Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2013

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A Field In England A Field In England
A Field In England and Mood Indigo
11.6 (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Philippe Godeau; Writer: Philippe Godeau, Agnès de Sacy, based on the book by Alice Géraud-Arfi; Stars: François Cluzet, Bouli Lanners, Corinne Masiero)
Psychological exploration of a security driver who pulled of a multimillion euro heist.
Behind The Candelabra (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Steven Soderbergh; Writer: Richard LaGravenese, Alex Thorleifson, Scott Thorson; Stars: Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Rob Lowe, Dan Aykroyd, Scott Bakula, Caroline Jaden Stussi, Debbie Reynolds, Max Napolitano, Boyd Holbrook, Paul Reiser, Nicky Katt, Cheyenne Jackson, Eddie Jemison, Kiff VandenHeuvel, Tom Papa)
The story of legendarily flamboyant entertainer Liberace and the man who loved him.
Out of competition.
Bluebird (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Lance Edmands; Writer: Lance Edmands; Stars: Amy Morton, Louisa Krause, Margo Martindale, John Slattery, Emily Meade)
A small incident spirals into tragedy.
A Field In England (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Ben Wheatley; Writer: Amy Jump; Stars: Michael Smiley, Reece Shearsmith, Peter Ferdinando, Ryan Pope, Julian Barratt)
Four men have a strange encounter during the English Civil War.
Le Grand Cahier (A Nagy Füzet) (Country: Hungary, Germany, Austria, France; Year: 2013; Director: János Szász)
A hard-hitting adaptation of the controversial first novel by Hungarian writer Agota Kristof about 13-year-old twins forced to spend the last years of the Second World War with their cruel grandmother somewhere near the Hungarian border.
Honeymoon Honeymoon
Honeymoon and Sources Of Life
Honeymoon (Líbánky) (Country: Czech Republic, Slovak Republic; Year: 2013; Director: Jan Hřebejk)
When an uninvited guest turns up, a wedding day turns sour.
Houston (Country: Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Bastian Günther; Writer: Bastian Günther; Stars: Ulrich Tukur, Garret Dillahunt, Wolfram Koch, Jenny Schily, Jason Douglas, Jens Münchow)
Clemens Trunschka is a corporate headhunter and an alcoholic. Drinking increasingly isolates him from his life and leads him away from reality. While searching for a CEO candidate in Houston, his addiction submerges him into his own darkness.
Out of competition.
Long Live Freedom (Viva La Libertà) (Country: Italy; Year: 2013; Director: Roberto Andò; Writer: Roberto Andò, Roberto Andò, Angelo Pasquini; Stars: Toni Servillo, Valerio Mastandrea, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Michela Cescon, Gianrico Tedeschi, Eric Nguyen, Andrea Renzi, Judith Davis, Brice Fournier, Paolo Bessegato, Giulia Andò, Alessandro Averone, Vincenzo Pirrotta, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Antonio Gerardi)
After an under-pressure politician disappears, his look-alike brother fills the gap... and starts to win popular support.
Mood Indigo (Country: Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Michel Gondry; Writer: Luc Bossi, based on the novel by Boris Vian; Stars: Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Omar Sy, Michel Gondry)
This dreamlike story of two pairs of lovers, a cook and a kitchen mouse is an adaptation of the cult novel by French writer Boris Vian.
Out of competition.
My Father's House (Das Haus Meines Vaters) (Country: Austria; Year: 2013; Director: Ludwig Wüst)
A car stands parked in the middle of a meadow, and a woman brings the driver his morning coffee. Who are these people, and why did the man apparently sleep away from home when someone close to him was nearby?
Out of competition.
The Priest's Children The Priest's Children
The Priest's Children and Behind The Candelabra
Papusza (Country: Poland; Year: 2013; Director: Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Krauze; Writer: Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Krauze; Stars: Jowita Budnik, Joanna Niemirska, Antoni Pawlicki)
The story of the famous Romany poet.
A Place In Heaven (Makom Be Gan Eden) (Country: Israel; Year: 2013; Director: Joseph Madmony)
A much decorated general once made a crucial mistake: with typical arrogance he exchanged his place in heaven for a plate of food. The central theme – a father-son relationship – is played out over the course of four decades of turbulent history in the State of Israel.
The Priest's Children (Svećenikova Djeca) (Country: Croatia, Serbia; Year: 2012; Director: Vinko Brešan; Writer: Mate Matisic ; Stars: Kresimir Mikic, Niksa Butijer, Marija Skaricic)
A young priest is appalled at the very low birthrate in his new community. When the confession of a local tobacconist reveals the reason why, he opts for a rather unusual method for rectifying the situation.
Revival (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2013; Director: Alice Nellis; Stars: Bolek Polívka, Miroslav Krobot, Karel Heřmánek, Marián Geišberg)
A rock group plans a comeback.
Out of competition.
September (Country: Greece, Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Penny Panayotopoulou; Writer: Penny Panayotopoulou, Kallia Papadaki; Stars: Nikos Diamandis, Kora Karvouni, Youlika Skafida, Maria Skoula, Christos Stergioglou)
Anna, a taciturn 30-something, lives in a small flat with her dog Manu, who means everything to her. After a distressing incident which disrupts her life, Anna attaches herself to the family of Sofia, a happily married woman and mother of two children.
Long Live Freedom Long Live Freedom
Long Live Freedom and September
Shame (Country: Russia; Year: 2013; Director: Yusup Razykov)
A half-crumbling military base in northern Russia is home to a community of women whose husbands are out at sea. The women patiently wait out the long days, hoping that their men will come back safely from their mission this time as well.
Sources Of Life (Quellen des Lebens) (Country: Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Oskar Roehler; Writer: Oskar Roehler; Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Moritz Bleibtreu, Meret Becker, Lavinia Wilson, Kostja Ullmann)
The destinies of three generations confront German history from the postwar era up until the 1980s.
The Value Of Time (O Ouro De Tempo) (Country: Spain; Year: 2013; Director: Xavier Bermúdez)
The tale of an aging doctor who, for over 40 years, has been devotedly tending a bizarre “domestic grave” containing his beloved wife.
Whitewash (Country: Canada; Year: 2012; Director: Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais; Writer: Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais, Marc Tulin; Stars: Thomas Haden Church, Marc Labrèche, Vincent Hoss-Desmarais, Geneviève Laroche, Isabelle Nélisse)
A man finds an encounter with a stranger changes his life forever.
Out of competition.
XL (Country: Iceland; Year: 2013; Director: Marteinn Thorsson; Writer: Marteinn Thorsson, Marteinn Thorsson, Gudmundur Óskarsson; Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, María Birta, Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, Elma Lísa Gunnarsdóttir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Helgi Björnsson, Rúnar Guðbrandsson, Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir, Hafdís Helga Helgadóttir, Snorri Ásmundsson, Tanja Björk Ómarsdóttir, Monika Ewa Orlowska, Edda Arnljótsdóttir, Ævar Þór Benediktsson, Þráinn Bertelsson)
Deputy Leifur is a total wreck. Nonstop parties, hangovers, sexual escapades and drug abuse have gnawed his life to the bone. He decides to throw his last party before entering rehab. How will it turn out?
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