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Country: SWITZERLAND, AUSTRIA, POLAND
Run Time: 95 minutes
Nick and Anna’s marriage is in a fragile state. As they plan for an extended stay in the Swiss Alps, Anna begins to suspect Nick has been having an affair with a woman who lives in their building. Unfortunately, they are not provided with much of an opportunity to mend things on their holiday. On the drive through the mountains, Nick hits and kills a sheep in an accident that leaves Anna shaken and confused, with a minor head injury. When they finally arrive at their picturesque mountain cottage, the circumstances are anything but peaceful. Anna has significant gaps in her memory and soon finds herself tangled in a web of inexplicable events. As mysterious happenings unfold, out of order on recurring loops, multiple layers of the stories begin to overlap and blend together. Reminiscent of films by Alfred Hitchcock and David Lynch, ANIMALS is a mind-bending psychological thriller that treats time like a puzzle. Be forewarned: you may be left with more questions than answers. (In Swiss German and French with subtitles) —G.S.
Tower City Cinemas
Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 9:30 PM
Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM
International Narrative Competition
Greg Zglinski was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1968. He is a graduate of the National Film Academy for Film, Television, and Theatre in Lodz, Poland. Since 1983 Zglinski has worked as a screenwriter, director, cinematographer, producer, film editor, and film composer.
Na swoje podobienstwo (2002), Tout un hiver sans feu (2004), Courage (2011), ANIMALS (2017)
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