Scanorama'11

European Film Forum Scanorama is a festival that takes place every year in November in the three biggest towns of Lithuania (Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda), providing some of the most distinctive cultural events of the autumn in Lithuania.
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1.
I Travel Alone (2011)
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Jarle Klepp from "The Man Who Loved Yngve" is now a student on 25, loving women, indie rock and deconstruction. Then he gets a letter telling him he's a father, after a drunken one night stand with a 15 year old, 7 years ago, back in 1989. (90 mins.)
 
2.
She Monkeys (2011)
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Two adolescent girls on an equine acrobatics team form an intimate friendship that becomes threatened by their competitive nature. (83 mins.)
Director: Lisa Aschan
“ from BIFF ” - alisazarkova
 
3.
Brothers (2011)
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(90 mins.)
 
4.
Skyskraber (2011)
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A blind girl living in a claustrophobic village that missed its chance at greatness tries to lose her virginity to a shy boy with a guilty conscience. (90 mins.)
Director: Rune Schjøtt
 
5.
Summerland (2010)
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An art-house comedy about an ordinary family running the unusual business of elf tourism and spiritual sessions... (85 mins.)
 
6.
The Good Son (2011)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Zaida Bergroth
 
7.
The Mountain (2011)
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Nora and Solveig are hiking through snow-covered, rough, but beautiful scenery on a tour of several... (73 mins.)
Director: Ole Giæver
 
8.
Cornelis (2010)
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Biographical account of singer and composer Cornelis Vreeswijk including his breakthrough and his marital problems. (101 mins.)
Director: Amir Chamdin
 
9.
Rebounce (2011)
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The film is about a girl who lost her mother in prison out of drugs, but now my mom met back in town and it means nothing but trouble.
 
10.
Lapland Odyssey (2010)
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A comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in Northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare... (92 mins.)
Director: Dome Karukoski
 
11.
Limbo (2010)
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Sonia moves with her kids to Trinidad where her husband Jo is working in the oil business. The milieu change and the discovery of an the affair her husband has been having makes her lose grip and go into a limbo. (105 mins.)
Director: Maria Sødahl
 
12.
Melancholia (2011)
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Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth. (130 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ from Cannes ” - alisazarkova
 
13.
Pure (2009)
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Katarina is 20 years old. With a troubled past in a dreary suburb, her life seems to be already set in stone - until she discovers music... (97 mins.)
Director: Lisa Langseth
 
14.
Happy, Happy (2010)
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Family is the most important thing in the world to Kaja. She is an eternal optimist in spite of living... (85 mins.)
Director: Anne Sewitsky
“ from Sundance ” - alisazarkova
 
15.
Oslo, August 31st (2011)
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One day in the life of Anders, a young recovering drug addict, who takes a brief leave from his treatment center to interview for a job and catch up with old friends in Oslo. (95 mins.)
Director: Joachim Trier
 
16.
Undercurrent (2010)
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The crew on board the fishing vessel Undercurrent RE 29 has become uncomfortably numb with its never ending routine of week long tours at sea...
 
17.
Superclásico (2011)
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Christian is a Copenhagen wine seller on the brink of bankruptcy. Equally unsuccessful in just about every other aspect of life... (99 mins.)
 
18.
Truth About Men (2010)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
 
19.
Trollhunter (2010)
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A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter. (103 mins.)
Director: André Øvredal
 
20.
Volcano (2011)
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Hannes is an old man who has grown apart from his children. Recently retired when his wife gets ill he tries to reconcile with them and to atone for his cold demeanor in the past. (99 mins.)
“ from Cannes ” - alisazarkova
 
21.
17 Girls (2011)
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When Camille accidentally becomes pregnant, 16 of her friends and classmates decide to follow suit, which concerns their town and school. (86 mins.)
 
22.
Eighty Letters (2011)
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The story takes place in Czechoslovakia in 1987. The father has defected to England and the mother and... (75 mins.)
Director: Václav Kadrnka
 
23.
Archipelago (2010)
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Deep fractures within a family dynamic begin to surface during a getaway to the Isles of Scilly. (114 mins.)
Director: Joanna Hogg
 
24.
The Artist (2011)
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A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. (100 mins.)
“ from Cannes ” - alisazarkova
 
25.
Submarine (2010)
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15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life. (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Ayoade
 
26.
Off Beat (2011)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Jan Gassmann
 
27.
Tomboy (2011)
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A family moves into a new neighborhood, and a 10-year-old named Laure deliberately presents as a boy named Mikhael to the neighborhood children. (82 mins.)
Director: Céline Sciamma
“ from BIFF ” - alisazarkova
 
28.
Gypsy (2011)
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Gypsy tells the story of Adam, a boy who, after his father dies, tries to cross the boundary of his... (100 mins.)
Director: Martin Sulík
 
29.
Two Sunny Days (2010)
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Peter and Martina are a tourist couple on a vacation on the Croatian coast. Both are successful and in their prime...
Director: Ognjen Svilicic
 
30.
At Ellen's Age (2010)
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Ellen (Jeanne Balibar) is a flight attendant edging into middle age who is growing disenchanted with... (95 mins.)
Director: Pia Marais
 
32.
Parked (2010)
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Fred Daly returns to Ireland with nowhere to live but his car. Then dope-smoking 21-year-old Cathal parks beside him... (94 mins.)
Director: Darragh Byrne
 
33.
Principles of Life (2010)
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Velicanu considers himself a fulfilled person. He's got money, a new villa, married a younger woman and has a son from a previous marriage...
 
34.
Breathing (2011)
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Through his work at a morgue, an incarcerated young man trying to build a new life starts to come to terms with the crime he committed. (94 mins.)
Director: Karl Markovics
“ from Cannes ” - alisazarkova
 
35.
Lincz (2010)
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The story unfolds about the murder of an old man living in a remote village and six locals who may have been connected with the murder... (118 mins.)
 
36.
Songs of Love and Hate (2010)
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In an idyllic wine region at the foot of the Swiss Alps lives Rico with his two daughters and his wife Anna... (89 mins.)
 
37.
The Minister (2011)
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Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully... (115 mins.)
“ from Cannes ” - alisazarkova
 
38.
Pina (2011 Documentary)
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A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations. (103 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
39.
Polisse (2011)
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A journalist covering police assigned to a juvenile division enters an affair with one of her subjects. (127 mins.)
Director: Maïwenn
“ from Cannes ” - alisazarkova
 
40.
Restoration (2011)
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A drama about a family's effort to save their antique restoration business. (102 mins.)
Director: Yossi Madmoni
“ from Sundance ” - alisazarkova
 
41.
Suicide Room (2011)
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After suffering extreme humiliation at school, Dominik holes himself up in his room and begins spending all his time in a virtual reality chat room. (110 mins.)
Director: Jan Komasa
 
42.
Stopped on Track (2011)
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When Frank is diagnosed with incurable brain tumor, he's got only a few months to live. Along with his wife, he doesn't know how and when to tell their children about it. Meanwhile, Frank's health is getting worse with each day. (110 mins.)
Director: Andreas Dresen
“ from Cannes ” - alisazarkova
 
43.
Innocent Saturday (2011)
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A group of friends and bandmates look to escape from the Chernobyl disaster. (99 mins.)
“ from BIFF ” - alisazarkova
 
44.
Dad (2010)
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After a long separation, a father and his son spend the day fishing on the river bank. On a beautiful autumn Sunday, surrounded by the majestic countryside, they seem to be alone in the world. They must start all over again. (71 mins.)
Director: Vlado Skafar
 
45.
Tilva Rosh (2010)
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Bor, Serbia, once the largest copper mine, now just the biggest hole in Europe. Small union protests are going on... (99 mins.)
Director: Nikola Lezaic
 
46.
Tyrannosaur (2011)
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Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction, earns a chance of redemption that appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker. (92 mins.)
Director: Paddy Considine
“ from Sundance ” - alisazarkova
 
47.
Wasted Youth (2011)
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Harris, a 16 year old boy spends his day skateboarding aimlessly around Athens with his friends. Vassilis, a middle aged cop, is frustrated with his dead-end job and crammed in his small apartment with his family. (122 mins.)
 
48.
Blue Bird (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
About two kids from a remote African village and their search for a mysterious blue bird, which they manage to capture after a long journey through the weirdest of worlds and experiences. (86 mins.)
 
49.
Underwater Love (2011)
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Asuka, 35-year-old woman working at a fish factory and engaged to her boss Hedzhaymom Taki. In all her life... (87 mins.)
Director: Shinji Imaoka
 
50.
Drive (2011)
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A mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic moonlights as a getaway driver and finds himself trouble when he helps out his neighbor. (100 mins.)
“ from Cannes ” - alisazarkova
 
51.
Darwin (2011 Documentary)
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Darwin is a documentary feature about an isolated community at the end of a weathered road in Death Valley... (86 mins.)
 
52.
Twin Brothers - 53 Scenes in Chronological Order (2011 Documentary)
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Gustav and Oskar are twins. Oskar has Achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism. Both have blue eyes and blonde hair... (80 mins.)
Director: Axel Danielson
 
53.
El Medico: The Cubaton Story (2011 Documentary)
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El Medico has to decide between doing his duty to the State, as a doctor fulfilling his mothers dream, or being an artist. (85 mins.)
Director: Daniel Fridell
 
54.
House of Shame: Chantal All Night Long (2011 Documentary)
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(93 mins.)
 
55.
How Are You (2011 Documentary)
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HOW ARE YOU is a remarkable documentary about two now famous artists. The film brings us back to when... (58 mins.)
 
56.
Inni (2011 Documentary)
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Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós melds its sonic landscape with visuals in this concert film/documentary. (74 mins.)
 
57.
Brownian Movement (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Charlotte and Max live with their young son in Brussels. When Max finds out Charlotte has been taking some of her male patients to a rented apartment... (97 mins.)
Director: Nanouk Leopold
 
58.
C'est déjà l'été (2010)
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C'EST DÉJÀ L'ÉTÉ is a portrait of a family, but above all the story of a teenager who's life seems to... (84 mins.)
 
59.
Black Butterflies (2011)
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In apartheid-torn South Africa, poet Ingrid Jonker struggles tragically in search of love and a sense of home. (100 mins.)
 
60.
Code Blue (2011)
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Marian, a middle aged nurse, devotes herself to her patients like a saint. Sometimes she even takes on the role of a redeemer... (81 mins.)
 
61.
The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A woman living in a large country home drives her servants to mutiny with her outrageous demands as she waits for death to come for her. (89 mins.)
 
62.
Crepuscule (2009)
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In this impressionistic experimental drama, a woman walks a fine line between sanity and madness in a world of constant twilight... (70 mins.)