Offscreen on Tour 2014
A selection of several films can be watched at different locations in our programme 'Offscreen - on tour' !
The musical odyssey of a deaf, dumb and blind kid that makes it to pinball champion, rock star and the new Messiah of a religious cult. Ken Russell transforms The Who's classic concept album to a purely sensory experience which can best be described as an LSD version of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Under the wing of a rich baron, the beautiful Marguerite has a penchant for young lovers and decadent orgies in her opulent villa. She sets her sights on a handsome bachelor who refuses to play by her rules. A pop-art ode to the erotic whimsy of the 60s.
A series of tragic events drives a young woman into the world of witchcraft. A psychedelic, Art Nouveau-bred showing of hyperviolence and unbridled sexuality throttling to the tempo of a jazz-rock beat in a unique hallucinatory experience.
Metzger’s masterpiece has an aristocratic family fall head over heels for the lead actress in an erotic film. When they invite her to their sprawling Italian villa, the gorgeous blonde proceeds to seduce every last one of them, bringing to life each of their own personal fantasies.
When a young girl mysteriously disappears, Police Sergeant Howie travels to a remote island to investigate. But this pastoral community is not what it seems, as the devout Christian detective soon uncovers a secret society of wanton lust and pagan blasphemy... The cult classic finally in its definitive version!
A young hippie decides to take some down time at Dr. Storm’s Health Hotel, a seemingly peaceful and isolated community retreat. He will quickly realize that his only reason for being accepted there is to play guinea pig to Dr. Storm’s sickening experiments.
As the village celebrates its annual star festival, young Giovanni turns to a lonely hilltop for solace. Once there, he comes across a magical train. Along with his friend Campanella, Giovanni embarks on a fantastic voyage into the recesses of the Milky Way. A masterpiece of Japanese animation.
Meet Elvira and Jack, a sophisticated couple who enjoy sharing their bed during their many forays into the world of swinging. To further spice up their lives, they go after a seemingly prudish couple who are about to surprise them both. All taboos fly out the window in this beautifully shot erotic drama.
On the eve of a computer chess tournament, a group of geeks meet up in a hotel to size up the programs they’ve toiled over for the occasion. Andrew Bujalski, the godfather of mumblecore, takes us back in time with this funny and oddly surreal film.
An unlikely group decides to flee the civil war in the middle of the English countryside. Hallucinogenic mushrooms will turn their escape into a different kind of trip. A psychedelic pilgrimage directed by Ben Wheatley, the man behind Kill List and the forerunner of a renewal in English cinema.
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