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SPAIN | 129 minutes | 2019
Eva, a 30-something woman between jobs, decides to stay in Madrid in August as everyone else flees the heat. She sublets an apartment, then experiences the season through a series of encounters. Eking out the seeds of inspiration embedded in self-doubt and brimming with universal, thought-provoking discussions, Jonás Trueba’s deeply lyrical fifth film explores life’s big questions and asks whether it’s possible to reinvent yourself on familiar ground.Q&A with the filmmaker Jonás Trueba on October 11th and 12th"... a heartbreakingly tender, intoxicating stroll of a movie, as disarming as it is melancholic." The Film Stage" Eva’s played by Itsaso Arana, who gives a beautiful, transcendent performance as a woman at a crossroads in life, if not quite a dead end." The Film Stage" By way of seemingly light-hearted details and conversations, Jonás Trueba introduces the viewer to the mood, the energy and the mindset of those who remain stranded in Madrid over the summer. " Cineuropa
FIPRESCI Prize & Special Jury mention - Karlovy Vary Film Festival
For her first feature, the Moroccan filmmaker delves into the daily reality of Abla, a widow with an eight-year-old daughter, who runs a pastry shop in...
MOROCCO, FRANCE | 98 minutes | 2019
Blond, angelic-looking Benni with her piercing blue eyes is just nine but has already exhausted every social service and children’s aid resource. One...
GERMANY | 118 minutes | 2019
Against a backdrop of tanks driven by Nazis straight out of WWII, a shambolic local police force and a group of revolutionary nudists, Pierre meets...
FRANCE | 100 minutes | 2019
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