Girl, r. Lukas Dhont, BE, 2018; 105 min.; fr, flam / en sub / cz tit,
Determined 15-year-old Lara is committed to becoming a professional ballerina. With the support of her father, she throws herself into this quest for the absolute at a new school. Lara’s adolescent frustrations and impatience are heightened as she realizes her body does not bend so easily to the strict discipline because she was born a boy.stránka filmu
The House That Jack Built, r. Lars von Trier, DK/SE/FR/DE, 2018; 155 min.; en / cz tit,
USA in the 1970s. We follow the highly inteligent Jack over a span of 12 years and are introduced to the murders that define Jack’s development as a serial killer. We experience the story from Jack’s point of view, while he postulates each murder is an artwork in itself. As the inevitable police intervention is drawing nearer, he is taking greater and greater risks in his attempt to create the ultimate artwork. The House That Jack Built is a dark and sinister story, presented through a philosophical and occasional humorous tale.stránka filmu
Gräns, r. Ali Abbasi, SE/DK, 2018; 108 min.; se / cz tit,
Illogic as it may seem due to her deformed face shocking people all around her, Tina works as a customs officer. Tina has a refined sense of smell, she can literally sniff out fear on travellers carrying restricted substances and materials in their baggage. On an ordinary working day she meets Vore, an untidy man with long oily hair wearing a leather jacket, whose smell doesn’t reminds Tina of anything she has smelled before. Vore is the key to her own mysterious existence.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post, r. Desiree Akhavan, US, 2017; 91 min.; en / cz tit,
Cameron Post looks the part of a perfect high school girl. But after she’s caught with another girl in the back seat of a car on prom night, Cameron is quickly shipped off to a conversion therapy center that treats teens “struggling with same-sex attraction”. At the facility, Cameron is subjected to outlandish discipline, dubious “de-gaying” methods, and earnest Christian rock songs – but this unusual setting also provides her with an unlikely gay community. For the first time, Cameron connects with peers, and she’s able to find her place among fellow outcasts.stránka filmu
Loro, r. Paolo Sorrentino, IT/FR, 2018; 145 min.; it / sk tit,
In his new feature, Paolo Sorentino focuses on an entrepreneur and former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi. A political satire on power and at the same time a picture of Italy’s decline at the beginning of the 21st century.
Utøya 22 juli, r. Erik Poppe, NO, 2018; 90 min.; no / cz tit,
Film U – July 22 is inspired by real events that occurred on this tragic day in 2011 on a Norwegian island when right-wing extremist Anders Breivik killed 77 people. The film observes the principle of unity of place and time, and is made in the form of a single shot. Suggestive camera tracks the main protagonist, 18-year-old Kaja, and other scared teenagers who don’t know what’s going on. They can hear uninterrupted firing, run in panic and try to hide.
Todos lo saben, r. Asghar Farhadi, FR/ES/IT, 2018; 132 min.; es / cz tit,
Laura and her children travel from Buenos Aires to the village where she was born, on a Spanish vineyard, to attend her sister’s wedding but unexpected events lead this gathering towards a crisis which exposes the hidden past of the family.
This movie will be screened after a Closing Ceremony of the 13th IFF Cinematik Piešťany, 2018.stránka filmu