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Line-up Cannes International Film Festival 2010

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Line-up Cannes International Film Festival 2010

Un Certain Regard

R U THERE
Ru There
* world premiere *
Directed by David Verbeek
Sat May 15, 13:30 Riviera 2 (market screening)
Sun May 16, 10:00 Riviera 3 (market screening)
Sun May 16, 14:15 Theatre Debussy
Sun May 16, 22:00 Theatre Debussy
Mon May 17, 16:30 Salle Bazin
Tue May 18, 14:00 Riviera 3 (market screening)

Jitze, a young Dutch professional gamer, travels the world to compete in video game tournaments. During a stay in Taipei his arm starts to hurt and he’s forced to take a few days rest. A night in his hotel, Jitze meets a girl and starts realizing what it means to be human in the age of the virtual worlds (feature, 83’).
Prod: NL, co-prod FR
Prod: IDTV Film, Ph. +31 20 314 3322
film@idtv.nl
www.idtvfilm.nl
Sales: Films Boutique, Ph. +49 306 9537 850
info@filmsboutique.com
www.filmsboutique.com

Out of Competition

OVER YOUR CITIES GRASS WILL GROWOver your cities grass will grow

* world premiere *
Directed by Sophie Fiennes
Sat May 15, 11:00 Salle Bunuel (press screening)
Sun May 16, 19:30 Salle du 60ème (official screening)
OVER YOUR CITIES GRASS WILL GROW bears witness the German artist Anselm Kiefer's alchemical creative processes and renders as a film journey the personal universe he has built at his hill studio estate in the South of France (103’).
Co-prod: NL / UK / FR
Prod: Kasander Film, Ph. +31 10 433 3043
info@kasander.com
www.kasander.com

Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

LIGHT

Directed by LightAndré Schreuders
Wed May 19, 9:00 Cinema la Licorne
Fri May 21, 14:00 Theatre Croisette (official screening)
Sat May 22, 16:00 Studio 13

An elderly single woman who realised she is terminally ill, packs some clothes in a suitcase, puts her fish in a plastic bag and leaves on foot. During her lonely journey she has some brief but intense encounters. She ends her Way of Sorrows in a monastery where she lies down and refuses all food and drink (short, 15’).
Prod: AS Film, Ph. +31 6 1113 5305
info@asfilm.nl
www.asfilm.nl

Cinefondation Atelier

CODE BLUECinefondation
Directed by Urszula Antoniak
A psychological thriller about Marian, who is barely capable of making (intimate) contact with other people (feature).
NL prod: IDTV Film, Ph. +31 20 314 3322
film@idtv.nl
www.idtvfilm.nl

Minority Co-productions In Competition

MY JOYMy Joy
* world premiere *
Directed by Sergei Loznitsa
Mon May 17, 17:30 Arcades 1 (market screening, buyers only)
Tue May 18, 19:00 Debussy Theater (press screening)
Tue May 18, 22:30 Bazin Theater (press screening)
Wed May 19, 22:30 Lumiere Theater (official screening)

MY JOY is a tale of truck driver GEORGY who leaves his home town with a load of goods, but he is forced to take a wrong turning on the motorway and finds himself gradually, against his will, drawn in the daily life of a Russian village (feature, 127’).
Co-prod: DE / UA / NL
NL prod: Lemming Film, Ph. +31 20 661 0424
info@lemmingfilm.com
www.lemmingfilm.com
Sales: Fortissimo Films, Ph. +31 20 627 3215
info@fortissimo.nl
www.fortissimofilms.com

Minority Co-productions in Un Certain Regard

ADRIENN PÁLAdrienn Pal

* world premiere *
Directed by Ágnes Kocsis
ADRIENN PÁL is about an alienated nurse whose life is surrounded by death sets off to find her long-lost childhood friend and while tracing her recollections, she embarks on a paradox-filled voyage within her own memory and the memory of those she encounters (feature, 136’).
Co-prod: HU/NL/AT/FR
NL prod: Isabella Films, Ph. +31 20 422 9199
info@isabellafilms.com
www.isabellafilms.com

Minority Co-productions in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

THE LIGHT THIEF Light Thief 
* world premiere *
Directed by Aktan Arym Kubat
Sat May 15, 11:00 Palais Stéphanie Théâtre Croisette   
Sat May 15, 19:30 Palais Stéphanie Théâtre Croisette 
Sun May 16, 22:00 Studio 13
Mon May 17, 22:30 Cinéma Les Arcades Salle 1
   
They call him “Svet-ake” (“Mr. Light”). The electrician is responsible for bringing more than just light to the people around him (feature, 80’).
Co-prod: DE / FR / NL / Kyrgyzstan
NL prod: Volya Films, Ph. +31 10 415 5621
info@volyafilms.com
www.volyafilms.com
Sales: The Match Factory, Ph. +49 221 539 7090
info@matchfactory.de
www.the-match-factory.com

Market Screenings

AMPHIBIOUS 3DAmphibious
Directed by Brian Yuzna
Sun May 16, 11:00 Olympia 1
Prod: Fu Works, Ph. +31 20 530 7110
info@fuworks.com
www.fuworks.com
Sales: Celsius Entertainment, Ph. +44 20 7193 1801
info@celsiusentertainment.com
www.celsiusentertainment.com

 

BARDSONGSBardsongs
Directed by Sander Francken
Wed May 19, 10:30 Grey 4
Triptych of filmed folktales. An ode to the outward differences and hidden similarities of different worlds. Shot on location in Rajasthan, Mali and Ladakh (feature, 90’).
Prod: SFFilm. Ph. +31 20 624 5278
sander.francken@planet.nl
www.bardsongs.com
Sales: Film Europe, + 42 07 3959 2040
lamperova@filmeurope.eu
www.filmeurope.eu

COLD WATER OF THE SEACold Water of The Sea
Directed by Paz Fabrega
Sat May 15, 10:00 Olympia 4
Tue May 18, 16:00 Olympia 4

One New Year's holidays, Mariana (21) and Rodrigo (30) drive to the coast. Arriving late at night, they find Karina (7) who tells them she ran away from home because her uncle touches her. They decide to stay the night and try to find help in the morning. But by dawn, the girl is gone but hundreds of poisonous sea snakes swim out of the unusually cold water… (feature, 83’).
NL co-prod: Isabella Films, Ph. +31 20 422 9199
info@isabellafilms.com
www.isabellafilms.com
Sales: Films Boutique, Ph. +49 306 9537 850
info@filmsboutique.com
www.filmsboutique.com

DOSSIER KDossier K
Directed by Jan Verheyen
Fri May 14, 9:30 Olympia 7
Thriller about passion, betrayal, revenge, blind ambition and the inevitability of fate, set against the background of Antwerp’s Albanian mafia (feature, 120’).
NL co-prod: Phanta Vision Film International, Ph. +31 20 626 0255
info@phantavision.com
www.phantavision.com
Sales: The Works International, Ph. +44 20 7612 0090
Sales.International@theworksmediagroup.com
www.theworksmediagroup.com

EEP!Eep!
Directed by Ellen Smit
Thu May 13, 20:00 Palais F
Sun May 16, 20:00 Palais B
Is it a girl or is it a bird? Whatever it is, everybody wants her (feature, 85’).
Prod: Lemming Film, Ph. +31 20 661 0424
info@lemmingfilm.com
www.lemmingfilm.com
Sales: Delphis Films, Ph. +1 514 843 3355
xiao@delphisfilms.com
www.delphisfilms.com

JOYJoy
Directed by Mijke de Jong
Sat May 15, 11:30 Riviera 2
Tue May 18, 12:00 Olympia 6

An intimate film about Joy, abandoned as a baby, whose whole life has been dedicated to the search for her mother (feature, 85’).
Prod: IDTV Film, Ph. + 31 20 314 3322
film@idtv.nl
www.idtvfilm.nl
Sales: Bavaria Film International, Ph. +49 89 6499 2686
International@bavaria-film.de
www.bavaria-film-international.de

LIFE IS AN ART Life is an Art
Directed by Jayant R. Harnam
Sun May 16, 20:00 Palais F
Two young detectives are in pursuit of a mysterious mutilator but when one detective gets killed the other is destined to avenge his partner’s death (feature, 90’).
Prod: RiXpro / The Content Factory, Ph. +31 6 2783 8080
rik@thecontentfactory.nl
www.thecontentfactory.nl

 

THE STORM
Directed by Ben SombogaartStorm
Thu May 13, 18:00 Palais C
Sun May 16, 15:30 Palais H

One woman swims against the tide, back into the disaster area. Her name is Julia. She is looking for her baby (feature, 93’).
Prod: Nijenhuis & de Levita Film and TV, Ph. +31 20 574 7626
info@nlfilm.tv
www.nlfilm.tv
Sales: Delphis Films, Ph. +1 514 843 3355
xiao@delphisfilms.com
www.delphisfilms.com

STRICKENStricken
Directed by Reinout Oerlemans
Fri May 14, 9:45 Olympia 4
Mon May 17, 18:00 Olympia 4
A man in the prime of life faces his wife’s terminal illness. A raw, moving and shameless ode to love (feature, 100’).
Prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama, Ph. +31 20 666 1892
film@eyeworks.tv
www.eyeworks.tv
Sales: Goldcrest Films, Ph. +44 207 437 8696
sales@goldcrestfilms.com
www.goldcrestfilms.com

TWO EYES STARINGTwo Eyes Staring
Directed by Elbert van Strien
Sun May 16, 15:30 Riviera 4
When nine-year-old Lisa discovers that her sinister new friend is a ghost, her family is put in mortal danger (feature, 106’).
Prod: Accento Films, Ph. +31 20 344 4588
info@accentofilms.com
www.accentofilms.nl

HOLLAND FILM IN CANNES

The Dutch Pavilion
Village International nr 106
Contact: Claudia Landsberger, cell +31 6 5073 7681
hf@hollandfilm.nl
www.hollandfilm.nl

 

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