Bradford International Film Festival 2014

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Beyond The Edge Beyond The Edge
Beyond The Edge and Coast Of Death
American Promise (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Joe Brewster, Michèle Stephenson)
This intimate documentary follows the 12-year journey of two African-American families pursuing the promise of opportunity through the education of their sons.
Out of competition
Barre’$ Silence (Country: Iran; Year: 2013; Director: Mehrdad Ahmadpour, Morvarid Peyda )
Documentary on bullfighting, Iranian style.
Out of competition
Before The Winter Chill (Avant L'Hiver) (Country: France, Luxembourg; Year: 2013; Director: Philippe Claudel; Writer: Philippe Claudel; Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Kristin Scott Thomas, Leïla Bekhti)
A woman suspects her neurosurgeon husband of having an affair, but the truth is something darker.
Out of competition
Believe (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: David Scheinmann; Writer: Massimiliano Durante, Carmelo Pennisi, David Scheinmann; Stars: Natascha McElhone, Brian Cox, Kate Ashfield, Toby Stephens, James Callis, Anne Reid, Philip Jackson, Richard Strange, Jon-Paul Gates, Lee Starkey, Paul Bergquist, Eirian Cohen, Tony Sweeney, Danny Scheinmann, David Annen), Trailer
Matt Busby comes out of retirement to help a young football team.
Out of competition
Beyond The Edge (Country: New Zealand; Year: 2013; Director: Leanne Pooley; Writer: Matthew Metcalfe, Leanne Pooley; Stars: Chad Moffitt, Sonam Sherpa, John Wraight)
A docudrama about Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary's historic ascent of Everest.
Out of competition
The Strange Colour Of Your Body's Tears The Strange Colour Of Your Body's Tears
The Strange Colour Of Your Body's Tears and Barre’$ Silence
Blue Ruin (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Jeremy Saulnier; Writer: Jeremy Saulnier; Stars: Devin Ratray, Eve Plumb, Amy Hargreaves, David W Thompson, Bonnie Johnson)
Unexpected news transforms an easy-going vagrant into a man bent on revenge.
Out of competition
A Bouquet Of Cactus (un ramo de cactus) (Country: Spain; Year: 2013; Director: Pablo Llorca; Writer: Pablo Llorca; Stars: Pedro Casablanc, Juan Codina, Carmen García Lorca, María Pedroviejo, Amanda Recacha, Alfonso Torregrosa)
A Spanish farmer tries to protect his grandson from his money-driven family.
Brother (Country: Russia; Year: 1997; Director: Aleksey Balabanov; Writer: Aleksey Balabanov; Stars: Sergey Bodrov Jr., Viktor Sukhorukov, Svetlana Pismichenko, Mariya Zhukova, Yuriy Kuznetsov, Vyacheslav Butusov, Irina Rakshina, Sergei Murzin, Anatoliy Zhuravlyov, Igor Shibanov, Andrey Fedortsov, Sergei Debizhev, Aleksei Sevostyanov, Rinat Ibragimov, Vladimir Ermilov)
The story of a baby faced ex-soldier who arrives in the former Leningrad to stay with his older brother.
Out of competition
Calvary (Country: Ireland, UK; Year: 2014; Director: John Michael McDonagh; Writer: John Michael McDonagh; Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, M Emmet Walsh, Isaach De Bankolé, Marie-Josee Croze, Domhnall Gleeson, David Wilmot)
A priest finds himself under threat.
Out of competition
Class Enemy (Razredni sovraznik) (Country: Slovenia; Year: 2013; Director: Rok Bicek; Writer: Rok Bicek, Nejc Gazvoda, Janez Lapajne; Stars: Igor Samobor, Natasa Barbara Grancer, Tjaa Zeleznik, Masa Derganc, Voranc Boh, Dasa Cupevski)
A teacher finds his class start to turn on him after tragedy strikes the school.
Lilting Lilting
Lilting and The Lunchbox
The Coal Miner's Day (Le jour du mineur) (Country: France, Ukraine; Year: 2013; Director: Gaël Mocaër; Writer: Gaël Mocaër)
Documentary about coal mining in Ukraine.
Out of competition
Coast Of Death (Costa da Morte) (Country: Spain; Year: 2013; Director: Lois Patiño)
Documentary about an area of Galicia considered to be the end of the world by the Romans.
Diego Star (Country: Canada, Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Frédérick Pelletier; Writer: Frédérick Pelletier; Stars: Isaka Sawadogo, Chloé Bourgeois, Abdelghafour Elaaziz, Nicole-Sylvie Lagarde, Marie-Claude Guérin, Patrick Caux, Jean-Sébastien Courchesne, Yassine Fadel, Artur Gorishti, Benoit Priest)
Trouble brews on a broken down cargo ship.
Out of competition
Double Play (Country: France, Portugal, US; Year: 2013; Director: Gabe Klinger; Writer: Gabe Klinger, Eugenio Renzi; Stars: Sandra Adair, James Benning, Richard Linklater)
Dual portrait of Wisconsin director James Benning and his great pal, the versatile Texan writer-director Richard Linklater.
Out of competition
El Futuro (Country: Spain; Year: 2013; Director: Luis López Carrasco; Writer: Brays Efe, Luis López Carrasco, Luis E. Parés; Stars: Lucía Alonso, Rafael Ayuso, Marta Bassols, Marina Blanco, Manuel Calvo, Sara Campos, Juan Ceacero, Borja Domínguez, Brays Efe, Susana Ford, Queta Herrero, Sergio Jiménez, Marta Loza Alonso, Alberto López, Andrea Noceda)
Partygoers discuss the fall of Franco.
Out of competition
Locke Locke
Locke and Believe
Everybody Street (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Cheryl Dunn; Stars: Boogie, Martha Cooper, Bruce Davidson)
A documentary about the life and work of New York street photographers.
Out of competition
Exhibition (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Joanna Hogg; Writer: Joanna Hogg; Stars: Viv Albertine, Liam Gillick, Tom Hiddleston)
Examination of the relationship between a middle-aged couple who are planning a move.
Out of competition
A Fallible Girl (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Conrad Clark; Writer: Conrad Clark; Stars: Sang Juan, Lu Huang)
Drama examining globalisation from the perspective of two women who run a mushroom farm.
Here I Am, Here I'm Not (Aqui Estoy, Aqui No) (Country: Argentina, Chile; Year: 2013; Director: Elisa Eliash; Writer: Elisa Eliash; Stars: Juan Pablo Correa, María José Siebald, Constanza Alemparte, Carla Casali, Hugo Eliash, Elvis Fuentes, Alessandra Guerzoni, Valeria Jara, Victor Montero, Marcelo Pertier, Jorge Rodríguez)
A depressed hack is hired to write the biography of a rock idol.
Out of competition
The Joycean Society (Country: Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Dora Garcia )
Documentary intimately observes a Finnegans Wake reading group in Switzerland.
Mother, I Love You Mother, I Love You
Mother, I Love You and Blue Ruin
Karaoke Girl (Sao Karaoke) (Country: Thailand; Year: 2013; Director: Visra Vichit-Vadakan)
Blurring the line between documentary and drama, this visually powerful movie relates the story of Sa, a Thai village girl who works in the Bangkok sex trade in order to support her family back home.
Out of competition
Lilting (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Hong Khaou; Writer: Hong Khaou; Stars: Ben Whishaw, Leila Wong, Morven Christie, Peter Bowles, Shane Salter, Pei-pei Cheng, Peter E. Hopkins, Andrew Leung, John Matthews)
A bereaved mother and the boyfriend of her son find a connection.
Out of competition
Locke (Country: US, UK; Year: 2013; Director: Steven Knight; Writer: Steven Knight; Stars: Tom Hardy, voices of Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Tom Holland, Ben Daniels, Bill Milner, Alice Lowe, Danny Webb, Lee Ross, Silas Carson, Kirsty Dillon)
A man drives through the night, listening to mobile phone calls, as his life falls apart.
Out of competition
Looking for Light: Jane Bown (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Luke Dodd, Michael Whyte; Stars: Jane Bown, John Rankin Waddell, Don McCullin)
A documentary portrait of the celebrated photographer.
Out of competition
The Lunchbox (Dabba) (Country: India; Year: 2013; Director: Ritesh Batra; Writer: Ritesh Batra; Stars: Irrfan Khan, Bharati Achrekar, Nimrat Kaur, Denzil Smith)
A mistakenly delivered lunchbox sparks romance between two lonely people.
Out of competition
Calvary Calvary
Calvary and Exhibition
Mother, I Love You (Mammu, Es Tevi Milu) (Country: Latvia; Year: 2013; Director: Janis Nords; Stars: Kristofers Konovalovs, Vita Varpina, Matiss Livcans, Indra Brike)
Desperate not to disappoint his mother, an introverted boy gets into increasingly difficult situations.
Mouton (Sheep) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Gilles Deroo, Marianne Pistone; Writer: Gilles Deroo, Marianne Pistone; Stars: David Merabet, Michael Mormentyn, Cindy Dumont, Benjamin Cordier, Emmanuel Legrand)
Story of the friends of a man who was murdered.
Moving (Ohikkoshi) (Country: Japan; Year: 1993; Director: Shinji Somai)
In one of Somai's most acclaimed films, a young girl must adjust to her new life after the divorce of her parents. Physically separated from her father and at odds with her distraught mother, the girl must negotiate her own passage to maturity. Print courtesy of Yomiuri-TV Enterprise LTD.
Out of competition
Never Die (Mai Morire) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2012; Director: Enrique Rivero; Writer: Enrique Rivero)
A woman returns to her hometown to look after her elderly mother.
Out of competition
Powerless (Country: India; Year: 2013; Director: Fahad Mustafa, Deepti Kakkar)
The battle against electricity theft in Konpur is complicated by local resentment of perceived profiteering.
Out of competition
A Story Of Children And Film A Story Of Children And Film
A Story Of Children And Film and Tracks
Ricardo Bär (Country: Argentina; Year: 2013; Director: Gerardo Naumann, Nele Wohlatz; Writer: Gerardo Naumann, Nele Wohlatz; Stars: Inés Bär, Ricardo Bär, Samuel Bär, Fabio Fibke, Diego Littmann)
Experimental documentary about a man living on the border of Brazil and Argentina and his quest to become a minister.
Out of competition
Route Of The Moon (Ruta de la luna) (Country: Panama, Ecuador; Year: 2013; Director: Juan Sebastian Jacome; Writer: Irina Caballero, Juan Sebastian Jacome, Rocco Melillo; Stars: Jimmy David Suarez, Luis Antonio Gotti, Victoria Greco, Ernesto Leonardo Fields, Carlos Bromley, María Antonia Taylor)
Comedy about an unorthodox father-son relationship.
Out of competition
A Story Of Children And Film (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Mark Cousins; Writer: Mark Cousins)
A look at the way children have been represented in film from around the world.
Out of competition
The Strange Colour Of Your Body's Tears (L’étrange Couleur Des Larmes De Ton Corps, The Strange Color Of Your Body's Tears) (Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg; Year: 2013; Director: Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani; Writer: Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani; Stars: Klaus Tange, Jean-Michel Vovk, Sylvia Camarda, Sam Louwyck, Anna D’annunzio, Manon Beuchot)
A woman's disappearance forms the central mystery in this visually stylish neo-giallo.
Out of competition
Tracks (Country: Australia; Year: 2013; Director: John Curran; Writer: Marion Nelson; Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver, Emma Booth, Jessica Tovey, Rainer Bock, Melanie Zanetti, Robert Coleby, Lily Pearl)
Based on the true story of Robyn Davidson who in 1977 undertook an extraordinary solo trek across the harsh Australian outback.
Out of competition
Class Enemy Class Enemy
Class Enemy and Looking for Light: Jane Bown
The Triplet (Il gemello) (Country: Italy; Year: 2012; Director: Vincenzo Marra; Writer: Vincenzo Marra; Stars: Raffaele Costagliola, Domenico Manzi)
Prison documentary.
Out of competition
Velorama (Year: 2014; Director: Daisy Asquith )
Documentary about the history of the bicycle.
Out of competition
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