Kino Tales 4: Bizzare Tales, Tue 23rd Feb

Tues 23rd Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation  8.30pm

Kino Tales 4: Bizarre Tales (18)            Tickets now available here.


From writers on the rampage to monstrous medical malpractice, from festive psychosis to disturbing dental obsession, here’s a selection to shake you out of your cinematic comfort zone…


Rest Stop                         NORTH WEST Premiere

Dir: Ben Masson, Prod: Aurelien Simon, Wri: Fred Forse (from a story by Stephen King)

UK (2015), 13 min 20 sec, Cert 18

The evening’s great mistake was pulling into this one. An author unleashes his violent literary alter ego in an adaptation of the short story by Stephen King.


The Institute                         INTERNATIONAL Premiere

Dir / Prod / Wri: Johan Andersson, Prod: Emma Sundin

Sweden (2015), 8 min 35 sec, Cert 15

  1. A Swedish racial science experiment goes horribly wrong


The Forecast                

Dir / Prod / Wri: Philip Stevens, Prod: Dominique Webb, Wri: Stewart MacGregor

UK (2015), 6 min 35 sec, Cert 15

A middle-aged man spends a moment of solitude on a desolate stretch of coast, but the peace is shattered when he finds himself the subject of a horrific accusation.


The Christmas Eve Dinner                        UK Premiere

Dir / Prod / Wri: Joaquín Arca

Spain (2014), 11 min 20 sec, Cert 18

The morning after the Christmas eve dinner, Ana tells Toni about her terrifyng nightmare  A nightmare which is about to become all-too-real…


Dir / Wri / Prod: Daniel Gray, Tom Brown, Starring the Voice of Richard E. Grant

UK (2015), 6 min, Cert 15

Things that are neglected disappear. The life of a man chronicled through his teeth.



Dir / Wri: Francisco de la Fuente, Prod: Alexan Sarikamichian

Argentina (2015) 12 min, Cert 15

A car on an open road at night. The driver is about to find himself locked in a nightmare he cannot escape…



Dir: Jo Lewis, Prod: Sam Callis, Ben Callis, Wri: Stewart Pringle

UK (2015), 10 min 25 sec, Cert 15

A young woman travels to a remote beachside cabin in an attempt to finally quit her heroin habit.


Corner and The Cutman                        EUROPEAN Premiere

Dir / Wri: Daniel Holliday, Prod: Amelia Jenner, Lilly Powell

Australia (2015), 14 min 8 sec, Cert 15

Charlie, a young boxer, is introduced by his trainer, to Wes, another boxer, and his fiancé Clara. Less than a week later, Charlie discovers an engagement ring in a machine at his local laundromat…


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