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ODESSA 2018

Woman at War en ouverture à Odessa

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- Le programme de la 9e édition du plus grand festival du film d'Ukraine comprend trois importantes sections compétition et des sections parallèles où seront présentés les derniers favoris des festivals

Woman at War en ouverture à Odessa
Woman at War de Benedikt Erlingsson

Cet article est disponible en anglais.

The ninth edition of the Odesa International Film Festival (OIFF, 13-21 July), the premier film event in Ukraine and one of the largest in Eastern Europe, will open on Friday with the Ukrainian premiere of Benedikt Erlingsson's Cannes Critics' Week title Woman at War [+lire aussi :
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, a co-production between Iceland, France and Ukraine.

The festival's International Competition consists of 12 films from around the world, including Wolfgang Fischer's Styx [+lire aussi :
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, Jagoda Szelc's Tower. A Bright Day [+lire aussi :
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, Babis Makridis' Pity [+lire aussi :
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, Constantin Popescu's Pororoca [+lire aussi :
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, Lukas Dhont's Girl [+lire aussi :
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, Jean-Paul Civeyrac's A Paris Education [+lire aussi :
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, Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra's Birds of Passage [+lire aussi :
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and Annemarie Jacir's Wajib [+lire aussi :
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as well as two regional films coming straight from Karlovy Vary, where they had their world premieres: Volcano [+lire aussi :
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by Roman Bondarchuk and Crystal Swan [+lire aussi :
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by Darya Zhuk. In addition, the Indian-Ukrainian co-production Three and a Half by Daria Gaikalova will have its world premiere in this section.

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In the National Competition for feature films, five titles will be vying for awards, and four of them will enjoy their world premieres at Odesa: Hero of My Time by Tonya Noyabrova, Delta [+lire aussi :
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by Oleksandr Techynskyi, Tera by Nikon Romanchenko and the documentary Gogol Doc by Alisa Pavlovska. They will be joined by the Berlinale Panorama title When the Trees Fall [+lire aussi :
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, a co-production by Ukraine, Poland and Macedonia, directed by Marysia Nikitiuk.

The European Documentary Competition includes Shevaun Mizrahi's Distant Constellation, Egil Håskjold Larsen's 69 Minutes of 86 Days [+lire aussi :
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, Alisa Kovalenko's Home Games [+lire aussi :
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, Flavio Marcheti's Animals and Other People, Gustavo Salmerón's Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle [+lire aussi :
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, Andrei Zagdansky's Michail and Daniel, Christina Vandekerckhove's Rabot [+lire aussi :
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and Mark Cousins' The Eyes of Orson Welles [+lire aussi :
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The non-competitive Festival of Festivals section will feature titles such as Samuel Maoz's Foxtrot [+lire aussi :
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, Jafar Panahi's Three Faces, Abdellatif Kechiche's Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno [+lire aussi :
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, Cédric Kahn's The Prayer [+lire aussi :
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, Sergei Loznitsa's Donbass [+lire aussi :
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and Paweł Pawlikowski's Cold War [+lire aussi :
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, while Gaspar Noé's Climax [+lire aussi :
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, Asghar Farhadi's Everybody Knows [+lire aussi :
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and Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote [+lire aussi :
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will be part of the Gala Premieres programme.

In collaboration with Séries Mania and the TV channel Ukraine, the Series! section will present the first two episodes of each of five upcoming TV series to the OIFF audience: Who Are You? by Anatoliy Mateshko (Ukraine), Mother Is Wrong by François Velle (France), On the Spectrum by Yuval Shafferman (Israel), The Day by Gilles Coulier and Dries Vos (Belgium), and The Oil Fund by Harald Zwart (Norway).

Finally, in the various sidebar sections, Odesa will celebrate 70 years of Israeli cinema with screenings of five movies made between 2004 and 2015, and the work of Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase, who will enjoy a retrospective. The Special Screenings programme will focus on films by Ingmar Bergman and Kira Muratova, in addition to historical epics such as Michael Kohlhaas [+lire aussi :
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and The Captain [+lire aussi :
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, and several short and feature films related to Ukraine.

(Traduit de l'anglais)

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