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The Swiss-Italian festival with a passion for auteur cinema returns for its 68th edition. It will open with Jonathen Demme's Ricki And The Flash, showing outdoors in the Piazza Grandeto an audience of thousands, and will feature retrospectives dedicated to the work of Michael Cimino and Sam Peckinpah.

The festival runs from the 5th to the 15th of August with Prefestival screenings on the 2nd and 4th.

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Locarno Latest Reviews

Lost And Beautiful
Lost And Beautiful
Documentary and fiction blend in a tale of ancient palaces, devoted shepherds and a young calf contemplating his fate.
Happy Hour
Happy Hour
The lives of three married friends are turned upside down when their friend, just divorced, disappears. Are they really living the lives they want?
Right Now, Wrong Then
Right Now, Wrong Then
A middle-aged art-film director and a fledgling artist meet - she knows he’s famous but doesn’t know his films, he’d like to see her paintings.
Drama about social change in France in the early 1970s.
On Football
On Football
An estranged father and son reunite after 20 years in order to watch the 2014 World Cup together.
Six men on a boat try to judge who is best.
The Sky Trembles And The Earth Is Afraid And The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers
The Sky Trembles And The Earth Is Afraid And The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers
The beauty of Morocco transformed into a mysterious landscape.
The People Vs Fritz Bauer
The People Vs Fritz Bauer
A portrait of Fritz Bauer, a man who defied his own government in working with Mossad to track down Adolf Eichmann.
James White
James White
A young New Yorker struggles to take control of his reckless, self-destructive behaviour in the face of momentous family challenges.
Boxer Billy Hope turns to trainer Tick Willis to help him get his life back on track after losing his wife.
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Locarno Film Festival Features

Trying to keep the dream alive
Michael Cimino on wars, anarchy, actors and a pile of scripts.
Amy with no holds barred
Comedian on roots, feminism and therapeutic laughter.
The discreet charm of Andy Garcia
The Godfather star on roots, Cuba, marriage, and sex scenes
American lives
Nicolas Steiner and Thomas Schneider on festivals, fighting cows and Above And Below.

Locarno Film Festival News

Right Now, Wrong Then a double winner at Locarno
Hong Sang-soo romance takes Golden Leopard and acting gong.
Norton and Streep rock Locarno
Fight Club star honoured at start of festival.
“Rock star” Streep to open Locarno
Norton, Garcia and Cimino to receive honours.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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