Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2023

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The Book Of Solutions (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Michel Gondry; Writer: Michel Gondry; Stars: Pierre Niney, Blanche Gardin, Camille Rutherford and Vincent Elbaz)
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Out of Competition
The End (Artificial Fragments Of Human Kind) (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Aurélien Héraud, Olivier Héraud; Writer: Aurélien Héraud, Olivier Héraud; Stars: Clara Noël, Nicolas Girard-Michelotti, Charlotte Erika, Jérôme Cusin, Adeline Chagneau)
Surreal drama
Everything, Everywhere (Country: Japan; Year: 2023; Director: Kah Wai Lim; Writer: Kah Wai Lim; Stars: Adela Sou, Shogen, Ying Jiang)
Mixes testimonies of real witnesses of the Balkan War with minimalist sci-fi.
Five And A Half Love Stories In An Apartment In Vilnius, Lithuania (Penkios su puse meilės istorijos, nutikusios viename Vilniaus bute) (Country: Lithuania, Ireland, Latvia; Year: 2023; Director: Tomas Vengris; Writer: Tomas Vengris, Tatia Rosenthal; Stars: Velta Žygure, Vidas Petkevičius, Valene Kane, Jonas Braškys, Alison Oliver)
An empty flat is rented to various guests from Israel, Hungary, Poland, and Ireland. With every online reservation, a new story of love, hate, hope, and guilt evolves between the walls of the old building.
The Ghosts Cult And Big Brother: Mad On The Final Black Night (Country: South Korea, Albania, Kosovo; Year: 2023; Director: Green Geng; Writer: Green Geng; Stars: Ekrem A Xani, Kim Yonghu, Chen Jieming, David Copo)
Experimental film.
Good Savage (Country: Mexico; Year: 2023; Director: Santiago Mohar Volkow; Writer: Santiago Mohar Volkow, Andrew Leland Rogers; Stars: Naian González Norvind, Darío Yazbek Bernal, Andrew Leland Rogers, Alejandro Edda, Manuel García Rulfo)
A young couple from the US, struggling with their marriage, decide to move to Mexico. As liberal artists, they seek inspiration and freedom but the reality is far from what they are imagining.
I Don't Expect Anyone To Believe Me (No Voy A Pedirle A Nadie Que Me Crea) (Country: Mexico, Spain; Year: 2023; Director: Fernando Frias; Writer: Maria Camila Arias, Fernando Frias; Stars: Darío Yazbek, Natalia Solián, Ana Castillo, Alexis Ayala, Carmen Beato, Ivano Palatucci, Juan Minujín, Bruna Cusí)
A young man is ready for his PhD studies in Barcelona. But before he leaves Mexico, he’s carried away by thugs. They have a special request while they hold him and his cousin at gunpoint. It’s just the starting point of the absurd and sinister turns his life is taking.
Out of Competition
I Trust You (En vos confío) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2023; Director: Agustín Toscano; Writer: Agustín Toscano)
Documentary hybrid about Susana and Nélida who met in a convent. They abandoned their calling and adopted three-year-old Erika. They were happy, but in 2006, the women were accused of a crime and sentenced to 20 years in prison, although they maintained their innocence.
King Khat (Country: Israel, Portugal; Year: 2023; Director: Uri Marantz; Writer: Uri Marantz; Stars: Oshri Cohen, Hadar Diamond)
A young scientist becomes fascination by the psychoative properties of the khat plant and discovered it was a legal drug to make. This hybrid film considers what happens next
Life's A Bitch (Chiennes De Vie) (Country: Belgium; Year: 2023; Director: Xavier Seron; Writer: Xavier Seron; Stars: Jean-Jacques Rausin, Mara Taquin, Aurora Marion, Ninon Borseï, Arieh Worthalter, Louise Manteau)
Three stories of humans and their dogs.
Supermarket (Country: Montenegro; Year: 2023; Director: Nemanja Becanovic; Writer: Nemanja Becanovic; Stars: Branimir Popovic, Bojan Zirovic, Ana Pejovic)
A man makes himself at home in a closed supermarket, but gradually begins to suspect he is being watched.
The Waves, The Sand, and Two Lovers in the Middle Of… (Country: South Korea; Year: 2023; Director: Hong Ji-Yeong; Writer: Hong Ji-Yeong; Stars: Sunhee Bae, Han Hye-Ji)
The sound of waves echoes in the silence. Yeong-jin and Jae-yeon go to the beach to sleep togethe
Winter Howl (Aullido De Invierno) (Country: Chile, Colombia, Argentina; Year: 2023; Director: Matías Rojas Valencia; Writer: Matías Rojas Valencia; Stars: Ingrid Zsurgelies, Franz Bäar, Paulina García, Amalia Kassai, Patricia Cuyul, Clara Larraín)
Drama about two senior survivors of Colonia Dignidad.

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