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SUNDANCE 2020

Un bel contingente di film europei verso il Sundance

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- 18 coproduzioni europee faranno il loro debutto in concorso al festival americano, tra cui i film di Zeina Durra, Amanda Kernell e Visar Morina

Un bel contingente di film europei verso il Sundance
Luxor di Zeina Durra

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Three UK co-productions – Zeina Durra’s romance Luxor [+leggi anche:
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, Aneil Karia’s robbery yarn Surge [+leggi anche:
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and Brandon Cronenberg’s avatar thriller Possessor [+leggi anche:
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– make up a quarter of the films selected for the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival (23 January-2 February 2020).

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They shall be competing against the Swedish divorce drama Charter [+leggi anche:
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by Amanda Kernell; writer-director Maïmouna Doucouré’s Cuties [+leggi anche:
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, about young French dancers; writer-director Zoé Wittock’s Jumbo [+leggi anche:
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, a French-Luxembourgish-Belgian tale set in an amusement park; and the German-Belgian-Kosovar co-production about bullying in the workplace Exile [+leggi anche:
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, written and directed by Visar Morina. There is also Italian involvement in Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese’s African-set story This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection [+leggi anche:
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, and French, German and Swiss involvement in Massoud Bakhshi’s Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness [+leggi anche:
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Ten of the 12 films in the World Cinema Documentary Competition have European involvement. Radu Ciorniciuc’s Acasa, My Home follows children in the Bucharest delta, Iryna Tsilyk introduces us to kids making a film as a way to cope with living in a war zone in The Earth Is Blue as an Orange, Hubert Sauper takes a look at Cuba as a romantic vision and a warning in Epicentro [+leggi anche:
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, Emma Sullivan’s Into the Deep is about the murder of Danish journalist Kim Wall, Anabel Rodríguez Ríos visits the town of Congo Mirador in Once Upon a Time in Venezuela [+leggi anche:
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, Benjamin Ree tells the story of an unlikely friendship in The Artist and the Thief, Jerry Rothwell takes a look at autism in The Reason I Jump [+leggi anche:
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, Susanne Regina Meures takes aim at patriarchy in Saudi Runaway [+leggi anche:
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, and the rare Alba truffle is being tracked down in Michael Dweck’s The Truffle Hunters [+leggi anche:
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There is also a UK co-production in the US Documentary Competition, Be Water by Bao Nguyen, which is a documentary about martial-arts legend Bruce Lee.

The non-competitive Premieres section has a number of UK-co-produced narrative world premieres. They are Euros Lyn’s Dream Horse, starring Toni Collette and Damian Lewis; Viggo Mortensen’s directorial debut, Falling [+leggi anche:
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; Florian Zeller’s London-set The Father [+leggi anche:
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; Phyllida Lloyd’s house-building yarn Herself [+leggi anche:
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; Dominic Cooke’s Cuban Missile Crisis spy-drama Ironbark; and Sean Durkin’s The Nest, starring Jude Law.

Showing in Documentary Premieres is the Irish co-production The Go-Go's, helmed by Alison Ellwood. Meanwhile, there are two UK productions in the Midnight section: Romola Garai’s debut, Amulet, and Remi Weekes’ refugee tale His House.

In the Kids section is Frederike Migom’s excellent Belgian drama Binti [+leggi anche:
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and the world premiere of Brenda Chapman’s Come Away, starring Angelina Jolie, David Oyelowo and Michael Caine.

Here is the full list of titles in Sundance 2020’s World Cinema Dramatic Competition and World Cinema Documentary Competition:

World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Charter [+leggi anche:
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Amanda Kernell (Sweden)
Cuties [+leggi anche:
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intervista: Maïmouna Doucouré
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 – Maïmouna Doucouré (France)
Exile [+leggi anche:
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 – Visar Morina (Germany/Belgium/Kosovo)
High Tide – Verónica Chen (Argentina)
Jumbo [+leggi anche:
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 – Zoé Wittock (France/Luxembourg/Belgium)
Luxor [+leggi anche:
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 – Zeina Durra (Egypt/UK)
Possessor [+leggi anche:
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  Brandon Cronenberg (Canada/UK)
Non Distinguishing Features [+leggi anche:
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  Fernanda Valadez (Mexico/Spain) 
Summer White – Rodrigo Ruiz Patterson (Mexico)
Surge [+leggi anche:
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  Aneil Karia (UK)
This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection [+leggi anche:
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 – Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese (Lesotho/South Africa/Italy)
Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness [+leggi anche:
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  Massoud Bakhshi (France/Germany/Luxembourg/Switzerland/Iran/Lebanon)

World Cinema Documentary Competition

Acasă - My Home [+leggi anche:
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 – Radu Ciorniciuc (Romania/Germany/Finland)
The Earth Is Blue as an Orange [+leggi anche:
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 – Iryna Tsilyk (Ukraine/Lithuania)
Epicentro [+leggi anche:
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 – Hubert Sauper (Austria/France/USA)
Influence – Diana Neille (South Africa/Canada)
Into the Deep – Emma Sullivan (Denmark)
The Mole Agent [+leggi anche:
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 – Maite Alberdi (Chile/USA/Germany/Netherlands/Spain)
Once Upon a Time in Venezuela [+leggi anche:
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 – Anabel Rodríguez Ríos (Venezuela/UK/Brazil/Austria)
The Painter and the Thief [+leggi anche:
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intervista: Benjamin Ree
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 – Benjamin Ree (Norway)
The Reason I Jump [+leggi anche:
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 – Jerry Rothwell (UK)
Saudi Runaway [+leggi anche:
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 – Susanne Regina Meures (Switzerland)
Softie – Sam Soko (Kenya)
The Truffle Hunters [+leggi anche:
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intervista: Gregory Kershaw e Michael …
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Michael Dweck (Italy/USA/Greece)

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