Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019

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About That Life (De Libi) (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2019; Director: Shady El-Hamus; Writer: Shady El-Hamus, Jeroen Scholten van Aschat; Stars: Bilal Wahib, Daniel Kolf, Oussama Ahammoud, Vera Bulder, Gijs Blom, Pieter Bouwman, Manoushka Zeegelaar Breeveld, Steef Cuijpers, Isabella Depeweg, Diana Dee Doeves, Maisam El Idrissi, Sabri Saad El-Hamus, Kendrick Etmon, Julliard Frans, Martijn Hillenius)
A comical portrait of three young suburban friends, whom we follow around Amsterdam over the course of 24 hours and who will do anything to get into a legendary club.
All For My Mother (Wszystko dla mojej matki) (Country: Poland; Year: 2019; Director: Malgorzata Imielska; Writer: Malgorzata Imielska; Stars: Zofia Domalik, Maria Sobocinska, Malwina Laska, Magdalena Celmer, Helena Englert, Joanna Polec, Zuzanna Pulawska, Alicja Czerniewicz, Edyta Januszewska, Halina Rasiakówna, Adam Cywka, Jowita Budnik, Katarzyna Wajda, Dobromir Dymecki, Ada Okapiec)
Drama about a teenager at an orphanage, who has spent years looking for her mother.
Antigone (Country: Canada; Year: 2019; Director: Sophie Deraspe; Writer: Sophie Deraspe; Stars: Nahéma Ricci, Rawad El-Zein, Antoine DesRochers, Sebastien Beaulac, Nour Belkhiria, Hakim Brahimi, Lise Castonguay, Eric Clark, Jean-Sébastien Courchesne, Paul Doucet, Benoît Gouin, Rachida Oussaada, Nahéma Ricci, Rawad El-Zein, Antoine DesRochers)
In helping her brother escape from prison, Antigone defies the authorities: the police, the judiciary, the penal system and the father of her friend Haemon. Brilliant and, until now, blameless, the teenage girl feels the grip of power tightening around her.
Boyz In The Wood (Get Duked!) (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Ninian Doff; Writer: Ninian Doff; Stars: Eddie Izzard, Kate Dickie, James Cosmo, Kevin Guthriw, Jonathan Aris, Alice Lowe)
An anarchic cocktail of generational politics, hip-hop loving farmers and hallucinogenic rabbit shites, set in the highlands of Scotland.
Cleo (Country: Germany; Year: 2019; Director: Erik Schmitt; Stars: Marleen Lohse, Jeremy Mockridge, Gwendolyn Göbel, Heiko Pinkowski, Max Mauff)
Can Cleo turn back time? It seems that misfortune has been haunting her loved ones since she was born. A legendary treasure sounds like the solution to her problems, but Cleo will have to let go of the past.
FOMO: Fear Of Missing Out (Country: Hungary; Year: 2019; Director: Attila Hartung; Writer: Attila Hartung, Yvonne Kerékgyártó; Stars: Yorgosz Goletsas, Panna László, Bouquet Gergely, Pokorni Ábel, Sipöcz András, András Stohl, Adrienn Herczeg, Viktória Szávai, Gabor Peter Vincze, Murányi Panka, Songoro Laura, Megyesi Pálma, Károly Hajduk, Csaba Kerekes, Yorgosz Goletsas)
Gergő and his teenage friends are into three things: partying, sex, and their online following. One night, at a party, a dare gets out of hand and the youngsters’ world changes forever overnight.
I Am Free (Country: Russia; Year: 2019; Director: Iliya Severov; Writer: Iliya Severov; Stars: Gleb Kalyuzhny, Eugene Kovylin, Gregory Wernick)
17-year-old Artyom comes to the seaside summer camp for troubled kids, where he tries to start a new life.
John Denver Trending (Country: Philippines; Year: 2019; Director: Arden Rod Condez; Writer: Arden Rod Condez; Stars: Jansen Magpusao, Meryll Soriano, Jansen Magpusao, Meryll Soriano)
John Denver is a quiet, ordinary eighth grader who lives with his mom but his life starts to unravel after a social media prank.
Magician (Country: Russia; Year: 2019; Director: Mikhail Morskov; Stars: Maksim Sukhanov, Semen Treskunov)
A once popular rock musician Fima squanders his talent on partying. Everything changes when he begins to give guitar lessons to a boy who suffers from cerebral palsy and desperately wants to win heart of his classmate.
My Brother Chases Dinosaurs (Mio fratello rincorre i dinosauri) (Country: Italy; Year: 2019; Director: Stefano Cipani; Writer: Fabio Bonifacci, Giacomo Mazzariol; Stars: Alessandro Gassmann, Isabella Ragonese, Rossy de Palma, Francesco Gheghi, Lorenzo Sisto, Arianna Becheroni, Roberto Nocchi, Gea Dall'Orto, Mariavittoria Dallasta, Edoardo Pagliai, Saul Nanni, Gabriele Scopel, Iván Sánchez, Pepa López, Alessandro Gassmann)
Jack has always wanted a little brother to play with, and when Gio is born, his parents tell him his brother is a “special” child. That’s when Gio turns into a superhero with amazing powers in his big brother’s imagination. Over time, however, Jack learns the truth: his brother has Down syndrome, a condition Jack decides to keep secret.
Perfect 10 (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Eva Riley; Writer: Eva Riley; Stars: Frankie Box, Alfie Deegan, Sharlene Whyte, William Ash, Billy Mogford, Nicola Wright, Emily Gibson, Leia Desseaux, Jenna Goodwin, Mitchell Murphy, Annie Grainger, Lexa Willis-Gray, Georgia Simpson, Frankie Box, Alfie Deegan)
An aspiring gymnast finds her life turned upside down by the arrival of the older half-brother she didn't know she had.
Philophobia (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Guy Davies; Writer: Matthew Brawley, Guy Davies; Stars: Harry Lloyd, James Faulkner, Joshua Glenister, Kim Spearman, Kate Isitt, Jack Gouldbourne, Alexander Lincoln, Charlie Frances, Grace Englert, Elizabeth Healey, Jen Bird, Marc Danbury, Andrew Golightly, James Graeme, Olen Gunn)
One week of school remains for Kai, an aspiring writer, and his friends while they sit their final exams. How they chose to spend this time will cost one of them their life and leave each of them changed forever.
Psychobitch (Country: Norway; Year: 2019; Director: Martin Lund; Writer: Martin Lund; Stars: Mohammad Benmoussa, Nur Hannah Fulayi, Eilov Gravdal, Tuva Volstad Hansen, Jannike Kruse, Espen Løvås, Bethina Nærby, Elli Rhiannon Müller Osbourne, Henrik Rafaelsen, Saara Sipila-Kristoffersen, Jonas Tidemann, Mohammad Benmoussa, Nur Hannah Fulayi, Eilov Gravdal, Tuva Volstad Hansen)
A self-declared 'class outsider' becomes the study buddy of the most perfect boy in school.
Scent Of Oranges (Uzly a pomerance) (Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia; Year: 2019; Director: Ivan Pokorný; Writer: Iva Procházková; Stars: Tomás Dalecký, Emilie Neumeister, Hana Bartonova, Stanislav Majer, Leos Noha, Ewa Farna, Steffen Groth, Anton Petzold, Jakub Cech, Eva Sakálová, Lubo Kostelný, Petra Buckova, Elizaveta Maximová, Michal Sikora, Tobiás Pekný)
A tale of young love and difficult family relationships, set against the backdrop of the Lusatian Mountains.

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