Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2015

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The Benefactor (Franny) (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Andrew Renzi; Writer: Andrew Renzi; Stars: Theo James, Dakota Fanning, Richard Gere, Clarke Peters, Brian Anthony Wilson, Andrea Havens, Dennisha Pratt, Derrick T. Lewis, Michele Everwine, Lyssa Roberts, Jayson Williams, Mihir Pathak, Jeffrey Mowery, Marc Bicking, Michelle Santiago)
A guilt-ridden philanthropist tries to help a young couple but isn't so good at caring for himself.
Coach To Vienna (Kocár do Vídne) (Country: Czechoslovakia; Year: 1966; Director: Karel Kachyna; Writer: Karel Kachyna, Jan Procházka; Stars: Iva Janzurová, Jaromír Hanzlík, Ludek Munzar, Vladimír Ptácek, Ivo Niederle, Jirí Zák, Zdenek Jarolímek, Ladislav Jandos)
A Second World War story of an Austrian soldier running from the Russian army and a woman whom he forces to come along in order to save his wounded mate.
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