New York Film Festival 2007
Death To The Tinman Death To The Tinman
Death To The Tinman and In The City Of Sylvia
4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days (Four Months, Three Weeks & Two Days, Four Months, Three Weeks And Two Days, 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days, 4 Luni, 3 Saptamani Si 2 Zile) (Country: Romania; Year: 2007; Director: Cristian Mungiu; Writer: Cristian Mungiu; Stars: Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov, Alexandru Potocean)
The story of a young woman who helps her friend to have an illegal abortion in Eighties Romania.
Alexandra (Aleksandra) (Country: France, Russia; Year: 2007; Director: Alexander Sokurov; Writer: Alexander Sokurov; Stars: Galina Vishnevskaya, Vasily Shevtsov, Raisa Gichaeva, Andrei Bogdanov, Alexander Kladko, Aleksei Nejmyshev, Rustam Shahgireev, Evgeni Tkachuk)
A grandmother goes to visit her grandson, working for the army in Chechnya.
Blade Runner: The Final Cut (Country: USA; Year: 1982; Director: Ridley Scott; Writer: Hampton Fancher, David Webb Peoples, Roland Kibbee, based on the story by Philip K Dick; Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy, James Hong)
The final cut is the deepest for Ridley Scott's remastered sci-fi epic.
Before The Devil Knows You're Dead (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Sidney Lumet; Writer: Kelly Masterson; Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, Marisa Tomei, Rosemary Harris, Aleksa Palladino, Michael Shannon, Amy Ryan, Brian F O'Byrne, Blaine Horton, Arija Bareikis)
Damage limitation after a jewellery heist goes wrong.
The Darjeeling Limited (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Wes Anderson; Writer: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman; Stars: Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Amara Karan, Wallace Wolodarsky, Waris Ahluwalia, Irfan Khan, Barbet Schroeder, Bill Murray, Anjelica Huston, Camilla Rutherford, Natalie Portman), Official Site
Three brothers take a 'spiritual journey' across India by train.
Before The Devil Knows You're Dead Before The Devil Knows You're Dead
Before The Devil Knows You're Dead and The Diving Bell And The Butterfly
The Diving Bell And The Butterfly (Le Scaphandre Et Le Papillon) (Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Julian Schnabel; Writer: Ronald Harwood, based on the book by Jean-Dominique Bauby; Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josee Croze, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais, Neils Arestrup, Jean-Pierre Cassel), Official Site, Trailer
The memoirs of a man who awoke from a coma to discover he was completely paralysed apart from his left eye.
Death To The Tinman (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Ray Tintori; Writer: Ray Tintori; Stars: Jeff Delauter, Sophia Holman, Lee Pender, Marvin Illman, Michael Preston)
An amputee's rom-com, cut short. Showing as part of World Shorts 1 at EIFF 2007.
The Flight Of The Red Balloon (Le Voyage Du Ballon Rouge) (Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Hou Hsiao-Hsien; Writer: Hou Hsiao-Hsien, François Margolin; Stars: Juliette Binoche, Simon Iteanu, Song Fang, Hippolyte Girardot)
A busy mother’s young boy attracts the attention of a large balloon.
Hotel Chevalier (Country: USA; Year: 2007; Director: Wes Anderson; Writer: Wes Anderson; Stars: Natalie Portman, Jason Schwartzman)
Short film about a fractured relationship - the film festival prologue to The Darjeeling Limited.
I'm Not There (Country: US, Germany; Year: 2007; Director: Todd Haynes; Writer: Todd Haynes, Oren Moverman; Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Marcus Carl Franklin, Richard Gere, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw, Benz Antoine, Shaun Balbar, Mark Camacho, Joe Cobden, David Cross)
Experimental biopic examining the shifting persona of Bob Dylan throughout his career.
Margot At The Wedding Margot At The Wedding
Margot At The Wedding and I'm Not There
In The City Of Sylvia (En la ciudad de Sylvia, Dans La Ville De Sylvie, Some Photos In The City Of Sylvia) (Country: Spain; Year: 2007; Director: José Luis Guerín; Writer: José Luis Guerín; Stars: Xavier Lafitte, Pilar López de Ayalam, Michaël Balerdi, Laurence Cordier, Tanja Czichy, Gladys Deussner, Eric Dietrich, Charlotte Dupont, Philippe Ohrel)
A boy dreams of finding a lost love.
The Last Mistress (Une vieille maîtresse) (Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Catherine Breillat; Writer: Catherine Breillat, adapted from the novel by Jules-Amédée Barbey d'Aurevilly; Stars: Asia Argento, Fu'ad Ait Aattou, Roxane Mesquida, Claude Sarraute, Yolande Moreau, Michael Lonsdale, Anne Parillaud, Jean-Philippe Tesse)
Exploration of aristocratic fidelity in 18th Century France.
The Man From London (A Londoni férfi) (Country: France, Germany, Hungary, UK; Year: 2007; Director: Béla Tarr; Writer: Béla Tarr and László Krasznahorkai, based on the novel by Georges Simenon.; Stars: Miroslav Krobot, Tilda Swinton , Volker Spengler, Ági Szirtes, János Derzsi, Erika Bók, Gyula Pauer, István Lénárt, Kati Lázár)
After witnessing a murder, a railway switchman makes a discovery which will change his life forever.
Margot At The Wedding (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Noah Baumbach; Writer: Noah Baumbach; Stars: Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Zane Pais, Jack Black, John Turturro, Flora Cross, Ciarán Hinds, Halley Feiffer, Michael Cullen, Enid Graham, Sophie Nyweide, Justin Roth)
A neurotic woman undermines her whole family and her sister's impending marriage.
Married Life (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Ira Sachs; Writer: Ira Sachs, Oren Moverman; Stars: Chris Cooper, Pierce Brosnan, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel McAdams)
How do you avoid humiliating you wife with a divorce? Kill her.
The Darjeeling Limited The Darjeeling Limited
The Darjeeling Limited and The Orphanage
No Country For Old Men (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy; Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson, Kelly Macdonald, Garret Dillahunt, Tess Harper, Barry Corbin, Stephen Root, Rodger Boyce, Beth Grant)
A man goes on the run from a psychopath in Texas after coming across a briefcase of stolen cash.
The Orphanage (El Orfanato) (Country: Mexico, Spain; Year: 2007; Director: Juan Antonio Bayona; Writer: Sergio G Sánchez; Stars: Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Geraldine Chaplin, Montserrat Carulla, Mabel Rivera, Andrés Gertrúdix, Roger Príncep, Carla Gordillo Alicia, Georgina Avellaneda, Alejandro Campos, Oscar Guillermo Garretón), Official Site
Ghost story about a family who live in an orphanage.
Paranoid Park (Country: France, USA; Year: 2007; Director: Gus Van Sant; Writer: Gus Van Sant, based on the novel by Blake Nelson.; Stars: Gabe Nevins, Daniel Liu, Taylor Momsen, Jake Miller, Lauren McKinney, Winfield Jackson, Joe Schweitzer)
A young skateboarder finds himself in trouble following the death of a security guard.
Persepolis (Country: France/US; Year: 2007; Director: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud; Writer: Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud, based on the original graphic novels by Marjane Satrapi; Stars: voices of Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, Simon Abkarian, Gabrielle Lopes, François Jerosme, Sean Penn, Gena Rowlands, Iggy Pop), Trailer
A girl's eye view of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
Redacted (Country: US; Year: 2007; Director: Brian De Palma; Writer: Brian De Palma; Stars: Izzy Diaz, Robe Devaney, Daniel Stewart Sherman, Kel O’Neill, Ty Jones, Zahara Al Zubaidi, Patrick Carroll), Official Site, Trailer
Controversial story, asking where, in the censored war in Iraq, do we find the truth? Plus read what Brian De Palma said about the film - and the redaction of it, .
Married Life Married Life
Married Life and Secret Sunshine
Secret Sunshine (Milyang) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2007; Director: Lee Chang-dong; Writer: Lee Chang-dong, based on the novel by Yi Chong-jun; Stars: Jeon Do-yeon, Song Kang-ho, Jo Yeong-jin, Kim Mi-kyung, Kim Yeong-jae, Ko Seo-hie)
Exploration of grief in small-town Korea.
Silent Light (Stellet Licht) (Country: Mexico, France, Netherlands, Germany; Year: 2007; Director: Carlos Reygadas; Writer: Carlos Reygadas; Stars: Elizabeth Fehr, Jacobo Klassen, Maria Pankratz, Miriam Toews, Cornelio Wall, Peter Wall), Official Site
A deeply religious, married man falls in love with another woman and has to question his whole life.
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