Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2017

In addition to the features below, a number of shorts appear in this section.

View other Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Films by strand: 30 Years Of The European Film Academy, Another View, Czech Films 2016–2017, Documentary Films: Competition, East Of The West, Horizons, Midnight Screenings, Official Selection - Competition, Official Selection - Out Of Competition, Out Of The Past, People Next Door, Six Close Encounters, Special Events, Variety Critics' Choice

Ascent (Country: Japan, Netherlands; Year: 2016; Director: Fiona Tan; Writer: Fiona Tan; Stars: Hiroki Hasegawa)
Experimental journey to Mount Fuji.
Have You Seen My Movie? (Country: UK, Canada; Year: 2016; Director: Anton Smith)
Montage of moments from cinema-going.
somniloquies (Country: US, UK, France; Year: 2017; Director: Verena Paravel, Lucien Castaing-Taylor)
Exploration of the liminal state between wakefulness and dream.
Spira Mirabilis (Country: Italy, Switzerland; Year: 2016; Director: Massimo D'Anolfi, Martina Parenti; Writer: Massimo D'Anolfi, Martina Parenti; Stars: Brett Brings Plenty, Coco Brings Plenty, Joe Brings Plenty, Mo Brings Plenty, Seth Brings Plenty, Friederike Haslbeck, Shin Kubota, Leola One Feather, Felix Rohner, Sabina Schärer, Marina Vlady)
A visual essay composed of fragments shot across the world, contemplates the nature of immortality.
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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