Monday, July 02, 2012

2012 Lux Cinema Prize Longlist

Yesterday at the Karlovy Vary festival the European Parliament representatives unveiled the ten (10) films that will compete for the three (3) finalists spots and here they are.

À perdre la raison (Our Children), Joachim Lafosse, Belgium, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland
Barbara, Christian Petzold, Germany
Cesare deve Morire (Caesar Must Die), Paolo and Vittorio Taviani, Italy
Crulic - drumul spre dincolo (Crulic - The Path to Beyond), Anca Damian, Romania and Poland
Csak a szél (Just the Wind), Bence Fliegauf, Hungary, Germany and France
Djeca (Children of Sarajevo), Aida Begic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, France and Turkey
Io Sono Li (Shun Li and the Poet), Andrea Segre, Italy and France
L'enfant d'en Haut (Sister), Ursula Meier, France and Switzerland
Louise Wimmer, Cyril Mennegun, France
Tabu, Miguel Gomes, Portugal, Germany, France and Brazil

To read the official announcement go here.

Key dates for the award are as follows, July 24 at the Venice Days press conference in Rome the three (3) finalists will be announced. The three candidates will be screened as special events at the Venice Film Festival and in all the 27 Member States of the European Union. The prize will be awarded on November 21st at a sitting of the Parliament.

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