Biographical drama about the vivacious writer whose life and literature at the dawn of the modern age smashed taboos, rebelled against the reign of patriarchy and buried the cliche of the submissive woman. Directed by Wash Westmoreland, co-director of Still Alice.
Actor Mathieu Amalric revisits the iconic French singer twelve years after her death with this multifaceted and dream-like nod to her life and work, starring Jeanne Balibar. The film, which the auteur describes as simultaneously ‘all made up and all true’, was the opening screening at last year’s Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section, and winner of the prestigious Louis Delluc Prize for the Best Poetic Narrative.
A remote South American colony in the late eighteenth century. While Spanih corregidor Don Diego de Zama endlessly awaits his transfer to a more prestigious location, he falls victim to passion and paranoia.
Film Under the Stars
Experience open-air cinema in the courtyard of Ljubljana Castle with a selection of the most resounding films of the past cinema season, plus premieres and avant premieres.
Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty, Youth) conjures the world of media magnate, millionaire and prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. The film about the controversial politician is, in the director’s own words, ‘a costume drama which imagines likely and made up events in Italy between 2006 and 2010’.