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The director of Far from Heaven returns to the America of the Fifties with the film Carol presented in Competition this year. Acting in front of his camera are Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Sarah Paulson. Todd Haynes makes his comeback on the Croisette nearly 17 years after Velvet Goldmine. Carol, played by Cate Blanchett,  [ Read More ]

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“The best script I’ve read in five years”. Joining the cast of The Sea Of Trees was a no-brainer for actor Matthew McConaughey. Under the guidance of Gus Van Sant, the acclaimed Oscar-winner travels to the mysterious Japanese forest. When you enter the Aokigahara forest, you penetrate a dreamlike space, a refuge of spirits among  [ Read More ]

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Undisputed master of autofiction, the Italian film-maker bares all in My Mother (Mia Madre), an intimist feature film, nourished by the recent ordeals in his professional and family life. We had left Nanni Moretti in the shoes of a psychoanalyst under pressure, faced with a Pope shirking the weight of his election at the head  [ Read More ]

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Seven years after Gomorra, and three years after Reality, winners of the Grand Prix du Jury in 2008 and in 2012, the director brings us Il Racconto dei Racconti (Tale of Tales), inspired by the Pentameron, a collection of 17th  century fables inhabited by sea monsters, giants bats and fleas, marvelous castles and mazes. Anything  [ Read More ]

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Synopsis Set in Mississippi at the turn of the twentieth century, The Sound and the Fury portrays the decline and fall of the Compsons, a once proud, aristocratic Southern family. Translating William Faulkner’s famously challenging experimental prose into the language of cinema, The Sound and the Fury reveals the secrets and betrayals that have tarnished  [ Read More ]

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Synopsis One day, one life. Rome, the night of November 2nd 1975, the great Italian poet and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini is murdered. Pasolini is the symbol of an art that’s fighting against the power. His writings are scandalous, his films are persecuted by the censors, many people love him and many hate him. The  [ Read More ]

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Synopsis Burying the Ex follows Max, all-around nice guy and classic movie buff, and his overbearing but incredibly sexy girlfriend, Evelyn. Their relationship takes a nosedive after Max invites Evelyn to move in and she turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare. Max realizes it’s time to call it quits, but he doesn’t want  [ Read More ]

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Synopsis When he first enters the Montpellier Opera House, Victor knows nothing about music. Nor does he know his father, Samuel Rovinski, who is there to conduct Mahler’s 6th Symphony. To change the course of his suddenly uncertain future, for Nadia his mother, for Luna whom he has fallen in love with, Victor has decided  [ Read More ]

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Synopsis Establishing a bleak village in Eastern Turkey as its setting, Sivas features the story of Aslan, an eleven-year-old boy, and Sivas, a weathered fighting dog who develop a strong relationship after Aslan finds Sivas wounded in a ditch, left to die. Meanwhile, a school play dominates the background as Aslan is disappointed in losing  [ Read More ]

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Synopsis The film critic Tatti Sanguineti arrives in Palermo to find out what has happened to Franco Maresco’s unfinished movie: Belluscone. Una storia siciliana. A film that was supposed to tell the story of the unique relationship between Berlusconi and Sicily through the misadventures of the Palermitan impresario of Neapolitan “neomelodic” singers and organizer of  [ Read More ]

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