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CALVAIRE

Calvaire

92 MIN / 2004 / BELGIUM / FRENCH / HORROR, NEW FRENCH EXTREMITY

A traveling entertainer falls victim to a dangerously unhinged innkeeper determined to keep him captive.

Director: Fabrice du Welz

Screenwriter: Romain Protat, Fabrice du Welz

Producer:Michael Gentile, Eddy Géradon-Luyckx, Vincent Tavier

Cast: Laurent Lucas, Brigitte Lahaie, Gigi Coursigny

Festivals: Cannes Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam,

"A brilliant black comic nightmare"

The Guardian

"It’s hard to think of a constituency that won’t be offended by the Belgian horror film Calvaire"

New York Times

"A surrealist fairy tale bringing gothic glee to its meditations on performance and passion."

An Eye for Film