A traditional family struggle to make their way in modern Albania.
The parents are under financial stress while the teenage children wrestle with the traditional pathway set by their father. When a witch and her mysterious clan come to prey on the family, it leads to a violent confrontation that is all too familiar in the Balkans. A blood feud is declared and the family must unite to survive.
Steven Kastrissios (whose stunning debut feature THE HORSEMAN won four major awards at A Night of Horror in 2010), returns to the festival with BLOODLANDS, his highly anticipated sophomore film: a dark tale dripping with mythology, atmosphere and palpable dread. Which - from Frightfest to Sitges - is already a hit on the international festival circuit.
Followed by Q&A with writer/director Steven Kastrissios
Sorry, there are no upcoming session times for Bloodlands at Dendy Newtown
Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.
When Claire Spencer starts hearing ghostly voices and seeing spooky images, she wonders if an otherworldly spirit is trying to contact her. All the while, her husband tries to reassure her by telling her it's all in her head. But as Claire investigates, she discovers that the man she loves might know more than he's letting on.
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