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OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2022 Oporto Film Festival promotes films that seek new forms and methods of film making. 


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Fantasporto Film Program 28 february

Grand Auditorium Manoel de Oliveira

14:30 SAVING SALLY, Avid Liongoren, 95 ', France / Philippines - CF / OE (animation / Fantasy / drama) v.o. Leg. English. And Port. - INTERNATIONAL OPENING
Imagination to the squeak. A young comics designer falls in love with his inventor friend.
16:30 CAUGHT, Jamie Patterson, 86 ', UK - CF (sci-fi) v.o. Ing. Leg. Port- WORLD PREMIÈRE
A journalist couple receive the visit of a man and woman into their idyllic village home, but what begins with an informal interview descends into a nightmarish fight for survival… Who are those strangers? What are their intentions? 

Jaimie Patterson

Born in 1986 in Brighton, England, Jamie Patterson is a co-founder of Jump Start Productions. Jamie's passion for film grew from a young age and as such he has embraced the industry in every which way he can. Having gained experience in a variety of different film projects, Jamie established himself as a creative and inspirational writer and director. His films include the multi award winning “City of Dreamers” (2012) and critically acclaimed “Daisy” (2011).


18:15 SINS OF THE FLESH, Khaled the Hagar, 125 ', Egypt - SR (drama) v.o. Leg. English. And Port. - ANTESTREIA

A tragic story of betrayal, oppression and murder, explores in an unconventional way the events of the January 2011 revolution in Egypt that ended Hosni Mukarak’s rule and subsequently ascended briefly Mohamed Morsi to power... When misuse of power, passion and poverty destroy human values during a revolution.

Khaled el Agar Khaled El Hagar is as Egyptian director and writer, known for his previous films “Room to Rent” (2000), Audience Award at the Cologne Film Festival,   “Hob el banat” (2003) or “El Shoq” (2011), Best Film at the Cairo Film Festival.

21:00 INCARNATION, Filip Kovacevic, 82 ', Serbia / Macedonia - CF (fantasy / thriller) v.o. English. Leg. Port. - ANTESTREIA

This is the debut film by Filip Kovacevic, born in Belgrade, Serbia, in 1989.

A man wakes up in a square of an unknown city again and again, after each failed attempt to escape four masked assassins. Through the never ending chase, he tries to recover his identity, and find out who set him up.  His desperate attempts to survive seem to lead nowhere. 

10:45 AM THE WAILING, Na Hong Jin, 156 ', South Korea - CF / OE
(Drama / fantasy / horror) v.o. Leg. English. And Port.- ANTESTREIA
Na Hong-jin born in 1974 is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. His debut film “The Chaser” (2008) won Best Director and Best Film at the 45th Grand Bell Awards in 2008. His follow up film, “The Yellow Sea”, was released in South Korea on December 15, 2010. The Wailing  already has won more than 18 national and international awards. 
A stranger arrives in a little village and soon after a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter. With 17 national and international awards.


Small Auditorium Isabel Alves Costa

16:00 EL GANZO, Steve Balderson, 89 ', USA - SR (mystery / drama) v.o. English. Leg. Port. - ANTESTREIA
Two lonely travelers meet in a hotel in Mexico and find their identity. Best Film at the Salento Film Festival
18:00 ATTACK OF THE LEDERHOSEN ZOMBIES, Dominik Hartl, 78 ', Austria - P P & P / Out of Competition (comedy / horror) v.o. Leg. English. - ANTESTREIA
Zombie madness in the Alps. A group of young snowboarders are trapped in a mountain hotel. The party gets too excited. Public Prize and Jury Prize of the Fantaspoa Film festival
21:00 THE HIGH FRONTIER, Wojciech Kasperski, 93 ', Poland - P & P / Out of Competition (action / drama / thriller) v.o. Leg. English. - ANTESTREIA
A father and his two children go to a hut in the mountains. When a lost tourist appears, their vacations become a struggle for survival. Prize at the Polish Film Festival.
22:45 A CITY CALLED DRAGON, Tu Chun Hsun, 97 ', 1969 - Retro Taiwan (action) v.o. Leg. English.
The warrior Shang will have her comrade Chen in the military base of Dragon City, and that is in possession of a secret map


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The Oporto International Film Festival, specializes in fantasy and science-fiction films in its Official Competitive section.
This Festival also includes the 18th New Directors Week with an Official Competition and a Retrospective section. The Festival’s director, Mário Dorminsky, is preparing, with the help of the Portuguese Film Institute, a program with Portuguese Films for the benefit of the foreign guests in Fantasporto.
The Festival runs now in 5 theatres (2,600 seats altogether ) and screens nearly new 200 feature films each year. The press coverage of the Festival is made by all the most important Portuguese newspapers, radio stations and television networks and by foreign specialized press. This allows press dossiers of about 5000 clippings every year and represents a unique media coverage in Portugal for similar cultural events.

Almost 110,000 entries, per year is the average of the Festival’s past editions.


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