Playdurizm is the debut feature film from the young artist Gem Deger.

When a teenager finds himself caught in a glitchy-glitzy reality with his onscreen male idol, he does all he can to be possessed by this man and ignore the violent clues of how he got there.

Coming soon to US, Canada, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, France, Latin America

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Director: Gem Deger
Writer: Morris Stuttard (based on a story by Gem Deger)
Cast: Austin Chunn, Gem Deger, Issy Stewart
Producers: Martin Raiman, Steve Reverand
Cinematographer: Cedric Larvoire
Production Design: Jitka Šívrová
Sound and Music: Petar Mrdjen
VFX: Lukasz Krawczyk

Festival Selections and Awards:


🏆 Lausanne Underground Film Festival 2020 (Switzerland) – BEST FEATURE FILM
🏆 Calgary Underground Film Festival 2021 (Canada) – BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM
🏆 Seattle Film Festival (2021) (USA) – BEST DIRECTOR, BEST EDITOR, BEST THRILLER
🏆 Atlanta Underground Film Festival (2021) (USA) – BEST FOREIGN FEATURE FILM
🏆 Scream Queer (2021) (Italy) – BEST DIRECTOR
🏆 European Cinematography Awards (November 2020) (The Netherlands) – BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
📽️ Other Worlds Film Festival 2020 (USA)
📽️ XVII Fantaspoa 2021 (Brazil)
📽️ Wicked Queer Boston LGBTQ+ Film Festival 2021 (USA)
📽️ Imagine Film Festival 2021 (The Netherlands)
📽️ CineFantasy 11 2021 (Brazil)
📽️ OUTshine Film Festival 2021 (USA)
📽️ 50th Molodist Kiev International Film Festival 2021 (Ukraine)
📽️ Soho Horror Festival 2021 (UK)
📽️ Écrans Mixtes 2021 (France)
📽️ Macabro FICH 2021 (Mexico)
📽️ BUT Film Festival 2021 (The Netherlands)
📽️ Festival In&Out Nice 2021 (France)
📽️ Monsters of Film 2021 (Sweden)
📽️ Slovak Queer Film Festival 2021 (Slovakia)
📽️ Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival 2021 (Italy)
📽️ Splat!Filmfest Horror Film Festival 2021 (Poland)