2018 HOFF MELIES SELECTION
The 2018 Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival selection:
Spain, 2018, 17 mins, dir. Paco Ruiz
The Pyrenees, 1883. Silo and his brother Bruno are escaping from a crowd of villagers when they begin a trip through the mountains. Tired of escaping every time that Bruno gets on troubles, Silo faces the dilema of changing their lifes forever.
The Hour of Darkness
Italy, 2018, 11 mins, dir. Domenico De Feudis
A little girl is captive to a mysterious abductor. There is only one way to save herself: call for help.
A Doll Distorted
United Kingdom, 2017, 16 mins, dir. Niall Shukla
Jane suffers from haphephobia (the pathological fear of touch), tormented by years of loneliness and isolation she orders a synthetic love doll online to nightmarish consequences.
Through Her Eyes
France, 2017, 22 mins, dir. Raphael Urbain
Remi should have died in this car accident, caused by a global blackout. Instead, he is in a deep coma. He can’t move or talk, but from time to time he can see. He sees his daughter Claire, 12 years old, helped by a unknown couple. Then he observes her again as a young woman, fighting for him and her own survival in the chaos of a wrecked city. Then he sees her again some months later. And then a few, weeks… months… years later… He watches impassively, he travels through time…
The Dark Room
France, 2017, 20 mins, dir. Morgane Segaert
France, 1910. As her mother suffers from a mysterious illness that she intends to hide, the young Cassandre feels a growing presence in her home … What shadow hides in the silence of the dark room?
And the Devil Laughs With Me
France, 2017, 25 mins, dir. Rémy Barbe
Samuel is sensitive. Samuel is lonely. Samuel only lives for hardcore punk music and underground horror movies. Samuel suffers from being misunderstood. Samuel often recalls his ex-girlfriend, Eva. Samuel, in painful moments, also speaks to the Devil.