The Gerardmer Fantastic FilmFestival has announced its line up for the 13th annual edition to be heldJanuary 25-29.
Director Hideo Nakata will head up the jury and be thesubject of a tribute. The director previously won the festival's grand prizefor Dark Water.
Other jury members include actors Lou Doillon,Antoine Dulery, Claire Keim,Tom Novembre and Natacha Regnier. Directors Jean-Paul Salome and Eric Valette will also sit on the jury.
Competition films are Christoffer Boe's Allegrofrom Denmark, Jaume Balaguero'sFragile from Spain, from Taiwan The Heirloom by LesteChen, US films Hostel by Eli Roth,Billy O'Brien's Isolation from theUK, Hong Kong director Fruit Chan's Dumplings,Reeker fromthe US by Dave Payne, South Korea's TheRed Shoes by Kim Yong-gyun and Australian film Wolf Creek by Greg McLean.
The festival, whose theme this year is superstition, willopen with Len Wiseman's Underworld:Evolution and close with Kenn Navaro'sanimated Happy Tree Friends.