Istanbul Film Festival 2018

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Ravens Ravens
Ravens and Doubtful
Bloody Milk (Petit Paysan) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Hubert Charuel; Stars: Swann Arlaud, Isabelle Candelier, Sara Giraudeau, Bouli Lanners, Valentin Lespinasse)
A man lives for his cattle herd, so when one of them becomes ill he will do anything to save the rest of his animals.
Candelaria (Country: Germany, Argentina, Norway, Colombia, Cuba; Year: 2017; Director: Jhonny Hendrix; Writer: Jhonny Hendrix, Maria Camila Arias, Abel Arcos Soto, Carlos Quintela; Stars: Philipp Hochmair, Alden Knight, Verónica Lynn, Manuel Viveros)
The Nineties. Cuba is drowning in hunger, cigars and rum. In this grim landscape, the life of Candelaria and Victor Hugo, a couple who stayed together out of inertia, takes a surprising turn the day Candelaria finds a video camera.
Charleston (Country: Romania, France; Year: 2017; Director: Andrei Cretulescu; Writer: Andrei Cretulescu; Stars: Serban Pavlu, Radu Iacoban, Victor Rebengiuc, Ana Ciontea, Gabriela Popescu, Ana Ularu, Dorian Boguta, Gavril Patru, Andreea Vasile, Adrian Titieni, Sergiu Costache, Claudiu Dumitru, Gheorghe Ifrim, Lucian Ifrim, Alina Berzunteanu)
Story of a man, who, after losing his wife in a traffic accident, is going through the grieving process with his late wife’s lover.
Doubtful (Mutalim Besafek) (Country: Israel; Year: 2017; Director: Eliran Elya; Writer: Eliran Elya; Stars: Yaakov Aderet, Osher Amara, Liron Ben-Shlush, Ran Danker, Elroi Fass, Melodi Frank, Adar Hazazi Gersch, Shalev Girgin, Elad Hudara, Riki Hudara, Eli Menashe, Batel Moseri, Idan Naftali, Orel Sapir, Hilla Sarjon)
When a screenwriter is sentenced to community service, he finds his work with juvenile offenders offers him an unexpected outlet.
Disappearance (Napadid Shodan) (Country: Iran, Qatar; Year: 2017; Director: Ali Asgari; Stars: Amir Reza Ranjbaran, Nafiseh Zarei, Sadaf Asgar)
A brother rushes to support his sister after she arrives at a hospital saying she has been raped, but something is amiss.
Bloody Milk Bloody Milk
Bloody Milk and Killing Jesus
La Familia (Country: Venezuela, Chile, Norway; Year: 2017; Director: Gustavo Rondón Córdova; Writer: Gustavo Rondón Córdova; Stars: Giovanni García, Reggie Reyes)
Killing Jesus (Matar A Jesus) (Year: 2017; Director: Laura Mora; Writer: Laura Mora)
A woman who witnesses the death of her father encounters a man who she thinks killed him. Based on the director's own experience.
Manuel (Country: Italy; Year: 2017; Director: Dario Albertini; Stars: Andrea Lattanzi, Giulia Elettra Gorietti, Francesca Antonelli, Raffaella Rea )
Once Upon A Time In Indian Country (Es war einmal Indianerland) (Country: Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Ilker Çatak; Writer: Nils Mohl; Stars: Leonard Scheicher, Johanna Polley, Emilia Schüle, Joel Basman, Johannes Klaußner, Katharina Behrens, Clemens Schick, Robert Alan Packard, Bjarne Mädel, Canan Suvatlar, Christina-Maria von Gusinski, Leonie Wesselow, Leonard Scheicher, Johanna Polley, Emilia Schüle)
A teenager's life is turned upside down when his father kills his stepmother.
Out (Country: France, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia; Year: 2017; Director: György Kristóf; Writer: Eszter Horváth, György Kristóf, Gábor Papp; Stars: Judit Bárdos, Attila Bocsárszky, Éva Bandor, Ieva Aleksandrova-Eklone, Sándor Terhes, Ieva Norvele, Guna Zarina, Ivars Brakovskis, Viktor Nemets, Varis Klausitajs)
A fiftysomething family man embarks on an Eastern European odyssey after losing his job.
La Familia La Familia
La Familia and Out
Pure Hearts (Country: Italy; Year: 2017; Director: Roberto De Paolis; Writer: Adriano Chiarelli, Roberto De Paolis, Luca Infascelli, Carlo Salsa, Greta Scicchitano; Stars: Selene Caramazza, Simone Liberati, Barbora Bobulova, Stefano Fresi, Edoardo Pesce, Antonella Attili, Federico Pacifici, Alexia Murray, Nick Nicolosi, Francesco Primavera, Selene Caramazza, Simone Liberati, Barbora Bobulova, Stefano Fresi, Edoardo Pesce)
A teenager who is about to take a vow of chastity embarks on a relationship with a 25-year-old with a violent temper and a difficult past.
Ravens (Korparna) (Country: Sweden; Year: 2017; Director: Jens Assur; Writer: Jens Assur, based on the novel by Tomas Bannerhed; Stars: Reine Brynolfsson, Jacob Nordström, Maria Heiskanen)
A troubled farmer and his family struggle with the hardships of their lives.
Scaffolding (Country: Israel, Poland; Year: 2017; Director: Matan Yair; Writer: Matan Yair; Stars: Asher Lax, Ami Smolartchik, Yaacov Cohen, Keren Berger, Naama Manor)
Story of a struggling student who finds his world expanding thanks to help from his literature teacher.
Severina (Country: Brazil, Uruguay; Year: 2017; Director: Felipe Hirsch; Writer: Felipe Hirsch; Stars: Carla Quevedo, Alfredo Castro, Alejandro Awada, Daniel Hendler, Javier Drolas, Néstor Guzzini, Alfonso Tort, Gonzalo Delgado, Mirella Pascual, Anaclara Ferreyra Palfy, Hugo Piccinini, Susana Groisman, Pedro Dalton, Nacho Mendy, Nuria Fló)
An inspiring writer-bookseller grows ever fond of a mysterious book stealing muse named Severina and the relationship between the two transforms them both.
Valley Of Shadows (Skyggenes Dal) (Country: Norway; Year: 2017; Director: Jonas Matzos Gulbrandsen; Stars: Adam Ekeli, Jone Hope Larsen, Kathrine Fagerland)
In a village where sheep have been mysteriously slaughtered, a six year old wanders into the woods by himself in search of his lost collie dog.

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