October 18-26, 2012 - 9 Nights Of Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Movies!

2011 Program

IN THEIR SKIN - Toronto Premiere! - Thurs, Oct 25, 6.45 PM at Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

Directed by Jeremy Power Regimbal, Canada, 2012, 96 mins **Director in Attendance for Q&A!**

Principal Cast: Selma Blair, Joshua Close, James D'Arcy, Rachel Miner

Toronto Premiere, One Screening Only
Thurs, Oct 25, 6.45pm, Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, 506 Bloor St. W. at Bathurst. Door Tickets from: 5.45pm, Seating from: 6.15pm.
$14 Regular, $24 Double Feature w/ WRONG at 9.45 pm. Buy Advance Tix Online Here until 11.59pm Day Before Screening.

Short Description

In this intense, dark home invasion thriller that drew glowing reviews from the Tribeca Film Festival, a young husband and wife (HELLBOY’S Selma Blair in a standout performance) and their son find themselves in a fight for their lives with another similar aged family who have taken them captive at their vacation home.

The Buzz

“A tense experience punctuated by moments of genuine shock.” - Fangoria

“A thriller based on psychological games and pure adrenaline….makes your heart pound throughout the movie with unbelievable performances.” - Horror Movies.ca

“A potent, chilling thriller….Superior filmmaking all round.” - Quiet Earth

Official Selection - 6 International Film Festivals including Tribeca, Fantasia

SYNOPSIS

Hoping to achieve some measure of peace following the tragic death of their young daughter, Mark (Josh Close) and Mary (Selma Blair) and their young son have escaped to the family’s upscale vacation home in the woods. What at first appears to be the annoyance of having overly friendly neighbours soon turns into a nightmare for this grieving family, as their sinister agenda is revealed.  Bobby (James D’Arcy) and Jane (Rachel Miner) are after ‘the perfect life’, and are capable of doing almost anything to achieve their goal.

IN YOUR SKIN is a home invasion nightmare that deliberately inches towards terror. First-time director Jeremy Power Regimbal instills an ever encompassing sense of dread and anxiousness as these two families circle each other in a deadly game of cat and mouse.  Leading the way of brilliant performances all around, James D’Arcy shines as a powerhouse of manic and unpredictable energy. IN YOUR SKIN is a nuanced and utterly suspenseful gem of a thriller that will toy with you until its violent end.
- Steven Landry

Screens with Short Film:
ALCHEMY AND OTHER IMPERFECTIONS
Toronto Premiere
Zachary Rothman, 11 min, Canada, 2012
In this dark fable, a woman makes a desperate bid to rid her husband of a memory that has soured their love and left them ostracized from the outside world.
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