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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
Documentary and fiction blend in a tale of ancient palaces, devoted shepherds and a young calf contemplating his fate.
The lives of three married friends are turned upside down when their friend, just divorced, disappears. Are they really living the lives they want?
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.
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 beauty of Morocco transformed into a mysterious landscape.
A portrait of Fritz Bauer, a man who defied his own government in working with Mossad to track down Adolf Eichmann.
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.
Locarno Film Festival Features
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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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