Films in ‘Time & Tide’
MegumiMirjam van Veelen IFFR 2008 65′
Megumi was a 13-year-old Japanese girl in 1977. She was kidnapped to North Korea. Her parents believe she is still alive and the film maker has started to believe it too. She resorts to every documentary and feature technique to make that credible.
De matchKees Hin IFFR 2008 68′
The film reconstructs a crime that has already been solved, but it does it so precisely that the mystery is reconstructed and solving it gets just as exciting again. Crime Scene Investigation, but then focusing all attention on those who didn't do it.
Out of CoverageAbdullatif Abdulhamid IFFR 2008 100′
Amer lives his life at high speed, because he has to maintain the family of his best friend as well as his own. Then his friendly intentions acquire a different meaning. Slapstick scenes and a complicated love story in Damascus.
PersepolisMarjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud IFFR 2008 95′
Animation film based on the autobiographical comic strip books by the Iranian-born Marjane Satrapi. Growing up at the time of the Revolution in Iran and the war with Iraq, the little dreamer first wanted to be a prophet, then a revolutionary, but was forced to approach adolescence in a Viennese boarding school.