Still from Nox Insomnia by Guy Charnaux (2019)
Still from Nox Insomnia by Guy Charnaux (2019)
Nox Insomnia (2019)

ACMI & Melbourne International Animation Festival present

Late Night Bizarre

Various | Worldwide | | Unclassified (18+)
Film

It’s back. We dug deep to find the best and this is what you find when you go down that far.

Our annual haul of the most pungent pieces that have been slid under our door. So, sit down, put your hands where we can see them and take in the full bodied aroma of Late Night Bizarre 2020 edition.

Short films

Docking
dir. Trevor Anderson, Canada, 2019 (NL)
Houston … we have a BIG problem.

The Yum Yum Song
dir. Ross Butter, UK, 2019 (Sung)
If it comes out of an orifice or is meant to go into an orifice, it can be eaten.

Fishing For Compliments
dir. Benedikt Hummel and Anselm Pyta, Germany, 2019 (SL)
Talk about trying to remain positive!

Matryoshka
dir. Danou Jenny He, USA, 2019 (SL)
Trapped inside a giant Russian Doll, a mother and daughter engage in an endless chase of cannibalism and metamorphosis.

Eutanazija
dir. Josko Marusic, Croatia, 2018 (NL)
Pleeeeeease Doctor, I’ll do anything …

DESXTOY
dir. Dan Anthony Kelly, USA, 2019 (SL)
“I am not a sex toy” although he looks like one.

XYU
dir. Donato Sansone, Italy, 2019
A stretch, squash, rip‘n’pull ballet of body-part transmogrification guaranteed to make the eyes water.

Crazy
dir. Inari Sirola, UK, 2019 (SL)
Turning a fetish for gold chain up to 11 is a short cut to a room lined with inflatable buttocks for the lady in blue tights.

Lemoncholy
dir. Maya Pirulli and Mariluz Rodriguez, USA, 2019 (SL)
A rare glimpse into the world of ant transgender death sex and kinky toys.

Hot And Tasty
dir. Laura Jayne Hodkin, UK, 2019 (SL)
The chickens have the knives and it’s now payback time – but first they have to get rid of these two drunk girls.

Heckside
dir. Michael Carfora, Nic Howe and Mark Minnig, USA, 2019 (SL)
The trip begins with a severed hand delivered a red popsicle and gets weird from there on.

San
dir. Wo Jin, South Korea, 2019 (NL)
Being locked in a room, force fed hair and having your spare flesh stolen by a ghost baby isn’t everybody’s idea of fun.

The Legend Of The ChickenFish
dir. Giles Sander, Canada, 2019 (SL)
From the beginnings of time, in times of crisis and when nothing else is on offer , there has always been ChickenFish to depend on.

Top 5 Animation Containers
dir. Ben Wheele, UK, 2019 (SL)
A countdown of the most beloved Animation Containers of all time including Helioblox Man, Mertie and Equinox Head.

Where Do You Fit Your Baby?
dir. Mackenzie Goff, USA, 2019 (SL)
If you don’t want to know, don’t ask – but since you’re here ...

WC
dir. Joey Desjardins, Canada, 2019 (NL)
One way or another, everything winds up there sooner or later.

Mr Eichmann And The Maverick Goat
dir. Qiao (Joe) Cheng, UK, 2019 (SL)
Things turn savagely weird when an obedient office workers opens the door to a desperate half goat attached to a mind control machine.

Nox Insomnia
dir. Guy Charnaux, Brazil, 2019 (SL)
Somethings you just can’t un-see even if you can wipe off the mess.

Format: DCP
Language: Mix of English and other languages with English subtitles
Duration: 90

When

Sat 15 May 2021

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Duration

90 mins

Rating

Unclassified (18+)

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Where

Cinema 1, Level 2
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