Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2018

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Kid-Thing Kid-Thing
Kid-Thing and Somebody Up There Likes Me
1985 (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Yen Tan; Writer: Hutch, Yen Tan; Stars: Jamie Chung, Virginia Madsen, Cory Michael Smith, Michael Chiklis, Bill Heck, Ryan Piers Williams, Tina Parker, David Opegbemi, Aidan Langford, Alex Nicole McConnell, Bryan Massey, Marcus DeAnda, Kendahl Cooper, Lyn Jagger, Benjamin Hull)
A closeted gay man spends Christmas with his strict Christian family.
Computer Chess (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Andrew Bujalski; Writer: Andrew Bujalski; Stars: Patrick Riester, Myles Paige, James Curry, Robin Schwartz, Gerald Peary, Wiley Wiggins)
Early nerds congregate at a convention with a surreal twist.
Death Of A Rock Star (Country: US; Year: 1981; Director: Tom Huckabee; Writer: Tom Huckabee; Stars: Sally Norvell, Phil Tolstead, Jeff Whittington, Sally Norvell, Phil Tolstead, Jeff Whittington)
An homage to The Doors frontman Jim Morrison
Dried Meat (Carne Seca) (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Jazmin Diaz; Writer: Jazmin Diaz; Stars: Joseph T Campos, Karina Dominguez, Cristian Miranda, Victor Mondragon, Richard Striebel, Joseph T. Campos, Karina Dominguez, Cristian Miranda, Victor Mondragon, Richard Striebel)
Story of a struggling 'Tex-Mex' family.
El Mariachi (Year: 1993; Director: Robert Rodriguez; Writer: Carlos Gallardo, Robert Rodriguez; Stars: Carlos Gallardo, Consuelo Gomez, Jaime De Hoyos, Peter Marquardt, Reinol Martinez)
A mariachi musician arrives in a Mexican border town at the same time as a hit man. Each carries a guitar case, but the mariachi's contains his beloved instrument, while the hit man's is full of gadgets and weapons.
Computer Chess Computer Chess
Computer Chess and 1985
Fair Sisters (Country: US; Year: 1981; Director: Louis Black, Missy Boswell, Edward Lowry; Writer: Louis Black, Missy Boswell, Edward Lowry; Stars: Louis Black, Phillip Born, Missy Boswell, Steve Goodwin, Barbara Hendrie, Ann Laemmle, Marion LaNasa, Edward Lowry, Nina Nichols, Tom O'Guinn, David Rodowick, Bud Simons, Kay Sloan, Louis Black, Phillip Born)
A robbery at a high-stakes poker game.
Invasion Of The Aluminum People (Country: US; Year: 1980; Director: David Boone; Stars: People The Aluminum, Heather Kruicshank, Gary Marchal, People The Aluminum, Heather Kruicshank, Gary Marchal)
Celebrates Fifties science fiction films, aluminium, and life in the modern world.
Kid-Thing (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: David Zellner; Writer: David Zellner; Stars: Sydney Aguirre, Susan Tyrrell, Nathan Zellner, David Zellner)
A rebellious girl whose existence is devoid of parental guidance, hears a woman calling from a mysterious hole in the ground, asking for help.
Last Night At The Alamo (Country: US; Year: 1983; Director: Eagle Pennell; Writer: Kim Henkel, Kim Henkel; Stars: Sonny Carl Davis, Lou Perryman, Steven Mattila, Tina-Bess Hubbard, Amanda Lamar, Peggy Pinnell, Doris Hargrave, J. Michael Hammond, Henry Wideman, George Pheneger, Earnest Huerta Jr., David Schied, John Heaner, Sarah Louise Hudgins, Kim Henkel)
The cheerless events on the last night in the existence of a little suburban Houston pub, due to be closed for redevelopment.
Leonardo, Jr (Country: US; Year: 1981; Director: Lorrie Oshatz; Writer: Lorrie Oshatz; Stars: Paul Ali, Javier Garza, Lorrie Oshatz, Paul Ali, Javier Garza, Lorrie Oshatz)
Tribute to the silent comedy work of Buster Keaton.
Take Shelter Take Shelter
Take Shelter and The Unforeseen
Mask Of Sarnath (Country: US; Year: 1981; Director: Neil Ruttenberg; Writer: Neil Ruttenberg; Stars: Raymond Lee, Nina Nichols, Raymond Lee, Nina Nichols)
Evil never dies.
Pioneer (Country: US, Russia; Year: 2011; Director: David Lowery; Writer: David Lowery; Stars: Myles Brooks, Will Oldham)
A father tells his young son an amazing bedtime story.
The Rabbit Hunt (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Patrick Bresnan)
In the Florida Everglades, rabbit hunting is a rite of passage for young men.
Rat Pack Rat (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Todd Rohal; Writer: Todd Rohal; Stars: Margie Beegle, Steve Little, Eddie Rouse, Margie Beegle, Steve Little, Eddie Rouse)
A terminally ill young man is visited by a Sammy Davis Jr impersonator.
Slacker (Year: 1991; Director: Richard Linklater; Writer: Richard Linklater; Stars: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey, Stephan Hockey, Mark James, Samuel Dietert, Bob Boyd, Terrence Kirk, Keith McCormack, Jennifer Schaudies, Dan Kratochvil, Maris Strautmanis, Brecht Andersch, Tommy Pallotta)
Skunk (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Annie Silverstein; Writer: Annie Silverstein; Stars: Kristin Cochell, Heather Kafka, Jenivieve Nugent, Sam Stinson, Kiowa Tucker, Kristin Cochell, Heather Kafka, Jenivieve Nugent, Sam Stinson, Kiowa Tucker)
A gir, her dog and an encounter by a swimming hole.
The Slow Business Of Going (Country: US, Greece; Year: 2000; Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari; Writer: Jim Davis, Matthew Johnson, Tasca Shadix, Athina Rachel Tsangari; Stars: Lizzie Curry Martinez, Maria Tsantsanoglou, Gary Price, Kenny Strickland, Daniel Aukin, Sandra Carter, Mike Martin, Lauryn Pithey-Petrie, Steve Moore, Micah Magee, Gabriel R. Martinez, Suzanne Pinette, Gary Price, Mark Tweedy, Lizzie Curry Martinez)
A young woman travels the world collecting audiovisual material.
Somebody Up There Likes Me (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Bob Byington; Writer: Bob Byington; Stars: Nick Offerman, Keith Poulson, Jess Weixler, Stephanie Hunt, Marshall Bell, Kate Lyn Sheil, Kevin Corrigan, Jonathan Togo, Megan Mullally, Anna Margaret Hollyman, Ted Beck, Allison Latta, Bob Schneider, Chris Doubek, Mike Wachs)
Dark comedy tracks happy-go-lucky slacker Max across three decades.
Speed Of Light (Country: US; Year: 1981; Director: Brian Hansen; Writer: Paul Cullum; Stars: Sally Norvell, Sally Norvell)
A “screaming red piece of time crash-landing in the cultural backwash of the American Gothic”.
Take Shelter (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Jeff Nichols; Writer: Jeff Nichols; Stars: Michael Shannon, Katy Mixon, Shea Whigham, Jessica Chastain, Kathy Baker, Ray McKinnon, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Robert Longstreet, Guy Van Swearingen, Bart Flynn, Tova Stewart, Charles Moore, Scott Knisley, Sheila Hullihen, Stutz Bearcat)
After experiencing visions of impending catastrophe, an ordinary man takes extraordinary measures - but can he trust the evidence of his own senses?
The Unforeseen (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Laura Dunn; Stars: Gary Bradley, Judah Folkman, William Greider, Willie Nelson, Robert Redford, Ann Richards, , , , ,)
When a west Texas farm boy develops pristine hill country into large-scale subdivisions, threatening a fragile limestone aquifer, an environmental movement rises up and fights back. This documentary takes a hard look at the American dream and asks, "what does it mean to grow?"
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