Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2013

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We Are The Best! We Are The Best!
We Are The Best! and The Double
Arabani (Country: Israel; Year: 2013; Director: Adi Adwan; Writer: Adi Adwan; Stars: Mahmud Abu-Jazi, Lucy Aharish, Tom Kelrich, Shhadi Maryee, Daniella Niddam, Zuhaira Sabbagh, Eyad Sheety)
A man encounters friction when he returns to the village he left 17 years previously.
International premiere
Au Revoir L'Été (Hotori no sakuko) (Country: US, Japan; Year: 2013; Director: Koji Fukada; Writer: Koji Fukada; Stars: Fumi Nikaidô, Mayu Tsuruta, Taiga, Kanji Furutachi, Kiki Sugino, Takashi Ohtake, Ena Koshino, Kôtarô Shiga, Kazuhiro Sôda, Makiko Watanabe)
Rites of passage drama about a youngster on a summer break with her family.
International premiere
Borgman (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2013; Director: Alex van Warmerdam; Writer: Alex van Warmerdam; Stars: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval)
The Devil moves into a suburban street and turns the lives of its inhabitants upside-down.
Baltic premiere
Breakaway (Alagwa) (Country: Philippines; Year: 2012; Director: Ian Loreños; Writer: Ian Loreños; Stars: Jericho Rosales, Bugoy Cariño, Leo Martinez, Smokey Manaloto, John Manalo, Nanette Inventor, Jeremiah Rosales, Carmen Soo, Marti San Juan)
A father searches Manila for his son who has disappeared.
East European premiere
Camille Claudel, 1915 (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Bruno Dumont; Writer: Bruno Dumont; Stars: Juliette Binoche, Jean-Luc Vincent, Emmanuel Kauffman, Marion Keller)
Confined to an asylum, the former mistress of sculptor Auguste Rodin tries desperately to obtain a release.
Baltic premiere
Tangerines Tangerines
Tangerines and The Great Beauty
Carnival (Karnaval) (Country: Turkey; Year: 2013; Director: Can Kilcioglu; Writer: Can Kilcioglu; Stars: Serdar Orçin, Tülin Özen, Sarp Aydinoglu, Ipek Bilgin, Vedat Erincin, Sait Genay, Pinar Gok)
Romance blossoms between a carpet-cleaner salesman and a cake-maker.
International premiere
Circles (Country: Serbia, Germany, France, Croatia, Slovenia; Year: 2013; Director: Srdan Golubovic; Writer: Srdjan Koljevic, Melina Pota Koljevic; Stars: Aleksandar Bercek, Leon Lucev, Nebojsa Glogovac, Hristina Popovic, Nikola Rakocevic, Vuk Kostic)
Five people are affected by a tragic heroic act. Twenty years later, all of them will confront the past through their own crises. Will they overcome guilt, frustration and their urge for revenge? Will they do the right thing, at all costs?
Estonian premiere
The Double (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Richard Ayoade; Writer: Richard Ayoade, Avi Korine; Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn, Rade Serbedzija, Cathy Moriarty, Gemma Chan, Noah Taylor, James Fox, Yasmin Paige, Nathalie Cox, Phyllis Somerville, Tony Rohr, Joanna Finata, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Jon Korkes), Official Site, Trailer
Jesse Eisenberg finds his world turned upside down by the arrival of a confident and ambitious doppelganger.
Baltic premiere
The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza) (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2013; Director: Paolo Sorrentino; Writer: Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello; Stars: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso, Iaia Forte, Pamela Villoresi, Galatea Ranzi)
An ageing writer recalls the passions of his youth.
Estonian premiere
The Hour Of The Lynx (I lodjurets timma, I lossens time) (Country: Denmark, Sweden; Year: 2013; Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen; Writer: Jonas T Bengtsson, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Tobias Lindholm, based on the novel by Per Olov Enquist; Stars: Søren Malling, Sofie Gråbøl, Signe Egholm Olsen, Lia Boysen, Börje Ahlstedt, Frederik Christian Johansen, Jens Jørn Spottag, Julie Carlsen, Nis Bank-Mikkelsen, Donald Högberg, Henrik Birch, Barbro Enberg, Jakob Ulrik Lohmann, Rasmus Elton, Susan Olsen)
Psychological thriller about a priest, a researcher and a disturbed young man.
East European premiere
Au Revoir L'Été Au Revoir L'Été
Au Revoir L'Été and Kami's Party
I'm The Same, I'm Another (Country: Belgium, Netherlands; Year: 2013; Director: Caroline Strubbe; Writer: Caroline Strubbe; Stars: Kimke Desart, Zoltan Miklos Hajdu)
The story of a man and a child in mourning on a road trip through Europe.
East European premiere
Kami's Party (Mehmouniye Kami) (Country: Iran ; Year: 2013; Director: Ali Ahmadzadeh; Writer: Mani Baghbani, Ali Ahmadzadeh; Stars: Mina Sadati, Nazanin Farahani, Pegah Ahangarani, Mehdi Koushki, Misa Molavi)
A day in the life of a group of upper-class Iranian twentysomethings.
World premiere
Living Images (Elavad pildid) (Country: Estonia; Year: 2013; Director: Hardi Volmer; Writer: Peep Pedmanson, Hardi Volmer; Stars: Sultan Aka, Ita Ever, Toompere Jr. jr Hendrik, Peeter Jakobi, Guido Kangur, Anu Lamp, Ain Mäeots, Peeter Oja, Tõnu Oja, Maria Soomets, Toomas Suuman, Sandra Uusberg, Marika Vaarik, Priit Võigemast, Aarne Üksküla)
Historical love story.
Estonian premiere
The Old Man (Shal) (Country: Kazakhstan; Year: 2012; Director: Ermek Tursunov; Writer: Ermek Tursunov; Stars: Erbulat Toguzakov)
Story of a shepherd, loosely based on Hemingway's Old Man And The Sea.
International premiere
Paradjanov (Country: Ukraine, France, Georgia, Armenia; Year: 2013; Director: Serge Avedikian, Olena Fetisova; Writer: Olena Fetisova; Stars: Serge Avedikian, Karen Badalov, Napo Elbano, Zaza Kashybadze, Yuliya Peresild)
Drama about the eccentric life of the Russian filmmaker.
Estonian premiere
Camille Claudel, 1915 Camille Claudel, 1915
Camille Claudel, 1915 and Borgman
The Role (Роль, Rol) (Country: Belarus, Russia, Finland, Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Konstantin Lopushanskiy; Writer: Pavel Finn, Konstantin Lopushanskiy; Stars: Maria Järvenhelmi, Leonid Mozgovoy, Anastasiya Sheveleva, Maksim Sukhanov, Dmitriy Sutyrin)
An actor in revolutionary Russia takes on his toughest role to date - that of playing his doppelganger.
International premiere
Stray Dogs (Country: France, Taiwan; Year: 2013; Director: Ming-liang Tsai; Writer: Peng Fei Song, Ming-liang Tsai, Chen Yu Tung; Stars: Shiang-chyi Chen, Kang-sheng Lee, Yi Cheng Lee, Yi Chieh Lee, Yi Ching Lu)
Story of a family living on the margins of Taipei.
Estonian premiere
Tangerines (Mandariinid) (Country: Estonia, Georgia; Year: 2013; Director: Zaza Urushadze; Writer: Zaza Urushadze; Stars: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze, Misha Meskhi, Raivo Trass)
As the Abkhazian War in Georgia approaches, two villagers are the only ones who haven’t left.
Baltic premiere
Taxi And Telephone (Country: Kyrgyzstan, Germany; Year: 2013)
Comedy.
International premiere
A Thousand Times Good Night (Tusen ganger god natt) (Country: Norway, Ireland, Sweden; Year: 2013; Director: Erik Poppe; Writer: Erik Poppe, Harald Rosenløw-Eeg, Kirsten Sheridan; Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Juliette Binoche, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Eve Macklin, Larry Mullen Jr., Chloë Annett, Lauryn Canny, Denise McCormack, Mads Ousdal, Carl Shaaban, Anna Leah Thorseth Poppe, Stephen Mullan, Larry Mullen, Bush Moukarzel)
Semi-autobiographical story of a photojournalist forced to choose between family and her career.
European premiere
Circles Circles
Circles and A Thousand Times Good Night
Trap Street (Shuiyin Jie) (Country: China; Year: 2013; Director: Vivian Qu; Writer: Vivian Qu; Stars: Wenchao He, Yulai Lu)
A romance is abruptly derailed by a boy’s disappearance.
Baltic premiere
We Are The Best! (Vi är bäst!) (Country: Sweden; Year: 2013; Director: Lukas Moodysson; Writer: Lukas Moodysson, from the graphic novel by Coco Moodysson; Stars: Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne)
Coming of age tale about three teenage girls in Stockholm forming a punk band.
Baltic premiere
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