Vendetta Films January 2019 Update

Happy New Year from the Vendetta Team! We hope that you managed to have a well-deserved rest after a very busy 2018.

BORDER

RELEASE DATE: February 14, 2019

Directed by Ali Abbasi 

Customs officer Tina is known for her extraordinary sense of smell. It’s almost as if she can sniff out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past her, her abilities are challenged for the first time ever. Tina can sense Vore is hiding something she can’t identify. Even worse, she feels a strange attraction to him. As Tina develops a special bond with Vore and discovers his true identity, she also realizes the truth about herself. Tina, like Vore, does not belong to this world. Her entire existence has been one big lie and now she has to choose: keep living the lie or embrace Vore’s terrifying revelations. 

Ali Abbasi’s award-winning Swedish masterpiece Border is releasing on February 14th after a hugely successful year in the festival circuit. The romantic fantasy won the Un Certain Regard award at the Cannes Film Festival and has also won awards in the European Film Awards, the Hampton International Film Festival, the Los Angeles Film Festival and numerous others. Border is based on a short story from John Ajvide Lindqvist, writer of the 2004 novel and 2008 film Let The Right One In.

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VAI

RELEASING Q2 2019

Directed by ‘Ofa-ki-Levuka Guttenbeil-Likiliki, Amberley Jo Aumua, Becs Arahanga, Dianna Fuemana, Marina Alofagia McCartney, Mīria George, Matasila Freshwater and Sharon Whippy with Nicole Whippy.

Vai is a portmanteau feature film made by nine female Pacific filmmakers, filmed in seven different Pacific countries: Fiji, Tonga, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, Samoa, Niue, and New Zealand. The film illustrates the journey of empowerment through culture over the lifetime of one woman, Vai, played by a different indigenous actress in each of the Pacific countries.

This week, it was announced that Vai will have its world premiere at this year’s Berlinale in February. Vai will screen as part of the special presentation NATIVe – A Journey into Indigenous Cinema. This year, the series of films is dedicated to the cinematic storytelling of Indigenous peoples from the Pacific region.

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CUT THROAT CITY

RELEASING Q2 2019

Directed by RZA

Directed by Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA, Cut Throat City follows the story of four boyhood friends who return to New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina to find their home decimated and prospects for work swept away. They turn to a local gangster for employment, and the crew is hired to pull off a dangerous and daring casino heist in the heart of the city. Cut Throat City stars Eliza González(Baby Driver), Terrance Howard (Iron Man, Hustle & Flow), Wesley Snipes (Black Reel), Kat Graham(The Vampire Diaries) and Shameik Moore (Dope).

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