Never Look Away and Pity
Adam And Evelyn (Adam Und Evelyn)
(Country: Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Andreas Goldstein; Writer: Andreas Goldstein, Jakobine Motz, Ingo Schulze; Stars: Christin Alexandrow, Susanne Bredehöft, Anne Kanis, Lena Lauzemis, Markus Lerch, Florian Teichtmeister, Milian Zerzawy, Christin Alexandrow, Susanne Bredehöft, Anne Kanis, Lena Lauzemis, Markus Lerch, Florian Teichtmeister, Milian Zerzawy)
Potential romance blossoms against the backdrop of summer 1990 and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
All Good (Alles Ist Gut)
(Country: Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Eva Trobisch; Writer: Eva Trobisch; Stars: Aenne Schwarz, Andreas Döhler, Hans Löw, Tilo Nest, Lina Wendel, Lisa Hagmeister, Dagny Dewath, Thomas Gräßle, Annika Blendl, Doris Buchrucker, Hildegard Faust-Albrecht, Vera Flück, Marc-Philipp Kochendörfer, Valentina Kühnel, Hermann Linnenbrink)
A woman keeps silent after a rape.
(Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Stéphane Brizé; Writer: Stéphane Brizé; Stars: Vincent Lindon)
Two years ago, the Perrin Industry Factory, 1100 employees, automotive supplier well known, affiliate to the German group Schäfer, signed an agreement asking to senior-managers and workers to accept a pay cut, in order to save the company in exchange of the promise to protect their jobs on at least the next five years. Today, the company takes the decision to close.
Out of competition
Close Enemies (Freres Ennemis)
(Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2018; Director: David Oelhoffen; Writer: Jeanne Aptekman, David Oelhoffen; Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Sabrina Ouazani, Reda Kateb, Nicolas Giraud, Gwendolyn Gourvenec, Adel Bencherif, Marc Barbé, Astrid Whettnall, Yann Goven, Omar Salim, Djamel Lazaar, Ahmed Benaissa, Fianso, Raphaël Magnabosco, John Sehil)
Two brothers inseparable in childhood find themselves on either side of the law as adults - and on a collision course.
Out of competition
(Country: Germany, Ukraine, France, Netherlands, Romania; Year: 2018; Director: Sergey Loznitsa; Writer: Sergey Loznitsa; Stars: Valeriu Andriutã, Boris Kamorzin, Sergey Kolesov, Georgiy Deliev, Sergey Russkin, Alexander Zamuraev, Konstantin Itunin, Irina Plesnyayeva, Vadim Dubovsky, Svetlana Kolesova, Evgeny Chistyakov, Valeriu Andriutã, Boris Kamorzin, Sergey Kolesov, Georgiy Deliev)
In the Donbass, a region of Eastern Ukraine, a hybrid war takes place, involving an open armed conflict alongside killings and robberies on a mass scale perpetrated by separatist gangs.
Non-Fiction and What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire?
(Country: Russia, Poland, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Aleksey German; Writer: Aleksey German; Stars: Milan Marić, Danila Kozlovsky, Helena Sujecka, Artur Beschastny, Elena Lyadova)
A few days in the life of the Russian-Jewish writer Sergei Dovlatov, whose brilliantly ironic texts were forbidden from being printed in the Soviet Union under Brezhnev, provide a portrait of an era of stagnation and its destructive effects.
The Hidden City (La Ciudad Oculta)
(Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Víctor Moreno)
Beneath the modern city, there lies a vast labyrinth, which the filmmaker explores.
Idrissa, Crónica De Una Muerte Cualquiera
(Country: Spain; Year: 2018; Director: Xavier Artigas, Xapo Ortega)
(Country: Austria; Year: 2018; Director: Sudabeh Mortezai; Stars: Joy Alphonsus, Mariam Precious Sanusi, Angela Ekeleme)
Drama about a woman caught up in the world of sex trafficking.
(Year: 2018; Director: Yolande Zauberman)
Documentary investigation into an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
Sunset and Donbass
(Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Mia Hansen-Løve; Writer: Mia Hansen-Løve; Stars: Suzan Anbeh, Judith Chemla, Roman Kolinka, Alex Descas, Aarshi Banerjee, Pascal Hintablian, Pathy Aiyar)
A war reporter with PTSD heads home to India in a bid to find peace.
Never Look Away (Werk Ohne Autor)
(Country: Germany, Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck; Writer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck; Stars: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl, Oliver Masucci, Cai Cohrs, Ina Weisse, Evgeniy Sidikhin, Mark Zak, Ulrike C. Tscharre, Bastian Trost, Hans-Uwe Bauer, Hanno Koffler, David Schütter, Franz Pätzold)
A tormented young German artist who has fled to the west becomes convinced he has met the love of his life.
Non-Fiction (Doubles vies)
(Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Olivier Assayas; Writer: Olivier Assayas; Stars: Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne, Christa Théret, Nora Hamzawi, Pascal Greggory, Laurent Poitrenaux, Sigrid Bouaziz, Lionel Dray, Nicolas Bouchaud, Antoine Reinartz, Aurélia Petit, Thierry de Peretti, Violaine Gillibert, Jean-Luc Vincent)
A drama about the hopelessly intertwined world of publishing.
(Country: Switzerland, France; Year: 2018; Director: Elsa Amiel; Writer: Elsa Amiel, Laurent Larivière; Stars: Julia Föry, Peter Mullan, Vidal Arzoni, Arieh Worthalter, Agata Buzek, Julia Föry, Peter Mullan, Vidal Arzoni, Arieh Worthalter, Agata Buzek)
Drama set in the world of female bodybuilding.
(Country: Greece, Poland; Year: 2018; Director: Babis Makridis; Writer: Efthymis Filippou, Babis Makridis; Stars: Yannis Drakopoulos, Evi Saoulidou, Nota Tserniafski, Makis Papadimitriou, Georgina Chryskioti, Evdoxia Androulidaki)
The story of a man who feels happy only when he is unhappy: addicted to sadness, with such need for pity, that he’s willing to do everything to evoke it from others. This is the life of a man in a world not cruel enough for him.
The Hidden City and Ray & Liz
Ray & Liz (Ray And Liz)
(Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Richard Billingham; Writer: Richard Billingham; Stars: Michelle Bonnard, Tony Way, Ella Smith, Justin Salinger, Sam Gittins, James Eeles, Andrew Jefferson-Tierney, James Hinton, Michelle Bonnard, Tony Way, Ella Smith, Justin Salinger, Sam Gittins, James Eeles, Andrew Jefferson-Tierney)
Drama about a dysfunctional family.
Ruben Brandt, Collector
(Country: Hungary; Year: 2018; Director: Milorad Krstic; Writer: Milorad Krstic, Radmila Roczkov; Stars: Paul Bellantoni, Gabriella Hámori, Iván Kamarás, Zalán Makranczi, Paul Bellantoni, Gabriella Hámori, Iván Kamarás, Zalán Makranczi)
A psychotherapist suffers violent nightmares inspired by legendary works of art. Four of his patients, expert thieves, offer to steal the works.
Sorry Angel (Plaire, Aimer Et Courir Vite)
(Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Christophe Honore; Writer: Christophe Honore; Stars: Pierre Deladonchamps, Vincent Lacoste, Denis Podalydès)
Two gay men struggle with love in the shadow of mortality.
The Summer House (Les Estivants)
(Country: France, Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi; Writer: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Noémie Lvovsky, Agnès de Sacy; Stars: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Yolande Moreau, Noémie Lvovsky, Pierre Arditi, Valeria Golino, Laurent Stocker, Bruno Raffaelli, Marisa Borini, Stefano Cassetti, Riccardo Scamarcio, Anthony Ursin, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Yolande Moreau, Noémie Lvovsky, Pierre Arditi)
A woman coping with a recent break up goes on holiday with her daughter.
(Country: Hungary, France; Year: 2018; Director: László Nemes; Writer: László Nemes, Clara Royer, Matthieu Taponier; Stars: Vlad Ivanov, Susanne Wuest, Juli Jakab, Judit Bárdos, Levente Molnár, Evelin Dobos, Urs Rechn, Mónika Balsai, Björn Freiberg, Uwe Lauer, János Kulka, Sándor Zsótér, Mihály Kormos, Dusán Vitanovics, Laurent Winkler)
A young wannabe milliner in Budapest meets a man connected to her past and begins to uncover family secrets.
László Nemes in conversation on fairy tales, Murnau's Sunrise, archaic imagery, and resonances beyond Sunset (Napszállta)
László Nemes in conversation on TS Eliot, caves of darkness, the innocent and ominous in Sunset (Napszállta)
Venice 2018: The Sisters Brothers, Sunset, Non-Fiction, The Mountain, Dragged Across Concrete, Charlie Say and Vox Lux
Sorry Angel and All Good
Touch Me Not
(Country: Romania, Germany, Czech Republic, France; Year: 2018; Director: Adina Pintilie; Writer: Adina Pintilie; Stars: Laura Benson, Tómas Lemarquis, Christian Bayerlein, Grit Uhlemann, Hanna Hofmann)
Laura doesn’t want to be touched. Christian, who lives with physical impairments, talks candidly about his sexuality. This film explores our ideas of intimacy.
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire?
(Country: Italy, US; Year: 2018; Director: Roberto Minervini; Writer: Roberto Minervini; Stars: Dorothy Hill, Kevin Goodman, Judy Hill, Ronaldo King, Michael Nelson, Ashlei King, Titus Turner)
The story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves throughout the country.
The Wild Pear Tree (Ahlat Agaci)
(Country: Turkey, Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan; Writer: Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan; Stars: Serkan Keskin, Hazar Ergüçlü, Ahmet Rifat Sungar, Dogu Demirkol, Murat Cemcir, Ercüment Balakoglu, Tamer Levent, Öner Erkan, Bennu Yildirimlar, Kadir Çermik, Özay Fecht, Asena Keskinci, Kubilay Tunçer, Sencar Sagdic, Serkan Keskin)
Sinan is passionate about literature and has always wanted to be a writer. Returning to the village where he was born, he pours his heart and soul into scraping together the money he needs to be published, but his father’s debts catch up with him...