The Lille Philip K Dick Science Fiction and Supernatural Film Festival
Saturday, October 22
18, rue Gosselet
59000 Lille, France
Tél. : + 33 (0)3 20 53 24 84
7:00 - 11:00 pm
This year's theme is The Edge of the Human-Who are we and do we have a future?
Theme: The Edge of the Human
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dir: Rafael Bolliger
In the far future, a professor of quantum physics is about to undergo surgery to remove his brain tumor and is offered a backup of his brain for safety reasons. The professor begins to doubt he will still be himself if something goes wrong since according to quantum theory his identity cannot be copied. When his thoughts affect the copying process, the doctor insists on compleating the backup. Will the professor be smart enough to survive?" Starring Rutger Hauer of Blade Runner fame.
The Last Journey of Paul WR
DIr: Romain Quirot
The red moon threatens the existence of our planet. Mankind only hope lies upon the shoulders of the enigmatic Paul WR, the most talented astronaut of his generation. Mysteriously, a few hours before the mission launch, Paul has disappeared.
Will I Scatter Away
Dir: Emma Penaz Eisner
Danger threatens a man seeking himself in a dream-like landscape. Young filmmaker Emma Penaz Eisner created this award-winning, surrealistic thriller about a man's encounter with menace and desperation. With live action sequences shot in San Francisco and its surrounding locales, the film also contains experimental stop motion animation using time-lapse photography, multimedia artwork, and cut-outs. A dissonant original soundtrack punctuates the unsettling imagery.
Dir: Eymeric Jorat
Jakob, a humanoid robot, has just committed the first crime on a human. Intended to be destroy, a
lawyer will try to save him. Together they have 12 hours to explain this murder. 12 hours before the jugement.
Dir: David Coyle
A man awakens in a white room with two doors. Each door loops into the other. The only objects within the room are a red ball and a revolver containing a single bullet. How do you escape a loop?
Dir Ludovic de Gaillande
While several murders bloodying the city, a photographer feels persecuted by an unseen presence.
Dir: Thierry Los
Two Surfin' Robots, laid back, are at the beach waiting for the right wave. However, they are not the only ones. This action movie full of tenderness and poetry brings up the codes of surf culture in a fun and warped way.
The Diary of Theodore Kracklite
It's about an archaeological expedition from the twenties, on the tracks of Elephas Falconeri, a dwarf elephant, a real creature which existed and which borders on the edge of the legendary Cyclops, and, of which Theodore Kracklite found fossilised skulls in undersea caverns in Sicily.
Q & A with Directors: 9:00pm - 9:30PM
(Thierry Ros director of Forbidden Beach and Eymeric Jorat. director of Jakob will be attending screening.)
Theme: The Rise of the Powers
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dir: Nick Citton
Somewhere between then and now, a time traveler defies his orders, and compromises a future he cannot un-learn. Starring Zachary Quinto (Star Trek, American Horror Story) and Robert Baker (Mad Men, Lone Ranger) "Future Perfect" was entirely funded by the MPPIA Film Award.
Dir: Youcef Mahmoudi
In a KGB bunker, the day after man landed on the Moon, a woman with psychic powers gets brainwashed to kill the head of NASA.
Dir: Milo Gony
On a dark night, an isolated village closed its doors to children who sought refuge. Dawn brings them a bad omen. A punitive hunting will seek to destroy the terrible children by fire.
Dir: Pascal Thiebaux
Quenottes (Pearlies) is a story about a little mouse, but not just any mouse. It is THE little mouse, or tooth fairy, of your childhood. The one that brought you your first coin in exchange for the tooth under your pillow. In everybody's mind, the little mouse is a benevolent and generous character... What if it isn't ? What if it is actually a neurotic psychopath obsessing about its collection of dental trophies?
If a tooth is missing, it simply must be replaced. By any means necessary...
Dir: Martin Kazimir
A troubled old businessman finds himself looking at the world upside down through a hotel room where time runs backwards.
In a near future, the brain chip 'Reality+' acts on your sensory perceptions and allows you to see yourself with the perfect physique you've always dreamed.