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Thursday, November 08, 2007

1st Estoril European Film Festival


Today this brand new festival will start in Estoril and Cascais and these are the films they will screen.

In Competition

A Bude Hur, Petr Nikolaev,Czech Republic , 2007, 86’
Actrices, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, France, 2007, 107’
L'Été Indien, Alain Raoust ,France, 2007, 100’
Garage, Leonard Abrahamson,Ireland, 2007, 85’
Gegenüber, Jan Bonny, Germany, 2007, 100’
Gruz 200, Aleksei Balabanov, Russia, 2007, 89’
La Linea Recta, José María de Orbe, Spain, 2006, 95’
Madonnen, Maria Speth, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium, 2007, 125
Nu Te Supara, Dar…, Adina-Elena Pintilie,Romania, 2007, 50’
Miehen Työ, Aleksi Salmenperä,Finland, 2007, 100’
Yumurta, Semih Kaplanoglu, Turkey, Greece, 2007, 97’
Sügisball, Veiko Õunpuu, Estonia, 2007, 123’
Le Tueur, Cédric Anger, France, 2007, 90’
Tussenstand, Mijke de Jong, Netherlands, 2007, 80’

The Jury
Miguel Barceló
Stéphane Braunschweig
Don DeLillo
Asia Argento
Ruy Duarte de Carvalho

There will be a tribute to Pedro Almodóvar and he will give a Mastercalss on November 9th. These are his films being shown at Estoril:

1980 Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Women on the Heap
1982 Labyrinth of Passions
1983 Dark Habits
1984 What Have I Done to Deserve This?
1986 Matador
1987 Law of Desire
1988 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
1990 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
1991 High Heels
1993 Kika
1995 The Flower of My Secret
1997 Live Flesh
1999 All About My Mother
2002 Talk to Her
2004 Bad Education
2006 Volver

Also there will a tribute to David Lynch with a retrospective that will screen all his work for cinema, television, advertising and the Internet.

The festival will run from November 8 tho 27. To check all the films out of competition and more information about the festival go here.

Hope that one of my dearest special loyal readers can attend the festival and meet Asia Argento!!!

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