Thursdaypremiere w. 1-2
The first Thursdaypremiere of the new year at Viddla offers action, drama, sci-fi, horror comedy and much more.
Instinct is a psychological thriller that revolves around the psychologist Nicoline who works in a correctional institution. There she meets Idris who is being treated for his past as a sex offender. Even though Idris is about to get his first leave, Nicoline distrusts him and tries to keep Idris in the institution. Using his manipulative personality, he makes Nicoline fall in love with him.
At St Sebastian's Academy for men, where homosexuality is the norm, both teaching and social life revolve around male sexuality. The master's secret relationship with the student Charles is brought to a head when traumatic and homophobic memories resurface. In The schoolmaster games, power plays, hierarchies in school environments and male sexuality are at the center.
When Jake's daughter's beloved android brother Yang breaks down and he must set out in search of a repairman, he himself is suddenly hit with the realization that life seems to have passed him by. But can he overcome the distance to his family and make up for all the lost time? Colin Farrell stars as Jake in the science fiction drama After Yang, directed by Kogonada.
British director Peter Strickland's horror comedy Flux gourmet takes place at an art institute that engages in odd culinary and alimentary performance – such as extracting disturbing sounds from foods. The performance artists in the collective and their experimental activities, power struggles and vendettas are documented by the outsider journalist Stones who, however, soon becomes more and more involved in the strange experiments.
After a misunderstanding, Slevin finds himself in the middle of a war between two of the underworld's biggest criminals. He is watched by both the police and the notorious professional killer Goodkat. Lucky Number Slevin is an American-German thriller with Josh Hartnett and Bruce Willis in the roles.
While out driving, Edmond Murray receives a call from his ex-wife. Their 7-year-old son has disappeared from a campsite. After the police investigations, it appears that the son has been kidnapped. And Edmond is eventually forced to find out for himself what has happened and why in the film, My Son.