51 posts categorized "Drama"

July 02, 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON CANNES 2021: DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT — MON LÉGIONNAIRE —Rachel Lang

Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Unveils Lineup of 2021 Edition - VarietyMON LÉGIONNAIRE

Our Men (Mon légionnaire) - Cineuropa

"They come from all over the world but they have one thing in common: The Foreign Legion, their new family."

"Our Men tells these stories: stories of women who struggle to keep their love fire burning; stories of men who leave for battle; stories of loving couples on hostile ground."

Cinéma. "Mon légionnaire", de la Strasbourgeoise Rachel Lang, en clôture de  la Quinzaine des réalisateurs à Cannes

"Rachel Lang was born in Strasbourg in 1984. After combining studies in philosophy with the dramatic arts in Strasbourg she entered IAD film school in Belgium. Her first short films were internationally acclaimed (10 awards and more than 100 festivals). Her first feature, Baden Baden, marks the end of the coming-of-age trilogy. It was shown in Berlinale 2016 (Forum) and more than 60 festivals across the globe. In parallel, Rachel graduated as Lieutenant from the French army where she served in Sahel desert in spring 2017. Our Men is her second feature."

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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 — LUANESHAT E KODRËS —Luàna Bajrami

Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Unveils Lineup of 2021 Edition - VarietyLUANESHAT E KODRËS

Kosova shkon në Kanë me “Luaneshat e Kodrës” - Kulturë

"Somewhere in Kosovo, in a small remote village, three young women see their dreams and ambitions stifled. In their quest for independence, nothing can stop them: time to let the lionesses roar."

Kosova në Kanë me filmin “Luaneshat e Kodrës” - Lajme247

Luàna Bajrami Pictures and Photos | FandangoLuàna Bajrami

"Self-taught, Luàna Bajrami acquired experience as an actress with different filmmakers, while practicing writing, editing, and directing. In 2019, she directed her first short film financed In Summer Rippen Berries and her first feature film: The Hill where Lionesses Roar."

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