The Vourdalak

The Vourdalak (2023)

The Vourdalak had its UK première at the Glasgow Film Festival 2024 Adrien Beau’s The Vourdalak opens on a dark and stormy night, with the Marquis Jacques Antoine Saturnin d’Urfe (Kacey Mottet Klein) banging on a door and pleading to be let in. Attacked by bandits, his escort has been murdered, while he has been…

Flux Gourmet

Flux Gourmet (2022)

“I just like to be in control of how I am portrayed,” says radical vegetarian, feminist and performance artist Elle di Elle (Fatma Mohamed) near the beginning of Peter Strickland‘s Flux Gourmet. “Don’t we all?”, replies her patron Jan Stevens (Gwendoline Christie). Elle is the latest resident at the highly selective Sonic Catering Institute, an…