Panorama

U – July 22

A teenage girl struggles to survive and to find her younger sister during the July 2011 terrorist mass murder, at a political summer camp on the Norwegian island of Utøya. Filmed in a single take.

Norway, 2018, 92 min

Genre: Drama

Director: Erik Poppe

Screenplay: Anna Bache-Wiig, Siv Rajendram Eliassen

Director of photography: Martin Otterbeck

Editor: Einar Egeland

Producers: Roy Anderson, Finn Gjerdrum, Stein B. Kvae

Cast: Andrea Berntzen, Aleksander Holmen, Brede Fristad

 

Racer and the Jailbird

Set against the background of a brutal crime gang in Brussels, a tragic love story between Gigi, a high-flying gangster, and Bibi, a young racing driver with very upper-class roots.

Belgium/ France/ Netherlands 2017, 130 min.

Genre: Drama

Director: Michaël R. Roskam

Screenplay: Thomas Bidegain, Noé Debré, Michaël R. Roskam

Director of photography: Nicolas Karakatsanis

Editor: Alain Dessauvage

Producers: Peter Bouckaert, Alexandre Chalanset, Pierre-Ange Le Pogam

Cast: Matthias Schoenaerts, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Eric De Staercke

 

Jeune Femme (Montparnasse Bienvenue)

In her early thirties, broke, and in the wake of a humbling breakup, a spirited, yet rudderless young woman finds herself struggling to get by in the bustling Parisian metropolis; however, if she can make it there, she’ll make it anywhere.

France/Belgium, 2017, 97 min.

Genre: Drama

Director: Léonor Serraille

Screenplay: Clémence Carré, Bastien Daret, Léonor Serraille

Director of photography: Emilie Noblet

Editor: Clémence Carré

Producers: Sandra da Fonseca, Bertrand Gore, Nathalie Mesuret

Cast: Laetitia Dosch, Souleymane Seye Ndiay, Grégoire Monsaingeon

 

Coborâm la prima

The film tells a story happening only two days after the fire in the Colectiv club, and tries to offer the audience a few inspirational minutes and an occasion of thinking about the importance of people being aware of their fellow travellers in life, and to not judge by appearance or their own prejudice.

Romania, 2017, 84 min.

Genre: Drama

Director: Tedy Necula

Screenplay: Alexandra Axinte

Director of photography: Alexandru Timosca

Producers: Anca Vlăsceanu

Cast: Constantin Cotimanis, Victoria Cociaș, Emilian Oprea

 

The Florida Project

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious six-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.

 

USA, 2017, 111 min.

Genre: Drama

Director: Sean Baker

Screenplay: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch

Director of photography: Alexis Zabe

Editor: Sean Baker

Producers: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch, Kevin Chinoy

Cast: Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince, Christopher Rivera