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BELI BELI SVET (White White World) – Oleg Novkovic 2010

ART CINEMA AWARD - LOCARNO 2010   Synopsis: King, around 40, runs a bar in Bor, a mining town in decline, in Serbia. A loner, he lives only for the present, and his motorbike. Years ago, an affair with Ruzica, his best friend Animal’s wife, led to Animal’s death and Ruzica in prison for his murder. King now avoids everyone but Zlatan, Animal’s simple-minded young brother, whom King looks after, from gu ...

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BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL – Szabolcs Hajdu 2010

ART CINEMA AWARD SARAJEVO 2010 Synopsis: : Mona Gajdó, a Romanian of Hungarian origin is persuaded of the necessity to go abroad to ensure her economic survival. When she gets to London with forged papers, she is led to one of the capital’s night clubs, the Bibliothèque Pascal, where she works for a time before getting arrested by the police for working illegally. The night club owner manages to get her rel ...

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LILY SOMETIMES – Fabienne BERTHAUD 2010

ART CINEMA AWARD DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT, Cannes, 13-23 / 05/2010 Synopsis: Lily is a taxidermist, fantasist, innocent girl. Clara, her sister, is the opposite: serious, protective, getting bored with her husband who is a lawyer. After their mother died, the two sisters get closer to each other: Clara takes care of Lily, lives with her which makes her certitudes on life broken out. [toggle title="The verdict o ...

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WINTER’S BONE – Debra Granik 2010

ART CINEMA AWARD, BERLINALE // FORUM – 10-21/02/2010 Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and risking her life, Ree hacks through the lies, evasions and threats offered up ...

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LOS COLORES DE LAS MONTANAS – Carlos César Arbeláez 2010

ART CINEMA AWARD TOULOUSE 2010 "Cine en Construccion" competition programme Synopsis: A modern-day portrayal of daily life in a remote part of the mountainous Colombian countryside, set around the friendship between Manuel, the hero, and Julián, his best friend and schoolmate. One day, while playing a game of football, they kick the ball into a minefield. Accompanied by Poca Luz, they do everything they can ...

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EASTERN PLAYS – Kamen KAVEL 2009

ART CINEMA AWARD VILNIUS KINO PASAKA 2010 "New Europe-New Names" competition programme Synopsis: Two brothers who've lost all contact are suddenly brought together when they have opposite roles in a racist beating : while Georgi who's recently joined a neonazi group participates in the violence, Itzo witnesses and rescues the Turkish family. Georgi, now being asked to participate in larger events, starts to ...

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ANDER – ROBERT CASTON 2009

ART CINEMA AWARD - BERLIN 2009 Panorama Synopsis: The farmer Ander lives a monotonous and peaceful existence in a remote area. To help him with his daily tasks, he hires a Peruvian immigrant worker José. The two men develop a strong friendship and experience their first sexual intercourse together. The Jury's Verdict: «The jury was impressed by the powerful narrative, simple and subtle, as well as the unive ...

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KAWASAKI’S ROSE – Jan Hřebejk 2009

ART CINEMA AWARD, BERLINALE // PANORAMA – 10-21/02/2010 Synopsis: A psychoanalyst and former dissident is getting an award for his civil rights engagement. But, did he always act correctly? [toggle title="The verdict of the Jury "]Only revealing personal failures allows a collective discussion about right and wrong. Visually strong, intelligent and entertaining, Jan Hřebejk’s movie confronts the audience wi ...

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NOTHING PERSONAL – Urszula Antoniak 2009

ART CINEMA AWARD - LOCARNO 2010 Synopsis: Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her final gesture of taking a ring off her finger signals she is leaving her previous life in Holland behind. She goes to Ireland, where she chooses to lead a solitary, wandering existen ...

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ALL THAT I LOVE (Wszystko, co kocham) – Jacek Borcuch 2009

RT CINEMA AWARD - 26th Festroia International Film Festival 2010 Synopsis: : Poland 1981: Behind the iron curtain, Janek, the teenage son of a navy captain, forms ATIL (All That I Love), a punk-rock band whose songs express a frustration with socialism and a desire for freedom, echoing the sentiments of the rising Solidarity movement. At the same time, Janek finds love with Basia, a young woman whose father ...

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