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A FrenchmanAndrei Smirnov 15:00 - 17:08 at LantarenVenster 3 • 128′
A mellow look back at the Soviet Union when it was sizzling, by Brežnev-era cinema star Andrei Smirnov.
In the late 1950s, Pierre Duran travels to Moscow as an exchange student. While falling in love and making friends in the underground scene, he never loses sight of his real aim: to find his long-lost father. A mellow look back at a still sizzling Soviet Union by Brežnev-era cinema epitome Andrej Smirnov.
Les fleurs oubliéesAndré Forcier 15:30 - 17:18 at KINO 4 • 102′
Brother Marie-Victorin, botanist-priest, is bored by heaven. Back among the living, he becomes the unlikeliest of eco-warriors. A gentle yet uproarious farce!
Brother Marie-Victorin is bored by heaven. So he returns to earth where he meets apiarist Albert, who lives on a boat and says wise things. This unlikely duo become the core of an alternative community disgusted by the cultural mainstream, but too fun-loving to be depressed. A honey-sweet farce!
The Long RoadMette Knudsen 16:45 - 18:37 at LantarenVenster 5 • 106′
A playfully personal chronicle of feminism in Denmark that combines research into suffragette history with reminiscences of 1970s hopes and disillusionment.
The Long Road is many things at once. A homage to all the women who fought for suffrage in the early 20th century. A playful, personal chronicle of the feminist wave in 1970s Denmark, in which Knudsen was a major participant. And an investigation of the position of women in society today.
Black MercedesJanusz Majewski 19:30 - 21:39 at LantarenVenster 5 • 123′
Warsaw, 1942: when police investigator Rafał Król starts to dig deeper into the murder of Aneta Holzer, cans of worms galore get opened.
Rafał Król serves as an investigator with the 'Blue Police'. The year is 1942, the place Warsaw, the crime murder. Things get murkier still when the victim, Aneta Holzer, seems to have been someone quite different from she was said to be... An elegantly directed, quizzically smart piece of historical crime fiction.
Tora-san, Wish You Were HereYamada Yoji 21:30 - 23:27 at LantarenVenster 1 • 116′
Bittersweet tribute to Japan's biggest post-war comedy-cinema phenomenon and a reflection on times lost, loves regained and laughs remembered.
In 1969, Yamada Yōji made the first film featuring irascible anti-hero Tora-san, played by comedian Atsumi Kiyoshi, who went on play the role another 47 times before his death. To mark this 50th anniversary, all surviving key members of the Tora-san family came together to create a moving elegy for a lost world.