Five years of UK films
by Annika Pham
Six acclaimed UK feature films and seven short films never released in Czech cinemas, made over the past five years, will be shown at the upcoming Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (June 30-July 8) as part of a Special Focus on British Films.
The six features are: Ken Loach’s The Navigators (2001), Paul McGuigan’s thriller Gangster N°1, Sandra Goldbacher’s romance Me Without You, Dominic Savage’s Out of Control, Saul Dibb’s Bullet Boy and A Good Woman by Mike Barker.
British talent and films are on display throughout the entire programme of the 41st Karlovy Vary Film Festival, with Debbie Isitt’s comedy Confetti screening out of competition, and Michael Winterbottom’s two films A Cock & Bull Story and Road to Guantanamo [+see also:
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Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe’s much anticipated directorial debut, Brothers of the Head [+see also:
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