Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2013

Films by directors who have been at the festival more than twice before.

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Papusza Papusza
Papusza and The Grandmaster
8-Ball (8-Pallo) (Country: Finland; Year: 2013; Director: Aku Louhimies; Writer: Marko Kilpi, Jari Rantala; Stars: Jessica Grabowsky, Eero Aho, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Mikko Leppilampi, Kirsi Enberg, Angelina Iikkanen, Manna Jäntti, Kari Karjalainen, Kari Ketonen, Tea Khalifa, Mikko Kouki, Lenna Kuurmaa, Anssi Lindström, Max Ovaska, Kaija Pakarinen)
A single mum ex-con tries to keep on the straight and narrow with the help of an ageing detective.
An Episode In The Life Of An Iron Picker (Epizoda U Zivotu Beraca Zeljeza) (Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Slovenia, Italy; Year: 2013; Director: Danis Tanovic; Writer: Danis Tanovic; Stars: Nazif Mujic, Senada Alimanovic, Semsa Mujic)
Life becomes desperate for a scrap merchant when his pregnant wife needs medical help they can't afford.
Closed Curtain (Pardé) (Country: Iran; Year: 2013; Director: Jafar Panahi, Kambuzia Partovi; Writer: Jafar Panahi; Stars: Kambuzia Partovi, Maryam Moqadam, Jafar Panahi, Hadi Saeedi, Azadeh Torabi, Abolghasem Sobhani, Mahyar Jafaripour, Ramin Akhariani, Sina Mashyekhi, Siamak Abedinpour, Zeynab Kanoum)
A writer and his dog retreat to a coastal villa only to have their peace disturbed by two siblings fleeing the police.
Dallas Buyers Club (Dallas Buyers' Club) (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Jean-Marc Vallée; Writer: Craig Borten, Melisa Wallack; Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner, Steve Zahn, Dallas Roberts, Kevin Rankin, Denis O'Hare, Juliet Reeves, Griffin Dunne, Jane McNeill, Steffie Grote, Jeanine Hill, Lily Virginia Filson, James DuMont, Jency Griffin)
When a fast-living heterosexual redneck develops AIDS, he refuses to take it lying down, and in his struggle makes some unlikely friends.
Elelwani (Country: South Africa; Year: 2012; Director: Ntshavheni Wa Luruli; Stars: Florence Masebe, Ashifashabba Muleya, Vusi Kunene)
A student arrives home to discover she has been betrothed to her tribal chief.
Like Father, Like Son Like Father, Like Son
Like Father, Like Son and The Zero Theorem
Eternal Homecoming (Vechnoye vozvrashcheniye) (Country: Ukraine; Year: 2012; Director: Kira Muratova; Stars: Oleg Tabakov, Alla Demidova, Renata Litvinova, Sergey Makovetskiy, Georgiy Deliev)
A woman is paid a surprise visit by her long-forgotten classmate, who needs her advice: should he choose a wife or a lover?
The Grandmaster (Yi dai zong shi) (Country: Hong Kong, China, US; Year: 2013; Director: Wong Kar Wai; Writer: Wong Kar Wai, Xu Haofeng, Zou Jingzhi; Stars: Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Zhang Ziyi, Zhang Jin, Song Hye-kyo, Chang Chen, Wang Qingxiang, Cung Le, Lo Hoi-pang, Liu Xun, Leung Siu Lung, Julian Cheung Chi-lam)
The story of Ip Man, the martial arts master who trained Bruce Lee.
Grisgris (Country: Chad; Year: 2013; Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun; Stars: Soulémane Démé, Mariam Monory, Cyril Guei, Anaïs Monory, Marius Yelolo)
A partially paralysed man who dreams of becoming a dancer is drawn into crime after his uncle becomes seriously ill.
Jin (Country: Turkey; Year: 2013; Director: Reha Erdem; Stars: Deniz Hasgüler, Onur Ünsal, Sabahattin Yakut)
A teenage rebel finds herself caught between the guerillas and the army in Turkish Kurdistan's civil war.
Like Father, Like Son (Soshite Chichi Ni Naru) (Country: Japan; Year: 2013; Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Writer: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Stars: Masaharu Fukuyama, Yôko Maki, Jun Kunimura)
When he discovers his baby boy was accidentally swapped with another at birth, whom he has raised and loved, a wealthy businessman must decide which one he truly feels is his son.
The Look Of Love The Look Of Love
The Look Of Love and Closed Curtain
The Look Of Love (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Writer: Matt Greenhalgh; Stars: Steve Coogan, Anna Friel, Imogen Poots, Tamsin Egerton, Chris Addison, David Walliams)
Biopic of porn king Paul Raymond.
Moebius (Country: South Korea; Year: 2013; Director: Kim Ki-duk; Writer: Kim Ki-duk; Stars: Jo Jae-hyeon, Lee Eun-woo, Seo Young Ju)
A single act of vengeful violence dramatically changes four lives.
Only Lovers Left Alive (Country: Germany, US, UK, France, Cyprus; Year: 2013; Director: Jim Jarmusch; Writer: Jim Jarmusch; Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Anton Yelchin, Slimane Dazi, Wayne Brinston, Aurelie Thepaut)
A vampire couple contemplate a changing world.
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 Touch Of Sin (Tian Zhu Ding) (Country: China; Year: 2013; Director: Jia Zhangke)
Four characters represent different areas of China and different strata of contemporary society.
Only Lovers Left Alive Only Lovers Left Alive
Only Lovers Left Alive and An Episode In The Life Of An Iron Picker
Wakolda (The German Doctor) (Country: Argentina, France, Spain, Norway; Year: 2013; Director: Lucía Puenzo; Writer: Lucía Puenzo; Stars: Natalia Oreiro, Diego Peretti, Àlex Brendemühl, Elena Roger, Guillermo Pfening, Ana Pauls, Alan Daicz, Florencia Bado, Juani Martínez, Abril Braunstein)
The true story of an Argentinian family who lived with one of the biggest criminals in history without realising his true identity.
The Zero Theorem (Country: UK, Romania; Year: 2013; Director: Terry Gilliam; Writer: Pat Rushin; Stars: Christoph Waltz, Matt Damon, Mélanie Thierry, David Thewlis, Lucas Hedges, Ben Whishaw, Tilda Swinton, Peter Stormare, Dana Rogoz, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Emil Hostina, Naomi Everson, Tudor Istodor, George Remes, Olivia Nita)
A reclusive computer genius, plagued with existential angst, works on a mysterious project aimed at discovering the meaning of life.
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