Wednesday, June 04, 2008

55th Sydney Film Festival

Described as one of the longest running festivals in the world, this festival starts today until June 22nd and here are the 12 films in Competition

Happy-Go-Lucky, Mike Leigh, UK, 2008
In Bruges, Martin McDonagh, Belgium and UK, 2008
Lake Tahoe, Fernando Eimbcke, Mexico, 2008
My Winnipeg, Guy Maddin, Canada, 2007
Caos Calmo (Quiet Chaos), Antonello Grimaldi, Italy and UK, 2008
Rain of the Children, Vincent Ward, New Zealand, 2008
Stellet Licht (Silent Light), Carlos Reygadas, Mexico, France, The Netherlands and Germany
The Square, Nash Edgerton, Australia, 2008
Stop-Loss, Kimberly Peirce, USA, 2008
Three Blind Mice, Mattew Newton, Australia, 2008
Tokyo Sonata, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan, Hong Kong and The Netherlands, 2008

Take 3 program will screen the three Carlos Reygadas movies; also there is a program called ¡Nuevo Mexico! with interesting films. There are many sections with good movies, documentaries and short films and if you want to check their site go here.

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