July 8th, 2007 13:30:00
Treasure trove at the Festival Yesterday
Adam Green présent pour la première du très attendu Hatchet Pete Tombs et Andy Starke présent pour présenter Hells Ground
Last night was the Canadian premiere of the highly anticipated Hatchet by Adam Green who was present for the occasion. After a short introduction of the movie, the director soon experienced the Fantasia audiences demonstrative enthusiasm, which he had heard of through other American and European festivals. In front of a room filled to full capacity in the Hall Theatre, the uncensored version of the film was a huge success, with a cheerful crowd devouring each and every frame.
After the screening, Adam Green generously answered the audiences numerous questions, relating many anecdotes from the set and revealing a very emotional tale involving one of his idols, Dee Snyder from Twisted Sister. You will have a second chance to catch Hatchet on July 9th at 10 PM in the J.A. De Sève.
Also present yesterday, the actor Nicolas Bro returned for the second time in front of the crowd for the Montreal premiere of Adams Apples. The projection was followed by many questions from the audience. If you did not yet witness Nicolas Bros work in Offscreen or Adams Apples, come and see the urban drama Uro, presented on July 16th and 18th around 9 PM.
For Saturdays midnight screening, the audience came across a delirious and unfamiliar genre: Pakistani horror/slasher films. The two masterminds behind Mondo Macabro, Pete Tombs and Andy Starke took the stand to present a twenty-minute compilation of cinematographic madness from Pakistan to suitably set up the ambiance in the room. Following the hilarious assemblage of Lollywood Movie Madness, the director Omar Ali Khan, came to present Hells Ground to an audience thirsty for new findings, followed by a round of questions and answers after the movie.
Translated by Karen Aye
photos : (c) 2007 Max JunO