Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2013

This year the section has been expanded to include Mexican films as well as those from the US and Canada.

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Blue Ruin Blue Ruin
Blue Ruin and Cheap Thrills
The Amazing Cat Fish (Los Insólitos peces gato) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Claudia Sainte-Luce; Writer: Claudia Sainte-Luce; Stars: Lisa Owen, Ximena Ayala, Sonia Franco, Wendy Guillén, Andrea Baeza, Alejandro Ramírez-Muñoz)
Two women form a bond in hospital.
Bluebird (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Lance Edmands; Writer: Lance Edmands; Stars: Amy Morton, Louisa Krause, Margo Martindale, John Slattery, Emily Meade)
A small incident spirals into tragedy.
Blue Ruin (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Jeremy Saulnier; Writer: Jeremy Saulnier; Stars: Devin Ratray, Eve Plumb, Amy Hargreaves, David W Thompson, Bonnie Johnson)
Unexpected news transforms an easy-going vagrant into a man bent on revenge.
Cheap Thrills (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: EL Katz; Writer: David Chirchirillo, Trent Haaga; Stars: Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, Sara Paxton, David Koechner, Amanda Fuller)
Two friends trying to drown their sorrows meet a bored married couple who engage them in a series of increasingly bloody and dangerous bets.
The Dismantlement (Le Démantèlement) (Country: Canada; Year: 2013; Director: Sébastien Pilote; Writer: Sébastien Pilote; Stars: Gabriel Arcand, Pierre-Luc Brillant, Normand Carrière, Claude Desjardins, Sophie Desmarais, Éric Laprise, Lucie Laurier, Dominique Leduc, Gilles Renaud, Johanne-Marie Tremblay)
An elderly sheep farmer finds his world rocked in this family drama.
Bluebird Bluebird
Bluebird and Hide Your Smiling Faces
Gerontophilia (Country: Canada; Year: 2013; Director: Bruce La Bruce; Writer: Bruce La Bruce, Bruce La Bruce, Daniel Allen Cox; Stars: Pier-Gabriel Lajoie, Walter Borden, Katie Boland, Marie-Hélène Thibault, Yardly Kavanagh, Jean-Alexandre Létourneau, Brian D. Wright, Nastassia Markiewicz, Shawn Campbell, Tamsen Fields, Moe Jeudy-Lamour, Guillaume Lambert, Mélodie Simard, Rosalie Simard, Dana Wright)
A young man discovers an unusual attraction for the elderly that will lead to an off-kilter road trip.
The Golden Dream (La Jaula De Oro) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Diego Quemada-Diez; Writer: Diego Quemada-Diez, Lucia Carreras, Gibrán Portela; Stars: Carlos Chajon, Rodolfo Domínguez, Brandon López, Karen Martínez)
A group of Guatemalan teenagers tries to make it to the US.
The Grand Seduction (Country: Canada; Year: 2013; Director: Don McKellar; Writer: Michael Dowse, Ken Scott; Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Taylor Kitsch, Liane Balaban, Gordon Pinsent, Anna Hopkins, Rhonda Rodgers, Michael Therriault, Morgan T. Lee)
The inhabitants of a fishing village stop at nothing to enchant a big-city visitor.
Hide Your Smiling Faces (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Daniel Patrick Carbone; Stars: Ryan Jones, Nathan Varnson, Colm O'Leary), Official Site, Trailer
Tragedy forces a group of children to confront their own mortality.
Nebraska (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Alexander Payne; Writer: Bob Nelson; Stars: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach, Stephen Clayton, Missy Doty, Rance Howard, Kevin Kunkel, Angela McEwan, Devin Ratray, Anthony G. Schmidt, Melinda Simonsen, Ronald Vosta, Mary Louise Wilson)
An alcoholic father and his resentful son travel cross-country together to collect big sweepstake winnings.
Nebraska Nebraska
Nebraska and The Golden Dream
Potosí (Country: Mexico; Year: 2013; Director: Alfredo Castruita; Writer: Jose Lomas-Hervert; Stars: Arcelia Ramírez, Aldo Verastegui, Don Margarito Sánchez, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Gerardo Taracena, Sonia Couoh, Francisco Barreiro, Mario Zaragoza, Fernando Becerril, José Sefami, Harold Torres, Melissa Alvarado Ramos, Luisa Huertas, Ursula Peña)
The lives of a goat herder, a housewife and a peasant intersect in an accident.
Tom At The Farm (Country: Canada, France; Year: 2013; Director: Xavier Dolan; Writer: Michel Marc Bouchard, Xavier Dolan; Stars: Xavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Lise Roy, Evelyne Brochu, Manuel Tadros, Jacques Lavallée, Anne Caron, Caleb Landry Jones, Mélodie Simard)
A young man finds himself embroiled in a dangerous game of deception.
Whitewash (Country: Canada; Year: 2012; Director: Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais; Writer: Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais, Marc Tulin; Stars: Thomas Haden Church, Marc Labrèche, Vincent Hoss-Desmarais, Geneviève Laroche, Isabelle Nélisse)
A man finds an encounter with a stranger changes his life forever.
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