Thriller Tag Archive

A Phone Call Brings a Mother’s Worst Nightmare Crashing Into Reality in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s Devastating ‘Madre’

Live Action

29th November, 2018

Rodrigo Sorogoyen shares how lens selection, character movement and solid casting enabled him to ramp up the tension in phone call thriller 'Mother'.

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DN363: Sara Colangelo Tracks a Destructive Spiral of Obsession in Feature Thriller ‘The Kindergarten Teacher’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

15th November, 2018

Sara Colangelo joins us to discuss her process for working with actors, the advantages of a Netflix release and why directing shouldn't be a dictatorship.

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An Isolated Man’s Overactive Imagination Leads to Nefarious Actions in Thriller ‘Fire On The Second Floor’

Live Action

3rd September, 2018

A socially isolated man's overactive imagination paves the way to nefarious actions in Joshua & Tom Calder’s thriller 'Fire On The Second Floor'.

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A Paranoid Woman Attempts to Unmask Her Boyfriend’s Lover in Matthew Charof’s Psychological Thriller ‘Violet’

Live Action, Premiere

23rd May, 2018

Matthew Charof’s 'Violet' sees a paranoid woman straddle the line between reality and fantasy as she attempts to confront her boyfriend’s lover.

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Homing In

Asides, Live Action

21st May, 2018

A woman finds herself confronted by an unexpected dinner guest in Parker Hill’s subtlely unsettling, super 16mm short 'Homing In'.

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Ostrich

Asides, Live Action

18th May, 2018

Patrick Walsh’s tense political thriller 'Ostrich' sees what should be a simple interview escalate into a worrying demonstration of the impunity of power.

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Lily

Asides, Live Action

15th May, 2018

A young man finds himself as the subject of desire for a sexually oppressed woman in Paris Grigorakis’ surreal, dialog free erotic thriller, 'Lily'.

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Jack Benjamin Gill Explores the Dark Discomfort of Family Secrets in Thriller ‘Lambing Season’

Live Action

5th April, 2018

DN spoke to Jack Benjamin Gill about crafting family-thriller 'Lambing Season' and using his own experiences as a touchstone for authentic storytelling.

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DN355: A Prima Ballerina Fights for Relevance & Perfection in Birgitte Stærmose’s Psycho Thriller ‘Darling’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

9th November, 2017

Denmark's Birgitte Stærmose discusses 'Darling', her intense story of pain and perfection which unfolds in the demanding world of professional ballet.

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A Therapist Desperately Negotiates for His Life in Paul Schneider’s Tense Short ‘Fifty Minutes’

Live Action

20th October, 2017

Paul Schneider shares how he adapted an inner dialog short story into a tense onscreen battle of wits between a desperate pair of unreliable adversaries.

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DN347: Chameleon – Jorge Riquelme Serrano

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

15th December, 2016

Jorge Riquelme Serrano shares how structured improvisation enabled him to shoot his uninvited guest psychological thriller feature debut in a mere 4 days.

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Broken Night

Live Action

10th February, 2013

Written and directed by Guillermo Arriaga, the man behind the narratives of Alejandro González Iñárritu’s trilogy of death and shot by Steven

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