What happened to I Heart HIFF? It was replaced by THE IMPOSTER!
Here are the details for the “I Heart HIFF” screening this Thursday, August 16 at 7pm. This screening is free for current HIFF members, and anyone can attend if they purchase a HIFF membership. There will be a 15% discount on HIFF memberships at the event.
THE IMPOSTER (2012)
UK, 95 min | Director: Bart Layton
Official Selection: Sundance Film Festival / SXSW
In 1994, a 13-year old boy disappeared without a trace from his home in San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later he is found alive thousands of miles away in a village in southern Spain with a horrifying story of kidnap and torture. His family are overjoyed to bring him home. But all is not quite as it seems. The boy bears many of the same distinguishing marks he always did, but why does he now have a strange accent? Why does he look so different? And why doesn’t the family seem to notice these glaring inconsistencies? It’s only when an investigator starts asking questions that this strange tale takes an even stranger turn…
A gripping thriller straight out of real life, THE IMPOSTER is an original film experience that walks the razor’s edge between true-crime documentary and stylish noir mystery.
“One of the most compelling films you’ll see all year.” — Collider Magazine
“Astonishing.” — Kenneth Turan, NPR
“An engrossing, on the edge of your seat thriller with unbelievable twists and turns.” — Peter Sciretta, Slashfilm.com
“A-” — Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly