Films in ‘main programme’
Madras EyesIlaria Freccia IFFR 1999
Documentarry-turned-fiction in a story about an Indian director and the eunuch Sharda. Shot in a real eunuch community in India, where the men dress and behave as women.
Shattered ImageRaúl Ruiz IFFR 1999
Against the background of elegant apartments, chic restaurants and tropical surroundings Ruiz plays with cinematographic conventions, psychology and a large dose of 'suspension of disbelief' in his first American feature.
DongTsai Ming-liang IFFR 1999
Fishes in AugustYoichiro Takahashi IFFR 1999
Warm narrative about unrequited love and rivalry. Schoolboy and swimmer Kenji is in love with Reiko, but she asks him to pair her off with his great rival, the star of the swimming team.