Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2018

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Donbass Donbass
Donbass and Shoplifters
Ash Is Purest White (Jiang Hu Er Nv) (Country: China, France, Japan; Year: 2019; Director: Zhangke Jia; Writer: Zhangke Jia; Stars: Tao Zhao, Fan Liao, Xiaogang Feng)
A story of violent love within a time frame spanning from 2001 to 2017.
At Eternity's Gate (Country: UK, France, US; Year: 2018; Director: Julian Schnabel; Writer: Jean-Claude Carrière, Julian Schnabel; Stars: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Niels Arestrup, Stella Schnabel, Patrick Chesnais, Victor Pontecorvo, Frank Molinaro, Alan Aubert, Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac)
The last days of Vincent van Gogh.
Donbass (Country: Germany, Ukraine, France, Netherlands, Romania; Year: 2018; Director: Sergey Loznitsa; Writer: Sergey Loznitsa; Stars: Valeriu Andriutã, Boris Kamorzin, Sergey Kolesov, Georgiy Deliev, Sergey Russkin, Alexander Zamuraev, Konstantin Itunin, Irina Plesnyayeva, Vadim Dubovsky, Svetlana Kolesova, Evgeny Chistyakov, Valeriu Andriutã, Boris Kamorzin, Sergey Kolesov, Georgiy Deliev)
In the Donbass, a region of Eastern Ukraine, a hybrid war takes place, involving an open armed conflict alongside killings and robberies on a mass scale perpetrated by separatist gangs.
The Fall Of The American Empire (Country: Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Denys Arcand; Writer: Denys Arcand; Stars: Maxim Roy, Vincent Leclerc, Maripier Morin, Rémy Girard, Claude Legault, Alexandre Landry, Yan England, Ayana O'Shun, Paul Doucet, Louis Morissette, Pierre Curzi, Anoulith Sintharaphone, James Hyndman, Florence Longpré, Benoît Brière)
An over-educated delivery guy finds himself caught up in a robbery. Should he take the money and run?
Husband Material (Manmarziyaan) (Country: India; Year: 2018; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Writer: Kanika Dhillon; Stars: Vicky Kaushal, Tapsee Pannu, Abhishek Bachchan, Abdul Quadir Amin, Saurabh Sachdeva, Jasmin Bajwa, Sukhmani Sadana, Zebby Singh, Vikram Kochhar, Ashnoor Kaur, Arun Bali, Neelu Kohli, Priyanka Shah, Gaurav Amlani, Poonam Shah)
A man is madly in love with his wife... but she is commitment phobic.
Insect Insect
Insect and The Image Book
The Image Book (Le Livre D’Image, The Picture Book) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2018; Director: Jean-Luc Godard; Writer: Jean-Luc Godard)
Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand.
Insect (Hmyz) (Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia; Year: 2018; Director: Jan Svankmajer; Writer: Karel Capek, Josef Capek, Jan Svankmajer; Stars: Jan Budar, Jirí Lábus, Kamila Magálová, Jaromír Dulava, Ivana Uhlírová, Norbert Lichý, Jan Budar, Jirí Lábus, Kamila Magálová, Jaromír Dulava, Ivana Uhlírová, Norbert Lichý)
An amateur drama troupe rehearse the Čapek Brothers’ The Insect Play.
Land Of Hope (Oma Maa) (Country: Finland; Year: 2018; Director: Markku Pölönen; Writer: Antti Heikkinen, Markku Pölönen; Stars: Oona Airola, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Arto Heikkilä, Konsta Laakso, Marjaana Maijala, Mika Nuojua, Marja Packalén, Sanna-Kaisa Palo, Antti Virmavirta, Oona Airola, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Arto Heikkilä, Konsta Laakso, Marjaana Maijala, Mika Nuojua)
Two lovers try to build a new life after the end of the Second World War.
International premiere
Shoplifters (Country: Japan; Year: 2018; Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Writer: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Stars: Kirin Kiki, Lily Franky, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Mayu Matsuoka)
A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find on the street.
The Sisters Brothers (Country: France, Spain, Romania, US; Year: 2018; Director: Jacques Audiard; Writer: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, Patrick Dewitt; Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, John C. Reilly, Rutger Hauer, Riz Ahmed, Carol Kane, Creed Bratton, Duncan Lacroix, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Niels Arestrup, Rebecca Root, Aldo Maland, Ian Reddington, Philip Rosch, Lexie Benbow-Hart)
Charlie and Eli Sisters live in a wild and hostile world. They have blood on their hands: the blood of criminals and innocent people alike... They have no scruples about killing. It's their job. Charlie, the younger brother, was born to kill. Eli, however, dreams of living a normal life. They are hired by the Commodore to find and kill a man. From Oregon to California, a ruthless hunt begins, an initiatory journey that will test this insane bond between the two brothers. A path that leads to their humanity?
A Tramway In Jerusalem A Tramway In Jerusalem
A Tramway In Jerusalem and Your Face
A Tramway In Jerusalem (Country: Israel, France; Year: 2018; Director: Amos Gitai; Stars: Noa Ahinoamam Nini, Mathieu Amalric, Hana Laslo, Yael Abecassis, Pippo Delbono, Yuval Scharf, Karen Mor, Lamis Amar, Mustafa Masi)
Drama set on a tram journey that heads from West Jerusalem to the Palestinian Territory of East Jerusalem.
Transit (Country: Germany, France; Year: 2018; Director: Christian Petzold; Writer: Christian Petzold, baesd on teh novel by Anna Seghers)
Georg flees to Marseille to escape the German army. Assuming a false identity, he tries to obtain passage on a ship bound for Mexico. But then he meets Marie and his plans change.
Your Face (Ni De Lian) (Country: Taiwan; Year: 2018; Director: Tsai Ming-liang)
Digital experiment considering the human face.
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