THE BAD BATCH Announced as Closing Night Film for MONSTER FEST TRAVELLING SIDESHOW Adelaide!
Our closing night film and final film in the MONSTER FEST TRAVELLING SIDESHOW Adelaide line-up is the Australian Premiere of THE BAD BATCH. A brutal yet stunning dystopian feature, THE BAD BATCH is written and directed by Ana Lily Amirpour (A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT), staring Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Giovanni Ribisi, Keanu Reeves & Jim Carrey among others.
THE BATCH BATCH – SUNDAY 23RD OF JULY 9:30PM
Ana Lily Amirpour | United States 2016 | 118 Minutes | Australian Premiere
Arlen (Waterhouse), after she’s left in a Texas wasteland fenced off from civilization. While trying to navigate the unforgiving landscape, Arlen is captured by a savage band of cannibals led by the mysterious Miami Man (Momoa). With her life on the line, she makes her way to The Dream (Reeves). As she adjusts to life in ‘the bad batch’ Arlen discovers that being good or bad mostly depends on who’s standing next to you.
Here’s what the critics have had to say about THE BAD BATCH:
“A savage dystopian fairy tale.” The Hollywood Reporter
“Stunning…a totally original genre experiment.” Indiewire
“A timely, inventive apocalypse.” LA Weekly
“Fierce, fucked up, and defiantly feminine.” Nerdist
“A master of visual storytelling.” Screen Anarchy
“Dazzlingly unique.” /film
“Sensational…a stylish, blood-spattered mash-up of genres.” Variety
“A twisted, listless desert dystopia.” Vulture
“Arrestingly eccentric, fascinating and beautiful.” Uproxx
“Captivating, terrifying, and hypnotically psychedelic.” Ain’t It Cool News
“One of the most exciting filmmakers working today.” Collider
“Amirpour is a strikingly sensual and confident formalist.” Slant
For full MONSTER FEST TRAVELLING SIDESHOW Adelaide programming, session details and ticketing click here!