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July 02, 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON CANNES 2021: DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT — MEDUSA —Anita Rocha da Silveira

Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Unveils Lineup of 2021 Edition - VarietyMEDUSA

La Estatuilla on Twitter: "#Cannes anunció su selección para la Directors  Fortnight y entre ellas encontramos MEDUSA de Anita Rocha da Silveira 🇧🇷,  filme inspirado en el mito de Medusa, pero situado

"Today, Brazil."

"Mariana, 21 years old, belongs to a world where she must do her utmost to keep up the appearance of a perfect woman. In order to resist temptation, she and her girlfriends try their best to control everything and everyone around them. And that includes the town sinners. At night, the girl squad put on masks, hunt and beat up all women who have deviated from the right path.
However, the day will come when the urge to scream will be stronger than it ever has been."

Anita Rocha da Silveira - AlloCinéAnita Rocha da Silveira

"Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Anita Rocha da Silveira has written and directed three short films: The Noon VampireHandball (FIPRESCI Award at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen), and The Living Dead (Directors’ Fortnight). Her first feature Kill me Please was screened at the Orizzonti section at Venice International Film Festival, New Directors/New Films and SXSW, among others. Medusa is her second feature film."

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SPOTLIGHT ON CANNES 2021: DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT — JADDE KHAKI —Panah Panahi

Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Unveils Lineup of 2021 Edition - VarietyJADDE KHAKI

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"A chaotic, tender family is on a road trip across a rugged landscape, but to where? In the back seat, Dad has a broken leg, but is it really broken? Mom tries to laugh when she’s not holding back tears. The kid keeps exploding into choreographed car karaoke. All of them are fussing over the sick dog and getting on each others’ nerves."

Only the mysterious older brother is quiet.

Panah Panahi – Movies, Bio and Lists on MUBIPanah Panahi

"Panah Panahi was born in Tehran in 1984 and studied cinema at the Tehran University of Art. His first short film was shown and won awards at many domestic and international film festivals. He was a member of the jury for Osian’s Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema."

"He became a set photographer and moved into the roles of assistant cinematographer and assistant director." "He was also a consultant, editor and assistant director on Jafar Panahi’s most recent films.

"Jadde Khaki" ("Hit The Road") is Panah Panahi’s first feature film.

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July 01, 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON CANNES 2021: DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT — ÎNTREGALDE —Radu Muntean

Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Unveils Lineup of 2021 Edition - VarietyÎNTREGALDE

FNE at Cannes 2021: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Cannes  Directors' Fortnight - FilmNewEurope.com

"Maria, Dan, and Ilinca take part in their regular end-of-the-year humanitarian trip, driving an SUV along the mountain dirt roads of the Romanian village of Întregalde. They help a lonely old man reach a sawmill where he supposedly works. But when their car gets stuck in a ditch in the woods, the sawmill proves to be abandoned, and they’re forced to spend the night with the senile old man, their ideas about empathy and helpfulness start to be challenged."

Radu Muntean • Director - Cineuropa

"Radu Muntean was born in Bucharest, Romania. He graduated from the Film Directing section of the Romanian Theatre and Film Academy in 1994."

"Radu Muntean has directed and written seven feature films and one documentary. His films premiered in Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, Locarno IFF and Un Certain Regard. His films were distributed in several countries, being well received both by the audience and by publications such as Variety, Hollywood Reporter and Le Monde."

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