Films in ‘tiger competition’
Le chignon d'OlgaJérôme Bonnell IFFR 2003
Members of a young family come to terms with the death of their mother, each in their own way. Subtle revelations in a style similar to Eric Rohmer's.
Journey of the Grey MenAmir Shahab Razavian IFFR 2003
Yet another major talent appears on the stage of the Iranian cinema, with an eye for images and an ear for music. Quirky and ironic, touching and endearingly self-conscious, the story of three old musicians and puppeteers who set off on a long journey across Iran, performing en route and re-discovering old friends.
BodysongSimon Pummell IFFR 2003
An epic movie of the story of a human life, using found footage from the last 100 years of cinema, scored by Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead.
Narradores de JavéEliane Caffé IFFR 2003
A playful and humorous celebration of the imagination, invention and story-telling. Attempting to halt the building of a dam that will flood it, the inhabitants embark on a flurry of storytelling to recall and invent a significant history for their nondescript town.