Wednesday, October 22, 2008

19th Stockholm International Film Festival Lineup

The festival will run from November 20 to 30 and recently they announced their lineup and here it is for some categories.

In Competition

$9.99, Tatia Rosenthal, Israel and Australia
Bether Things, Duane Hopkins, UK and Germany
Lønsj (Cold Lunch), Eva Sørhaug, Norway
Venkovský ucitel (Country Teacher), Bohdan Sláma, Czech Republic, Germany and France
Downloading Nancy, Johan Renck, USA
Frozen River, Courtney Hunt, USA
Les Grandes Persones (Grown Ups), Anna Novion, Sweden and France
Pescuit sportiv (Hooked), Adrian Sitaru, Romania
Hunger, Steve McQueen, UK
In Bruges, Martin McDonagh, UK and Belgium
De Ofrivilliga (Involuntary), Ruben Östlund, Sweden
Johnny Mad Dog, Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire, France, Belgium and Liberia
Julia, Erick Zonca and Camille Natta, France, USA, Mexico and Belgium
Rusalka (Mermaid), Anna Melikyan, Russia
Hr Landshhövding (Mr Governor), Måns Månsson, Sweden
Parc, Arnaud des Pallières, France
Dangkou (Plastic city), Nelson Yu Lik Wai, China, Brazil and Japan
Rumba, Dominque Abel, Fiona Gordon and Bruno Romy, Belgium and France
Soi Cowboy, Thomas Clay, Thailand and UK
The Brothers Bloom, Rian Johnson, USA

To check all the films go here.

The festival will honor Charlotte Rampling for “her impressive portrayals of some of the most memorable female characters in modern cinema” and Wong Kar Wai for “his unique ability to cast the creatures of the night in a romantic and moody light”.

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