Il Resto Della Notte
A Film by Francesco Munzi
2008 - Italy - Drama - 1.85 DCP - 101 min.
with Sandra Ceccarelli , Aurélien Recoing , Stefano Cassetti & Laura Vasiliu
Produced by Massimo Di Rocco , Giacomo Centola & Luigi Napoleone
Different people and lives, opposite social realities, a wealthy family, a Rumanian maid accused of theft, a desperate coke addict and two Rumanian brothers flirting with the wrong side of the law. Their stories intertwine and then collide. Silvana, the wife of a provincial industrialist, convinced that Maria, their young Rumanian maid is responsible for the disappearance of precious objects from their home, with no proof and against her husband’s wishes, decides to fire her. Maria goes back to live with Ionut, her ex-boyfriend, who has just been released from jail and lives with his younger brother in a squalid suburban slum. Ionut has recently started hanging out with Marco Rancalli, a young cocaine addict and has dealings with him in petty crime. Marco also has a difficult past: he is not allowed custody of his eight year-old son. The industrialist’s family and the wealth in his villa become the sole objectives of this gang of desperate losers.
Contemporary World Cinema
A film by Marcela Said
2017 - France/Chile - Drama - 1.85 - 94 min.
Mariana is 42 years old, a member of the Chilean upper class that takes privilege for granted. Scorned by her father and neglected by her husband, Mariana still has the means to occupy her days with fertility treatments, running an art gallery and learning to ride a horse. Her riding instructor, Juan, is 20 years her senior, a former cavalry officer known as The Colonel who is under investigation for human rights abuses committed decades before. When Mariana embarks on an affair with her enigmatic teacher, she's directly confronted with the outrages of the dictatorship for the first time and her increasing interest threatens to tear down the invisible walls protecting her family from the past.
A film by Zsofia Szilagyi
2018 - Hungary - Drama - 2.39 - 99 min.
Anna is 40. She is always in a rush. She has three children, a husband, a job and financial stress. Anna meets deadlines, makes promises, takes care of things, brings stuff home and remembers everything. But she never catches up with her husband. She’d like to talk to him. She feels she is losing him. And she feels she can’t always evade what comes next. A clash between the everyday, the unbearably monotonous and the fragile and unique.
A film by Danielle Arbid
2015 - France - Drama - 1.85 DCP - 119 min.
The 90’s. Lina, 18, arrives to Paris for her studies. She is looking for what she can’t find in her home country Lebanon: a taste of freedom. Lead by her natural instinct for self-preservation, she experiences different sides of the Parisian jungle and becomes conscious of her own place. Because when you are 18, your dream is to embrace the world - not just one boy...