Rainey Qualley, Vincent Kartheiser and Breeda Wool in ULTRASOUND screening at Fantasia FF 2021 ( @FantasiaFest )

Fantasia International Film Festival, the iconic Canadian genre film festival, has announced its first wave of programming for the upcoming 25th edition. Once again the festival will be a virtual event, and will run from August 5-25th of this year and one of those films is Ultrasound, starring  Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men), Chelsea Lopez (Novitiate), Breeda Wool (UnREAL), Tunde Adebimpe (Marriage Story, Spider-Man: Homecoming), Rainey Qualley (Love in the Time of Corona), and Bob Stephenson (Lady Bird). 

Driving home late at night during a heavy rainstorm, Glen experiences car trouble. Near where his car gets stuck, he spots a house, knocks on the door and is greeted by an oddly friendly middle-aged man, Arthur, and his younger wife, Cyndi. The strange couple pours him a drink, and then more drinks, followed by an unexpected offer that Glen can’t refuse. Elsewhere, a young woman, Katie, is feeling emotionally weighed down by a secret romantic arrangement that feels like a textbook case of gaslighting. And at the same time, in a nondescript research facility, medical professional Shannon begins questioning her role in a bizarre experiment, fearing that she’s doing more harm than good. 

For more recommendations for the films to keep your eye out for, check out this article on Forbes 

Check out the official site for the festival here https://fantasiafestival.com/en/

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