Film fra sør 2011by excessive_exploitation | created - 14 Sep 2011 | updated - 04 Oct 2011 | Public
The movies shown at the Film from the south film festival in Oslo october 2011.
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3. The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.
Votes: 61,974 | Gross: $19.20M
4. Certified Copy (2010)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama
In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper.
Votes: 16,829 | Gross: $1.34M
5. A Separation (2011)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Mystery
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Votes: 177,937 | Gross: $7.10M
6. Shi (2010)
Unrated | 139 min | Drama
A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class.
Votes: 7,652 | Gross: $0.36M
7. Das Lied in mir (2010)
94 min | Drama
During a stopover in Buenos Aires on her way to Chile, 31-year-old Maria recognizes a nursery rhyme. Maria doesn't speak a work of Spanish, but without understanding what she is singing, ... See full summary »
8. Les contes de la nuit (2011)
Not Rated | 84 min | Animation, Fantasy
Tales of the Night weaves together six exotic fables each unfolding in a unique locale, from Tibet, to medieval Europe, to the Land of the Dead. From the imagination of internationally renowned animator Michel Ocelot.
Votes: 1,145 | Gross: $0.01M
9. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups.
Votes: 71,989 | Gross: $0.10M
12. Six Shooters (2010)
R | 103 min | Action, Drama, Western
Aballay was a bad tempered gaucho. After killing a man, the terrified look of the victim's son raised his consciousness about his savagery. Years go by, that kid's look doesn't leave him. Aballay knows that the kid will look for him.
14. Darbareye Elly (2009)
119 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.
Votes: 33,549 | Gross: $0.11M
15. Africa United (2010)
88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The story of four children who walk three thousand miles to get to the world cup. On the way they encounter many things such as HIV and child prostitution.
16. Al-Halqa - Im Kreis der Geschichtenerzähler (2010)
90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family
On a journey around Morocco Abderahim teaches his son Zoheir the art of storytelling. Zoheir has to face his fear of performing in front of the audience and experiences that the first story to learn is your own.
17. Todos tus muertos (2011)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Salvador is a peasant who one day wakes up as usual to work on his land but instead finds a pile of corpses in the middle of his crops. He runs to notify the authorities but is Sunday and ... See full summary »
19. The Bang Bang Club (2010)
R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa.
20. Be with Me (2005)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
"Be with me" consists of three stories of love vs. solitude : 1)An aging, lonesome shopkeeper doesn't believe in life any more since his wife died. But he is saved from desperation by ... See full summary »
21. Breakfast Lunch Dinner (2010)
87 min | Drama
Helmed by three female directors, this omnibus features three films set in China, Thailand and Singapore. Each story occurs at a specific meal-time, and seeks to interpret the frailties and... See full summary »
23. Hermano (2010)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Family, Sport
Two young men who have been raised as brothers look to their soccer skills as a way of getting out of their slum. While a scout is in town, an act of violence threatens to tear them apart.
Votes: 2,297 | Gross: $0.03M
24. Carancho (2010)
Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,689 | Gross: $0.09M
26. Chaharshanbe-soori (2006)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
On the last Wednesday before the spring solstice ushers in the Persian New Year, people set off fireworks following an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. Rouhi, spending her first day at a new job, finds herself in the midst of a different kind of fireworks -- a domestic dispute between her new boss and his wife.
28. También la lluvia (2010)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, History
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
Votes: 11,011 | Gross: $0.56M
32. Skateistan: Four Wheels and a Board in Kabul (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
Inspired by Skateistan, Afghanistan's first skateboarding school, this emotional feature-length documentary is a journey deep into the lives of Afghanistan's urban youth. It chronicles the ... See full summary »
34. Los colores de la montaña (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Manuel, 9, has an old ball with which he plays football every day in the countryside. He dreams of becoming a great goalkeeper. His wishes seem set to come true when Ernest, his father, ... See full summary »
35. Tsumetai nettaigyo (2010)
Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation. The man and his wife offer to have Syamoto's troublesome daughter work at their ... See full summary »
38. Chico & Rita (2010)
Not Rated | 94 min | Animation, Crime, Drama
Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey - in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero - brings heartache and torment.
Votes: 7,574 | Gross: $0.35M
39. Microphone (II) (2010)
120 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Khaled returns from USA to his mother's funeral at his hometown: Alexandria, Egypt. He decides to make it a fresh new start even if it meant mending his first love story yet it proved a ... See full summary »
42. La Vida de los Peces (2010)
84 min | Drama, Romance
At a house party, a handsome man wanders around catching up with friends he has not seen for some years. A travel writer now based in Berlin, Andre appears to be living an exciting ... See full summary »
43. Life is to Whistle (1998)
106 min | Drama
Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God ... See full summary »
Votes: 648 | Gross: $0.06M
44. Rang zi dan fei (2010)
Not Rated | 132 min | Action, Comedy, Western
In 1920s China, a bandit arrives in a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, where he faces off against a tyrannical local nobleman.
Votes: 7,403 | Gross: $0.06M
45. Las acacias (2011)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
Reluctantly, a dour long-distance truck driver agrees to give a lift to a Paraguayan single mother and her five-month-old daughter to Buenos Aires. Can the palpable silence soften up the taciturn trucker's sullen heart?
46. Kinyarwanda (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, History, Romance
A young Tutsi woman and a young Hutu man fall in love amidst chaos; a soldier struggles to foster a greater good while absent from her family; and a priest grapples with his faith in the face of unspeakable horror.
48. Musanilgi (2010)
127 min | Drama
Jeon Seungchul's citizen registration number brands him as a North Korean defector. It is difficult to find a good job and it's hard to get along with people at church. He is not an ... See full summary »
49. Suite Habana (2003)
80 min | Documentary
Dawn breaks in La Habana, and as the day advances we follow the simple lives of ten ordinary Cubans, with only sounds and images accompanied by music.
50. En la cama (2005)
Unrated | 85 min | Drama
Can strangers connect? Can casual sex become something else? In Santiago, Daniela and Bruno, both about 30, meet at a party, go to another and end up in a hotel. We join them there as ... See full summary »
51. Chitra Sutram (2011)
Not Rated | 102 min | Fantasy, Romance
A computer teacher, his black-magician grandfather and a female cyber-creature -- a series of pre-destined rendezvous, both on line and offline, over the shreds of mnemonic time and space, ... See full summary »
52. Trabalhar Cansa (2011)
99 min | Drama, Horror
Young housewife Helena is on the verge of fulfilling a dream as she prepares to open her own business: a neighborhood grocery store. She hires a maid, Paula, to take care of her house and ... See full summary »
57. Post Mortem (II) (2010)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
In Chile, 1973, during the last days of Salvador Allende's presidency, an employee at a Morgue's recording office falls for a burlesque dancer who mysteriously disappears.
58. Position Among the Stars (2010)
115 min | Documentary, History
Position among the Stars, the final part of a trilogy, follows the award- winning documentaries Eye of the Day and Shape of the Moon (Joris Ivens Award IDFA 2004 - World Cinema Documentary ... See full summary »
Director: Leonard Retel Helmrich
59. Pegasus (2010)
104 min | Drama
Zineb is an emotionally exhausted psychiatrist assigned to Rihana, a traumatized and pregnant young woman found in the street muttering unintelligibly about "The Lord of the Horse." Soon, ... See full summary »
60. Paranormal Activity 2: Tokyo Night (2010)
90 min | Horror, Thriller
Haruka Yamano returns from America to Tokyo in a wheelchair, both legs having multiple fractures from a car accident. She is helped by her brother Koichi and their father. Their father ... See full summary »
63. On the Edge (2011)
110 min | Drama
In Tangier, Badia and Imane, two young Moroccan girls of around twenty, walk in line amongst an army of workers who fill up the city with their coming and going back and forth. They both ... See full summary »
65. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.
68. You All Are Captains (2010)
78 min | Drama
A European director is making a film with children from a social center in Tangiers. Because of his methods, his relationship with the children during shooting degenerate and transform the evolution of the project.
70. Wu zhi xia nian (2010)
87 min | Drama
Azam comes back to his village, and looks for his childhood friend Ali. Ali and his wife Minah invites Azam for fishing and a mid night picnic on a small island. Towards the end of the ... See full summary »
73. Somos lo que hay (2010)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror
When the patriarch of the family passes away, the teenage children must take responsibility for the family chores: the preparation of the rituals, the hunting and putting the all-important ... See full summary »
74. Viva Riva! (2010)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Riva is an operator, a man with charm and ambition in equal measure. Kinshasa is an inviting place. With petrol in short supply in DRC's capital, he and his sidekick pursue a plot to get ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,023 | Gross: $0.06M
75. Onna no kappa (2011)
87 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Asuka, 35-year-old woman working at a fish factory and engaged to her boss Hajime Taki. In all her life, as she seems nice and peaceful, until one day while walking around the lake, it does... See full summary »
77. Tinga Tinga Tales (2010– )
Perfect little stories entertaining to children and adults alike. Colorful and humorous with a diversity of English dialects and characters. Always positive and a refreshing youthful score. A must watch for pre-school and up.
78. Tatsumi (2011)
Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A story based on the life and short stories of Yoshihiro Tatsumi, a mangaka known for his gekiga style of alternate Japanese manga.
80. Rsasa taycheh (2010)
75 min | Drama
Noha is about to get married. Her family is relieved to see her take advantage of this last chance before officially becoming a spinster just like her sister. Everything seems to be going ... See full summary »
81. Como Esquecer (2010)
100 min | Drama
Julia is a 35-year-old English Literature teacher struggling with depression as she tries to get her life back together again after her long, intense love affair with Antonia. Feeling ... See full summary »