COMPETITION SECTION (8)

Σερβία/Serbia/Σουηδία/Switzerland, 2012, εγχ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Milos Pusic. Σεν./Scr.: Dusan Spasojevic. Φωτ./Cin.:Aleksandar Ramadanovic. Μοντ./Ed.: Ivan Knezevic. Μουσ./Mus.:Dejan Kotsic. Ηθ./Cast: Branislav Trifunovic, Boris Isakovic, Dara Dzokic, Jasna Djuricic. Παρ./Prod.: Branislav Trifunovic. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 108΄.

Janko comes home to his small village after several years. His intention is to sell his land and go to work in Switzerland, believing that he would finally get out of financial problems. His lonely mother Milica has been hoping that Janko would be back with a wife and have a family there. Strahinja, a lonely inhabitant of the deserted village, and an idealist, is helping Milica. But, Janko will not give up on his plan. He is willing to do anything to secure his future — even to sell his fathers grave.

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Ιταλία/Italy, 2013, εγχ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Roberto Ando. Σεν./Scr.: Roberto Ando (βιβλίο), Angelo Pasquini. Φωτ./Cin.: Clelio Benevento. Μοντ./Ed.: Maurizio Calvesi. Ηθ./Cast: Toni Servillo, Valerio Mastandrea, Valeria Bruni Tadeschi, Michela Cescon. Παρ./Prod.: Angelo Barbagallo. Διάρκεια/Dur.: ΄.

When Enrico Oliveri, the secretary of the major opposition party, goes away and hides out at an old girlfriend’s house in Paris, an absurd scenario works surprisingly well. His twin brother, who’s a bi-polar philosopher just recently released from a mental hospital, is enlisted to impersonate the missing politician in his absence. The resultQ a madman shows the politician how to run the nation!

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Σλοβενία/Slovenia. 2013, εγχ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Rok Bicek. Σεν./Scr.: Rok Bicek, Janez Lapajne, Nejc Gazvoda. Φωτ./Cin.: Fabio Stoll. Μοντ./Ed.: Rok Bicek, Janez Lapajne. Μουσ./Mus.: Frederic Chopin. Ηθ./Cast: Voranc Boh, Dasa Kupevski, Masa Derganc, Estera Dvornik. Παρ./Prod.: Janez Lapajne, Aiken Veronika Prosnenc. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 112΄.

A group of teens blame their demanding new German teacher and his demeaning methods when one of their classmates commits suicide. As a colossal battle of wills unfolds at the high school, an awareness that things are not quite so black and white comes too late.

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Τουρκία/Turkey, 2013, εγχ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Selim Evci. Σεν./Scr.: Selim Evci. Φωτ./Cin.:Selim Evci. Μοντ./Ed.: Selim Evci. .Ηθ./ Cast: Mediha Didem Türemen, Yusuf Nejat Buluz, Rüçhan Caliskur, Zeynep Gülmez. Παρ./Prod.: Selim Evci. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 117΄.

Murat records sounds for movies, then realizes and records some voices he hears and takes pictures in Gökçeada (Imbros) as he wants to hold an exhibition about the island. He meets Madam Styliani during that time and they become friends. Murat starts to record life and memories of Madam Styliani as she tells her story.

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Ρωσία/Russia, 2013, εγχ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Alexandra Strelyanaya. Σεν./Scr.: Alexandra Strelyanaya. Φωτ./Cin.:Alexandra Strelyanaya. Μουσ./Mus.: Loïc Dury. Ηθ./Cast: Ilya Rigin, Taisia Krammi, Elena Kalinina. Παρ./Prod.:Alexey Uchitel. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 82΄.

A young commercial photographer, weary of the hectic life of the Russian metropolis, decides to leave for a place he has always dreamt about – the North Sea coast. Amidst the magnificent but harsh landscape of the Kola Peninsula he meets a girl named Tasya. She becomes his guide to the slowly disappearing fishing settlements whose inhabitants have for hundreds of years lived in
harmony with the sea, which provides their subsistence and sets the rhythm of their lives.

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Σερβία/Serbia/Κροατία/Croatia, 2013, εγχ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Vinko Bresan. Σεν./Scr.: Vinko Bresan, Mate Matisic. Φωτ./Cin.:Mirko Piscevic. Μοντ./Ed.: Sandra Botica. Μουσ./Mus.:Mate Matisic .Ηθ./Cast: Kresimir Mikic, Niksa Butijer, Marija Skaricic, Inge Appelt. Παρ./Prod.: Ivan Maloca. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 93΄.

Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the news agent Petar and the pharmacist Marin. After they abolish all forms of birth control on the entire island, the consequences become more and more complicated.

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Γαλλία/France/Ισραήλ/Israel/Τουρκία/Turkey/Παλεστίνη/Palestine, 2012, εγχ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Hiam Abbass. Σεν./Scr.: Hiam Abbass, Ala Hlelel, Nadine Naous, Ghazi Albuliwi. Φωτ./Cin.: Antoine Héberle. Μοντ./Ed.: Guy Lecorne. Μουσ./Mus.: Loïc Dury. Ηθ./Cast: Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Yussuf Abu-Warda, Ali Suliman. Παρ./Prod.: Arik Bernstein, Nicolas Blanc, Ina Fichman, Yariz Mozer,
David Silver. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 88΄.

As a new conflict opposes Israel and Lebanon, Hajar, a young Palestinian student, returns to her native village in Galilee on the occasion of a wedding in the family. Just before the ceremony, she goes to see her father, patriarch Abu Majd, who has always encouraged her to learn and to discover the world. It is with confidence that she tells him about the man she loves, Matthew, an
English art teacher at the university of Haifa. His negative reaction upsets her...

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Γερμανία/Germany, Γαλλία/France. 2013, εγχ./col.

Σκην./Dir.: Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross. Σεν./Scr.: Nana Ekvtimishvili. Φωτ./Cin.: Oleg Mutu. Μοντ./ Ed.: Stefan Stabenow. Ηθ./Cast: Lika Balbuani, Mariam Bokeria, Zurab Gogalazde, Data Zakereishvili. Παρ./Prod.: Simon Gross, Marc Wachter. Διάρκεια/Dur.: 102΄.

In 1992, during the war, two young friends struggle to deal with everyday life. As Georgia, a former Soviet republic, cherishes its newly gained independence, economic hardship and violence overshadow the hope for positive change. To Eka and Natia, it is their immediate environment that is truly challenging: shameless bullies, heartless teachers, and uncomprehending family members.

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