Screening with RINGING ROCKS
PHANTOM SUMMER (UK Premiere)
Dir: Mattheus Marchetti. Starring: Tuna Dwek, Bruno Germano, Tony Germano. Brazil (2022) 115mins
With all the sun bleached haze of a Mediterranean vacation, and drenched in the feverish sweat of a Euro-cine nightmare; keeping your head above the waves is the least of your worries compared to what lurks beneath in both desire and destruction.
Somewhere in the Brazilian seaside, two teenage boys bond over the mystery of a missing kid. They end up falling in love while investigating the case, but their blossoming romance is threatened by sinister forces lurking beneath that idyllic summery landscape.
Screening with RINGING ROCKS (UK Premiere)
Dir: Gus Reed. Starring: Hunter Doohan, Max Sheldon, Rhian Rees. USA (2023) 16mins
A young man takes his grief-stricken boyfriend to recover at an idyllic desert resort, but awakens to an eerie new reality.