Fasten your seatbelt before entering the world of Ukrainian director Ihor Podolchak and his DELIRIUM. This 96 minute psychedelic drama will recall Edgar Allan Poe‘s works, and his nightmare stories like The Fall of the House of Usher. The film is now available on the Filmmakers for Ukraine charity screenings platform.
Special thanks to Podolchak himself, as the director was one of the first artists to approach us, offering his films for charity purposes.
Podolchak’s work, released in 2013, had its premiere at Fantasporto, the 33rd Oporto International Film Festival. In the same year, it won the first prize at the Baghdad International Film Festival. Delirium also screened at many Festivals around the world: from Odessa to Tirana. And then Goa, Santiago de Chile, Kaunas in Lithuania, Montevideo in Uruguay and Pune in India.
As the story of a family and their one particular guest unfolds, Delirium will offer you pure claustrophobia, exploring dark corners of the human mind and unveiling complex family ties. A sense of no-way-out will soon rush in, as the viewer steps in “haunted houses” territory. Not that far from pictures like The Others, the 2001 horror film by Alejandro Amenábar starring Nicole Kidman.
Delirium, by Ihor Podolchak (2013)
A family asks a young psychiatrist to be their guest for a while and help look after their father who’s developed a suicidal fixation for ropes and knots among other things. It is also entirely possible that the mental health of the guest that is the real cause for concern.
Watch the trailer for Delirium
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