Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2014

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Journey To The West Journey To The West
Journey To The West and Pierrot Lunaire
Action On The Strip (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: John Warren)
The 1960s are coming to an end but not, however, the wild parties or protests dominating LA’s Sunset Strip.
Ancha Es Castilla / N'importe Quoi (Country: Spain; Year: 2013; Director: Sergio Caballero)
Alegría is possessed by the devil but exorcism isn’t much help, and neither is her daddy who’d much rather hit the bar.
Atlas 1.0 (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2013; Director: Jakub Korselt)
Are we flying among the stars or watching the lights of the city from a rising airplane?
Farewell (Abschied) (Country: Austria; Year: 2014; Director: Ludwig Wüst)
Joanna and Helene get together, and at first things seem as normal as an open bottle of wine and aimless conversation might suggest. Soon enough, however, the rising tension betokens the suppression of a secret.
Glue (Country: Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Moritz Uebele)
A drone surveys a man who is taking great care of and decorating a pig’s head.
It Has Already Been Ended Before You Can See The End (Country: Japan; Year: 2012; Director: Shigeo Arikawa)
An exploration of the finite within a miniature universe.
Journey To The West (Xi You) (Country: France, Taiwan; Year: 2014; Director: Tsai Ming-liang; Stars: Lee Kang-sheng, Denis Lavant)
A slow-moving Buddhist monk acquires a follower on the streets of Marseille.
Joy Of Man's Desiring (Hitono Nozomino Yorokobiyo) (Country: Japan; Year: 2013; Director: Masakazu Sugita)
After an earthquake, Haruna and her little brother Sotha are taken in by relatives. Nobody has told the boy that his parents are dead, a fact that weighs heavily on Haruna.
Lecture (Přednáška) (Year: 2014; Director: Roman Štětina)
An experimental exploration of speech and error.
A Masque Of Madness (Notes On Film 06-B, Monologue 02) (Country: Austria; Year: 2013; Director: Norbert Pfaffenbichler; Writer: Norbert Pfaffenbichler; Stars: Boris Karloff)
Old movies reminisce about Boris Karloff's career.
Optical Sound (Director: Elke Groen, Christian Neubacher)
Experimental short.
Pierrot Lunaire (Country: Germany, Canada; Year: 2014; Director: Bruce La Bruce; Writer: Albert Giraud, Otto Erich Hartleben, Bruce La Bruce; Stars: Susanne Sachße, Paulina Bachmann, Luizo Vega, Maria Ivanenko, Mehdi Berkouki, Boris Lisowski, Krishna Kumar Krishnan, Bruce La Bruce, Amit Elan, Premil Petrovic, Krassen Krastev, Adrian Pavlov, Emmanuelle Bernard, Thony Weiss, Miguel Pérez Iñesta)
A transgender cabaret performer falls tragically in love with a young woman.
Return To Adriaport (Year: 2014; Director: Adéla Babanová)
Are beer and dumplings enough to make Czechoslovaks happy or would it take their own seaside resort to really perk them up?
Substance (Country: Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Sebastian Mez)
Impressionistic contemplation of the disaster in Fukushima, Japan.
Tongue Twister (Jazykolam) (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2014; Director: Roman Stetina)
Editing of a tongue-twister.
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