Thursday, November 26, 2009

20th Stockholm International Film Festival Lineup

Since last week one of the fests’ that I like to follow has been running and here are the films in the main competition.

Amreeka, Cherien Dabis, Canada and USA
Anonymes (Buried Secrets), Raja Amari, Tunisia, Switzerland and France
Kynodontas (Doogtooth), Yorgos Lanthimos, Greece
Einaym Pkuhot (Eyes Wide Open), Haim Tabakman, Israel, Germany and France
Fish Tank, Andrea Arnold, UK
Frontier Blues, Babak Jalali, Iran, UK, and Italy
Gordos, Daniel Sánchez Arévalo, Spain
J'ai tué ma mere (I Killed My Mother), Xavier Dolan, Canada
Metropia, Tarik Saleh, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland
Miss Kicki, Håkon Liu, Sweden and Taiwan
Mr. Nobody, Jaco Van Dormael, Canada, Belgium, France, and Germany
Nothing Personal, Urszula Antoniak, Ireland and Netherlands
Ordinary People, Vladimir Perisic, France, Switzerland, Serbia, and Netherlands
Precious, Lee Daniels, USA
Shifty, Eran Creevy, UK
Sin Nombre, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Mexico and USA
The Unloved, Samantha Morton, UK
Sammen (Together), Matias Armand Jordal, Norway
Up in the Air, Jason Reitman, USA
Whip It, Drew Barrymore, USA

The fest has many more interesting films that if you wish to check go here.

This year’s Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award went to Susan Sarandon and the Stockholm Visionary Award to Luc Besson.

In two days we will know who the winners are this year.

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