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CANNES 2022 ACID

L’ACID presenta sette prime mondiali a Cannes

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- Il cinema indipendente è presente nel programma con una selezione di nove film, di cui cinque di finzione e quattro documentari, in cui brillano i nuovi film di Damien Manivel e Jan Gassmann

L’ACID presenta sette prime mondiali a Cannes
Magdala di Damien Manivel

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True to its editorial line and commitment to shine a light on high-quality independent works, which aren’t enjoying the circulation they need in the current context of en masse releases, the ACID (Association for the Circulation of Independent Film) competition has unveiled its 35th line-up which is due to be presented on the Croisette between 18th and 27th May, within the 75th Cannes Film Festival. The selection consists of 9 feature films (of which seven will be screening in world premieres and five are first films), comprising five works of fiction and four documentaries.

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Magdala [+leggi anche:
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by Damien Manivel steals particular focus within the showcase. It’s the 5th feature film offered up by the fascinating French director who previously gave us A Young Poet [+leggi anche:
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(awarded a Special Mention in Locarno’s Cinéastes du Présent section in 2014), The Park [+leggi anche:
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(gracing Cannes’ ACID selection in 2016), The Night I Swam [+leggi anche:
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(Venice’s Orizzonti line-up in 2017) and Isadora’s Children [+leggi anche:
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(which scooped the Leopard for Best Direction in Locarno 2019 and a Zabaltegi Tabakalera Special Mention in San Sebastián). The winner of the Eurimages Lab Project Award within the Work in Progress section of the 12th Les Arcs Film Festival, this new opus starring the famous American choreographer Elsa Wolliaston in its lead role revisits the road walked by Mary Magdalene following Jesus’s death.

Equally eye-catching on the agenda is 99 Moons [+leggi anche:
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, which is the second feature film put forth by Switzerland’s Jan Gassmann after Off Beat [+leggi anche:
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(selected in the 2011 Berlinale’s Panorama section) and his fifth feature film overall, given that the director also has three documentaries under his belt: Chrigu [+leggi anche:
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(Berlinale Forum 2007), Karma Shadub (walking away with the Grand Prize at the 2013 Visions du Réel Festival) and Europe, She Loves [+leggi anche:
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(gracing the 2016 Berlinale’s Panorama Dokumente line-up).

Two French first fiction features also stand tall in the selection, namely Luca Delangle’s The Strange Case of Jacky Caillou [+leggi anche:
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 and Martin Jauvat’s Grand Paris, which charts the misadventures of two suburban youngsters who discover a mysterious artefact responsible for strange phenomena.

Last but not least in the field of fiction, there’s Yamabuki [+leggi anche:
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, Juichiro Yamasaki’s third feature film, which is a French-Japanese co-production previously unveiled (online) in the last Rotterdam Film Festival’s Tiger competition.

Standing out in the documentaries line-up, there’s the latest opus by seasoned French filmmaker Denis Gheerbrant who’s returning to Cannes’ ACID showcase for the third time (after La vie est immense et pleine de dangers in 1995, and Après, un voyage dans le Rwanda in 2004) having teamed up with another, for the very first time, in order to make this Kyrghyzstan-set film: Lina Tsrimova (who co-wrote the script of the filmmaker’s previous opus Before the Sky Came to Light).

Ainara Vera’s French-Greenlandic documentary Polaris [+leggi anche:
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- the first feature film directed by the Spaniard who made her name as the editor of Viktor Kossakovskiy’s Gunda [+leggi anche:
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and Aquarela [+leggi anche:
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- likewise transports us elsewhere, following in the wake of a ship’s captain in the Arctic.

Echoes of the modern world will be especially vibrant in Marusya Syroechkovskaya’s How to Save a Dead Friend [+leggi anche:
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, which delves into the lives of two loved-up Russian teenagers who have filmed their day-to-day lives for the past ten years. Produced by Sweden, Norway, France and Germany, this documentary recently bagged a Special Mention in the Visions du Réel Festival’s International Competition.

Worth a final mention is Atlantic Bar [+leggi anche:
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, the first feature-length documentary by France’s Fanny Molins who sets her camera down in a bar in Arles. The venue acts as an epicentre of humanity, dominated by its landlady, but her decision to put it on the market leaves her regulars reeling.

The full selection is as follows:

99 Moons [+leggi anche:
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Jan Gassmann (Switzerland)
Atlantic Bar [+leggi anche:
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Fanny Molins (France)
The Hill [+leggi anche:
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Denis Gheerbrant and Lina Tsrimova (France)
Grand Paris - Martin Jauvat (France)
How to Save a Dead Friend [+leggi anche:
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Marusya Syroechkovskaya (Sweden/Norway/France/Germany)
The Strange Case of Jacky Caillou [+leggi anche:
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Luca Delangle (France)
Magdala [+leggi anche:
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Damien Manivel (France)
Polaris [+leggi anche:
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 – Ainara Vera (France/Greenland)
Yamabuki [+leggi anche:
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Juichiro Yamasaki (Japan/France)

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