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Sacha Polak talks about her films, including the English-language production Dirty God, which opens this edition of IFFR.
Sacha Polak won international success with her previous features Hemel and Zurich. Her new film, Dirty God – her first English-language film and the opening film of this edition of IFFR – is about Jade, a woman who tries to rediscover her identity after losing her superficial beauty. Tara Judah talks to Polak about her work.
An ecstatic, 90-minute, drink and drug-fuelled dance in a deserted school building. Gaspar Noé sends his regards.
Noé serves up a 90-minute danse macabre. A physical, destructive, extravagant downward spiral of ecstatically writhing bodies in a deserted school with barricaded doors, abundant drink and drugs and increasingly animalistic urges. A sea of burning fear and desire. Until dawn breaks. Based on a true story.
Super sharp thriller with Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skårsgard as two Wall Street geeks with a bizarre yet lucrative plan. Closing film.
Super sharp thriller with Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skårsgard as two Wall Street geeks with a bizarre, yet lucrative plan. All they have to do is run a fibre-optic cable from Kansas to New Jersey whilst outsmarting their canny boss (Salma Hayek).