Shorts block 2 (New Lovecraftian short films)
A man and woman struggles with ascension to the heavens when the creature they summon is less than they expected.
"Fat Rabbit" is the latest film from half of the directorial team that brought us The Sunderland Experiment (aka Exile).
The Mill at Calder's End
In the remote village of Calder's End stands an old windmill, a repository of dark secrets. Nicholas Grimshaw has returned to this haunted place, his childhood home, intent on breaking a generations-old family curse. Grimshaw's journey takes him deep below the decaying mill, into mysterious, forgotten catacombs, whereupon he confronts the very source of the evil that has corrupted his family.
Escape from Midwich Valley
Back in the place of her childhood, in an oddly sinister port city, a young woman plagued with traumatic memories will discover that her destiny is even more cruel than the creatures running after her. LINK
The Night Ocean
Using the backdrop of Torrevieja scenery to tell the tale, with its coves and beaches providing a similar scene to Lovecraft's original short story, Spanish artist María Lorenzo Hernández brought the traditional imagery to life in a fusion with the modern world that also seems to reflect the past.
666 sq ft
A short horror film about a British Commando raid that finds an ancient evil in the crypts and tunnels of Occupied France. Mixing action with a sense of creeping horror, 'Vomica' is a homage to the great American writer H P Lovecraft.
*Winner Best Short 2014