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A day in the life of reluctant hotel owner Dave – a man troubled by nightmares, his neighbor, his friends and love.


Dave’s existence is hopeless. His days and nights blend into each other as he wanders vacantly through the halls of the abandoned and dilapidated Hotel Poseidon, which he inherited from his deceased father.


When a young woman knocks on the hotel’s door looking for a room, while Dave’s best friend wants to throw a party in the backroom and a recurring dream haunts him, a surreal and grisly ordeal is set in motion.

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"A hell of a ride… Hallucinatory and hilarious " – Screen Daily

"Unique debut feature… a grime-core masterpiece" – Screen Anarchy

"A tour through the unconscious and a film that deserves a monograph." – Film Freak Central

Like stepping into a fever dream brought to life” – The Hollywood News

"A creepy and off-the-wall hallucinogenic trip" – Cine Europa

"Weird and endlessly unsettling. A stunning work of art" – Father Son Holy Gore


Distinctive and memorable" – Fiction Machine

Hypnotic… goes from being a little eccentric to totally insane.” – Dread Central

"Has a strange, incontrovertible integrity that demands and deserves admiration" The Guardian

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Screenings Belgium

No more screenings currently planned.

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10-Aug-2021 - Fantasia Festival (Montréal, CAN) - tickets
12-Aug-2021 - Fantasia Festival (Montréal, CAN) - tickets
26-Aug-2021 - Frightfest (London, UK) – live - tickets
03-Sept-2021 - Genreblast (Winchester – VA, USA) - tickets
05-Sept-2021 - Frightfest (London, UK) – online  - tickets
09 > 26 Sept-2021 - Sydney Underground Film Festival (AUS) - tickets
08-Oct-2021 - Grimmfest (Manchester, UK) - tickets
17-Oct-2021 - Grimmfest (Manchester, UK) - tickets

22-Oct-2021 - ToHorror Fantastic Film Festival (Torino, ITA) - tickets
25-Oct-2021 -  LUSCA Film Fest (Puerto Rico) - tickets

30-Oct-2021 - SPLAT Film Fest (Lublin, PL) - tickets

10-Nov-2021 - Belfast Film Festival  (IE) - tickets

20-Nov-2021 - Feratum Festival (MEX) - tickets

26-Nov-2021 - Be Afraid Horror Fest (ITA) - tickets

10-Dec-2021 - Shockfest (USA) - tickets

12-Jan-2022 - Film Maudit Festival (USA) - tickets

4&5-Feb-2022 - Theater im Pumpenhaus (D) - tickets

11-April-2022 - 2300  Plan 9 Festival (Switzerland) - tickets

19+24+27-April-2022 - Fantaspoa (Porto Alegre, BRA) - tickets

25+26 August 2022: Macabro (Mexico City, MX) - tickets

3-Sept-2022 - BUT Film Festival (Breda, NL) - tickets

18-Nov-2022: Fixion Festival (Santiago, Chile) - tickets

26-Nov-2022: Cine Horror Film Festival (BRA) - tickets


Also available for streaming in UK, USA, CAN through Arrow starting 03. January 2022.   

Own it on dvd!

Limited edition dvd - release date 12. October 2024 - worldwide delivery.

This will be a strictly limited run, incl. booklet and fancy packaging. To reserve/pre-order your copy, drop us a line at including the country you'd like to have the item delivered to. We'll then get back to you with a shipping quote.
Alternatively, from 12.10.2024, you can order your copy directly through our webshop [] as long as stock lasts.



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Abattoir Fermé & Potemkino present
“Hotel Poseidon”

Written and directed by Stef Lernous

Starring Tom Vermeir, Anneke Sluiters, Tania Van der Sanden, Dominique Van Malder, Steve Geerts, Tine Van den Wyngaert, Kirsten Pieters, Chiel van Berkel, Ruth Becquart.

Director of photography: Geert Verstraete / Editor: Kim Vandenbergh / Art director: Sven Van Kuijk / Gaffer: Jens Callewaert / Sound: Kristof Lebrun / Score: Kreng / Sound design: Frederik Van de Moortel / Producer: Nick Kaldunski / Co-producer: Peter De Maegd / Poster artwork: Tyler Jenkins

©  2021 - an Abattoir Fermé film in co-production with Potemkino
& supported by The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF),
the city of Mechelen, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, arts centre Nona

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