Gutsy cinema that breaks new ground
| 105 minutes | 2017
Blindness becomes a trigger for emancipation. A debut film, carried by a promising young actress, that’s a breath of fresh air. Ava, 13, is gradually losing her sight. Her mood is somber. Juan, a young gypsy outcast, becomes an unexpected light at the end of the tunnel. For her first feature film, screened at Cannes during Critics’ Week, the French filmmaker delivers a dense, bracing summer tale about the urgency of living life while defying convention. Intriguing.IN THE PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTORIN COMPETITION
Prix SACD Semaine de la critique - Festival de Cannes 2017
The 26-year-old Russian director gives a raw account of a young woman’s existential quest, through the prism of family tragedy. Inspired by an incident...
RUSSIA | 105 minutes | 2017
Following up Une jeunesse allemande (2015), Jean-Gabriel Périot continues exploring history’s ghosts with this tribute to the victims of the bombing of...
FRANCE , Japan | 105 minutes | 2016
Three Iranians on the loose in the French countryside. A low-key, poetically handled road movie in which the bonds of a fast friendship are formed. Before...
FRANCE , Switzerland | 105 minutes | 2017
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