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Pablo Giorgelli
Rubén is a lonely truck driver who has been covering for years the motorway from Asunción del Paraguay to Buenos Aires, carrying wood. However, … 
CastGermán de Silva, Hebe Duarte and Nayra Calle…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
DISC$14A

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Chantal Akerman
Somewhere in South-East Asia, in a little lost village on a wide and turbulent river, a European man clings to his pipe dreams out of love for h… 
CastStanislas Merhar, Marc Barbé, Aurora Marion,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Belgium
MAST$14A

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Tomás Lunák
Stories from the past and present converge at a small railway in Billy Potok, a tiny village on the Czech-Polish border. The local dispatcher, … 
CastMiroslav Krobot, Marie Ludvíková, Karel Rod…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic, Solv…
DISC$14A

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Marco van Geffen
Split into three segments, each told from a different perspective, this smart thriller focuses on the lives of immigrant workers in Europe. Ewa,… 
CastDagmara Bak, Natalia Rybicka, Rifka Lodeizen…
LanguageDutch, English   CountryNetherlands
DISC$14A

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Axel Petersén
After serving time with an ankle bracelet, Janne, a former party organizer, travels to Båstad to open an exclusive nightclub and get his life ba… 
CastJohannes Brost, Peter Carlberg, Leonore Ekst…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$14A

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Milagros Mumenthaler
Buenos Aires at the end of summer. Marina, Sofia and Violeta are alone in the family home after their grandmother, who had brought them up, has … 
CastMaría Canale, Martina Juncadella, Ailín Sala…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
DISC$14A

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Erik Canuel
Barrymore brings Christopher Plummer’s Tony Award-winning tour-de-force stage performance to the screen in this film version of the Broadway hit… 
CastChristopher Plummer, John Plumpis
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAV$14A

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John McIlduff
Eddie, a depressed accountant, accompanies his junkie son’s girlfriend Liz on a mysterious pick up to help save his neck. Between moments of une… 
CastAoife Duffin, Nigel Oneill, Sandra Ni Bhroin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Karl Markovics
Without a family and seemingly incapable of coping with society, an18-year-old incarcerated boy faces a slim chance of probation. After many fai… 
CastThomas Schubert, Karin Lischka, Gerhard Lieb…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
DISC$14A

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Ryan O'Nan
A singer-songwriter has a bizarre run-in with a self-appointed music revolutionary and forms a two-man band that sets across the country. Two m… 
CastRyan O'Nan, Michael Weston, Arielle Kebbel, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Dain Said
Three estranged brothers return home, each with their own path and their own fate. Adil, a kickboxer, is on the run from an illegal fight while … 
CastFaizal Hussen, Zahril Adzim, Pekin Ibrahim, …
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
DISC$14A

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Unknown
Filmmakers whose works are featured in the Festival’s City to City spotlight on Buenos Aires, Festival programmers and industry professionals jo… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryArgentina
CTCFree18

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Joseph Israel Laban
Based on a true story, Cuchera examines the grim fate of Filipino drug mules, drug couriers and their recruiters. It follows Isabel, a veteran d… 
CastMaria Isabel Lopez, Simon Ibarra, Sue Prado,…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
DISC$18A

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Deepa Mehta
Published in 1981, Salman Rushdie’s second novel, Midnight’s Children, which chronicles India’s transition from British colonialism to independe… 
CastSalman Rushdie
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAV$14A

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Branwen Okpako
Audiences spend the week leading up to the 2008 U.S. presidential elections with Auma Obama at the Obama homestead in Kogelo, Kenya. During this… 
CastAuma Obama, Kezia Obama, Elke Brenstein, Mar…
LanguageGerman, English, Luo…   CountryGermany
RTR$PG

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Alexander Sokurov
Freely inspired by Goethe’s story, Alexander Sokurov radically reinterprets the myth. Faust is a thinker, a rebel and a pioneer, but also an ano… 
CastJohannes Zeiler, Anton Adasinskiy, Isolda Dy…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
MAST$14A

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Zaida Bergroth
The Good Son is an unsettling, modern-domestic tragedy about the small gap between childhood and adulthood. After a scandalous premiere, an actr… 
CastSamuli Niittymäki, Elina Knihtilä, Eero Aho,…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$18A

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Susan Youssef
Re-telling Majnun Layla, an epic poem on a forbidden love marks the first fiction feature set in Gaza. Two Gazan students in the West Bank are f… 
CastKais Nashef, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Yussef Abu Wa…
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/United Ara…
DISC$14A

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Ruslan Pak
Stas is third generation Korean-Uzbek, a people who were deported from the Far East of the Soviet Union under Stalin. He and his three friends t… 
CastStanislav Tyan, Bahodir Musaev, Ilbek Faizie…
LanguageRussian, Uzbek   CountrySouth Korea
DISC$14A

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Aki Kaurismäki
Marcel Marx, a former author and a well-known Bohemian, has retreated into a voluntary exile in the port city of Le Havre, where he feels he has… 
CastAndré Wilms, Kati Outinen and Jean-Pierre Da…
LanguageFinnish, French   CountryFinland | France | G…
MAST$14A

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Julia Murat
In Brazil’s Paraiba Valley, dotted with abandoned estates, ghost towns and vestiges of a short-lived coffee boom, lies the fictitious village of… 
CastSonia Guedes, Lisa Favero, Luiz Serra, Ricar…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
DISC$14A

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Founded and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, hitRECord is an open collaborative production company where members can contribute their work in v… 
CastJoseph Gordon-Levitt
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18

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Hirokazu Koreeda
Koichi lives with his mother and retired grandparents in Kagoshima, the southern part of Kyushu region. Separated by their parents’ divorce, his… 
CastKoki Maeda, Ohshirô Maeda, Joe Odagiri, Nene…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$PG

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Francis Ford Coppola
As much as any living filmmaker, Francis Ford Coppola, a prolific writer, director, producer and innovator, has seen it all. He began his film c… 
CastFrancis Ford Coppola
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$14A

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Nicolas Provost
Amadou, a strong and charismatic African man, is washed up on a beach in southern Europe. Fate leads him to Brussels where he tries to make a be… 
CastIssaka Sawadogo, Stefania Rocca, Serge Riabo…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
DISC$14A

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Jon Shenk
In this whirlwind political documentary, Mohamed Nasheed wins the presidency after a 20-year battle for democracy in the Maldives, only to face … 
CastMohamed Nasheed, Aminath Shauna, Mohamed Asl…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Frédéric Louf
Set against the backdrop of the 1981 presidential elections, Primo, a middle-class youngster, falls in love with Gabrielle, a Parisian upper cla… 
CastPierre Niney, Audrey Bastien, Lou de Laage, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$14A

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Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Da…
Cyril, almost 12, has only one plan: to find the father who temporarily left him in a children's home. By chance, he meets Samantha who runs a … 
CastCecile de France, Thomas Doret, Jeremie Reni…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance?Belgium
MAST$PG

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Ngoc Dang Vu
Khoa, an innocent man who leaves his poor village for Sai Gon, falls in love with Lam, a male prostitute. Misunderstanding, jealousy and traged… 
CastManh Hai Luong,Vinh Khoa Ho, Linh Son, Phuon…
LanguageVietnamese   CountryVietnam
DISC$14A

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Albert Maysles, Bradley Kapl…
Over several weeks in October 2001, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles followed Paul McCartney as he prepared for The Concert for Ne… 
CastPaul McCartney, David Bowie, Jay-Z, Leonardo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Jonathan Demme
At the culmination of Neil Young’s solo “Le Noise” tour, director Jonathan Demme documents the legendary rocker’s masterful return to Toronto’s … 
CastNeil Young, Jonathan Demme
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$$PG

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Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Life in a small town is akin to journeying in the middle of the steppes: the sense that "something new and different" will spring up behind ever… 
CastMuhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan,Taner Birsel…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey/Bosnia and He…
MAST$PG

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Rebecca Daly
The film is a suspense story of the impact of a killing on a small Irish community and, in particular, on a young woman, Arlene, who suffers fro… 
CastAntonia Campbell-Hughes, Sam Keeley and Olwe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNetherlands/Ireland…
DISC$18A

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Bruno Dumont
By the Channel, along the Côte d’Opale, near a hamlet with river and marshland lives a strange guy who struggles along, poaches, prays and build… 
CastDavid Dewaele, Alexandra Lematre, Aurore Bro…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Dee Rees
Alike, a young African American teenager, juggles family and friendships in search of sexual expression. She yearns to embrace her identity as a… 
CastAdepero Oduye, Pernell Walker, Aasha Davis,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Unknown
Audiences will have the chance to rank all eligible films after each screening. The winner of the Cadillac People’s Choice Award will be announc… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryUnknown
PEOPLFree18

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Gus Van Sant
Restless is a powerful and emotional story of discovery that centres on the relationship of two outsiders brought together by unforeseen circums… 
CastHenry Hopper, Mia Wasikowska, Ryo Kase, Schu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAST$PG

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Sebastián Brahm
When a prominent researcher in the field of human memory returns home, he stumbles upon the fact that a man's past – as he remembers and tells i… 
CastCristian Carvajal, Paola Giannini, Alexis Mo…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Chile
DISC$14A

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Robert Guédiguian
Despite losing his job, Michel lives happily with Marie-Claire. They have been in love for over thirty years. Their conscience is as clear as th… 
CastAriane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin Géra…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Jonathan Demme
Sony Pictures Classics founders Michael Barker and Tom Bernard boast a roster of directors that reads like a pantheon of world talent: Woody All… 
CastMichael Barker, Tom Bernard
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$14A

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Rolando Colla
A beach holiday in Tuscany draws families and their children together. The youngsters join into a little gang and engage in fun and games in a n… 
CastArmando Condolucci, Fiorella Campanella,Ales…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DISC$PG

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Haofeng Xu
Set during the Ming dynasty, when Japanese pirates had long been eliminated from China, a swordsman tries to prove that his weapon was used by t… 
CastYu Chenghui, Song Yang , Zhao Yuanyuan
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
DISC$14A

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Tamer Ezzat, Ayten Amin, Amr…
On Jan 25th 2011, Egyptians woke up not expecting that the commemoration of the burning of Cairo and ‘Police Day’ would turn into a revolution t… 
CastHosni Mubarak
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
MAV$14A

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Tilda Swinton
Passionate cinephile and controversial movie star Tilda Swinton is one of those rare performers who has forged a relationship with Hollywood on … 
CastTilda Swinton
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$14A

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Emmanuelle Millet
When a young teenager becomes pregnant, she goes into denial. Too late to have an abortion, she is determined to give the child up for adoption … 
CastChrista Théret, Johan Libéreau, Anne Le Ny, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$14A

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Angelina Nikonova
An upper-crust social worker with a doting husband and an enviable downtown apartment is suddenly transformed into a bizarre twilight version of… 
CastOlga Dihovichnaya, Sergei Borisov, Vsevolod …
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
DISC$18A

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Rúnar Rúnarsson
Hannes is an old man who has grown apart from his children. Recently retired when his wife gets ill he tries to reconcile with them and to atone… 
CastAuður Drauma Bachmann, Þorsteinn Bachmann an…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
DISC$14A