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Fixeur

Contemporary World Cinema, Toronto IFF 2016 Directed by: Adrian SITARU Year of production: 2016 Country: ROMANIA, FRANCE Genre: drama Length: 98 minutes Romanian-born Radu Patru (Tudor Istodor) is a trainee at a prestigious French news network. Serving as a translator and general problem solver, or “fixer,” for the headlining journalists ...

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Inimi cicatrizate (Scarred Hearts)

Special Jury Prize, Locarno IFF 2016 Directed by: Radu JUDE Year of production: 2016 Country:ROMANIA, GERMANY Genre: drama Length: 136 minutes SCARRED HEARTS, inspired by Romanian author Max Blecher’s novel, is set in 1937. It centers on Emanuel, a man in his early 20s, who spends his days at a ...

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Sweet Dreams

Opening Screening Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Marco BELLOCCHIO Year of production: 2016 Country: ITALY Genre: drama Length: 134 minutes Turin, 1969. Nine-year-old Massimo’s idyllic childhood is shattered by the mysterious death of his mother. The young boy refuses to accept this brutal loss, even if the priest ...

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Sieranevada

In competition, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Cristi PUIU Year of production: 2016 Country: ROMANIA Genre: drama Length: 173 inutes Three days after the terrorist attack on the offices of Parisian weekly Charlie Hebdo and forty days after the death of his father, Lary, a doctor in his forties is about ...

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Și va fi… (Presentiment)

Un Certain Regard, Cannes 1993 Directed by: Valeriu JEREGHI Year of production: 1992 Country: MOLDOVA Length: 90 minutes Film presented at the Cannes Film Festival, in 1993, in the Un Certain Regard section. Original language: Romanian

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The Woman Who Left

Golden Lion, Venice IFF 2016 Directed by: Lav Diaz Year of production: 2016 Country: Philipines Genre: drama Length: 226 minutes For Horacia Somorostro, living has become a veritablereclusión perpetua, an imprisonment. Life’s spins and randomness have been very difficult, vicious and inexplicable for her. The year is 1997. Princess Diana ...

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Fire at Sea

Golden Bear, Berlin 2016 Directed by: Gianfranco ROSI Year of production: 2016 Country: ITALY, FRANCE Genre: documentary Length: 109 minutes Samuele is twelve and lives on an island in the Mediterranean, far away from the mainland. Like all boys of his age he does not always enjoy going to school. ...

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The BFG

Out of Competition, Cannes 2016 Directed by: Steven SPIELBERG Year of production: 2016 Country: UNITED STATES Genre: adventure, fantasy Length: 115 minutes The talents of three of the world’s greatest storytellers, Roald Dahl, Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg, unite to bring Dahl’s classic to life. Directed by Spielberg, “The BFG” ...

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Everyone Else

Jury Prize, Silver Bear for Best Actress, Berlinale 2009 Directed by: Maren ADE Year of production: 2009 Country: GERMANY Genre: drama, romance Length: 119 minutes While on a Mediterranean vacation, a seemingly happy boyfriend and girlfriend find their connection to one another tested as they bond with another couple. Original ...

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L’inconnu Du Lac (Stranger by the Lake)

Best Director Award -Un Certain Regard, Queer Palm, Cannes 2013 Directed by: Alain GUIRAUDIE Year of production: 2013 Country: FRANCE Genre: drama Length: 97 minutes Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel. An attractive, potent and lethally ...

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