First Feature Competition
You are cordially invited to the dinner party from hell, courtesy of Lee Haven Jones’ Welsh-language horror opus.
Lee Haven Jones
Annes Elwy, Nia Roberts, Julian Lewis Jones
UK 2021. 93min
With English subtitles
As a wealthy family prepare for an elegant soirée at their ultra-modern, minimalist home in the Welsh mountains, tensions are running high. With a valuable business venture at stake, this bourgeois clan must impress their guests at all costs if they are to secure an all-important deal to mine the surrounding countryside. Luckily the enigmatic Cadi, their waitress for the evening, is on hand to assist. But something seems off with their hired help, who might be there to serve up more than just the main course. With its sly anti-capitalist, eco twist, Lee Haven Jones’ politically conscious horror story is a masterclass in insidious discomfort and escalating tension. Peppered with moments of grotesque humour and extreme violence, this feast certainly requires a strong stomach. But for those with a steely resolve, it’s an unforgettable night.
Contains strong violence.
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