Five FrightFest Facts From Jens Dahl director of Breeder

Everyone can agree that 2020 has been a challenging year. Apart from all living in a real pandemic horror movie there have been lockdowns, lay offs, panic buying and more and we don’t seem to be done with it yet. However FrightFest have done their best to make 2020 better by bringing us TWO Frightfests packed full of fantastic fear filled films.

Arrow Video FrightFest will go virtual for the second time in 2020, having taken the decision to cancel its planned physical event at the Cineworld, Leicester Square, due to continuing COVID restrictions. The forty-five feature film line-up will merge the in-cinema selection with brand new titles to provide an online festival experience from Oct 21-Oct 25.

Below we feature one of those amazing movies with our regular exclusive interview feature Five FrightFest Facts From and these five are from Jens Dahl director of Breeder

1. Tell us about your film?
Breeder is survival horror film very loosely based an old french folk tale called Bluebeard. We have set this ancient story of a woman’s quest to find the truth about her husband with an ultra modern world of biohacking and pursuit of extended… if no eternal life.

2. How did you get into making horror movies?
I have always wanted to make a horror film. But opportunities are scarce in Denmark. So when I got the chance I had to jump at it.

3. What film would you love to see screened at FrightFest and why?
Carl Th. Dreyer’s “Vampyr”

4. If you could create your own award to give at the FrightFest, what would it be and why?
Best female villain. – I have a weak spot for bad girls

5. If your life was made into a horror film, what would it be called and who would play the starring role?
I’m a self confessed orthorexic and a body horror entusiast – so I a film about my life would be James Dean quarantined in a hospital room chopping of his own limbs to fight off a maybe real, maybe imagined disease eating away at his body.

BREEDERS plays Friday, October 23, 2020 3:45 PM BST. Find our more and book your tickets HERE

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