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Here's our next festival that we will be attending

75th Locarno Film Festival

3-19 July, 2022

WORLD PREMIERE
Piazza Grande


Last Dance

Directed by Delphine Lehericey


Cast: François Berléand, Kacey Mottet Kein, La Ribot, Déborah Lukumuena,

Astrid Whettnall, Jean-Benoît Ugeux, Sabine Timoteo, Anna Pieri,

Dominique Reymond, Lisa Harder, Luc Bruchez


2022 – Switzerland / Belgium – 84' - o.v. French


Synopsis

Germain, an introspective retiree, abruptly becomes a widower at 75. He barely has the time to realize what has happened to him before his family forces their way into his daily life: non-stop phone calls and visits, meals and activities organized in advance – all meant to make his life as regular as clockwork. But Germain’s mind is elsewhere. Honoring a promise he made to his dear departed wife, he suddenly finds himself at the heart of a contemporary dance company’s newest work.


Screenings

Sunday 7 21:30-22:54 Teatro Kursaal P&I

Monday 8 21:30-22:54 Piazza Grande


Interviews

Delphine Lehericey, François Berléand, La Ribot and Kacey Mottet will be available for interviews on Monday 8th between 16:30 and 18:30


Note
Delphine Lehericey is a director and writer, known for Le milieu de l'horizon (2019), Puppylove (2013) and Comme à Ostende (2007).
In September 2019, La Ribot received the Swiss Grand Award for Dance granted by the Swiss Confederation in recognition of her artistic work.
François Berléand does not need an introduction !!


International sales
Be For Films
info@beforfilms.com
www.beforfilms.com


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WORLD PREMIERE
Concorso internazionale


Il Pataffio

Directed by Francesco Lagi


Cast: Lino Musella, Giorgio Tirabassi, Viviana Cangiano, Giovanni Ludeno,

Vincenzo Nemolato, Alessandro Gassmann, Valerio Mastandrea


Italy, Belgium - 2022 - 117’ - o.v. Itanian


Synopsis

An unlikely group of soldiers and courtiers led by Marcount Berlocchand his new bride Bernarda take possession of a distand fief. But their castle is a decrepit dump and their villages aren't willing to be ruled. Profane appetites and sacred yearnings, sloppy guards and poor rascals, in a fantastic Middle Age tale of freedom, hunger, sex and power.


Screenings

Saturday 6 08:50-10:45 Teatro Kursaal P&I

Saturday 6 16:45-18:40 Fevi (intro + Q&A)

Sunday 7 11:15-13:10 l’altra sala

Sunday 7 15:30-17-25 Cinema Otello @ Ascona

Lundi 8 21:30-23:25 Palacinema 1


Interviews

Director Francesco Lagi is available for interviews on Sunday 7th between 11:00-13:30


Note
FRANCESCO LAGI is a screenwriter and director, who graduated from the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematogra!a. After participating in the collective !lm “4-4-2 Il gioco più bello del mondo”, in 2011 he directed his !rst feature !lm “Missione di pace”, followed in 2019 by “Quasi Natale”. He recently wrote and directed the three seasons of the Net"ix series “Summertime” and the documentary “Zigulì”. Since 2010 he has also written and directed theater plays with his company Teatrodilina.


Selected director’s Filmography
2022-2020 Summertime (series) 2020 Quasi Natale
2019 Zigulì (documentary)
2011 Missione di pace
2006 4-4-2 Il gioco più bello del mondo (episode)


International sales
The Match Factory
info@matchfactory.de
www.the-match-factory.com


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WORLD PREMIERE
Concorso internazionale


Stella est amoureuse / Stella in Love

Directed by Sylvie Verheyde


Cast: Marina Foïs, Benjamin Biolay, Flavie Delangle


France - 2022 - 110’ - o.v. French


Synopsis

For Stella, it’s her final year. But she says she doesn’t care! That year, she discovers the famous Parisian club, the Bains Douches, 80’s and its crazy nights. Her friends are just studying, her father has left with another woman and her mother is depressed. And then there is André who dances like a God… That year will decide her whole life. She pretends not to think about it…


Screenings

Saturday 6 14:00-15:50 Teatro Kursaal P&I

Sunday 7 14:00-15:50 Fevi (intro & Q&A)

Monday 8 10:30-12:20 Cinema Otelio @ Ascona

Monday 8 18:00-19:50 l’Altra Sala

Tuesday 9 21:00-22:50 La Sala


Interviews

DirectorSylvie Verheyde is available for interviews on Monday 8th between 11:30-13:30


Note
Stella est amoureuse/Stella in Love is the sequel of Stella (2008)
Director, actress, and screenwriter Sylvie Verheyde - Un frère (1997), in which Emma de Caunes won a César Award for Most Promising Actress, Princesses (2000), Amour de Femme (2001), Stella (2008) and Confession of a Child of the Century (2011), starring Pete Doherty, which was screened at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, Sex Doll (2016; she also wrote the screenplay for this film), and directed Madame Claude (2021).


International sales
WTFilms
festivals@wtfilms.fr
www.wtfilms.fr


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WORLD PREMIERE
Concorso Cineasti del presente


Petites / Little Ones

Directed by Julie Lerat-Gersant


Cast: Pili Groyne, Romane Bohringer, Victoire Du Bois,

Lucie Charles-Alfred,Suzanne Roy-Lerat, Bilel Chegrani


France - 2022 - 90’ - o.v. French


Synopsis

Pregnant, 16-year-old Camille is placed in a home for teen mothers by a family court judge. Separated from her own loving yet toxic mother, she strikes up a friendship with Alison, another rather immature underage mother, and rebels against the social worker Nadine, a passionate, albeit blasé authority figure. These encounters will radically change her destiny.


Screenings

Saturday 6 16:30-18:00 Teatro Kursaal P&I

Sunday 7 11:30-13:00 PalaCinema 1 (intro + Q&A)

Monday 8 18:30-20:00 Cinema Otello @Ascona (Q&A)

Monday 8 21:00-22:30 L’altra Sala (Q&A)

Tuesday 9 13:30-15:00 PalaCinema 2 & 3 (Q&A)


Interviews

Director Julie Lerat-Gersant is available for interviews on Monday 8th between 14:00-16:00


Note

Director Julie Lerat-Gersant is a writer and director, known for Petites (2022), Aland (2020) and L'amour flou (2021).


International sales
Be For Films
info@beforfilms.com
www.beforfilms.com


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WORLD PREMIERE
Concorso Cineasti del presente


Svetlonoc / Nightsiren

Directed by Tereza Nvotovà


Cast: Natália Germáni, Eva Mores, Juliána Brutovská, Iva Bittová, Jana Oľhová,

Marek Geišberg, Zuzana Konečná, Noël Czuczor, Peter Ondrejička


Slovakia, Czech Republic - 2022 - 109' - o.v. Slovak


Synopsis

A young woman returns to her native mountain village, searching for answers about her troubled childhood, but as she tries to uncover the truth, ancient legends begin to invade modern reality, leading the villagers to accuse her of witchcraft and murder.



Screenings

Thursday 11 19:00-20:49 Teatro Kursaal  P&I

Friday 12 11:30-13:19 PalaCinema 1 (Q&A)

Friday 12 16:30-18:19 Teatro Kursaal

Saturday 13 11:15-13:06 L’altra Sala

Saturday 13 18:30-20:19 Cinema Otello @Ascona


Interviews

Director Tereza Nvotovà is available for interviews on Friday 12th between 15:30-17:00


Note

Tereza Nvotová (b. Czechoslovakia 1988 - daughter of Director Juraj Nvota and actress Anna Sisková) graduated in direction from film academy FAMU in Prague. Her feature debut "Filthy" has been screened in major festivals around the world including Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary, Cairo, and Santa Barbara. During its distribution "Filthy" took home more than 20 awards, making it one of the most successful Czech and Slovak films of the year. Tereza collaborates with various broadcasting companies, most notably HBO Europe who has co-produced her feature debut and two documentary films. Her latest HBO documentary "The Lust for Power" has been shortlisted for the European Film Academy Awards 2019. It was critically acclaimed and has caused heated debate about populism and corruption in politics. Tereza is an alumnus of 2019 Berlinale Talents, a development initiative of the Berlin International Film Festival.


International Sales

IntraMovies

mail@intramovies.com

www.intramovies.com 


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