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AUGUST 2019

72nd LOCARNO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

07- 17 AUGUST 2019


Film Piazza Grande - Crazy Midnight


The Nest / Il Nido by Roberto De Feo


with Francesca Cavallin, Justin Alexander Korovkin, Ginevra Francesconi, Fabrizio Odetto, Maurizio Lombardi


Italy  ·  2019  ·  DCP  ·  Color  ·  107'  ·  o.v. Italian


A paraplegic boy lives with his mother in an isolated villa. He grows serene but unsatisfied. When a young maid arrives, he decides that he wants to know the world. But his mother won’t let him go so easily.


Wednesday 14th 

23:50 Press screening PalaCinema Sala 1


Thursday 15th

12:30 Press Conference Press Centre

21:30 Official Screening Piazza Grande


Interviews:

with Director and Francesca Cavallin


Press Material



Film in Competition - Concorso Internazionale


O Fim do Mundo by Basil Da Cunha


with Michael Spencer, Marco Joel Fernandes, Alexandre Da Costa Fonseca,

Lara Cristina Cardoso, Luisa Martins Dos Santos


Switzerland  ·  2019  ·  DCP  ·  Color  ·  107'  ·  o.v. Cape Verdean Creole/Portuguese


Spira comes home from a juvenile detention center and reconnects with his loved ones in Reboleira (Lisbon), a slum on the verge of being destroyed. Kikas makes it clear that he’s not welcome.


Tuesday 13th

8:45 Press screening Teatro Kursaal

11:00 Press Conference Press Center in front of Teatro Kursaal


Wednesday 14th

11:30-13:30 Interviews tbc

Thursday 15th

11:30-13:30 Interviews tbc


Other Screenings

14/08 22:00 La Sala

15/08 11:00 Palavideo


Press material:

Photos and Poster

Teasers in Mp4, mov and srt 

Press kits (beginning of festival)  


Swiss Press contact:

Abel Davoine / +41 78 797 23 06 / abel@sister-distribution.ch

Pauline Deutsch / +41 78 634 34 32 pdeutsch@sister-distribution.ch



Film out of Competition- Fuori Concorso


Arguments by Olivier Zabat & Emmanuelle Manck


France  ·  2019  ·  DCP  ·  Color  ·  108'  ·  o.v. English


People who hear voices talk about their daily inner and social struggles. The film deals with “madness” through an acute awareness of reality and echoes our secret suffering.


Screenings

12/08 16:15 La Sala followed by Q&A

13/08 21:00 l’Altra Sala

14/08 14:00 Palacinema Sala 2


Interviews

13/08 12:00 - 13.30 place tbc

14/08 12.00 - 13.30 place tbc


Press material 



Opening of SETTIMANA DELLA CRITICA


Adolescentes by Sebastien Lifshitz


France  ·  2019  ·  DCP  ·  Color  ·  135'  ·  o.v. French


Emma and Anaïs are best friends and yet everything in their life seems to set them apart, their social backgrounds but also their personalities. From the age of thirteen to eighteen, Adolescentes follows the two teenagers during these years where radical transformations and first times punctuate daily life. Through their personal stories, the film offers a rare portrait of France and its recent history.


Screenings

9/08 10:30 La Sala

10/08 18:30 l’Altra Sala


Interviews

10/08 10:30 - 13:00 Place tbc


Press material (will be completed soon)

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