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Jeune femmeLéonor Séraille 13:30 - 15:07 at Pathé 5 • 97′
Paula hates Paris. Chain smoking she wanders its streets. Dumped by her older boyfriend she tries to regroup. Chameleonic she accommodates everyone she meets only to scare them off again with her emotional unpredictability. Dark character study with fabulous role for Laetitia Dosch.
Gabriel and the MountainFellipe Gamarano Barbosa 15:30 - 18:04 at Pathé 2 • 127′
Fellipe Barbosa follows in the footsteps of his dead schoolfriend Gabriel Buchmann to reconstruct his fatal journey around the world. With João Pedro Zappa as Gabriel, he travels to the Mulanje Massif in Malawi, where Gabriel died in a climbing accident in 2009. A film about friendship and the cursoriness of backpack tourism.
The InsultZiad Doueiri 17:00 - 18:53 at KINO 1 • 113′
It starts as a minor altercation between hot-tempered Lebanese-Christian Toni and Palestinian-born contractor Yasser. But their quarrel escalates to a national crisis when it ends up in a court case that leads to a media storm. It becomes apparent that the old wounds of the Lebanese Civil War have not yet healed.
Marlina the Murderer in Four ActsMouly Surya 18:00 - 20:02 at Pathé 4 • 95′
In this unconventional, slightly absurdist revenge Western set in the Far East, widow Marlina goes in search of justice. Her journey through the inhospitable countryside of the Indonesian island Sumba brings her unexpected allies and reveals unsuspected, powerful aspects of her character.
The Florida ProjectSean Baker 19:15 - 21:37 at Schouwburg Grote Zaal • 115′
In six-year-old Moonee’s eyes, Disney World’s poverty-stricken environs provide fun adventures. Shielded by childhood, the problems are beyond her comprehension. Talented amateur actors, gorgeous camera work and an amazing role for Willem Dafoe are this colourful film’s main attractions.
Jusqu'à la gardeXavier Legrand 20:30 - 22:04 at LantarenVenster 3 • 94′
This is as bad as it gets when divorced parents fight for custody of their son – a heartrending role by young Thomas Gioria. Making his feature debut, Legrand is inspired by both Kramer vs. Kramer and The Shining. This kitchen-sink thriller marks him as a talent to watch. Awarded for Best Director in Venice.
I, TonyaCraig Gillespie 21:00 - 22:59 at Pathé 4 • 119′
Tragicomic biographical drama about the rapid rise and mediagenic demise of the American figure skater Tonya Harding. Talent and perseverance lead her to reach the absolute top, but was it the bizarre attack on her teammate and rival that really made Tonya world-famous and notorious? How could things get that far?