Starburst International Film Festival

Starburst International Film Festival

Starburst International Film Festival

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Month: January 2019


Director: Lowell Dean / Screenplay: T.R. McCauley, Justin Ludwig / Starring: Leo Fafard, Marshall Williams, Natalie Krill, Jay Reso.

From the director of WolfCop comes this post-apocalyptic road movie in which a plague has ravished the world and two brothers are tasked with getting a mysterious package from Canada. UK Premiere.


Next of Kin (1982)

Director: Tony Williams / Screenplay: Michael Heath, Tony Williams / Starring: Jacki Kerin, John Jarratt, Alex Scott.

Terror down under as a woman inherits a retirement home that is suddenly besieged with a series of deaths. Could the past be coming back to haunt the place? This is a brilliant slice of Ozploitation that was praised by Quentin Tarantino with a finale that will blow you away. Screening courtesy of Second Sight.


Guest: Luigi Cozzi

Legendary Italian filmmaker Luigi Cozzi will be attending the STARBURST International Film Festival .

From working with Dario Argento in the early ‘70s to the heights of such cult classics as Starcrash (1979) and one-time video nasty Contamination (1980) and beyond, he is a fascinating raconteur and will be regaling us with tales of the classic Italian cinema industry right up to him running Profondo Rosso, Argento’s famous film store. We will be screening his latest movie The Little Wizards of Oz, and celebrating the 40th anniversary of Starcrash with us.


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