Undergods Trailer: Failed 20th Century Utopias Meet 21st Century Nightmares
United Kingdom’s Z56FILM has debuted the first trailer for the upcoming dystopian fantasy anthology film Undergods from debuting writer/director Chino Moya that features an ensemble European cast. The trailer can be viewed in the player below along with the full poster! (Via Deadline)
Written and directed by Moya the film is set in a Europe going through decline and will be a collection of darkly humorous and fantastical tales surrounding a series of men whose worlds fall apart after a visit from an unexpected stranger. The film is described as exploring “disparate eras and realities fusing failed 20th century utopias and 21st century Ikea nightmares.”
The cast is composed of an ensemble roster that includes Kate Dickie (Prometheus, The Witch), Ned Dennehy (Peaky Blinders, Mandy), Géza Röhrig (Son of Saul, Resistance), Adrian Rawlins (Chernobyl, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part II) and Jan Bijvoet (Into the Night, Peaky Blinders).
The film was produced with the support of the British Film Institute and with funds from the National Lottery, the Wallonia Brussels Fund for Audiovisual and Cinema, the Estonian Cultural Fund, the Estonian Film Institute and Sweden’s I Vast. Also producing the project is Z56FILM in associated with Velvet Films, Homeless Bob Production, Media Puls, Filmgate Films, Ridley Scott Creative Group’s Black Dog Films, and RSA Films.
No release date has currently been slated for Undergods. The movie is one of the 2020 Cheval Noir competition titles for the Fantasia Film Festival.