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Attending from Oct 18th till Oct 21st
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WHAT'S NEXT ITALY
MY BODY WILL BURY YOU                             
by Giovanni La Parola
Western - Italy, France - 2019


1860, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies - while Garibaldi’s troops are invading this lawless territory, four female bandits called the “Drudes” are looking for their own personal revenge.

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Fri 19th I 13:30-15:00 (TBC) I Quattro Fontane 2

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MARKET PREMIERE
Private screening
TERRITORY OF LOVE                       
by Romain Cogitore
Drama - France, Taiwan - 2018 - 95min

With Deborah François (THE CHILD, THE PAGE TURNER)
and Paul Hamy (MON ROI, THE ORNITHOLOGIST, SUZANNE)


Maria, 30, is impatient, restless and can speak 5 languages. In Taipei she meets Olivier. He is shy, slow and can speak 15 languages. They fall in love. Then suddenly the news explode. It's their story, the true story of a love that defeated the greatest of hardships.

EXCLUSIVE SCREENING
Fri 19th I 15:00 I Barberini 3
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THE MERCY OF THE JUNGLE                                  
by Joel Karekezi
Drama - Belgium, France - 2018 - 91min


At the outbreak of the Second Congo War, Sergeant Xavier and young private Faustin are accidentally left behind in the jungle. With only each other to count on, they embark on an odyssey across the most violent forest on earth, facing the depths of their own war-torn souls.

« [The film] makes great use of space, with Karekezi animating the surroundings of his characters via lush sound and dense visuals, resulting in an almost total sensorial immersion »
CINEMA SCOPE
SCREENING
Fri 19th I 9:00 I Barberini 5
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THE GUEST                                  
by Duccio Chiarini
Comedy Drama - Italy, Switzerland, France - 2018 - 94min


After a sudden crisis with his girlfriend Chiara, 38-year-old Guido ends up sleeping on the couches of his friends. As he starts witnessing other people’s lives from a different perspective, he discovers aspects of relationships that he never noticed before.

"Very enjoyable...this Locarno Piazza Grande title should find a measure
of commercial success even beyond Italy’s borders"

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
SCREENING
Sat 20th I 17:30 I Barberini 3
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FRESH PREMIERES

THE FAR SHORE                     
by David Uloth & Chloe Cinq-Mars
Drama - Canada - 2018 - 104min


Andre has died under mysterious circumstances leaving behind his wife and two daughters who must now learn to grow together or risk being swept apart forever.

"A deeply empathetic portrait of the women’s collective odyssey
from frailty to resilience." - VIFF

 
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VILLE NEUVE                                     
by Felix Dufour-Laperrière
Animation - Canada - 2018 - 76min


Summer by the sea on Quebec’s Atlantic coast. Joseph moves into a friend’s house. He convinces Emma, his ex-wife, to join him there. While the 1995 referendum campaign on Quebec’s independence is thriving, houses are burning, speeches are clashing as lovers find each other and fall in love again. Will they part once more?
In this film of poetry and compelling images, the intimate and the collective destinies resonate in the coastal village of VILLE NEUVE.

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MY FAVORITE FABRIC                             
by Gaya Jiji
Drama - France, Germany, Turkey - 2018 - 95min


Damascus, Spring 2011. It's the early stages of the revolution. 25-year-old Nahla is torn between her desire for freedom and the hope of leaving the country thanks to her arranged marriage with Samir, a Syrian expatriate in the USA. When he chooses her younger, more docile sister Myriam, Nahla finds refuge at her neighbor's, the mysterious Ms Jiji.

"Franco-Syrian writer-director Gaya Jiji explores Middle Eastern notions of femininity and virility with frank and daring strokes, leavened by fantasy…
There’s a strong feminine energy in most frames"

SCREEN INTERNATIONAL
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CHRIS THE SWISS                                  
by Anja Kofmel
Documentary - Switzerland, Croatia, Germany, Finland - 2018 - 90min


Croatia, 7th of January 1992: in the middle of the Yugoslav Wars, a young journalist is found dead, dressed in the uniform of an international mercenary group. Twenty years later, his cousin Anja Kofmel investigates his story...

"A compelling & artistic hybrid of memoir, biographical documentary & general discussion of why young men feel their pulses quicken at the idea of fighting in a foreign war"
VARIETY

 
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CASSANDRO THE EXOTICO!                                   
by Marie Losier
Documentary - France - 2018 - 73min


After 26 years of spinning dives and flying uppercuts on the ring, Cassandro, the star of the gender-bending cross-dressing Mexican wrestlers known as the Exoticos, is far from retiring. But with dozens of broken bones and metal pins in his body, he must now reinvent himself...

"Chronicles the wrestler’s twilight years with affection, humor and gravitas… A moving and sometimes amusing portrait of grit and glitter overcoming adversity"
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
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