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A Sudden Glimpse To Deeper Things
A Sudden Glimpse To Deeper Things
Consideration of the painter Wilhelmina Barns-Graham.
Three Days Of Fish
Three Days Of Fish
Gerrie returns to The Netherlands for his annual health check-up, reuniting with his adult son, Dick, who longs to make the most of their brief time together.
Holy Cow!
Holy Cow!
After the sudden death of his father an 18-year-old finds himself looking after his sister... and changing his life.
All We Imagine As Light
All We Imagine As Light
Triptych explores the lives of three women in Mumbai.
The Story of Souleymane
The Story of Souleymane
Two days in the life of a bike delivery guy who is trying to get asylum.
World leaders become stranded in the woods during a G7 summit.
Julie Keeps Quiet
Julie Keeps Quiet
As the star player at an elite tennis academy, Julie’s life revolves around the game she loves. When her coach falls under investigation and is suddenly suspended, all of the club's players are encouraged to speak up. But Julie decides to keep quiet…
Kinds Of Kindness
Kinds Of Kindness
A triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a policeman who is alarmed that his wife who was missing-at-sea has returned and seems a different person; and a woman determined to find a specific someone with a special ability, who is destined to become a prodigious spiritual leader.
When The Light Breaks
When The Light Breaks
From one sunset to another, Una, a young art student encounters love, friendship, sorrow and beauty.
The Invasion
The Invasion
Life in Ukraine under the shadow of war.
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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Features

Cousins discovers a kindred spirit
Filmmaker on his Barns-Graham art doc in Karlovy Vary
Star fixer who can 'make or break' a film
Casting agent Francine Maisler reveals her secrets - from The Bikeriders to Succession
Why Soderbergh became hooked by Jaws
Karlovy Vary guest reflects on Spielberg, Kafka and 'retirement'
'If I find people who are really talented...they become my muses'
Nicole Holofcener on Gandolfini, Allen and Aniston, Sex And The City and the threat of AI
Viggo makes a splash in Karlovy Vary
The Dead Don’t Hurt star on his convictions and shunning the limelight
Bonello, the time traveller
France’s maverick on sci-fi, loneliness, music and working with Léa Seydoux
Entering the dream
Bertrand Bonello discusses Coma and The Beast
At last Maddin makes mischief in Cannes
G7 satire star power for Rumours filmmaker
Emma Stone gets physical in Cannes
Lanthimos’ 'muse' on body language, equality and telling stories
'It's about a feeling which is lost in adulthood - the complexity of simple things'
Carlo Sironi on his coming-of-age movie My Summer With Irene
'I tried to stay away from the bubblegum version'
Olga Mill on creating the Eighties look of Love Lies Bleeding and being inspired by mold for Eileen
'I start working from a very intellectual perspective, but then it's a lot of intuition'
Nelson Carlo de Los Santos Arias on experimentation and storytelling in Pepe
Sculpting a story
Jianjie Lin on working layer by layer on Brief History Of A Family
In The Land Of Brothers directors Raha Amirfazli and Alireza Ghasemi on exploring the long road for Afhgan refugees in Iran
Truth and nail
Christos Nikou on technology, love and Eighties synthpop in Fingernails

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival News

Cousins scoops top prize at Karlovy Vary
Honour for portrait of the artist 'Willie' Barns-Graham at Czech festival
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World premiere of documentary about pioneering woman artist

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