Films in ‘Kings & Aces’
Le filmeurAlain Cavalier IFFR 2006 97′
Film Master Cavalier records his everyday life in the smallest and most intimate details. A revealing and moving portrait in which the maker allows the viewer to come stunningly close and this time shows his true face, and for a very special reason.
MaryAbel Ferrara IFFR 2006 83′
Abel Ferrara's answer to Mel Gibson is a contemporary Bible story in which the paths cross of a director who is playing Jesus in his own film (Matthew Modine), the actress who plays Mary (Juliette Binoche) and a journalist.
The Piano Tuner of EarthquakesQuay Brothers IFFR 2006 99′
Incomparably designed combination of animation and live action tells the bizarre story of the opera singer Malvina, who is killed and brought back to life by Dr Droz on a desert island where machines driven by the tide define events.
Dead Man's BluffAlexei Balabanov IFFR 2006 107′
Gangster film shows a caricature of the situation in Russia during the 1990s, when the Mafia blossomed and created its own culture (bling avant la lettre). With Nikita Mikhalkov in his first role as antihero.