Gutsy cinema that breaks new ground
FRANCE , Japan
| 82 minutes | 2016
Following up Une jeunesse allemande (2015), Jean-Gabriel Périot continues exploring history’s ghosts with this tribute to the victims of the bombing of Hiroshima. Akihiro is filming a documentary to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing. He meets an enigmatic young woman who becomes his impromptu guide through Hiroshima and the paths of memory. With his cinematic alter ego, Périot delivers a sensitive account of the weight of forgetfulness and the reality of memory in a singular film perched between fiction and documentary.IN COMPETITION
In this psychological thriller pitting “fake news” against free speech, nightmarish hallucinations reveal a dark past. Turkish filmmaker Özçe- lik...
TURKEY | 82 minutes | 2017
A six-year-old orphan goes to live with her uncle’s family in the Catalan director’s autobiographical tale. Carla Simón explores her young heroine’s...
SPAIN | 82 minutes | 2017
Shot entirely in a Parisian apartment, this delectable comedy brings together a cast of characters each more zany than the last. One fine morning, Bruno, a...
FRANCE | 82 minutes | 2017
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