She, A Chinese
A Film by Xiaolu Guo
2010 - France/Germany/United Kingdom - Drama - 1.85 DCP - 98 min.
with Huang Lu , Zhang Lanli , Xiao Xianpeng , Li Jiyi & Wu Leiming
Produced by Natasha Dack
She, A Chinese tells the story of, a young Chinese woman, MEI, who leaves her monotonous village life behind for the excitement of the nearest big city, Chongqing. However, life there doesn't quite turn out as she expected it; fired from her factory job, she falls in love with SPIKEY, a hit man whose own past soon catches up with him. A spur of the moment decision takes Mei to London, where she marries an elderly man, MR HUNT. A new life begins for Mei, trapped in the silence of Mr Hunt's house, alienated and bored. Her frustration at life with Mr Hunt leads Mei into an affair with RACHID, an Indian immigrant who runs a local take away restaurant, and she moves into the backroom of the restaurant to live with him. Rachid decides to return to his own country, leaving Mei pregnant and alone, facing an uncertain future.
Film Festival 2009
Film Festival 2010
Film Festival 2010
A Skin So Soft
A film by Denis Côté
2017 - Canada - Documentary - 1.85 - 94 min.
Jean-François, Ronald, Alexis, Cédric, Benoit and Maxim are modern-day gladiators. The group includes high-level bodybuilders, a strongman and an ex-champion-turned-trainer. As they prepare for future competitions, they follow extreme diets and slave away at the gym. Each man pursues his own personal goals, but all share the same obsession: overcoming the limits of their bodies. A Skin So Soft is an open exploration of the regimented daily lives of these misunderstood monsters.
A film by Semih Kaplanoglu
2019 - Turkey - Drama - 1.85 - 135 min.
Asli, a young mother who is trying to find a nanny to get back to work, finally meets young Gulnihal. Gulnihal is also a mother. With Gulnihal coming into her life, Asli faces her secrets which she has been avoiding herself.
A film by Vali Hotea
2013 - Romania / Hungary - Drama - DCP - 1.85 - 98 min.
Twenty years after the Romanian Revolution, Tavi Ionescu, a nice but quite immature guy in his late 30s, finds out from his Securitate (Romanian Secret Police) file that he might be the father of a son he didn’t know about. Starting his own secret investigation, Tavi gets caught up in a complicated past that now comes to reveal ugly hidden truths, messing up his life and the lives of the ones close to him.