Films in ‘Signals: First Things First’
IncoherenceBong Joon Ho IFFR 2009 30′
As a student at the KAFA, Bong Joon-Ho (The Host, Memories of Murder) made this beautiful trilogy about hypocrisy and stupidity of authorities, still his favourite subject.
AdulteCarlos Reygadas IFFR 2009
Début by Carlos Reygadas is a short Super-8 film with a man, a coffin and a dramatic setting.
Saute ma villeChantal Akerman IFFR 2009
Youthful perfection by Chantal Akerman. The ideal lesson for every young film maker.
KozaNuri Bilge Ceylan IFFR 2009
With his lyrical short film début, Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Uzak, Three Monkees) won the Golden Palm at Cannes. An elderly couple live separately. They have pinned all their hopes on an encounter that has to heal old wounds.