Undergods tells the tale of an otherworldly journey through a Europe in decline. It’s the debut feature from UK filmmaker Chino Moya, and is a collection of darkly humorous, fantasy tales about failed societies and doomed fortune. The film received its world premiere at Fantasia Film Festival 2020.
Set to an original synth score by Wojciech Golczewski, featuring ‘80s electronica, featuring ‘80s electronica, Undergods features a stand out, pan European cast including Kate Dickie, Ned Dennehy, Geza Rohrig and a particularly crazed Jan Bijvoet.
Made with the support of the BFI (using funds from the National Lottery), the Wallonia Brussels Fund for Audiovisual and Cinema, the Estonian Cultural Fund, the Estonian Film Institute and Sweden’s Film I Vast, Undergods is produced by the UK’s Z56FILM in co-production with Velvet Films (Belgium), Homeless Bob Production (Estonia), Media Plus (Serbia), Filmgate Films (Sweden) and Ridley Scott Creative Group’s Black Dog Films and RSA Films.
This looks like quite an entertaining and amusing piece, so I’ll looking forward to checking it out.
Undergods is released in cinemas and digital download on May 17th, and we’ll be bringing you a review nearer the time.
Check out the trailer below:
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