Vera Dreams of the Sea Vera andrron detin
Kaltrina Krasniqi / Kosovo, Albania, North Macedonia / 2021 / 82 min / Albanian
An intimate yet universal portrait of a woman who has to face the raw reality of going against the deep-seated gender divisions of our time.
Adam McKay / USA / 2018 / 132 min / English
The story of the most notoriously influential American vice-president, whose politics changed the course of history forever. Christian Bale stars as Dick Cheney, with Sam Rockwell as George W. Bush and Steve Carrell as Donald Rumsfeld.
Naomi Kawase / Japan, France / 2018 / 109 min / English, French, Japanese
In this sensitive film, a woman searches for a rare medicinal herb in the depths of a magical forest only to discover traces of her own past. Director Naomi Kawase casts Juliette Binoche in the starring role.
Vitalina Varela Vitalina Varela
Pedro Costa / Portugal / 2019 / 124 min / Portuguese
Winner of the Golden Leopard at the 2019 Locarno Film Festival. The suggestive reality told by Vitalina, a 55-year-old Cape Verdean actress playing herself, is fraught with pain, its desperate sadness displayed in nocturnal images and a Caravaggio-esque chiaroscuro.
Viva Ludež: The Conversation with the Feral Three Viva Ludež: Razgovor s trojicom od Ferala
Marina Banićević, Saša Stanić / Croatia / 2018 / 99 min
Viva Ludež: The Conversation with the Feral Three gives viewers a glimpse into the viewpoints of renowned Croatian writers, journalists and freethinkers Viktor Ivančić, Predrag Lucić and Boris Dežulović, the founders and main representatives of Feral Tribune, a political satire newspaper that exerted a considerable impact on the ex-Yugoslav media scene.
Gaspar Noé / France, Monaco, Belgium / 2021 / 142 min / French
Life is a short party that will soon be forgotten. A film by Gaspar Noé (Enter the Void, Love, Climax), dedicated to “those whose brains decompose before their hearts do”. World premiere at Cannes.