Locarno Film Festival 2016

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Glory Glory
Glory and Marija
Al Ma’ Wal Khodra Wal Wajh El Hassan (Country: Egypt; Year: 2016; Director: Yousry Nasrallah)
Class prejudice, business rivalries and secret love complicate a family wedding.
The Apple Of My Eye (La Prunelle De Mes Yeux) (Country: France; Year: 2016; Director: Axelle Ropert; Stars: Mélanie Bernier , Bastien Bouillon , Antonin Fresson , Chloé Astor , Swann Arlaud , Serge Bozon )
A young man and woman who live in the same building and both love music hate one another after an early misunderstanding - but can they keep it up?
Bangkok Nites (Country: Japan, France, Thailand, Laos; Year: 2016; Director: Katsuya Tomita)
A Bangkok sex worker is reunited with a Japanese soldier he once fell in love with, but their attempts to find a future together are compromised by the legacy of colonialism.
By The Time It Gets Dark (Dao Khanong) (Country: Thailand, Netherlands, France, Qatar; Year: 2016; Director: Anocha Suwichakornpong)
A film director and her muse who was a student activist in the 1970s, a waitress who keeps changing jobs, an actor and an actress are all connected to each other in hidden ways.
Correspondences (Correspondências) (Country: Portuguese, Spanish, French, English/Italian/Greek/Russian; Year: 2016; Director: Rita Azevedo Gomes)
The story of poet Jorge de Sena's 20 year exile and his correspondence with Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen.
The Ornithologist The Ornithologist
The Ornithologist and Correspondences
Der Traumhafte Weg (Country: Germany; Year: 2016; Director: Angela Schanelec)
An English youth and a German girl fall in love but are separated by circumstance, only for chance to bring them to the same city 30 years later.
Glory (Slava) (Country: Bulgaria, Greece; Year: 2016; Director: Kristina Grozeva , Petar Valchanov; Writer: Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov, Decho Taralezhkov; Stars: Stefan Denolyubov , Margita Gosheva)
A railway worker finds a large amount of money on the line and duly hands it over to the authorities, who give him a watch, which stops working.
Godless (Country: Bulgaria, Denmark, France; Year: 2016; Director: Ralitza Petrova)
A lonely morphine addict, care home worker and casual fraudster finds her life transformed by her friendship with an elderly man - who may have secrets of his own.
Hermia And Helena (Hermia & Helena) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2016; Director: Matías Piñeiro)
A struggling young theatre director receives a series of mysterious postcards from a stranger, leading her on a strange journey.
The Idea Of A Lake (La Idea De Un Lago) (Country: Switzerland, Argentina, Qatar; Year: 2016; Director: Milagros Mumenthaler; Writer: Milagros Mumenthaler; Stars: Carla Crespo , Rosario Bléfari , Malena Moiron )
A pregnant photographer, trying to complete her book before she gives birth, is drawn back to he disappearance of her father under the military dictatorship.
Inimi Cicatrizate (Country: Romania, Germany; Year: 2016; Director: Radu Jude)
In a sanatorium on the Black Sea coat, a young man dying of bone tuberculosis falls in love with another patient.
The Last Family (Ostatnia Rodzina) (Country: Poland; Year: 2016; Director: Jan P Matuszyński; Writer: Robert Bolesto; Stars: Andrzej Seweryn, Dawid Ogrodnik, Aleksandra Konieczna, Andrzej Chyra)
A surrealist painter famous for his S&M themes tries to keep his suicidal son from harm.
Marija (Country: Germany, Switzerland; Year: 2016; Director: Michael Koch; Writer: Juliane Grossheim, Michael Koch; Stars: Margarita Breitkreiz, Georg Friedrich, Olga Dinnikova, Sahin Eryilmaz )
A young cleaning women, suddenly unemployed, is willing to do anything to fulfil her dream of owning her own hairdressing salon.
Mister Universo (Country: Austria, Italy; Year: 2016; Director: Tizza Covi , Rainer Frimmel; Writer: Tizza Covi; Stars: Tairo Caroli , Wendy Weber , Arthur Robin , Lilly Robin)
After losing his lucky charm, a young lion tamer sets off on a long journey in search of the Mister Universe who originally gave it to him.
The Ornithologist (O Ornitólogo) (Country: Portugal, France, Brazil; Year: 2016; Director: João Pedro Rodrigues; Writer: João Pedro Rodrigues, João Rui Guerra da Mata; Stars: Paul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, João Pedro Rodrigues, Han Wen, Chan Suan, Juliane Elting )
An ornithologist searching for black storks is swept away by rapids and awakens in a mysterious, dark forest.
Wet Woman In The Wind (Kaze Ni Nureta Onna) (Country: Japan; Year: 2016; Director: Akihito Shiota; Writer: Akihito Shiota; Stars: Yuki Mamiya, Tasuku Nagaoka, Ryushin Tei, Michiko Suzuki)
A former playwright living in a remote village finds himself ensnared by a sexually overwhelming young woman.
The Young One (Jeunesse) (Country: France, Portugal; Year: 2016; Director: Julien Samani)
A young man hoping for adventure hops aboard a freighter, but tensions grow as things fail to go to plan.

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