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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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