Istanbul Film Festival 2018

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The Prince Of Nothingwood The Prince Of Nothingwood
The Prince Of Nothingwood and Under The Tree
Abracadabra (Country: Spain, France, Belgium; Year: 2017; Director: Pablo Berger; Writer: Pablo Berger; Stars: Maribel Verdú, Antonio de la Torre, Priscilla Delgado, Javier Antón, Bea de la Cruz, Rocío Calvo, José Mota, Nacho Marraco, Paco Churruca, Victoria Sáez, Fabia Castro, Mario Alonso, Josep Maria Pou, Malena Gutiérrez, Janfri Topera)
A housewife struggles after her husband becomes possessed by a ghost.
C'est La Vie! (Le sens de la fête) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano; Writer: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano; Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Eye Haidara, Gilles Lellouche, Suzanne Clément, Jean-Paul Rouve, Judith Chemla, Kévin Azaïs, Vincent Macaigne, Yves Heck, Hélène Vincent, Jackee Toto, Louis Quinn, Anthony Darche)
A night of surprises unfolds at a wedding party in a chateau.
Claire's Camera (Country: France, South Korea; Year: 2017; Director: Hong Sang-soo; Writer: Hong Sang-soo; Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Min-hee Kim, Mi-hee Chang, Jin-young Jung, Yoon Heesun, Wanmin Lee, Taewoo Kang, Shahira Fahmy, Mark Peranson, Isabelle Huppert, Min-hee Kim, Mi-hee Chang, Jin-young Jung, Yoon Heesun, Wanmin Lee)
The story of two women who meet at the Cannes Film Festival.
July Tales (Contes de juillet) (Year: 2017; Director: Guillaume Brac; Writer: Guillaume Brac; Stars: Hanne Mathisen Haga, Andrea Romano, Sipan Mouradian, Salomé Diénis Meulien, Roman Jean-Elie, Milena Csergo, Lucie Grunstein, Jean Joudé, Théo Chedeville, Kenza Lagnaoui, Hanne Mathisen Haga, Andrea Romano, Sipan Mouradian, Salomé Diénis Meulien, Roman Jean-Elie)
Two languorous summer days, two thorny tales of romantic misunderstanding.
Love And Bullets (Country: Italy; Year: 2017; Director: Antonio Manetti, Marco Manetti; Writer: Michelangelo La Neve, Antonio Manetti, Marco Manetti; Stars: Claudia Gerini, Carlo Buccirosso, Serena Rossi, Giampaolo Morelli, Raiz, Tia Architto, Antonio Buonomo, Michele Cantalupo, Antonello Cossia, Andrea D'Alessio, King Danza, Luciana De Falco, Marco Mario de Notaris, Juliet Esey Joseph, Giovanni Esposito)
A Naples-set gripping mafia musical, an intense romance, and a tireless action comedy.
Pig Pig
Pig and July Tales
Pig (Khook) (Country: Iran; Year: 2018; Director: Mani Haghighi; Writer: Mani Haghighi; Stars: Hasan Majuni, Leila Hatami, Leili Rashidi, Parinaz Izadyar, Mina Jafarzadeh)
Hasan, a blacklisted filmmaker, starts to sulk when he isn't bumped off by a serial killer.
The Prince Of Nothingwood (Country: France, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Sonia Kronlund; Stars: Salim Shaheen)
The story of Salim Shaheen, the most prolific and popular actor-director-producer in Afghanistan.
Sergio And Sergei (Country: US, Cuba, Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Ernesto Daranas; Writer: Ernesto Daranas, Marta Daranas; Stars: Camila Arteche, A.J. Buckley, Ana Gloria Buduen, Tomás Cao, Yuliet Cruz, Idalmis Garcia, Mario Guerra, Armando Miguel Gómez, Héctor Noas, Ron Perlman, Dayna Posada, Rolando Raimjanov, Ailín de Rodriguez la Caridad, Luis Manuel Álvarez, Camila Arteche)
Cuban Sergio is a young academic and amateur radio enthusiast who lives hand to mouth. One day, he makes an unexpected contact with Russian cosmonaut Sergei who is stranded on a space station and an unusual friendship ensues.
Under The Tree (Country: Iceland; Year: 2017; Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson; Writer: Huldar Breiðfjörð, Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson; Stars: Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Selma Björnsdóttir, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir)
A spat between neighbours over a garden tree spirals out of control.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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