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BEAST at Splat!Nights
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BEAST
director: Michael Pearce
romance, thriller / UK / 2017

 

3rd September (Monday), 8.00 p.m.
5th September (Wednesday), 7.00 p.m.
6th September (Thursday), 7.00 p.m.

 

 

Be careful what you unleash.

An impressive debut by a British director Michael Pearce who tells a story of a dark side of human nature. Moll (an outstanding Jessie Buckley) is a black sheep of the wealthy and dignified English family. An unfortunate event from the past that a girl took part in, made her mother decide to homeschool the daughter and control every step she takes. Heroine escapes her own elegant birthday party, organised in the garden. Then, at night, during crazy dances and drinking alcohol Moll meets a mysterious huntsman, Pascal. She decides very quickly to move in to his house. However, when some teenager goes missing in suspicious circumstances and series of murders occur in the area, Moll has to make a choice. Whether she wants to stay in the familiar, orderly reality, or step in to the dangerous and unpredictable world of wild instincts and lust.

Pearce constructs a thick atmosphere of atypical, beautifully shot thriller. He captures not only the island’s landscape, where the action takes place, but also, most of all, the ambivalence and inscrutability of central characters’ motifs. [Netia Off Camera]
‘An overwhelming and dark debut.’ Guy Lodge, Variety

‘A beautifully layered and compelling storyline about secrets, rebellion and desire where nothing is quite what it seems.’ Linda Marric, Hey You Guys

‘A brutal, alluring love story’ Neil Miller, Film School Rejects

trailer

Sundance Film Festival 2018: official selection
Netia OFF Camera 2018: official selection
Toronto International Film Festival 2017: Platform award nomination
Stockholm International Film Festival 2017: Main Contest
BFI London Film Festival 2017: official selection

 

tickets: 12/15 PLN

 

WHERE: Kino Centrum Kultury in Lublin, Peowiaków 12
Tickets are available online and at the CK’s counter. Reservation by phone is also possible.
The counter opening hours: mon. – fri., 10.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. and an hour before each event, tel. 81 466 61 40.

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