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"Hunting Daze" gets world premiere in Midnighter section of SXSW 24'



In the transition from February to March, the upcoming SXSW Film Festival is set to feature several world premieres, one of which is the highly anticipated film "Hunting Daze" by Annick Blanc. The movie promises an intriguing narrative that blends sensuality and shock in Blanc's feature-length debut, starring Nahéma Ricci, Bruno Marcil, and Noubi Ndiaye.


The story revolves around Nina, a young and bold exotic dancer who finds herself stranded in the far North. In an unusual turn of events, she convinces her recent customers, a group of five men on a bachelor hunting trip, to accommodate her for a few days. Within this masculine microsociety, the film explores both humorous and philosophical aspects, as Nina experiences a newfound sense of belonging. However, the arrival of a mysterious stranger disrupts the course of this improvised holiday, leading to unexpected twists.


Annick Blanc, both writer and director of "Hunting Daze," weaves a dreamy and disturbing modern folktale that unravels the delicate threads of human nature. The film promises a unique universe where elements of humor, horror, the uncanny, and the sensual converge to create a captivating cinematic experience.


For those eager to catch the premiere, "Hunting Daze" is scheduled for its world premiere in the Midnighter Section at the SXSW Film Festival. The screening dates and times are as follows:


- March 9 @ Alamo Lamar 4 (1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78704) - 10:00pm—11:19pm [WORLD PREMIERE]

- March 11 @ Alamo Lamar 4 (1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin TX 78704) - 7:00pm—8:19pm

- March 14 @ Violet Crown Cinema 1 (434 W 2nd St., Austin TX 78701) - 9:00pm—10:19pm

- March 14 @ Violet Crown Cinema 3 (434 W 2nd St., Austin TX 78701) - 9:30pm—10:49pm



"Hunting Daze" is poised to offer audiences a raw and dreamlike cinematic experience, exploring a realm where humor, horror, and the sensual come together. Stay tuned for more updates as we delve into the intriguing world of "Hunting Daze" leading up to its screening at SXSW.

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