Richard has an unusual fantasy: he is sexually aroused by the idea of being eaten by an animal or monster. Through a contact ad he meets the mysterious Max and with that encounter the chance to fulfill his depraved fantasy. Can Richard escape his dark desires or not?
Psychological horror – 18 minutes
DIRECTOR / WRITER Jasper Vrancken CAST Pascal Maetens, Matthieu Sys, Myrthe Kramer PRODUCER Skladanowksy: Kevin Hoed & Steve De Roover CINEMATOGRAPHER Hyun De Grande ART DIRECTOR Bénédict Van Acker SOUND DESIGNER Yves De Mey COMPOSER Pepijn Caudron EDITOR Ives Jossa made with the support of the VAF/Flemish Film Fund, SABAM & EyeLite
AWARDS Best Foreign Short (FilmQuest) Best Actor - Matthieu Sys (Nola Horror Film Fest) Best Shortfilm, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction (Mostra Internacional de Cinema de Sao Luis) Mélies D'argent (RazorReel) Golden Skull (Morbido Fest) Most Shocking Short (Hexploitation Film Festival) Best International Shortfilm (Madeira Fantastic Filmfest) XIII Premi Serra Circular (Cryptshow Fest) Best Actor - Matthieu Sys (Cryptshow Fest) Best Director Short (Rojo Sangre)
40+ FESTIVAL SELECTIONS (full list available here). Some highlights include: Fantasia International Film Festival (2019) Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival 2018 (World Premiere) Morbido Film Fest (2018) Overlook Film Festival (2019) Cryptshow Fantastic Film Festival (2019) FilmQuest (2018) Hexploitation Film Festival (2018) Fantasy FilmFest (2018) Telluride Horror Show Film Festival (2018) International Short Film Festival Leuven (2018)
REVIEWS Cinergie.be [Grégory Cavinato] (French) FLUX SDH [Thomas Lyn] (French) Gruesomemagazine.com [Joseph Perry] Kortfilm.be [Jannes Callens] (Dutch) ReadySteadyCut [Alice Field] Terrorweekend [Josep M. Luzán] (Spanish) Interview Schokkend Nieuws [Barend de Voogd] (Dutch) Review short film block Fantasia [Pop Horror] Review short film block Fantasia [Cinema Crazed] Interview Testkammer [Doreen Matthei] (German) Interview Testkammer [Doreen Matthei] (English) Testkammer [Doreen Matthei] (German) Horror News [Sean Leonard]
You can watch MUIL online here (rent or buy a digital copy)
You can buy MUIL now on DVD here.
It is also featured on two dvd/bluray compilations :
The best shorts of the 2019 International Short film Festival Leuven
The best of the 2019 H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival