Horror / Dir: Bjorn Stewart, Kodie Bedford, Liam Phillips, Perun Bonser, Rob Braslin / Autralia / 2019
“Uncanny omnibus carries plenty of unusual, urgent subtext’’
“…Spicy tales…oscillates wildly in both texture and tone, yet the spiky motifs of subjection, comeuppance and recovered identity are constant components’’
THE PEOPLE’S MOVIE
“Kick-ass females, creepy sea creatures, sinister mind control, and an interesting Aborigine spin on zombies’’
“Genuinely chilling horror …with a dash of gore’’
“Australian genre cinema takes an exciting leap forward’’
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL
“Electrifying…Bold…Deliciously entertaining results’’
MELBOURNE FILM FESTIVAL
“Timely and powerful’’
Five simmering horror tales using impactful, electrifying, pushing new boundaries in narrative and story lines, "The Dark Place" focuses on “desire to unpack race relations and examine the impact endured by the Australian indigenous inhabitants through the eyes of the new generation of Australian filmmakers.
Outback zombies in the rollicking splatter comedy Killer Native, an insomniac questions her sanity in Foe, supernatural forces visit a housing estate in the gritty Vale Light , gothic horror shrouds the woods in the atmospheric The Shore, and, female oppression and revenge take centre stage the punchy Scout.