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Locarno 2021 / Piazza Grande

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10 articles available in total starting from 20/07/2021. Last article published on 17/08/2021.

Indonesia’s Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash walks away with Locarno’s Golden Leopard

Indonesia’s Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash walks away with Locarno’s Golden Leopard

The Swiss festival’s leopard roars back to life with a welcome dose of irony, awarding its main award to Edwin’s new work  

17/08 | Locarno 2021 | Awards

Review: Rose

Review: Rose

Aurélie Saada’s first fiction feature is a personal and sensitive portrait of a woman rebelling against the stereotypes created by a society which has chosen to cast her aside  

11/08 | Locarno 2021 | Piazza Grande

Review: Monte Verità

Review: Monte Verità

Stefan Jäger’s latest long-awaited film, shot in Ticino in 2020 with the support of the Ticino Film Commission, takes a bow on Locarno’s Piazza Grande  

10/08 | Locarno 2021 | Piazza Grande

Review: Hinterland

Review: Hinterland

Awarded an Oscar for The Counterfeiters, Austrian director Stefan Ruzowitzky presents his latest film in a world premiere on Locarno’s Piazza Grande  

09/08 | Locarno 2021 | Piazza Grande

Review: Beckett

Review: Beckett

The Locarno Film Festival’s opening film, by Italian director Ferdinando Cito Filomarino, transforms a simple holiday into a ruthless and surreal manhunt  

06/08 | Locarno 2021 | Piazza Grande

Stefan Ruzowitzky • Director of Hinterland

Interview: Stefan Ruzowitzky • Director of Hinterland

“My protagonist feels the world is twisted and distorted; German Expressionists wanted to communicate the same thing”

Selected for the Piazza Grande section of Locarno, the Austrian helmer’s new film shows the landscape after World War I  

06/08 | Locarno 2021 | Piazza Grande

Stefan Jäger • Director of Monte Verità

Interview: Stefan Jäger • Director of Monte Verità

“It’s funny that we in Switzerland created the first hippie commune”

The Swiss director invites everyone to revisit “The Mountain of Truth”, a utopian colony that welcomed all of the unconventional thinkers  

05/08 | Locarno 2021 | Piazza Grande

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino • Director of Beckett

Interview: Ferdinando Cito Filomarino • Director of Beckett

"I wanted to explore this genre, the manhunt-thriller"

The director tells Cineuropa about the European background of his second feature and why he chose Greece as a location  

05/08 | Locarno 2021 | Piazza Grande

EXCLUSIVE: International trailer for Locarno title Monte Verità

EXCLUSIVE: International trailer for Locarno title Monte Verità

Screening in the Piazza Grande strand of this year’s festival, Stefan Jäger’s film follows a young mother who abandons her family and flees to the titular sanatorium  

29/07 | Locarno 2021 | Piazza Grande

Locarno unveils the programme of its parallel sections

Locarno unveils the programme of its parallel sections

The festival returns on the impressive Piazza Grande and offers this year a new competitive programme Corti d’autore, in the Pardi di domani section  

20/07 | Locarno 2021

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