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Hull Film Festival: KNIFE+HEART

05/07/2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:15 pm

£6 – £8

At Vue Cinema Hull: BUY TICKETS


In Paris in the summer of 1979, gay porn producer Anne sets out to film her most ambitious film yet, but her actors are picked off, one by one, by a mysterious serial killer.

KNIFE+HEART | Yann Gonzalez | 2018 | France/Mexico/Switzerland | 102 mins | Cert 18 | French, Spanish with English subtitles | Drama / Mystery / Horror / LGBTQ+


Yann Gonzalez’s deliriously kinky queer horror thriller stars Vanessa Paradis and is set in 1970s Paris, following the dramatic breakdown of a relationship and the messy aftermath. Paradis plays gay porn producer Anne, who, after a break-up, launches herself into her latest and most ambitious film production. But as shooting gets underway, one of her stars is brutally murdered. Soon it becomes terrifyingly clear that a homicidal maniac is intent on bumping off the cast, one by one. An erotically kitsch love letter to European Giallo, American grindhouse cinema and ’70s gay pornography, the film was shot on 35mm and is accompanied by a throbbing soundtrack from M83.

Starring Vanessa Paradis, Kate Moran, Nicolas Maury

Awards and Reviews

“Wrings Giallo-inspired thrills out of a boldly challenging story that defiantly succeeds on its own stylish merits.” – Rotten Tomatoes

“This magical, erotic, disco-tinged horror-thriller is like cinematic candy.” – Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times


KNIFE+HEART is rated 18. See the BBFC website for more information (may contain spoilers).


Tickets Terms and Conditions

• All films run without adverts and trailers and will be preceded by a short introduction from the festival team.
• The screening room opens 10-15 minutes before the programme begins, although the venue is open earlier.
• Hull Film Festival reserves the right to refuse admission to audience members arriving after the advertised start time.
• Tickets are unreserved seating – seat choice is first come, first served, upon doors opening, access to the VIP leather seating will be prioritised for Full Festival Passholders, which can be purchased here
• Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
Advance tickets can only be purchased by phone or online, not in person.
• Tickets can be bought from the Hull Film Festival stand at Vue Cinema Hull 30 minutes prior to the start of a performance.

** Please note: Tickets are not available via the Vue Box Office and is not included in Vue’s £4.99 ticket deal. Tickets available via Hull Box Office or on the door at the Hull Independent Cinema desk in the theatre lobby.  


8:30 pm - 10:15 pm
£6 – £8
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