Sword Master San shao ye de jian 3D
Derek Yee / Hong Kong, China / 2016 / 108 min / Mandarin Chinese
Hong Kong legends Derek Yee and Tsui Hark join forces for an epic reimagining of a Shaw Brothers classic Death Duel which launched Yee’s acting career in 1977, adapted from Gu Long’s wuxia novel The Third Master’s Sword. A return to the golden age of the martial arts genre, steeped in all its ethereal romance and whimsical self-irony, but retold in mind-blowing 3D format.
The Third Murder Sandome no satsujin
Hirokazu Koreeda / Japan / 2017 / 125 min / Japanese
With The Third Murder, Japanese master of the family drama Hirokazu Koreeda, winner of this year’s Palme D’Or at Cannes for Shoplifters, directs his lens towards the crime genre for the first time.
Scary Mother Sašiši deda
Ana Urušadze / Georgia, Estonia / 2017 / 107 min / Georgian
An eccentric black comedy about a woman who prefers writing to her family. A unique take on Virginia Woolf’s claim that “a woman must have a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”