Raindance Film Festival 2009

Raindance haven't revealed the thinking behind this strand (yet), but we're guessing they'd say something along the lines of... this is the cream of the European independent crop.

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The Belgrade Phantom (Country: Serbia, Hungary, Bulgaria; Year: 2009; Director: Jovan B Todorovic; Writer: Jovan B Todorovic, Bogdan Petkovic, Kosta Pesevski; Stars: Milutin Milosevic, Marko Zivic, Radoslav Milenkovic, Nada Macankovic, Andrej Sepetkovski, Aleksandar Djurica, Milos Samolov, Goran Radakovic, Uros Urosevic, Boris Komnenic, Bojan Lazarov, Petar Mihailovic, Predrag Damnjanovic, Milos Vlalukin, Cvijeta Mesic)
Film about a cult figure - who challenged authority by driving round Belgrade in a stolen white Porsche.
Death Of A Porno Gang (Zivot i smrt porno bande) (Country: Serbia; Year: 2009; Director: Mladen Djordjevic; Writer: Mladen Djordjevic; Stars: Mihajlo Jovanovic, Ana Acimovic, Ana Jovanovic, Predrag Damnjanovic, Radivoj Knezevic, Srdjan Jovanovic, Ivan Djordjevic, Bojan Zogovic, Natasa Miljus, Aleksandar Gligoric, Mariana Arandjelovic, Srdjan Miletic, Nemanja Jovanov, Ranko Kovacevic, Ana Sakic)
A frustrated filmmaker begins to make porn films, since he can't pursue the genre he really wants, a move that leads him to take a porn show on the road...
EVK As it once was (Country: Serbia; Year: 2008)
We can't find hide nor hair of this film... details to follow as soon as we track it down.
The Investigator (A Nyomozó) (Country: Hungary, Sweden, Ireland; Year: 2008; Director: Attila Galambos; Writer: Attila Galambos; Stars: Zsolt Anger, András Márton Baló, Péter Blaskó, Csaba Czene, Katalin Farkas, Tamás Fodor, Zsuzsa Járó, István Juhász, Ilona Kassai, Éva Kerekes)
Black comedy crime drama, centring on a mortuary assistant.
The Longest Night (Lange Nacht) (Country: Germany; Year: 2009; Director: Till Kleinert; Writer: Aaron Craemer, Till Kleinert; Stars: Isabelle Höpfner, Sarah Baumann, Volkram Zschiesche, Markus Staab-Poncet, Sebastian Stielke, Ulf Peter Schmidt, Sascha Kölzow, Mandy Rudski, Ketel Weber, Leo Solter), Official Site, Trailer
Six friends on a camping trip are pursued by a gang of skinheads, but an even greater threat lurks in the woods.
Moths (Falene) (Country: Italy; Director: Andrès A Arce), Trailer
Two old friends meet on the street and talk about life, inconsequentially... but tonight, they are meeting someone who could change things.
No One's Son (Niciji sin) (Country: Croatia, Slovenia; Year: 2008; Director: Arsen A Ostojic; Writer: Mate Matisic; Stars: Alen Liveric, Mustafa Nadarevic, Biserka Ipsa, Zdenko Jelcic, Goran Grgic, Daria Lorenci, Niksa Mrksic, Drazen Kuhn, Slaven Knezovic)
A disillusioned war veteran, who has lost both legs, finds a face from the past threatens his family.
Schemes Of Affection (La Strategia Degli Affetti) (Country: Italy; Year: 2009; Director: Dodo Fiori)
An architect disapproves of his son... who is willing to pay the price for a little attention.
The Slovenian Girl (Slovenka) (Country: Slovenia, Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Year: 2009; Director: Damjan Kozole; Writer: Damjan Kozole, Matevz Luzar, Ognjen Svilicic; Stars: Nina Ivanisin, Peter Musevski, Primoz Pirnat, Marusa Kink, Uros Furst, Dejan Spasic, Aljosa Kovacic, Andrej Murenc, Ales Valic, Marjuta Slamic, Ivo Godnic, Cedric Brelet von Sydow, Valter Dragan, Danijel Malalan, Philip James Burt)
A student gets more than she bargains for when she tries to get rich quick through prostitution.
SOS Love (SOS szerelem!) (Country: Hungary; Year: 2007; Director: Tamás Sas; Writer: Agnes Fernandes, Norbert Köbli, János Szurmai; Stars: Sándor Csányi, Mónika Ullmann, Iván Fenyö, Patricia Kovács, Boglárka Varga, Zsolt Anger, Miklós Benedek, Ádám Czetõ, Ferenc Elek, Kata Gáspár, Adrienn Herczeg, Judit Hernádi, Gábor Hevér, Adél Jordán, Géza Kaszás)
Course of true love runs rocky for a matchmaker who falls for one of his client's intended dates.

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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