Sweden

Spiral

Genre

Two hours before Karim and Dan are going on a trip to Argentina, Dan leaves their apartment and disappears without any trace...

Production year
2018
Film duration
17minutes

Thriller - A Cruel Picture

Genre
Thriller Poster

Rendered mute after a horrific assault in the park by a sadistic old paedophile, young Madeleine tries to escape the traumatic experience living in silence in her parents' farmhouse. However, things will take a turn for the worse, when an innocent offer for a lift by a handsome stranger in a flashy sports-car leads to a nightmarish life of prostitution, abuse, and drug addiction.

Production year
1974
Film duration
107minutes

Let The Right One In

Genre
poster Let the right one in

SWEET SICK TEENS

Oskar, a bullied 12-year old, dreams of revenge. He falls in love with Eli, a peculiar girl. She can't stand the sun or food and to come into a room she needs to be invited. Eli gives Oskar the strength to hit back but when he realizes that Eli needs to drink other people's blood to live he's faced with a choice. How much can love forgive? Set in the Stockholm suburb of Blackeberg in 1982.

Production year
2008
Film duration
114minutes

Live forever

Genre
Life Forever

A musical love letter and tribute to the victims in horror films that didn’t make it to the sequel. In an anthemic song the dead unite across genres and time.

Production year
2019
Film duration
4minutes

Häxan

Häxan

BUT Film Festival is proud to host this remarkable one-of-a-kind 1922 classic and fully digitally restored film by the Danish director with the pious name Christensen. Probably meant as a warning it passionately elaborates on paganism and witchcraft rituals that it can be seen as an avantgarde manual for those trying to comfort our Dear Dark Lord.
The screening is part of our HOLY SHIT! program and is made possible bij Chassé Theater and the Swedish Film Institute. Pianist KEVIN TOMA will accompany this special screening with live piano music, samples, beats and soundscapes.

Production year
1922
Film duration
122minutes

Unplanned Parenthood

Genre
unplanned parenthood

A soon-to-be mother goes to a Planned Parenthood clinic for her last check up. But everything takes a dark turn for the worse.

Production year
2018
Film duration
8minutes

Root of Darkness

Genre
Root of Darkness

Erland is about to celebrate his 50th birthday. His wife Greta has invited some friends over to their newly bought cabin for a party. Erland is not happy about the upcoming party especially when some of the guests are relatives to Greta which he doesn't like. The day before the party hell falls down a dried well and finds a box containing some old artifacts. Artifacts of evilness which are going to change his life forever.

Production year
2016
Film duration
65minutes

Revisiting Melancholie der Engel

Genre
Revisiting Melancholie der Engel

An in-depth documentary about the mysterious German director Marian Dora (BUT guest 2010, and winner of the GROUNDREAKER award) and his masterpiece MELANCHOLIE DER ENGEL, steadily in the top lists of ‘most disturbing fi lms’. Who is this director, and what drives him (or her?) to make these extreme and sickening yet beautiful films?

Production year
2017
Film duration
60minutes