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  •  Blue Bird - Forum - PÖFF
    Gust Van den Berghe Photo Trailer Synopsis Director BLUE BIRD is a story about how one day in a child s life can change its world One morning Bafiokadie and his sister Tene two African children leave their village The only thing on their mind is to find their lost blue bird before the day is over But they will find much more along their way they encounter their deceased grand parents they fight the soul of the forest and learn from the Chief of Pleasure Everyone tells them a story about life and death At the end of their long journey the brother and sister enter the Kingdom of the Future and meet some yet to be born children Delighted with this discovery they eventually return home For as we lose something we gain something The highly stylized movie adaptation is no less original Its magic and appeal come from a combination of its visual components the film is presented in supercinemascope and tinged blue and the lively spontaneous amateur performances by the two children and the other players In connection with the film director Van den Berghe remarked that a day is a life Karlovy Vary FF Gust Van den Berghe b 1985 comes from an artistic family He quickly became a breakdancer and he danced in theater pieces including for the Royal Ballet of Flanders and Praga Khan He studied audiovisual arts at the RITS in Brussels His first full length feature Little Baby Jesus of Flandr was presented at Cannes in the Directors Fortnight section as like his second movie BLUE BIRD Filmography En waar de sterre bleef stille staan Väike Beebi Jeesus Flandriast PÖFF 2010 Blue Bird 2011 Comments 1 EST ENG RUS kõik Ülli Müstiliselt ja unenäolikult mõjuv teos Siin on kahe asja kokkusulatamine

    Original URL path: http://2011.poff.ee/ru/films/programmid.p/forum/blue-bird (2015-12-04)
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  •  Doppelgänger Paul - Competition of North American Indies - PÖFF
    Paul Doppelgänger Paul Doppelgänger Paul Dir Kris Elgstrand Dylan Akio Smith Photo Trailer Synopsis Director The day that Karl almost died Paul came to him as a vision He didn t mean to Paul didn t even notice Karl collapsing But now Karl has convinced himself that Paul is his doppelganger his spiritual equal alike in every way that matters despite the fact that they look nothing alike Paul knows this because Karl left a note taped to his apartment door Before too long the pair arrange a meeting a meeting where Paul learns of Karl s magnum opus A twenty thousand page manuscript titled A Book About How Much I Hate Myself a book that would appear one year later on store shelves bearing another author s name Clearly Karl and Paul need to confront the men nwho stole Karl s epic of self loathing A dark and slyly funny comedy riffing on identity and the insatiable hunger for connection DOPPELGANGER PAUL delights in the same sort of meta comedy that we ve come to expect from Charlie Kaufman Kris Elgstrand s script balances cleverness with character while director Dylan Akio Smith shoots the film with an understated comfort and naturalistic ease Kris Elgstrand Dylan Akio Smith Dylan Akio Smith b Vancouver His short films include The Bug 2002 Man Feel Pain 2004 Big Head 2009 etc DOPPELGÄNGER PAUL is his second full length feature which he co directed with Kris Elgstrand Kris Elgstrand has written and pro duced several short films He is the director of the short Love Seat 06 and In Her Ear 2007 DOPPELGÄNGER PAUL co directed with Smith is his feature directing debut Filmography Dylan Akio Smith The Cabin Movie 2005 Doppelgänger Paul 2011 co dir Kris Elgstrand Doppelgänger Paul 2011 co dir Comments

    Original URL path: http://2011.poff.ee/ru/films/programmid.p/competition-of-north-american-indies/doppelganger-paul (2015-12-04)
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  •  Restless - 15 Selected Titles - PÖFF
    he start to find a new zest for life She too is a misfit but one suffering from a life threatening illness who finds Charles Darwin more interesting than hanging around with her friends When Enoch discovers how ill Annabel actually is he selflessly offers to accompany her on her journey The two are bound together by their shared feeling of experiencing the world differently The glue of this particular film lies not just with Van Sant s loving and discreet handling of his subject matter but with the beautifully hesitant perfectly articulated performances of the two leads Henry Hopper Dennis Hopper s son makes his screen debut and along with the immensely impressive Mia Wasikowska surely the actor of the moment shapes RESTLESS into a profoundly moving account of two lost souls whose union becomes a marvelous affirmation of life Reminiscent inevitably of Hal Ashby s classic Harold and Maude RESTLESS is a glorious addition to the lengthy slate of films that catch a teen couple on the cusp of facing and making adult decisions Piers Handling Toronto FF Gus Van Sant b 1952 Louisville USA worked with Roger Corman before gaining attention with the film Mala Noche 1995 set in the gay world He demonstrated his ease with visual shortcuts and provocation in the many films inc My Own Private Idaho 1991 After Even Cowgirls Get the Blues 1994 he turned towards more conventional movies beginning with To Die For 1995 With Elephant 2003 Palme d Or at Cannes he returned to the more personal strand in his work In 2008 he was made Milk which won Academy Award for best actor Sean Penn and best screenplay RESTLESS is his 13 full length feature Filmography Mala Noche 1985 My New Friend 1987 Drugstore Cowboy 1989 My Own Private

    Original URL path: http://2011.poff.ee/ru/films/programmid.p/15-selected-titles/restless (2015-12-04)
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  •  The Turin Horse - Screen International Critics' Choice - PÖFF
    Derszi lives with his daughter Bok in bitterly austere conditions In the first extended shot the horse pulls Ohlsdorfer s car along a country road Thereafter the film follows the two human characters daily routine in great precision and with deliberate repetition every day they wake the man dresses his daughter walks to fetch water from the well and eventually they sit down to a daily meager repast of boiled potatoes Barely a word is said This gruelingly monotonous routine is interrupted by two events First a neighbour Kormos arrives to buy some palinka liquor and delivers an extended rant about how the world is collapsing in an unstoppable circuit of degradation and acquisition Second a group of gypsies pass through leaving the daughter a religious book which she later reads Viewers may emerge variously bored puzzled mesmerised or thrilled by the audacity of a film that dares to take cinema back to a bare bones language reminiscent of the silent era Tarr has announced that this will be his last film and indeed it s hard to imagine where he could go from here It s a shame to think of this heroically uncompromising director shutting up shop but if he does THE TURIN HORSE is a magnificent farewell Jonathan Romney Béla Tarr b 1955 Pécs Hungary is one of the most original directors around today From works highlighting social issues he moved towards spiritual films whose style defined by long sweeping shots earned him worldwide acclaim Films such as Satan s Tango 1994 and Werckmeister Harmonies 2000 are regularly screened at the world s most prestigious festivals His tenth feature film THE TURIN HORSE won the Jury Grand Prix and the FIPRESCI Prize at this year s Berlin IFF Filmography Csaladi tüzfészek Family Nest 1979 Szabadgyalog The Outsider

    Original URL path: http://2011.poff.ee/ru/films/programmid.p/screen-international-critics-choice/the-turin-horse (2015-12-04)
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  •  Moneyball - Panorama - PÖFF
    Культурная столица Европы и кинофестиваль Тёмные ночи идут рука об руку Определён состав жюри XV Таллиннского кинофестиваля Тёмные ночи Стали известны международные конкурсные программы PÖFF Номинанты на премию Лучший европейский фильм на кинофестивале PÖFF Кандидаты на премию Оскар за иностранный фильм на кинофестивале Тёмные ночи ХИТЫ ПО МНЕНИЮ ПУБЛИКИ ФОТО ВИДЕО ПЛАКАТ Спонсоры Moneyball Moneyball Moneyball Dir Bennett Miller Photo Trailer Synopsis Director The story of Oakland Athletics baseball team s general manager Billy Beane s successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer generated analysis to draft his players On the way he faces opposition from Art Howe Philip Seymour Hoffman the Athletics manager Bennett Miller b 1966 has directed television commercials and music videos In 1998 he directed documentary The Cruise and then moved on to fiction features with Capote in 2005 a film for which he received Oscar nomination for Best Director Filmography The Cruise doc 1998 Capote 2005 Moneyball 2011 Comments 0 EST ENG RUS kõik Connected films Win Win Win Win USA 2011 Dir Thomas McCarthy Competition of North American Indies We Need To Talk About Kevin We Need To Talk About Kevin UK 2011 Dir Lynne Ramsay Official

    Original URL path: http://2011.poff.ee/ru/films/programmid.p/panorama/moneyball (2015-12-04)
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  •  Stormland - Focus on Icelandic Cinema - PÖFF
    об руку Определён состав жюри XV Таллиннского кинофестиваля Тёмные ночи Стали известны международные конкурсные программы PÖFF Номинанты на премию Лучший европейский фильм на кинофестивале PÖFF Кандидаты на премию Оскар за иностранный фильм на кинофестивале Тёмные ночи ХИТЫ ПО МНЕНИЮ ПУБЛИКИ ФОТО ВИДЕО ПЛАКАТ Спонсоры Stormland Stormland Rokland Dir Marteinn Thórsson Photo Trailer Synopsis Director When Boddi returns to his home village in the North of Iceland after 10 years of academic life in Germany he sets out to change the mindset of the local people Through his blog he preaches highbrow ideals mixed with Viking Era romanticism which both amuses and confuses the locals The students he teaches at the local high school think he s crazy and finally Boddi gets fired The girl he is in love with rejects him and the one he s using as a distraction ends up using him Being a man of ideals Boddi continues his poetic crusade but with limited success When it finally dawns on him that nothing will ever change in the village he gets on his sturdy horse Nietzsche and rides south to the big city of Reykjavik He s got a gun in his pocket and noble ideas for the people He s ready for his revolution And this revolution is quite real Marteinn Thórsson b 1967 is an Icelandic director author producer and actor His much awarded film debut was One Point O 2004 STORMLAND is his second feature film Filmography One Point O 2004 Rokland Stormland 2011 Comments 0 EST ENG RUS kõik Connected films Another Earth Another Earth USA 2011 Dir Mike Cahill Competition of North American Indies Land of Oblivion La terre outragée France Germany Poland Ukraine 2011 Dir Michale Boganim Official Competition EurAsia Restless Restless USA 2011 Dir Gus Van Sant 15 Selected Titles

    Original URL path: http://2011.poff.ee/ru/films/programmid.p/focus-on-icelandic-cinema/stormland (2015-12-04)
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  •  The Jewel - Panorama - PÖFF
    spanning five continents listed on the Stock Market in constant expansion towards new markets and new sectors what might be called a jewel Its founder Amanzio Rastelli lord and master of the firm has placed in the firm s controlling positions his closest relatives his son his niece plus several tried and true managers despite the fact their education level is no higher than that of an accountant An inadequate management to face the challenges which the market poses And in fact the group falls into debt Deeper and deeper It s not enough to fake the books pump the sales find backing from politicians saddle investors with risk through bolder and bolder creative financial operations The chasm has become gigantic ready to swallow everything Molaioli s film is his second after his highly regarded feature The Girl in the Lake and he confirms the promise of his debut with this meaty story well told with verve and style Embellished by luminous cinematography from Luca Bigazzi THE JEWEL is also anchored by another magnificent performance by Toni Servillo Consequences of Love Il Divo as the cunning irascible but almost pathetically loyal chief finance officer who tries to hold things together as everyone around him is devoted to pillaging and plundering the company s assets Adrian Wootton London FF Andrea Molaioli b 1967 Rome began as an assistant director working with such prominent Italian directors as Nanni Moretti Carlo Mazzacurati and Daniele Luchetti In 2007 his debut film The Girl by The Lake premiered at the Venice Festival where it won couple of awards then went on to to garner 10 David di Donatello Awards Italian Oscars including those for Best Film Best Director and Best Actor THE JEWEL is his second full length feature Filmography La ragazza del lago The

    Original URL path: http://2011.poff.ee/ru/films/programmid.p/panorama/the-jewel (2015-12-04)
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  •  The Policeman - Panorama - PÖFF
    Тёмные ночи Стали известны международные конкурсные программы PÖFF Номинанты на премию Лучший европейский фильм на кинофестивале PÖFF Кандидаты на премию Оскар за иностранный фильм на кинофестивале Тёмные ночи ХИТЫ ПО МНЕНИЮ ПУБЛИКИ ФОТО ВИДЕО ПЛАКАТ Спонсоры The Policeman The Policeman Ha shoter Dir Nadav Lapid Photo Trailer Synopsis Director Yaron is a member of an elite anti terrorist unit in the Israeli police force He and his fellow officers are the ultimate defence against the Arab enemy Yaron loves the unit and its male camaraderie He also loves his wife who is soon to give birth His encounter with a radical violent group turns his life upside down confronting him not only with the Israeli class war but also his own inner conflicts Lapid s film has already been the subject of some controversy in his native country for his depiction of inter Israeli violence The director cleverly subverts our preconceptions by creating a fractured depiction of internecine Jewish tensions devoid of any Arab characters The result is a powerful morally ambiguous blast of misplaced adrenaline Ali Jaafar London FF Nadav Lapid b 1975 Israel studied history and philosophy in Tel Aviv then film at the Sam Spiegel Film Television School in Jerusalem He made several shorts which were selected for numerous festivals His graduation film Emile s Girlfriend was made in 2006 His first novel Continues to Dance was published in 2001 He has also worked as a sports journalist and film and television critic POLICEMAN is his first feature film debut Filmography Ha shoter Policeman 2011 Comments 0 EST ENG RUS kõik Connected films Another Earth Another Earth USA 2011 Dir Mike Cahill Competition of North American Indies Bonsai Bonsai Argentina Portugal France Chile 2011 Dir Cristián Jiménez Panorama Martha Marcy May Marlene Martha Marcy May Marlene USA

    Original URL path: http://2011.poff.ee/ru/films/programmid.p/panorama/the-policeman (2015-12-04)
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