Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2019

View other Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Films by strand: Czech Films 2018–2019, Documentary Competition, East Of The West, Future Frames: Generation NEXT of European Cinema, Horizons, Imagina, Liberated, Midnight Screenings, Official Selection - Competition, Out Of The Past, People Next Door, Special Events, Tribute to Youssef Chahine

Koko-di Koko-da Koko-di Koko-da
Koko-di Koko-da and Monos
Apollo 11 (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Todd Douglas Miller)
A purely archival reconstruction of humanity’s first trip to another world, featuring never-before-seen 70mm footage and never-before-heard audio from the mission.
Dafne (Country: Italy; Year: 2019; Director: Federico Bondi; Stars: Stefania Casini, Antonio Piovanelli, Carolina Raspanti, Stefania Casini, Antonio Piovanelli, Carolina Raspanti)
Dafne is a self-aware and bright young woman with Down syndrome. When her mother dies, she has to attend to her father too, on top of attempting to process her own grief.
Die Kinder Der Toten (Country: Austria; Year: 2019; Director: Kelly Copper, Pavol Liska; Writer: Elfriede Jelinek; Stars: Georg Beyer, Lukas Eigl, Greta Kostka, Andrea Maier, Tamara Pregernigg, Renate Stoppacher-Rainer, Klaus Unterrieder, Jula Zangger, Georg Beyer, Lukas Eigl, Greta Kostka, Andrea Maier, Tamara Pregernigg, Renate Stoppacher-Rainer, Klaus Unterrieder)
A bloody car crash, undead doppelgängers, a grand feast at a Styrian pub, and a group of starving Syrians at death’s door…
Dogs Don’t Wear Pants (Koirat eivät käytä housuja) (Country: Finland; Year: 2019; Director: Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää; Writer: Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää; Stars: Krista Kosonen, Pekka Strang, Jani Volanen, Oona Airola, Tomi Salmela, Eeva Soivio, Samuel Shipway, Ilona Huhta, Iiris Anttila, Helmi Lahti, Viivi Ihalainen, Sofia Kaipainen, Krista Kosonen, Pekka Strang, Jani Volanen)
A widower is struggling years after his wife drowned... meeting Mona, a dominatrix, changes everything.
A Dog Called Money (Country: Ireland, UK; Year: 2019; Director: Seamus Murphy; Writer: Seamus Murphy; Stars: PJ Harvey)
A glimpse into the creative process of groundbreaking British musician PJ Harvey, filmed in a London recording studio and during their travels to Afghanistan, Kosovo and Washington DC.
In Fabric In Fabric
In Fabric and The Unknown Saint
Fire Will Come (O Que Arde) (Country: Spain, France, Luxembourg; Year: 2019; Director: Oliver Laxe; Stars: Santiago Fillol, Oliver Laxe)
Ramon is a notorious Galician arsonist who has been accused of causing a new fire. Lois, a young firefighter, explores the depths of a forest on fire. Their destinies are linked by the power of a mysterious fire.
Gold Is All There Is (Tutto l'oro che c'è) (Country: Italy, Switzerland, France; Year: 2019; Director: Andrea Caccia)
Documentary about Ticino, the azure river.
Introduzione all’Oscuro (Country: Austria, Argentina; Year: 2018; Director: Gastón Solnicki; Writer: Gastón Solnicki; Stars: Gastón Solnicki)
Cinematic tribute to Hans Hurch, the long-time director of Vienna Film Festival.
In Fabric (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Peter Strickland; Writer: Peter Strickland; Stars: Gwendoline Christie, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Caroline Catz, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Leo Bill, Hayley Squires, Richard Bremmer, Steve Oram, Julian Barratt, Karl Farrer, Gavin Brocker, Susanna Cappellaro, Fatma Mohamed, Sara Dee, Pano Masti)
Two stories about a cursed dress and its victims.
Koko-di Koko-da (Country: Sweden, Denmark; Year: 2019; Director: Johannes Nyholm; Writer: Johannes Nyholm; Stars: Leif Edlund, Ylva Gallon, Peter Belli, Katarina Jacobson)
As a couple goes on a trip to find their way back to each other, a sideshow artist and his shady entourage emerge from the woods, terrorsing them, luring them deeper and deeper into a maelstrom of psychological terror.
Introduzione all’Oscuro Introduzione all’Oscuro
Introduzione all’Oscuro and Apollo 11
Lillian (Country: Austria; Year: 2019; Director: Andreas Howarth; Writer: Andreas Howarth; Stars: Patrycja Planik)
Stranded in New York as a porn actress, Lillian decides to return to her homeland, Russia... on foot.
The Miracle Of The Sargasso Sea (To Thávma Tis Thálassas Ton Sargassón) (Country: Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden; Year: 2019; Director: Syllas Tzoumerkas; Writer: Youla Boudali, Syllas Tzoumerkas; Stars: Angeliki Papoulia, Youla Boudali, Hristos Passalis, Argyris Xafis, Thanasis Dovris, Laertis Malkotsis, Maria Filini, Michalis Kimonas, Christian Culbida, Thanos Tokakis, Laertis Vasiliou, Katerina Helmy, Alkistis Poulopoulou, Romanos Kalokyris, Areti Seidaridou)
Crime drama.
Monos (Country: Colombia, Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Uruguay; Year: 2019; Director: Alejandro Landes; Writer: Alexis Dos Santos, Alejandro Landes, Alejandro Landes; Stars: Julianne Nicholson, Moises Arias, Jorge Román, Laura Castrillón, Wilson Salazar, Sofia Buenaventura, Deibi Rueda, Karen Quintero, Julian Giraldo, Paul Cubides, Sneider Castro, Julianne Nicholson, Moises Arias, Jorge Román, Laura Castrillón)
On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.
Monsters (Monstri) (Country: Romania; Year: 2019; Director: Marius Olteanu; Writer: Marius Olteanu; Stars: Judith State, Cristian Popa, Alexandru Potocean)
A couple's inner demons surface over a day in their lives.
Out Of Tune (De frivillige) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2019; Director: Frederikke Aspöck; Writer: Lars Husum; Stars: Jacob Lohmann, Anders Matthesen, Christopher Læssø, Morten Hebsgaard, Søren Malling, Finn Nielsen, Jesper Groth, Anders Brink Madsen, Peder Thomas Pedersen, Signe Egholm Olsen, Elvir Ramovic, Sebastian Bull Sarning, Henrik Noël Olesen, Ulla Henningsen, Petrine Agger)
Perhaps multimillionaire Markus realized that his investment fraud against the state would one day land him behind bars, but he definitely never imagined he’d be joining the prison choir.
Sick Sick Sick Sick Sick Sick
Sick Sick Sick and Real Love
Real Love (C'est ca l'amour) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2018; Director: Claire Burger; Writer: Claire Burger; Stars: Bouli Lanners, Justine Lacroix, Sarah Henochsberg, Cécile Rémy-Boutang, Antonia Buresi, Célia Mayer, Lorenzo Demanget, Tiago Gandra, Laure Ballarin, Jean-Claude Acquaviva, François Aragni, Paul Giansily, Stéphane Serra, Jean Sicurani, Maxime Vuillamier)
Drama about a single dad trying to raise his two daughters.
The Sharks (Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Spain; Year: 2019; Director: Lucía Garibaldi; Writer: Lucía Garibaldi; Stars: Romina Bentancur, Federico Morosini, Fabián Arenillas, Valeria Lois, Antonella Aquistapache)
While a rumour about the presence of sharks in a small beach town distracts residents, 14-year-old Rosina begins to feel an instinct to shorten the distance between her body and Joselo's.
Sick Sick Sick (Sem seu sangue) (Country: Brazil, Netherlands, France; Year: 2019; Director: Alice Furtado; Writer: Alice Furtado, Leonardo Levis; Stars: Luiza Kosovski, Juan Paiva, Digão Ribeiro, Silvia Buarque, Lourenço Mutarelli, Ismar Tirelli Neto, Valentina Luz, Nahuel Perez Biscayart)
A teenager becomes fascinated with a new kid in class who is a haemophiliac. When tragedy strikes, she finds a new obsession.
Sons Of Denmark (Danmarks Sonner) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2019; Director: Ulaa Salim; Writer: Ulaa Salim; Stars: Imad Abul-Foul, Ari Alexander, Ivan Alan Ali, Rasmus Bjerg, Asil Mohamad Habib, Morten Holst, Elliott Crosset Hove, Ali Hussein, Olaf Johannessen, Mohammed Ismail Mohammed, Özlem Saglanmak, Zaki Youssef, Imad Abul-Foul, Ari Alexander, Ivan Alan Ali)
Drama looks at the impact of radicalisation in society on two young men.
Stitches (Country: Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Year: 2019; Director: Miroslav Terzić; Stars: Snezana Bogdanovic, Marko Bacovic, Jovana Stojiljkovic, Vesna Trivalic, Dragana Varagic)
Ana believes that she and other Serbian women have had their newborn babies stolen from them to be given up for illegal adoption for money. She sets out on a quest.
The Miracle Of The Sargasso Sea The Miracle Of The Sargasso Sea
The Miracle Of The Sargasso Sea and A Dog Called Money
Tlamess (Country: Tunisia, France; Year: 2019; Director: Ala Eddine Slim; Writer: Ala Eddine Slim; Stars: Abdullah Miniawy, Souhir Ben Amara)
Following the death of his mother, “S”, a young Tunisian soldier, returns home. He deserts the army and is sought by the authorities. After several altercations with the police, “S” is seriously injured, and takes refuge in a nearby forest. “F”, a young pregnant woman, lives in a luxurious villa in the same forest. There she meets the strange “S”, who is undergoing some unusual changes of his own.
Tommaso (Country: Italy; Year: 2019; Director: Abel Ferrara; Writer: Abel Ferrara; Stars: Willem Dafoe)
Details for this film have yet to be released.
The Trial (Process) (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2018; Director: Sergei Loznitsa)
Documentary
The Unknown Saint (Le Miracle du Saint Inconnu) (Country: Morocco, France, Qatar, Germany, Lebanon; Year: 2019; Director: Alaa Eddine Aljem; Writer: Alaa Eddine Aljem; Stars: Younes Bouab, Salah Ben Saleh, Bouchaib Semmak, Mohammed Nouaimane, Anas El Baz, Abdelghani Kitab, Hassan Ben Badida, Ahmed Yarziz, Younes Bouab, Salah Ben Saleh, Bouchaib Semmak, Mohammed Nouaimane, Anas El Baz, Abdelghani Kitab, Hassan Ben Badida)
Moments before his capture by police, a thief digs a grave to hide a bag of money. Released from prison years later he returns to retrieve the bag, only to find a shrine to an Unknown Saint build directly over his loot, and a brand new village constructed all around it.
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