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Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Orizzonti at the 66th Biennale


This section of the Venice fest screens the new trends in world cinema and this is the lineup.

Feature Films

Aadmi Ki Aurat Aur Anya Kahaniya (The Man’s Woman and Other Stories), Amit Dutta, India
Choi Voi (Adrift), Thac Chuyen Bui,Vietnam
Dohawa (Buried Secrets), Raja Amari, Tunisia
Dou Niu (Cow), Hu Guan, China
Engkwentro, Pepe Diokno, Philippines
Faces of Seoul, Gina Kim, USA and Korea (seems like a docu-fiction)
Francesca, Bobby Paunescu, Romania
Io Sono L’Amore, Luca Guadagnino, Italy
Insolação, Felipe Hirsch and Daniela Thomas, Brazil
Короткое Замыкание Korotkoye Zamykaniye (Crush, aka Short Circuit), Petr Buslov, Alexei German Jr., Boris Khlebnikov, Kirll Serebrennikov, and Ivan Vrypayev, Russia, 2009 Movie info in Russian
Paraíso, Héctor Gálvez, Peru
Pepperminta, Pipilotti Rist, Switzerland
Repo Chick, Alex Cox, USA
Touxi (Judge), Jie Liu, China
Tris Di Donne & Abiti Nuziali, Vincenzo Terracciano, Italy (with Sergio Castellitto)
Wahed-Sefr (One-Zero), Kamla Abou Zekri, Egypt
Zarte Parasiten (Tender Parasites), Christian Becker and Oliver Schwabe, Germany

Shorts
La Boheme, Werner Herzog, UK
Mudanza, Pere Portabella, Spain
The Death of Pentheus, Philip Haas, USA

Documentaries
1428, Haibin Du, China
Blokadnje Dnevniki (Readng Book of Blockade), Alexandr Sokurov, Russia
Deserto Rosa Luigi Chirri, Elisabetta Sgarbi, Italy
Hugo en Afrique, Stefano Knuchel, Switzerland
Il Colore delle Parole, Marco Simon Puccioni, Italy
La Danse Le Ballet de l’Opera de Paris, Frederick Wiseman, USA,
Povero Ma Moderno, Pappi Corsicato and Armando Testa, Italy
The One All Alone, Frank Scheffer, Netherlands
Toto, Peter Schreiner, Austria
Via Della Croce, Serena Nono, Italy
Viajo Porque Preciso, Volto Porque Te Amo (I Travel Because I Have To, I Come Back Because I Love You), Marcelo Gomes and Karim Ainouz, Brazil
Villalobos, Romuald Karmakar, Germany
Women Cengjing de Wuchanzhe (Once Upon a Time Proletarian: 12 Tales of a Country), Xiaolu Guo, China

On August 24, three surprise films were announced.

The Movie Orgy-Ultimate Version, Joe Dante, USA
The Marriage, Peter Greenaway, UK
Great Directors, Angela Ismailos, USA, Italy, and France (documentary)

To read the list of films in this section go here. For info and some trailers go Movie On Companion

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