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This year's festival will see Mia Farrow, Juliette Binoche and Armin Mueller-Stahl pick up career achievement awards and there will be a special tribute to one of Italy’s iconic studios Titanus, founded by Gustavo Lombardo in 1904.
Among the guests for the Titanus retrospective will be Dario Argento, introducing his first feature film The Bird With The Crystal Plumage, actress and singer Rita Pavone, with Lina Wertmüller’s Non Stuzzicate La Zanzara, and Eleonora Brown, introducing Two Women and Amore Mio.
The festival will open with Luc Besson's Lucy on August 6 and run until August 18.
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A portrait of China, experienced through its vast and expanding railway.
Alice replaces a recently deceased mechanic onboard Fidelio, an old freighter, and sets off on a voyage of self-discovery.
An Indian family move to France and open a curry house across the road from a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Loosely based on the story of the director's mother who, years after being in Auschwitz decided to track down two women she had befriended in the camp.
An angry writer and his relationships.
A year after his father’s death, Victor returns to Buenos Aires in order to reconquer the life he was forced to abandon. He brings a new project with him for his former theater company: a radio-play of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.
Documentary about winter in a emergency shelter for the homeless in Lausanne.
Biopic about a woman who was born deaf and blind.
A boy from an Arab Israeli city is sent to a prestigious Jerusalem boarding school.
A smalltown plumber takes on corrupt bureaucracy.
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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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