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ODESSA 2018

Woman at War apre Odessa

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- La nona edizione del più grande evento cinematografico dell'Ucraina propone tre grandi sezioni competitive e sezioni laterali con recenti successi festivalieri

Woman at War apre Odessa
Woman at War di Benedikt Erlingsson

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The ninth edition of the Odesa International Film Festival (OIFF, 13-21 July), the premier film event in Ukraine and one of the largest in Eastern Europe, will open on Friday with the Ukrainian premiere of Benedikt Erlingsson's Cannes Critics' Week title Woman at War [+leggi anche:
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, a co-production between Iceland, France and Ukraine.

The festival's International Competition consists of 12 films from around the world, including Wolfgang Fischer's Styx [+leggi anche:
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, Jagoda Szelc's Tower. A Bright Day [+leggi anche:
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, Babis Makridis' Pity [+leggi anche:
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, Constantin Popescu's Pororoca [+leggi anche:
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, Lukas Dhont's Girl [+leggi anche:
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, Jean-Paul Civeyrac's A Paris Education [+leggi anche:
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, Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra's Birds of Passage [+leggi anche:
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and Annemarie Jacir's Wajib [+leggi anche:
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as well as two regional films coming straight from Karlovy Vary, where they had their world premieres: Volcano [+leggi anche:
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by Roman Bondarchuk and Crystal Swan [+leggi anche:
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by Darya Zhuk. In addition, the Indian-Ukrainian co-production Three and a Half by Daria Gaikalova will have its world premiere in this section.

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In the National Competition for feature films, five titles will be vying for awards, and four of them will enjoy their world premieres at Odesa: Hero of My Time [+leggi anche:
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by Tonya Noyabrova, Delta [+leggi anche:
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by Oleksandr Techynskyi, Tera [+leggi anche:
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by Nikon Romanchenko and the documentary Gogol Doc by Alisa Pavlovska. They will be joined by the Berlinale Panorama title When the Trees Fall [+leggi anche:
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, a co-production by Ukraine, Poland and Macedonia, directed by Marysia Nikitiuk.

The European Documentary Competition includes Shevaun Mizrahi's Distant Constellation [+leggi anche:
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, Egil Håskjold Larsen's 69 Minutes of 86 Days [+leggi anche:
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, Alisa Kovalenko's Home Games [+leggi anche:
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, Flavio Marcheti's Animals and Other People, Gustavo Salmerón's Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle [+leggi anche:
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, Andrei Zagdansky's Michail and Daniel, Christina Vandekerckhove's Rabot [+leggi anche:
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and Mark Cousins' The Eyes of Orson Welles [+leggi anche:
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The non-competitive Festival of Festivals section will feature titles such as Samuel Maoz's Foxtrot [+leggi anche:
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, Jafar Panahi's Three Faces, Abdellatif Kechiche's Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno [+leggi anche:
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, Cédric Kahn's The Prayer [+leggi anche:
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, Sergei Loznitsa's Donbass [+leggi anche:
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and Paweł Pawlikowski's Cold War [+leggi anche:
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, while Gaspar Noé's Climax [+leggi anche:
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, Asghar Farhadi's Everybody Knows [+leggi anche:
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and Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote [+leggi anche:
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will be part of the Gala Premieres programme.

In collaboration with Séries Mania and the TV channel Ukraine, the Series! section will present the first two episodes of each of five upcoming TV series to the OIFF audience: Who Are You? by Anatoliy Mateshko (Ukraine), Mother Is Wrong by François Velle (France), On the Spectrum by Yuval Shafferman (Israel), The Day by Gilles Coulier and Dries Vos (Belgium), and The Oil Fund by Harald Zwart (Norway).

Finally, in the various sidebar sections, Odesa will celebrate 70 years of Israeli cinema with screenings of five movies made between 2004 and 2015, and the work of Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase, who will enjoy a retrospective. The Special Screenings programme will focus on films by Ingmar Bergman and Kira Muratova, in addition to historical epics such as Michael Kohlhaas [+leggi anche:
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and The Captain [+leggi anche:
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, and several short and feature films related to Ukraine.

(Tradotto dall'inglese)

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