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  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Thelin
  • Country: USA
After their regular babysitter can't make it, the Thompson family turns to her substitute Anna to supervise the children while they go out to celebrate their anniversary. At first Anna seems like a dream come true for the kids, as she allows them play with things that are usually off-limits, but as the night creeps along they soon find out that she is not who she seems to be. |Read More
Drama, Thriller
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 111 minutes
  • Directed By: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead, and Aaron Moorhead
  • Country: USA
Years after escaping a cult as teenagers, brothers Aaron and Justin return to their former home after receiving a mysterious message. While Aaron is quickly drawn back into the fold, Justin remains uneasy. However, neither can deny it when strange events begin happening that seem to mirror the cult’s unusual axioms. Following their Tribeca breakout, Resolution, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead direct and star in another intensely original genre hybrid. |Read More
Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, TFF Alumni
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  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 107 minutes
  • Directed By: David Leveaux
  • Country: USA, U.K.
A riveting World War II thriller, The Exception follows German soldier Stefan Brandt, tasked with investigating exiled German Monarch Kaiser Wilhelm II, only to find himself drawn into an unexpected and passionate romance with mysterious housemaid Mieke. When Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS, comes for an unexpected visit, secrets are revealed, allegiances tested, and Brandt is forced to make the ultimate choice between honoring his country and following his heart.

After the Premiere Screening: A conversation with director David Leveaux and actor Christopher Plummer. |Read More
Drama, Thriller, First Time Filmmaker
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  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Vincent Masciale
  • Country: USA
In this referential horror-comedy thriller, horror junkie Joe Foster gets to live out his ultimate scary movie fantasy courtesy of Fear Inc., a company that specializes in giving you the fright of your life. But as lines blur between what is and is not part of the game, Joe's dream come true begins to look more like a nightmare. |Read More
Horror, Thriller, Comedy
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  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Country: Denmark
In this intensely chilling psychological thriller, a run-down middle-aged workaholic (Ulrich Thomsen) enrolls in a clinical trial for a new antidepressant without telling his family. When the trial is abandoned because of dangerous side effects, he continues to take the medication, triggering a hellish descent into madness. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 88 minutes
  • Directed By: Rodrigo Sopeña and Luis Piedrahita
  • Country: Spain
The walls are closing in-literally-on four brainiac mathematicians with shadowy pasts in this über tense debut. These strangers have all been brought together by the mysterious Fermat to solve their most profound equation yet: Why is someone trying to kill them? Co-hosted with Instituto Cervantes, The Cultural Center of Spain in New York. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: Ishai Setton and Mark Fergus
  • Country: USA
When destiny bullies us, do we fight back? Fergus never stoops to psychological-thriller film cliché in his chilling debut feature, in which salesman Jimmy Starks (Guy Pearce) is gripped by panic after a psychic warns him of his impending death. Also starring Piper Perabo. |Read More
Drama, Thriller
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  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Laurence Malkin
  • Country: USA
An idealistic, Dutch pianist, Martijn travels to Morocco to start a food program for malnourished children. But a group of unorthodox terrorists abduct him at the airport and subject him to a series of horrifying mental tests. Forced to question everything, and everyone, that brought him to Morocco, Martijn has only one choice: Solve the riddle of his captivity...or die trying. Starring Ryan Philippe and Laurence Fishburne. |Read More
Drama, Thriller
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Directed By: Antonino D'Ambrosio
  • Country: USA
With unprecedented access to a notoriously reclusive subject, Antonino D’Ambrosio creates a powerful portrait of Frank Serpico, the former NYPD officer who in the 1970s blew the whistle on the corruption and payoffs running rampant in the department. The true story that inspired Sidney Lumet’s American crime classic that bears his name. |Read More
Thriller, Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), TFF Alumni


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