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quietearth [Celluloid 12.12.07] movie news horror animation



This reminds me of a story from one of the Books of Blood by Clive Barker where a psycho would find out someone's worst fear by befriending them, then kidnap and subject them to it. This is some fantastic looking black and white animation from a group of artists and it's directed by Etienne Robial. From my understanding the French title is "Peur(s) du noir" and it will be released there on February 13th 2008. It's also a selection at Sundance, among others.

"Spiders' legs brushing against naked skin…
Unexplainable noises heard at night in a dark bedroom…
A big empty house where you feel a presence…
A hypodermic needle getting closer and closer…
A dead thing trapped in a bottle of formaldehyde…
A huge growling dog, baring its teeth and staring…
So many scary moments we have experienced at some point in our lives – like the craftsmen of this journey straight to the land of fear.
Six of the worlds hottest graphic artists and cartoonists have breathed life into their nightmares, bleeding away colour only to retain the starkness of light and the pitch black of shadows.
Their intertwined stories make up an unprecedented epic where phobias, disgust and nightmares come to life and reveal Fear at its most naked and intense…"




Movie homepage with many stills and further info

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