Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2019

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Mid90s Mid90s
Mid90s and Yesterday
Adam (Country: Morocco, France, Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Maryam Touzani; Writer: Maryam Touzani; Stars: Lubna Azabal, Nisrin Erradi, Douae Belkhaouda, Aziz Hattab, Hasna Tamtaoui)
A widow takes in a heavily pregnant young woman.
Amazing Grace (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Sydney Pollack; Stars: Reverand James Cleveland, Aretha Franklin, C.L. Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Bernard Pretty Purdie, Chuck Rainey, Clara Ward, Mick Jagger, Sydney Pollack, Charlie Watts, Reverand James Cleveland, Aretha Franklin, C.L. Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Bernard Pretty Purdie)
Concert film about the recording of Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace album.
The Champion (Il Campione) (Country: Italy; Year: 2019; Director: Leonardo D'Agostini; Writer: Leonardo D'Agostini, Antonella Lattanzi, Giulia Louise Steigerwalt, Leonardo D'Agostini, Antonella Lattanzi; Stars: Stefano Accorsi, Andrea Carpenzano, Massimo Popolizio, Anita Caprioli, Mario Sgueglia, Ludovica Martino, Camilla Semino Favro, Mattia Bisonni, Douglas Dean, Luca Elmi, Ilir Jacellari, Giulio Maroncelli, Claudio Pallitto, Giorgio Ridarelli, Yuliia Sobol)
A striker finds his career in jeopardy and is assigned a personal tutor to help him control his temper.
The Cordillera Of Dreams (La Cordillera De Los Sueños) (Year: 2019; Director: Patricio Guzmán)
Documentary about Chilean history.
The Dead Don't Die (Country: Sweden, US; Year: 2019; Director: Jim Jarmusch; Writer: Jim Jarmusch; Stars: Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Tom Waits, Iggy Pop, Steve Buscemi, Selena Gomez)
The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.
The Dead Don't Die The Dead Don't Die
The Dead Don't Die and Rojo
Diego Maradona (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Asif Kapadia)
Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centres on the career of celebrated football player Diego Maradona who played for SSC Napoli in the 1980s.
Ghost Town Anthology (Répertoire des villes disparues) (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Denis Côté; Writer: Denis Côté; Stars: Robert Naylor, Diane Lavallée, Rémi Goulet, Jocelyne Zucco, Josée Deschênes, Jean-Michel Anctil, Rachel Graton, Hubert Proulx, Normand Carrière, Larissa Corriveau, Robert Naylor, Diane Lavallée, Rémi Goulet, Jocelyne Zucco, Josée Deschênes)
After a man dies in a car accident, time seems to lose all meaning for the residents of a small town... and then strangers begin to appear.
The Invisible Life of Eruidice Gusmao (A Vida Invisel De Euridice Gusmao) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2019; Director: Karim Aïnouz; Writer: Murilo Hauser, based on the book by Martha Batalha; Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Carol Duarte, Gregório Duvivier)
Rio de Janeiro in the 1940s, the life of Guida and Euridice Gusmão, raised to be invisible in the eyes of the Brazilian society of that time, like all the other women of that generation.
Killing (Zan) (Country: Japan; Year: 2018; Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto; Writer: Shin'ya Tsukamoto; Stars: Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Yû Aoi, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Tatsuya Nakamura, Ryûsei Maeda, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Yû Aoi, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Tatsuya Nakamura, Ryûsei Maeda)
Period drama about a masterless Samurai.
Light Of My Life (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Casey Affleck; Writer: Casey Affleck; Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Casey Affleck, Anna Pniowsky, Tom Bower, Timothy Webber, Hrothgar Mathews, Lloyd Cunningham, Kory Grim, Patrick Keating, Jesse James Pierce, Monk Serrell Freed, Tommy Clarke, Sydnee Parker Anderson, Elisabeth Moss, Casey Affleck)
In a post-apocalyptic world a father is determined to protect his child at all costs.
Adam Adam
Adam and Oleg
Mid90s (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Jonah Hill; Writer: Jonah Hill; Stars: Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Lucas Hedges, Na-kel Smith, Olan Prenatt, Gio Galicia, Ryder McLaughlin, Alexa Demie, Fig Camila Abner, Liana Perlich, Ama Elsesser, Judah Estrella Borunda, Mecca Allen, Aramis Hudson, Sonny Greenback), Trailer
The story of a teenager and his life between domestic violence and the newfound recognition from a group of local skaterboarders.
Oleg (Country: Latvia, Lithuania, Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Juris Kursietis; Writer: Liga Celma-Kursiete, Juris Kursietis, Kaspars Odins; Stars: Valentin Novopolskij, Dawid Ogrodnik, Anna Próchniak, Guna Zarina, Adam Szyszkowski, Toussaint Colombani, Ronald Beurms, Marcos Adamantiadis, Valentin Novopolskij, Dawid Ogrodnik, Anna Próchniak, Guna Zarina, Adam Szyszkowski, Toussaint Colombani, Ronald Beurms)
A migrant to Belgium loses his job and finds himself in trouble thanks to his non-citizen status.
Our Time (Nuestro Tiempo) (Country: Mexico, France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Carlos Reygadas; Stars: Carlos Reygadas, Natalia López, Phil Burgers, Rut Reygadas, Eleazar Reygadas, Carlos Reygadas, Natalia López, Phil Burgers, Rut Reygadas, Eleazar Reygadas)
A husband faces problems when the open relationship he shares with his wife is thrown off balance when she falls for another man.
Papicha (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Mounia Meddour; Writer: Fadette Drouard, Mounia Meddour; Stars: Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda, Yasin Houicha, Zahra Manel Doumandji, Marwan Zeghbib, Aida Ghechoud, Meriem Medjkrane, Samir El Hakim, Amine Mentseur, Khaled Benaïssa, Abderrahmane Boudia, Malek Ghellamat, Lina Boudraa, Slimane Bourdous)
A student becomes determined to stage a fashion show despite religious opposition.
Parasite (Country: South Korea; Year: 2019; Director: Bong Joon Ho; Writer: Bong Joon Ho, Jin-won Han; Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Cho, Woo-sik Choi, So-dam Park, Lee Jeong-eun, Jang Hye-jin, Park Myeong-hoon, Ji-so Jung, Hyun-jun Jung, Keun-rok Park, Yi-Seo Jung, Jae-myeong Jo, Ik-han Jung, Kyu-baek Kim)
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
A White, White Day A White, White Day
A White, White Day and System Crasher
Rojo (Country: Argentina; Year: 2018; Director: Benjamín Naishtat; Writer: Benjamín Naishtat; Stars: Alfredo Castro, Darío Grandinetti, Andrea Frigerio)
Violence is sparked on the eve of Argentina's dictatorship.
System Crasher (Systemsprenger) (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Nora Fingscheidt; Writer: Nora Fingscheidt; Stars: Helena Zengel, Albrecht Schuch, Gabriela Maria Schmeide, Lisa Hagmeister, Melanie Straub, Victoria Trauttmansdorff, Maryam Zaree, Tedros Teclebrhan, Matthias Brenner, Louis von Klipstein, Barbara Philipp, Amelle Schwerk, Sashiko Hara, Fine Belger, Imke Büchel)
Nine-year-old Benni radically defies every rule. But this feared ‘system crasher’s’ only desire is to stop living in a residential home and go back to her mother.
The Traitor (Il Traditore) (Country: Italy, France, Brazil, Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Marco Bellocchio; Writer: Marco Bellocchio, Valia Santella; Stars: Pierfrancesco Favino, Luigi Lo Cascio, Maria Fernanda Cândido)
The real life of Tommaso Buscetta the so called 'boss of the two worlds' and the first mafia informant in Sicily in the Eighties.
Varda by Agnès (Varda par Agnès) (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Agnès Varda; Writer: Agnès Varda)
A masterclass from the French filmmaker.
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire? (Country: Italy, US; Year: 2018; Director: Roberto Minervini; Writer: Roberto Minervini; Stars: Dorothy Hill, Kevin Goodman, Judy Hill, Ronaldo King, Michael Nelson, Ashlei King, Titus Turner)
The story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves throughout the country.
Amazing Grace Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace and Ghost Town Anthology
Wherever You Are (Ovunque proteggimi) (Country: Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Bonifacio Angius; Writer: Bonifacio Angius, Bonifacio Angius, Fabio Bonfanti, Gianni Tetti, Vanessa Picciarelli; Stars: Alessandro Gazale, Francesca Niedda, Antonio Angius, Gavino Ruda, Anna Ferruzzo, Mario Olivieri, Teresa Soro, Simone Contu, Luca Agnesa, Donatella Meloni, Roberto Achenza, Carlotta Bazzu, Pierluigi Delogu, Vincenzo Desole, Barbara Schirru)
A pub singer who drinks and gambles all his wages finds his life shaken by an encounter with a young woman.
A White, White Day (Hvítur, Hvítur Dagur) (Country: Iceland, Denmark; Year: 2019; Director: Hlynur Palmason; Writer: Hlynur Palmason; Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Björn Ingi Hilmarsson, Elma Stefania Agustsdottir, Haraldur Stefansson, Laufey Elíasdóttir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Arnmundur Ernst Björnsson, Þór Hrafnsson Tulinius, Sverrir Þór Sverrisson)
An off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man to have had an affair with his wife, who has recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.
Yesterday (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Danny Boyle; Writer: Jack Barth, Richard Curtis, Richard Curtis; Stars: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino, Ellise Chappell, Meera Syal, Harry Michell, Vincent Franklin, Joel Fry, Michael Kiwanuka, Karma Sood, Gus Brown, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Karl Theobald, Alexander Arnold, Dominic Coleman)
Musical comedy sees a singer-songwriter wake after a global blackout to discover a world where The Beatles never existed.

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