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The Warsaw Film Festival’s 1-2 Competition shines a spotlight on new talents

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- The full line-up has been announced for the competition of first and second features

The Warsaw Film Festival’s 1-2 Competition shines a spotlight on new talents
Toril by Laurent Teyssier

The Warsaw Film Festival has announced the full list of films selected for its 1-2 Competition, focusing on first and second features. Aside from the previously announced films, the festival will include the European premiere of the French movie Toril [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Laurent Teyssier
film profile
]
by Laurent Teyssier. It follows Philippe, a former drug dealer, after his release from prison. Finding his farmer father sick and infirm, Philippe decides to take over his business during his recovery.

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Meanwhile, the Croatian-Danish co-production Quit Staring at My Plate [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Hana Jušić
film profile
]
 by Hana Jušić will have its East European premiere. The film – about a girl being driven crazy by her family, who seeks solace in the arms of others – is the feature debut by Jušić, who has made several well-regarded shorts.

Hristo [+see also:
film review
interview: Grigor Lefterov
film profile
]
 by Grigor Lefterov and Todor Matsanov, a Bulgarian-Italian co-production about a teen living on the streets who wants nothing more than a “normal life”, will receive its international premiere, as will Julie [+see also:
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film profile
]
, the Spanish film from Alba González de Molina, about a woman who runs away from her life in Madrid.

Hard-hitting Irish drama In View [+see also:
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]
by Ciarán Creagh will have its European premiere at Warsaw, alongside the Israeli film Land of the Little People by Yaniv Berman, about four young kids from military officers’ families who form a gang.

The other 1-2 Competition titles are Anishoara [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu (Germany/Moldova), Fragments of Lucía by Jorge Yacoman (Chile), Good Old Days by Fang Liu (China), Guilty Men by Iván D Gaona (Colombia), Gukoroku - Traces of Sin by Kei Ishikawa (Japan), Live Cargo by Logan Sandler (USA), Our Love Story by Hyun-ju Lee (South Korea), Park [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Sofia Exarchou
film profile
]
 by Sofia Exarchou (Greece/Poland), Playground [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Bartosz M. Kowalski
film profile
]
 by Bartosz M Kowalski (Poland) and The Saint [+see also:
film review
interview: Andrius Blazevicius
film profile
]
by Andrius Blaževičius (Lithuania/Poland).

The Warsaw Film Festival takes place from 7-16 October 2016.

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