2019 Films

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2019 Films
  • ABOUT ENDLESSNESS

    WINNER EUROPEAN VISUAL EFFECTS 2019

    A reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendour and banality.

    We wander, dreamlike, gently guided by our Scheherazade-esque narrator. Inconsequential moments take on the same significance as historical events: a couple floats over a w...

  • THE WHITE CROW

    A young man of just 22, dressed in a black beret and a dark narrow suit, is on an aeroplane flying from St Petersburg to Paris. It is 1961 and Rudolf Nureyev, not yet the imperious figure of legend, is a member of the world-renowned Kirov Ballet Company, travelling for the first time outside the ...

  • DOGS BARKING AT BIRDS

    School is over and there's a bustle in the air. In Porto, tourists fill up the streets and cafés. The old and decadent are now highlights of the city’s gentrification. Vicente moves around town on his bike, watching the urban landscape modify day by day. The town is no longer the same, the world ...

  • THE COLLINI CASE

    For over 30 years, Fabrizio Collini has worked diligently for a German carmaker before going and killing a man, seemingly on a whim. It's a nightmare for lawyer Caspar Leinen, who takes over his case as a court-assigned lawyer: The victim, respected industrialist Jean-Baptiste Meyer, is the grand...

  • WATERMELON JUICE

    Barbara and Pol spend a few days on holiday with a group of friends in a house surrounded by nature. They want to have a good time and find a peaceful space where they can enjoy their intimacy.

    With the support of Pol, in the midst of nature, between tears and laughter, Barbara will heal old ...

  • YESTERDAY

    Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that Th...

  • BEANPOLE

    1945, Leningrad. World War II has devastated the city, demolishing its buildings and leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally. Although the siege – one of the worst in history – is finally over, life and death continue their battle in the wreckage that remains. Two young women, Iy...

  • I WAS AT HOME, BUT

    Phillip, a thirteen-year-old school boy, disappeared without a trace for a week. When he reappears, his mother is confronted with questions that lead to a changed view of her life.

    Direction: Angela Schanelec

    Script: Angela Schanelec

    Production: Angela Schanelec

    Co-Production: Vladimir Vidic,...

  • YOUNG AHMED

    In Belgium, today, the destiny of young Ahmed, 13, caught between his imam's ideals of purity and life's temptations.

    Direction: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

    Script: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

    Production: Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne

    Co-Production: Denis Freyd

    Cinematography: Ben...

  • AND THEN WE DANCED

    The young dancer Merab tries with tireless workout to become successful in the ensemble. His dream is to be a part of the main ensemble and he does his utmost to reach his goal.
    The arrival of the new dancer Irakli threatens everything. Irakli dances effortlessly with unwavering confidence. He qu...

  • FIRE WILL COME

    When Amador Coro gets out of prison for having provoked a fire, nobody is waiting for him. He returns to his hometown, a small village hidden in the mountains of rural Galicia, to live with his elder mother, Benedicta, and three cows. Life goes on calmly, following the rhythm of nature. Until the...

  • TWIN FLOWER

    TWIN FLOWER is the dark tale of two teens abused and damaged by life, who together, try to regain their lost innocence.
    16-year-old Anna is on the run, escaping from a violent event that traumatised her. Because of what has happened to her she has lost her voice.
    On the road she is rescued by Bas...

  • BUÑUEL IN THE LABYRINTH OF THE TURTLES

    WINNER EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2019

    Paris, 1930. Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel are already the main figures of the Surrealist movement. Unexpectedly, Buñuel is left moneyless after the scandal surrounding his film THE GOLDEN AGE. In this difficult situation, he cannot even tackle his next...

  • WEREWOLF

    Summer, 1945: Eight children from the Gross Rosen concentration camp find a provisional hiding place in an abandoned orphanage nearby, lost among forests. It seems that after the horrors of the war, feral children may come back to normal life. All of a sudden, the idyllic atmosphere of peace and ...

  • MARONA'S FANTASTIC TALE

    Victim of an accident, a small female dog remembers her different masters she has unconditionally loved. With her unfailing empathy, Marona has rought lightness and innocence in each of the homes she has lived in.

    Direction: Anca Damian

    Script: Anghel Damian

    Production: Anca Damian

    Co-Product...

  • WHAT YOU GONNA DO WHEN THE WORLD'S ON FIRE?

    Summer 2017, a string of brutal police killings of young African American men has sent shock waves throughout the country. A black community in the American South tries to cope with the lingering effects of the past and navigate their place in a country that is not on their side. Meanwhile, the B...

  • OUT STEALING HORSES

    November 1999. 67-year-old Trond lives in new-found desolation, looking forward to New Year’s Eve 2000 alone. He discovers he has a neighbor, a man he knew in 1948. The summer Trond turned 15. The summer Trond’s father prepared him to shoulder his forthcoming betrayal and disappearance. The summe...

  • THE TRAITOR

    In the early 1980’s, an all out war rages between Sicilian mafia bosses over the heroin trade. Tommaso Buscetta, a made man, flees to hide out in Brazil. Back home, scores are being settled and Buscetta watches from afar as his sons and brother are killed in Palermo, knowing he may be next. Arres...

  • SONS OF DENMARK

    One year after a major bomb attack in Copenhagen, radicalisation around the country has intensified and ethnic tensions are running high. The next parliamentary election is near, and the extremely nationalist political leader Martin Nordahl is set for a landslide victory. 19-year-old Zakaria gets...

  • JUMPMAN

    Denis grew up in an orphanage, where his mother left him soon after his birth. He is a special boy, who due to a rare illness is immune to pain. This makes him popular among other boys, who take bets on how long he can endure cruel physical games. One day his mother turns up out of the blue and t...

  • FRIEDKIN UNCUT

    FRIEDKIN UNCUT offers an introspective insight into the life and artistic journey of William Friedkin, an extraordinary and offbeat director of cult films such as THE FRENCH CONNECTION, THE EXORCIST, SORCERER, CRUISING, TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A. and KILLER JOE. For the first time Friedkin opens up,...

  • PAUSE

    Elpida, a middle-aged housewife, is trapped in the misery of an oppressive marriage, with a man who has no consideration for her feelings and needs. Her monotonous life is disrupted when a young painter is employed to paint the building she lives in. Her imagination then starts to flourish as she...

  • BLIND SPOT

    BLIND SPOT tells the story of a mother who struggles to come to terms with her daughter’s mental illness, revealed to be far worse than she had realised.

    Direction: Tuva Novotny

    Script: Tuva Novotny

    Production: Elisabeth Kvithyll

    Cinematography: Jonas Alarik

    Production Design: Nina Bjerch An...

  • SANTIAGO, ITALIA

    From September 1973, after the military coup led by General Pinochet, the Italian embassy in Santiago has hosted hundreds and hundreds of asylum seekers.

    Through interviews with the protagonists, SANTIAGO, ITALIA tells the story of that dramatic period, during which some Italian diplomats have m...