The Girl With All The Gifts The Girl With All The Gifts

The Swiss-Italian festival with a passion for auteur cinema returns for its 69th edition. It will open with zombie thriller The Girl With All Th Gifts, showing outdoors in the Piazza Grandeto an audience of thousands, and will feature retrospectives dedicated to the work of Alejandro Jodorowsky and Abbas Kiarostami.

The festival runs from the August 3-13.

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Locarno Latest Reviews

Marija
Marija
A young cleaning women, suddenly unemployed, is willing to do anything to fulfil her dream of owning her own hairdressing salon.
The Ornithologist
The Ornithologist
An ornithologist searching for black storks is swept away by rapids and awakens in a mysterious, dark forest.
The Girl With All The Gifts
The Girl With All The Gifts
A scientist and a child make a bid for survival in a world of zombies.
Jason Bourne
Jason Bourne
Bourne tries to uncover the secrets from his past.
I, Daniel Blake
I, Daniel Blake
A carpenter suffering from ill health and a young single mum find themselves facing a wall of welfare bureacracy.

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