Tribeca Festival 2010

A snapshot of global cinema already making impressions on international audiences and representing a diverse range of compelling stories and filmmaking styles comprise the Showcase section.

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Blood And Rain (La sangre y la lluvia) (Country: Colombia, Argentina; Year: 2009; Director: Jorge Navas; Writer: Carlos Henao, Alizé LE MAOULT, Jorge Navas; Stars: Gloria Montoya, Quique Mendoza, Juan Miguel Silva, Hernán Méndez, Weimar Delgado, Julio César Valencia)
Taxi driver Jorge begins his night shift bent on revenge after his brother’s murder at the hands of a violent gang. But when an accident brings him unexpectedly closer to his party-girl fare Angela, the damaged pair must struggle against forces already set in motion, drawing them inexorably into the rain-soaked underworld of Bogotá.
New York Premiere
A Brand New Life (Yeo-haeng-ja) (Country: France, South Korea; Year: 2009; Director: Ounie Lecomte; Writer: Ounie Lecomte; Stars: Sae Ron Kim, Do Yeon Park, Ah-sung Ko, Myeong-shin Park, Man-seok Oh, Kyung-gu Sol, Seong-kun Mun, Hyun-joo Baek, Yejin Jeong, Hackjin Mun, Yoo-nah Kim, Hanbyoul Lee, Robert Youngs, Lara Tosh, Richard Wilson), Official Site
When her father offers to take her on a trip, nine-year-old Jin-hee happily sings him a love song, the bittersweet notes inaudible to her own ear, until she realizes he has abandoned her at a Catholic orphanage.
New York Premiere
Heartbreakers (L'arnacoeur) (Country: France, Monaco; Year: 2010; Director: Pascal Chaumeil; Writer: Laurent Zeitoun, Jeremy Doner, Yohan Gromb; Stars: Romain Duris, Vanessa Paradis, Julie Ferrier, François Damiens, Amandine Dewasmes, Jacques Frantz, Jean-Yves Lafesse, Andrew Lincoln, Héléna Noguerra, Jean-Marie Paris, Olivier Schneider), Official Site
Alex (Romain Duris) and his sister (Julie Ferrier) break up couples for a living. They have a 100 percent success rate and only two rules: Never split a healthy couple, and never fall in love. But with a week to break up beautiful Juliette (Vanessa Paradis) and her seemingly perfect boyfriend, the rules start to bend, and soon the heartbreakers risk having their own hearts broken.
New York Premiere
Lola (Country: France, Philippines; Year: 2009; Director: Brillante Mendoza; Writer: David Andriole, Linda Casimiro; Stars: Anita Linda, Rustica Carpio, Tanya Gomez, Jhong Hilario, Ketchup Eusebio, Benjie Filomeno, Bobby Jerome Go, Christian Slater, Camille Solari, Geraldine Tan)
Two Philippine grandmothers struggle with the aftermath of a murder.
New York Premiere
Metropia (Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland; Year: 2009; Director: Tarik Saleh; Writer: Fredrik Edin, Stig Larsson and Tarik Saleh, based on a story by Fredrik Edin, Martin Hultman and Tarik Saleh; Stars: Voices of: Vincent Gallo, Juliette Lewis, Udo Kier, Stellan Skarsgård, Alexander Skarsgård, Sofia Helin, Shanti Roney, Fares Fares, Fredrik Eddari)
Futuristic animation sees a young man begin to hear voices in his head.
New York Premiere
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Metropia and A Brand New Life
Moloch Tropical (Country: Haiti, France; Year: 2009; Director: Raoul Peck; Writer: Jean-René Lemoine, Raoul Peck; Stars: Nicole Dogue, Oris Erhuero, Tasha Homan, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Elli Medeiros, Mireille Metellus, Sonia Rolland, Zinedine Soualem)
Haitian auteur Raoul Peck meticulously drapes the poetic across the political in his reflection on the universal malady of absolute power corrupting absolutely.
New York Premiere
Road, Movie (Country: US, India; Year: 2009; Director: Dev Benegal; Writer: Dev Benegal; Stars: Abhay Deol, Mohammed Faisal, Satish Kaushik, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Veerendra Saxena, Amitabh Srivastava, Suhita Thatte, Hardik Mehta, Shradha Shrivastav, Roshan Taneja, Niraj Kothari, Yashpal Sharma), Official Site
A young man undertakes a long journey in a battered mobile cinema, learning about life along the way.
US Premiere

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