IFFR 2017

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1.
Sieranevada (2016)
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Centers around a family gathering on the anniversary of a patriarch's recent death. (173 mins.)
Director: Cristi Puiu
 
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Le serpent aux mille coupures (2017)
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A compelling story about wine, drugs, neighbors, neophobia and politics. In which a hitman seeks a place to hide. (104 mins.)
Director: Eric Valette
 
3.
Scumbag (2017)
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A young hipster wannabe-superstar DJ, Phil, takes on a day job at a telemarketing company, working with crazy people... (114 mins.)
Director: Mars Roberge
 
4.
Sami Blood (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school... (110 mins.)
Director: Amanda Kernell
 
5.
Marjorie Prime (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A service that provides holographic recreations of deceased loved ones allows a man to come face-to-face with the younger version of his late father-in-law. (99 mins.)
 
6.
The Man (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Simon is the king of the Danish art scene - eccentric, successful, wealthy, with a beautiful wife and a young mistress... (94 mins.)
 
7.
Loving (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision. (123 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
 
8.
King of the Belgians (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Desperate to return home from a state visit to Istanbul when his country suffers its worst-ever political crisis, but unable to fly due to a solar storm, the King of the Belgians finds himself on a tumultuous road trip across the Balkans. (94 mins.)
 
9.
Katie Says Goodbye (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A kindhearted seventeen-year-old in the American Southwest turns to prostitution to fulfill her dream of a new life in San Francisco. (88 mins.)
Director: Wayne Roberts
 
10.
Jackie (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy. (100 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
11.
Harmonium (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Toshio hires Yasaka in his workshop. This old acquaintance, who has just been released from prison, begins to meddle in Toshio's family life. (120 mins.)
Director: Kôji Fukada
 
12.
The Handmaiden (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her. (144 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
13.
The Giant (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Rikard is an autistic and severely deformed man who was separated from his mother at birth. Thirty years later he is convinced that he will get her back if only he wins the Scandinavian Championship of pétanque. He tries to do the impossible. His fragile physique and a harsh judging environment are not going to stop him. Plus there is a 200 foot giant on his side. (86 mins.)
Director: Johannes Nyholm
 
14.
Free Fire (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival. (91 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
15.
Demonios tus ojos (2017)
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Oliver, a film director, discovers on an erotic website that the protagonist of one of the videos is his younger half-sister Aurora. In the process of finding out what she was doing there, Oliver will become fascinated by Aurora. (94 mins.)
Director: Pedro Aguilera
 
16.
This Is Our Land (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
An engaged but a-polical nurse gets involved in a far right political party. Based on numerous recent events in France it actually is about how Front National operates and how it is perceived by the french. (117 mins.)
Director: Lucas Belvaux
 
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Dogs (2016)
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Roman returns to the land he has just inherited from his grandfather. Fully decided to sell this vast but desolate property... (104 mins.)
Director: Bogdan Mirica
 
18.
Braqueurs (2015)
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Yanis Zeri manages a small prosperous team specialized in the lock(stickup) of armoured vans. She(it) consists of Nasser... (81 mins.)
Director: Julien Leclercq
 
19.
Beyond the Mountains and Hills (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
David is discharged from the army after serving 27 years. He finally returns to his family and tries to find himself in his new civilian life... (92 mins.)
Director: Eran Kolirin
 
20.
Asura: The City of Madness (2016)
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A shady cop finds himself in over his head when he gets caught between Internal Affairs and the city's corrupt mayor. (136 mins.)
Director: Sung-su Kim
 
21.
Staying Vertical (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A film maker has to raise a child by himself whilst looking for an inspiration for his new film. (98 mins.)
Director: Alain Guiraudie
 
22.
Maudite Poutine (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Caught stealing drugs, 27-year-old Vincent is in trouble and on the run from the local mob. Fleeing to the backwoods... (91 mins.)
Director: Karl Lemieux
 
23.
Lady Macbeth (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate. (89 mins.)
Director: William Oldroyd
 
24.
Måste gitt (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Respected suburb guy in Stockholm who lives in criminality but want to be an actor. By coincidence he dropped his diary and was found by Lena Endre who thinks its great and want to publish it... (97 mins.)
Director: Ivica Zubak
 
25.
Safari (2016 Documentary)
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Ulrich Seidls follow wealthy tourists going on safari to kill often endangered species. Some determinedly searching for trophies... (91 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
 
26.
Wùlu (2016)
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A young man begins trafficking cocaine and quickly becomes embroiled in the Malian drug ring. (95 mins.)
 
27.
Medicine for Melancholy (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Twenty-four hours in the tentative relationship of two young San Franciscans also dealing with the conundrum of being a minority in a rapidly gentrifying city. (88 mins.)
Director: Barry Jenkins
 
28.
Worldly Girl (2016)
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When Giulia meets Libero, she discovers there may be another destiny awaiting her, as they embark on an intense period together. A choice that leads to Giulia being completely cut off from the Jehovah's Witness world she belongs to. (101 mins.)
Director: Marco Danieli
 
29.
Home (2016)
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The struggle between two generations and its thin line between trust, friendship and betrayal. (103 mins.)
Director: Fien Troch
 
30.
Rebellion (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Dissidents in a French colony attack a police station and take hostages. (136 mins.)
 
31.
A Wedding (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Zahira, 18, is close to her family until her parents ask her to follow Pakistani tradition to choose a husband. Torn between family customs and her western lifestyle, the young woman turns for help to her brother and confidant Amir. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephan Streker
 
32.
Three (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Realizing that he will be defeated in no time during a police showdown, a thug shoots himself to force... (88 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To