Category 2018

The Bookshop

In 1959, Florence Green, a free-spirited widow, decided to leave behind her grief at the loss of her husband and open the first library of the sleepy coastal town of Hardborough, England. Defying the bigoted mentality of the people, it begins to provoke the cultural awakening of the place by selling novels that generate scandal. He will find an ally in the figure of Mr. Brundish, but also worthy opponents like Mrs...

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Tout le monde debout

Jocelyn, a misogynist and selfish businessman at the height of his success, finds himself reluctantly trying to seduce a young and beautiful woman by being disabled...

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On Chesil Beach

In England in 1962, the rich and talented violinist Florence marries Edward, a promising historian belonging to a more modest social class...

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Three Faces

The famous actress Behnaz Jafari is shocked by a request for help from a girl from the province, forced by her family not to continue her studies at the Tehran Conservatory. Benhaz abandons the shooting of his film and turns to director Jafar Panahi for help...

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Dead in a Week: Or Your Money Back

Leslie, a professional killer in old age, is no longer so lucky in his work. His new boss has forced him to look for potential “clients” in places where they commit suicide to delay his retirement by one year. After a casual meeting on a bridge, Leslie is recruited by the young William, who has failed several times trying to take his own life. With a signed contract, William waits to die within a week but his life suddenly takes an unexpected turn...

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Upgrade

Gray Trace, a technophobe who lives in a dystopian future in which computers control almost everything, remains paralyzed during an abnormal robbery in which his wife loses his life. When a billionaire technologist offers him the opportunity to undergo an experimental cure for paralysis, Gray accepts and finds himself struggling with Stem, an implanted microchip with a voice and a mind of its own...

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Italian Politics for Dummies

What happens when a 23-year-old boy takes part in the elections to become mayor of a big city in the south of Italy and decides to record with a hidden camera everything that happens to him, making his campaign a transparent box? This is the true story of Ismaele, who arrived fourth in the municipal elections in June 2017 in Palermo, the city that has exported the mafia all over the world. The unconscious “actors” of this film are Italian politicians, those who have commanded Italy until yesterday and those who are commanding it today. In the middle of all the real documents a comedy flows, the life of a boy and his cumbersome Italian mother, set in a city that is an open-air set. Everyone will make their own idea of ​​this adventure. In Ismaele it was useful to understand that politics is basically a simple world. It does not matter knowing how to do what you promise, it is important to promise it well. No matter where the votes come from, it matters that they arrive. It does not matter if you say something and do another, and above all it does not matter if it’s true. It matters to say so many times. And then if someone gives you what you want, you give him what he wants. If you do it with a boss it’s an exchange vote, if you do it with those inside the system it’s not called anymore...

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Almost Nothing – CERN: Experimental City

Have you ever wondered where some of the most important human technologies have been designed? The answer is simple: in a cafeteria. In particular in that of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, a real citadel, where the brightest minds from all over the world are confronted every day to change the fate of humanity. From anecdotes about the most daring discoveries – like a little thing called the World Wide Web – to the first girl-band appeared on the web (Les Horribles Cernettes, ça va sans dire), one observes with passion and irony a scientific community at work...

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Styx

Rike, a young European doctor, embodies a typically Western model of happiness and success. Educated, confident, determined and committed, she lives all the emergency situations that her work offers her before giving herself a deserved holiday in Gibraltar. Here, he has in mind to realize the dream of reaching the Ascension Island in the Atlantic Ocean alone with his sailboat...

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Museo

In 1985, a group of criminals circumvented the security of the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City to steal 140 precious pieces from the era before the Spanish invasion...

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