Raindance Film Festival 2009

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25 Carat 25 Carat
25 Carat and The Panda Candy
25 Carat (25 kilates) (Country: Spain; Year: 2008; Director: Patxi Amézcua; Writer: Patxi Amézcua; Stars: Francesc Garrido, Aida Folch, Manuel Morón), Official Site
A thug and a thief fall for each other and try to escape a life of crime in this Barcelona-set thriller.
Carmo, Hit The Road (Country: Spain, Brazil, Poland; Year: 2008; Director: Murilo Pasta; Writer: Murilo Pasta; Stars: Fele Martínez, Mariana Loureiro, Seu Jorge, Márcio Garcia, Paca Gabaldón, Rosi Campos, Norival Rizzo, Kiko Bertholini, Nanda Costa, Thaís Fersoza)
A lonely, handicapped smuggler and a beautiful girl embark on a reckless ride through a South American border landscape.
Guts (Agallas) (Country: Spain; Year: 2009; Director: Andrés Luque, Samuel Martín; Writer: Javier Echániz, Juan Antonio Gil Bengoa; Stars: Hugo Silva, Carmelo Gómez, Carlos Sante, Rula Blanco, Tomás Lijó, Xavier Estévez, Pepo Suevos, Celso Bugallo, Yoima Valdés, Isabel Blanco, Alfonso Agra, Mabel Rivera, Lois Lemos, Samuel Martín, Andrés Luque), Official Site
A petty criminal becomes embroiled in drug trafficking.
The Panda Candy (Year: 2009; Director: Peng Lei; Stars: Chun Sue, Taki Zhang)
Life and loves of a twentysomething Chinese girl who is looking for romance and whose life is changed when she meets another woman who is also unlucky in love.
Twilight Dancing (Year: 2008; Director: Joshua Tong)
Experimental film which seems to have something to do with a man estranged from his wife and car crashes... but all the details we could find may have been lost in translation.
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