The Gérardmer International Fantastic Film Festival offers a return to the past with Rétromania! With a selection in which are presented three films in their restored versions, which irrigate the imagination.
“In the distant future, on a wild planet, Roxy, a lonely teenager, delivers a criminal buried under the sands. Barely released, the latter sows death. Held responsible, Roxy and her mother, Zora, are banished from their community and sentenced to hunt down the murderer. They then roam the supernatural territories of their dirty paradise… ”
Directed by George A. Romero, starring Jason Flemyng, Peter Stormare, Leslie Hope, Nina Garbiras, Tom Atkins, Jonathan Higgis and Andrew Tarbet.
“Journalist Karen White narrowly escapes death during a meeting with a murderer who is then shot dead by police. Traumatized by this event, she follows the advice of her therapist who invites her to join an isolated community for which he is responsible. Very quickly, Karen wonders what the apparent bonhomie and serenity of the other residents can hide. “
Directed by Joe Dante, starring Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone and Belinda Balaski.
“Returning from a long trip, Marc finds his wife Anna and his son Bob in Berlin. But quickly, he realizes that his wife’s behavior has changed. Taking violent crises, she leaves the home. The couple’s friend, Annie, reveals to Marc the name of Anna’s lover, Heinrich. When she disappears, Marc hires a detective who soon discovers that Anna has taken refuge in a strange house where a creature appears to be hiding out of the shadows. “
Directed by Andrzej Zulawski, starring Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Heinz Bivez, Johanna Hofer and Carl Duering.