IMMF 2021 - INTERNATIONAL SECTION : The Films
|WRITTER||Anton Nikolaenko, Nikita Andrienko|
|DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY||Yulia Kritskaya|
|CAST||Aleksandra Polonik, Ivan Shumikhin, Svetlana Bogdanova, Polina Kupriyanova|
A mother with a paranoid disorder prevents a teenager from having sex for the first time. She is afraid that her son's attempts to grow up will end tragically, like the ridiculous death of his father years ago.
|WRITER||Andra Tévy, Manoline Beautier|
|CAST||Ophelia Kolb, Alice Barnole, Sylvain Dieuaide, Hervé Terrisse, Samuel Brafman|
A summer Sunday on a café terrace near the Mediterranean coast. Everyone can’t help but notice their seemingly peaceful neighbors at the other tables. Subjective and distorted perceptions, an impression that the grass is greener elsewhere... The ensuing comparisons and criticisms trigger a crisis at their own tables.
On my way
|WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY||Bertrand Basset|
|CAST||Christian Bouillette, Capucine Lespinas|
Granny died today. After years of marriage, Hubert is alone for the first time, tired and diminished. This toilet roll is always too far. Léonie his grand daughter comes in order to help him. Oppressed by the adults fussing around the best idea is maybe this old good whiskey bottle.
|WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY||Shauly Melaed, Alma Hemmo|
|CAST||Nilli Tserruya, Yaniv Shavit|
An intimate and unexpected night between Hagar, a female taxi driver and an ultra-Orthodox young man, who steps into her taxi.
|WRITER||Mari Ørstavik, Mari Qviller|
|CAST||Vilde Moberg, Eirik Hallert, Tina Opsahl, Cecilie Svendsen, Peder Ulven, Ellen Bendu, Imen Habes, Christiane Schaldemose|
Ine, at 25 years old, realizes she has grown into a life she hasn't chosen herself. In an attempt to awaken both herself and her uninterested boyfriend Petter (26), she goes to a pole dancing class where she meets Rebecka (24) - a girl that is everything Ine isn't. Through Rebecka, Ine gets a glimpse into a world she has been completely isolated from - a world where people fight for the freedom to be themselves completely unfiltered, and where colors and glitter steps into place for the grey, squared life she has been leading. Ines fascination with Rebecka grows into something she soon wonders if is infatuation. But is it Rebecka she is infatuated with, or is it her life?
First-time sex rules
|WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY||Polina Kondrateva|
|CAST||Roma Shikhanov, Diana Shulmina, Leonid Emelyanov, Alla Kozlova|
Sasha and Nina, high school pupils, secretly break into a vacant hotel room. They intend to have sex not to fall behind the more experienced class mates. However, everything goes wrong and the young people realize that this is not just a one night stand, this is the first love.
|WRITER||Alexander Petrov, Anna Aksenova|
|CAST||Alexander Petrov, Antom Bogdanov, Ivan Yankovskiy, Polina Aug|
Unknown actor Leha unsuccessfully tries to make his way to the cinema. In a moment of despair, he saves a girl, which gives him his welcome chance.
The Saverini Widow
|WRITER||Loïc Gaillard, Wilfried Méance|
|CAST||Christiane Conil, Toussaint Martinetti, Cédric Appietto, Marie-Pierre Nouveau|
Bonifacio 1883, extreme south of Corsica. The widow of the late Saverini lives in an isolated house near the cliffs, with her only son Antoine, and her dog. During the day, she assists women giving birth in town. One night her son is killed in a clash. The murderer flees to Sardinia. Her world falls to pieces…
Klingert’s diving suit
|WRITTER||Agata K. Koschmieder, Anna Stańko, Artur Wyrzykowski|
|ANIMATION||Marcin Podolec, Kacper Zamarło|
|CAST||Marcin Dorociński, Antonina Krylik, Tymon Krylik|
Bea has been afraid of water ever since her little brother was taken by the flood. Her father, Karl Klingert, has completely devoted himself to creating the world’s first atmospheric diving suit. Soon, the suit will be presented to the public for the first time. If it goes well, Klingert will win a grant and move with his family to England. Bea thinks her brother is playing hide-and-seek and so will never find them if they leave. She believes the diving suit is a monster that has possessed her father. With the help of a new friend – Peter, a young scamp from the riverside – Bea tries to destroy the monster before her family leaves the city of Wrocław forever.
|WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY||Tomáš Hubáček|
|DIRECTOR of PHOTOGRAPHY||Alan Soural|
Human flock flows through wavy fields. An unenlightened hunter crosses its path. Environmental dance film or audiovisual meditation on Fibonacci patterns in the landscape, herd behavior, film structure and music.