Drawing upon cinematic memories: restored classics, films about film, experimental works, installations and an homage to Claudio Caligari.
Films in ‘Regained’
Amore tossicoClaudio Caligari IFFR 2016 90′
Caligari's staggering narrative debut is a landmark in Italian cinema of the 1980s. Toxic Love vividly depicts the life of junkies on the Roman seaside, in a documentary-like portrayal of marginal lives that is compassionate, ironic, and almost romantic, just as in Pasolini's masterworks. Regained Special: Claudio Caligari. With Critics' Talk Special in LantarenVenster Foyer on Thu 4 Feb, 16:00 after the screening of Non essere cattivo.
The Train StopSergei Loznitsa IFFR 2016 25′
Ghost ShipKoldo Almandoz IFFR 2016 65′
Threading together anecdotes about Florence Balcombe (the wife of Bram Stoker), Oscar Wilde and Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, Koldo also tarries for an intriguingly long time with unsuspecting tourists on a contemporary cruiseship. After all, Nosferatu arrived as a stowaway too.
Night and Fog in ZonaJung Sung-il IFFR 2016 235′
For one whole winter, South Korean film critic Jung Sung-il followed his hero, Chinese documentary maker Wang Bing. Bing is known for his long films, which last between nine and fifteen hours. Bing explains why in Night and Fog in Zona, a portrait that unerringly imitates Bing's style - including the length!