Tobe Hooper?s TOOLBOX MURDERS remake, THE LOST SKELETON OF CADAVARA and others; and a Narciso Iba?Serrador retrospective with screenings of his excellent WHO WOULD KILL A CHILD? and LA RESIDENCIA. Whew?don?t you wish you lived in Spain?
Courtesy of Fangoria