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Alps - Preview


Preview by Jack Foley

YORGOS Lanthimos’s eagerly anticipated follow-up to the Oscar nominated, cult smash Dogtooth is another weird and wonderful exploration of human psychology.

It is released on DVD by Artificial Eye on Monday, March 11, 2013.

Revolving around a group calling themselves the Alps – a service providing stand-ins in for the recently deceased, hired by relatives, friends or colleagues to aid the grieving process – the film bounds from one bizarre set-piece to the next in a dazzling mix of black humour, unsettling drama and delicious ambiguity.

Winner of three international film awards, including a Fipresci prize and the Golden Osella award for best screenplay at the Venice Film Festival 2011, Alps confirms Lanthimos as one of the most exciting emerging directors in world cinema.

Win Alps on DVD

To celebrate the release of Alps on DVD on March 11, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 of 2 copies. Simply answer the following question…

Q. Who directs Alps?

Simply send the answer to Alps competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email

Watch the trailer:

Certificate: 15
Running time: 93mins
UK DVD Release: March 11, 2013