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Karlovy Vary’s full line-up revealed

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- The latest oeuvres by Michael Haneke, Fatih Akin, Aki Kaurismäki, Sergei Loznitsa, Bruno Dumont, Bruce LaBruce and Kornél Mundruczó are on the line-up of the biggest Czech film festival

Karlovy Vary’s full line-up revealed
Jupiter’s Moon by Kornél Mundruczó

After revealing all of its competition titles (see the news) and its official selection of out-of-competition films (see the news), the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) has now unveiled the full line-up for its upcoming 52nd edition. The KVIFF programmers have sorted the most interesting recent titles into two sections, Horizons and Another View. Michael Haneke’s latest, Happy End [+see also:
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Francois Ozon’s The Double Lover [+see also:
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Fatih Akin’s In the Fade [+see also:
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Kornél Mundruczó’s Jupiter’s Moon [+see also:
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Aki Kaurismäki’s The Other Side of Hope [+see also:
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 and Michael Glawogger’s Untitled [+see also:
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, completed posthumously by Monika Willi, form the core of Horizons, while Another View boasts Sergei Loznitsa’s Austerlitz [+see also:
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Helene Hegemann’s adaptation of the eponymous novel Axolotl Overkill [+see also:
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Bruno Dumont’s musical Jeannette, the Childhood of Joan of Arc [+see also:
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Bruce LaBruce’s vision of a feminist utopia The Misandrists [+see also:
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Daan Bakker’s comedic dissection of a man’s identity crisis Quality Time [+see also:
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, and Bojan Vuletič’s darkly comic and slightly absurd Requiem for Mrs. J [+see also:
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Unconventional and avant-garde oeuvres come together in the Imagina section, including Fiona Tan’s uncanny combination of pictures and voice-overs in her docu-fiction Ascent [+see also:
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; a tribute to cinema by Paul Anton SmithHave You Seen My Movie?; and the visual essay discussing the nature of immortality, Massimo D'Anolfi and Martina Parenti’s Spira Mirabilis [+see also:
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. Visitors in search of a taste of domestic cinema can enjoy Tereza Nvotová’s feature-length fiction debut, Filthy [+see also:
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Tomáš Vorel’s comedy The Good Plumber [+see also:
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Bohdan Sláma’s Ice Mother [+see also:
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Iveta Grófová’s Crystal Bear-winning Little Harbour [+see also:
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Gyorgy Kristóf’s Out [+see also:
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Agnieszka Holland’s Spoor [+see also:
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 and Julius Ševčík’s A Prominent Patient [+see also:
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The gathering will also celebrate 30 years of the European Film Academy by screening Ken Loach’s Land and Freedom and Sweet Sixteen [+see also:
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Pedro Almódovar’s Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and Jan Ole Gerster’s Oh Boy [+see also:
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. People Next Door is a thematic section that aims to show the public how to communicate and interact with people with disabilities, and this year’s titles include Eskil Vogt’s Blind [+see also:
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Juraj Lehotský’s Blind Loves [+see also:
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Andrzej Jakimowski’s Imagine [+see also:
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 and Miroslav Janek’s The Unseen, among others. As part of the Special Events, the festival will introduce the Czech web-series Growroom on the big screen, the documentary biopic I Am Heath Ledger by Derik Murray and Adrian BuitenhuisDavid Lowery’s A Ghost Story and Václav Vorlíček’s cult classic Who Wants to Kill Jessie?

The full line-up is available on the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival website

The 52nd KVIFF will run from 30 June–8 July.

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