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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
A young cleaning women, suddenly unemployed, is willing to do anything to fulfil her dream of owning her own hairdressing salon.
An ornithologist searching for black storks is swept away by rapids and awakens in a mysterious, dark forest.
A scientist and a child make a bid for survival in a world of zombies.
Bourne tries to uncover the secrets from his past.
A carpenter suffering from ill health and a young single mum find themselves facing a wall of welfare bureacracy.
Locarno Film Festival Features
Venice 2015: The state of independents Looking For Grace, The Daughter, Equals, The Childhood Of A Leader
Venice 2015: Peak viewing Reports on Everest, Black Mass, Spotlight and The Danish Girl.
Moving on up Anna Rose Holmer on adolescence, gender identity and self-determination in The Fits.
Scaling the heights with Everest Deauville opening night premiere
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