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CANNES 2010 France

Nine features showcased in ACID line-up

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On the fringe of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival (May 12-23, 2010), ACID (Association for Independent Film Distribution) will, as every year, offer an alternative programme focusing on young filmmakers. Nine features (six narrative and three documentaries) are in the line-up, including eight debut films and five world premieres.

The selection includes Olivier Babinet and Fred Kihn’s French/Belgian/Polish/Norwegian co-production Robert Mitchum Is Dead [+see also:
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(see news); Sophie Letourneur’s La Vie au Ranch [+see also:
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(“Life On the Ranch”, selected in competition at Rotterdam and prize-winner at Belfort - see news); Marina Déak’s Poursuite (“Pursuit”, 31 Juin Films); David Dusa’s Flowers of Evil (produced by Sciapode); Djinn Carrénard’s Donoma (producer: Diaph1Kat); and Tatjana Turanskyj’s German film The Drifter [+see also:
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(producer: Turanskyj & Ahlrichs).

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Documentary screenings will include Renate Costa’s Wooden Knife [+see also:
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(Spain - produced by Estudi Playtime); Mariana Otero’s Entre Nos Mains (“In Our Hands”, France - produced by Archipel 33 - to be released by Diaphana on October 6, 2010); and Raed Andoni’s Fix ME (France, Palestine, Switzerland - produced by: Les Films de Zayna /Rouge International/Palmyre - Sophie Dulac Distribution ).

(Translated from French)

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