Fantastic Fest Presents

ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW

Director Randy Moore
Year 2013
Starring Roy Abramsohn, Elena Schuber, Katelynn Rodriguez
Run Time 90min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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If David Lynch and David Cronenberg decided to have a love child with a guerilla filmmaker ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW would be the end product.

When so many movies today, both in and outside of Hollywood, feel stale and uninspired ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW boldly cements itself as a true cinematic vision. Most have heard about the film because it's ballsy choice to covertly shoot inside Disney World and Disneyland and while that's beyond amazing in itself the film reaches new heights above its perceived gimmick.

Instead it relishes in its twisted, disturbing, hilarious story and characters as much as its setting.

The film focuses on a typical American family during its final day of vacation at Disney World. The father, Jim, just found out he lost his job, but decides to keep it to himself so his family can enjoy their last day of vacation.

But their trip into the world famous amusement park takes a turn for the worse as Jim starts having hallucinations, his wife, Emily, relentlessly nags him and his son keeps locking him out of their hotel room.

Everything culminates in surprising fashion and the best thing you can do is keep your arms and legs inside the ride at all times.

Technically the film is beautifully shot in black and white and is accompanied by an amazing score from Abel Korzeniowski. And the actors help the film pull off one difficult feat after another. The overall effect has you remain completely enthralled and amazed throughout.

ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW is original, irreverent, bold filmmaking that should be celebrated. (R.J. LaForce)

"A labyrinthine descent into the grotesque extremes of a Disneyfied society, "Escape From Tomorrow" is surreal for many reasons and wholly original because of them." -Eric Kohn, indieWIRE

"A subversively satirical attack on the totalitarian nature of mass entertainment...Escape From Tomorrow has an otherworldly atmosphere that both hooks and engages." -Damon Wise, The Guardian

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