Fury of the Demon to premiere @ Gérardmer 2016
By WMK ART, Jan 17 2016 10:00AM
Fabien Delage makes his feature debut with a doc FURY OF THE DEMON. The movie will start its festival race @ Gérardmer International Fantastic Film Festival 2016.
January, 2012. A collector invites movie experts to the private projection of a silent movie in Paris. The viewing turns into a nightmare: before the end of the screening, spectators become furious and plunge the room into chaos. The media little spoke about it, nevertheless it’s not the first time this kind of incident occurs and it seems that the movie itself is the origin of this disturbing phenomenon.
This captivating investigation takes us on the traces of violent riots having taken place throughout the XIXth and XXth centuries, caused by a rare, fascinating and dangerous film: Fury of the Demon, attributed to French cineaste Georges Méliès. Through conversations with journalists, film-makers, historians, experts and psychologists, this new full-length documentary pulls back the veil on the most cursed and disturbing movie ever made.
From mysteries to mysteries, from questioning to questioning, discover all the truth about the lost movie that shakes the film world for over a century.