Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2024

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A Sudden Glimpse To Deeper Things and Three Days Of Fish
Banzo (Country: Portugal, France, Netherlands; Year: 2024; Director: Margarida Cardoso; Stars: Carloto Cotta, Hoji Fortuna, João Pedro Bénard, Gonçalo Waddington, Sara Carinhas, Ruben Simões, Maria Do Céu Ribeiro, Matamba Joaquim, Romeu Runa, Cirila Bossuet)
In 1907, a doctor arrives on a tropical island not far from the African coast, where he has been tasked with treating a group of workers plagued by a mysterious and potentially fatal affliction called banzo, also known as slave nostalgia.
Celebration (Proslava) (Country: Croatia, Qatar; Year: 2024; Director: Bruno Anković; Writer: Jelena Paljan, based on the book by Damir Karakaš; Stars: Bernard Tomić, Krešimir Mikić, Klara Fiolić, Lars Štern, Jan Doležal, Nedim Nezirović, Tanja Smoje, Izudin Bajrović, David Tasić Daf)
A boy growing up in a village impoverished by war is increasingly drawn to right wing ideology.
The Hungarian Dressmaker (Ema A Smrtihlav) (Country: Slovak Republic, Czech Republic; Year: 2024; Director: Iveta Grófová; Writer: Peter Krištúfek and Iveta Grófová, based on the book by Peter Krištúfek; Stars: Alexandra Borbély, Nico Klimek, Milan Ondrík, Alexander E Fennon)
Rising nationalist sentiment in the Slovak Republic in the 1940s leads a widowed dressmaker to lose her job. Male attention makes it harder for her to cope while hiding a young Jewish boy.
Loveable (Elskling) (Country: Norway; Year: 2024; Director: Lilja Ingolfsdottir; Writer: Lilja Ingolfsdottir; Stars: Helga Guren, Oddgeir Thune, Heidi Gjermundsen Broch, Marte Solem)
Facing divorce, a woman reevaluates her life.
Our Lovely Pig Slaughter (Mord) (Country: Czech Republic, Slovak Republic; Year: 2024; Director: Adam Martinec; Writer: Adam Martinec; Stars: Karel Martinec, Miloslav Čížek, Pavlína Balner, Aleš Bilík, Albert Čuba, Karin Bilíková, Antonín Budínský, Kristina Kaniová, Jan Koloničný, Zdeněk Pecháček)
The complicated relationships of a group of villagers come to a head in the run-up to the annual pig-killing festival.
Panopticon (Panoptikon) (Country: Georgia, France, Italy, Romania; Year: 2024; Director: George Sikharulidze; Writer: George Sikharulidze; Stars: Data Chachua, Vakhtang Kedeladze, Ia Sukhitashvili, Malkhaz Abuladze)
After his father leaves the family to devote himself to God, a neglected teenager begins to explore his sexuality and develop an intense friendship with a young right wing radical.
Pierce (Cì Xīn Qiè Gŭ) (Country: Singapore, Taiwan, Poland; Year: 2024; Director: Nelicia Low; Writer: Nelicia Low; Stars: Liu Hsiu-Fu, Tsao Yu-Ning, Ding Ning, Lin Tsu-Heng, Rosen)
After being released from juvenile detention, where he served seven years for killing an opponent in a fencing match, a young man begins to train his brother for a national competition.
Rude To Love (Ai Ni Ranbou) (Country: Japan; Year: 2024; Director: Yukihiro Morigaki; Stars: Noriko Eguchi)
Drama about a marriage which is steadily losing its spark.
A Sudden Glimpse To Deeper Things (Country: UK; Year: 2024; Director: Mark Cousins)
Consideration of the painter Wilhelmina Barns-Graham.
Three Days Of Fish (Country: Netherlands, Belgium; Year: 2024; Director: Peter Hoogendoorn; Writer: Peter Hoogendoorn; Stars: Ton Kas, Guido Pollemans, Neide dos Santos Silva, Adison dos Reis, Line Pillet, Julian Lima Mendes, Malaysia Petronilia, Anniek Pheifer, Tim Schmidt, Jeremy Luciana, Erik van Wegen, Roman van der Werff, Margo de Geest, Theo Wesselo, Peter Bolhuis)
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.
Tiny Lights (Country: Slovakia, Czechia; Year: 2024; Director: Beata Parkanová; Writer: Beata Parkanová; Stars: Mia Bankó, Veronika Zilková, Martin Finger, Elizaveta Maximová, Marek Geisberg, Eric Cénat, Berenika Panesova, Jenovéfa Boková, Ales Bílík)
A break-up as seen through the eyes of a child.
Xoftex (Country: France, Germany; Year: 2024; Director: Noaz Deshe; Writer: Noaz Deshe, Babak Jalali, James Masson; Stars: Abdulrahman Diab, Osama Hafiry, Jalal Albaroudi, Mouataz Alshaltouh, Amal Omran, Muhammad Al Rashi, Ramadan Hamoud, Lujain Mustafa, Mohammad Dibo, Yasin El Harrouk, Hazem Saleh, Hussein Eliraqui, Mohammad Eliraqui, Eva Ariane Heise, Jonas Martens)
Xoftex is a Greek refugee camp, where Syrian and Palestinian asylum seekers anxiously wait for news of their refugee status. To pass the time between interviews with the immigration office, Nasser and his friends film satirical sketches and make preparations for a zombie horror flick.

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