It’s officially Fantastic Fest week and there are tons of films you should keep on your radar if you are attending this year’s event. One film is the Majid Al Ansari feature RATTLE THE CAGE (ZINZANA). The psychological thriller sounds like a complete head turner as an inmate in a cell plays a cat and mouse game with a crazed man posing as a police officer. RATTLE THE CAGE will make it’s world premiere on Sunday September 27th followed up by an additional screening on Tuesday.September 29th. Read the official details on RATTLE THE CAGE ahead.
Talal (Saleh Bakri) has just woken up in a police cell, feeling like hell. He has no memory of the night before, no memory of how he ended up locked up, and no ID to prove who he is. His desperate situation gets a lot worse with the arrival of Al Daban (Ali Suliman) posing as a police officer from a neighbouring town who has discovered Talal’s wallet with his ID – an item that should secure Talal’s release. However, Al Daban is not who he first appears to be but is instead a brilliant and charming psychopath who enjoys playing violent, vicious and unexpected mind games.
Manipulating everyone he comes across, the charismatic but corrupt Al Daban uses Talal’s past mistakes and his love for his family to get what he wants. The situation quickly intensifies as Talal learns his family is on their way to the jail and that Al Daban plans to intercept them. Talal must figure out a way to escape the cage he’s trapped in and out-maneuver Al Daban’s cunning if he and his family are to survive.
RATTLE THE CAGE is directed by Majid Al Ansari and stars Ali Suliman, Saleh Bakri, Ahd Kamel, Ali Al-Jabri, Abdullah Al Shehhi and Mansoor Al Feeli.
TRT: 91 minutes
Countries: United Arab Emirates, Jordan
Premiere: World Premiere