IFFR2012

Unofficial and incomplete list of movie titles for the upcoming Rotterdam Film Festival 2012.
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1.
Closed Season (2009 Short Film)
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The brothers Oli and Jan are confronted with the absence of their parents. While the younger of the two withdraws into his own world, the older tries to make up for what is missing. They cope with the daily routine - a lonesome twosome. (21 mins.)
Director: Irene Ledermann
 
2.
Nuit #1 (2011)
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It starts as a one night stand that evolves in a long discussion with infinite subjects between a québécoise and an immigrant. (91 mins.)
Director: Anne Émond
 
3.
Nick (2012)
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Director: Fow Pyng Hu
 
4.
Tahrir 2011: The Good, the Bad, and the Politician (2011 Documentary)
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Months after Hosni Mubarak stepped down, Egyptians country-wide seem determined to maintain the insurgency until their demands are met. (90 mins.)
 
5.
Piattaforma luna (2011 Documentary)
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A group of six scuba divers that specialize in deep underwater operations lives for a period of three weeks at the bottom of the ocean, conducting work on board of the platform Luna. (25 mins.)
Director: Yuri Ancarani
 
6.
The Double Steps (2011)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Isaki Lacuesta
 
7.
The Loneliest Planet (2011)
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An engaged couple's backpacking trip in the Caucasus Mountains is derailed by a single misstep that threatens to undo everything the pair believed about each other and about themselves. (113 mins.)
Director: Julia Loktev
 
8.
One Night (2012)
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A young woman is stabbed, sexually assaulted and murdered in public as her neighbors ignore her cries for help. (104 mins.)
Director: Lucas Belvaux
 
9.
The Hunter (2011)
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Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger. (102 mins.)
Director: Daniel Nettheim
 
10.
Goodbye (2011)
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Story of a young lawyer in Tehran in search of a visa to leave the country, which is what Mohammad Rasoulof did during the winter of 2010/11. (100 mins.)
 
11.
A Dangerous Method (2011)
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A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis. (99 mins.)
 
12.
The Giants (2011)
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Brothers Seth and Zak, fifteen and thirteen & 3/4 years old, are spending the summer in their deceased grandfather's house... (84 mins.)
Director: Bouli Lanners
 
13.
Le Havre (2011)
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When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home. (93 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
14.
Shame (2011)
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A man's carefully cultivated private life is disrupted when his sister arrives for an indefinite stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
 
15.
Play (2011)
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An astute observation based on real cases of bullying. In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys... (118 mins.)
Director: Ruben Östlund
 
16.
Hugo (2011)
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In Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton. (126 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
17.
Ace Attorney (2012)
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This movie is based on the second and fourth cases in the popular video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney... (135 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
18.
Back to Stay (2011)
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Portrait of everyday life of Marina, Sofia and Violeta, three sisters living in Buenos Aires his grandmother's house, the woman who raised her, after she has died. (99 mins.)
 
19.
Lena (2011)
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Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot. (119 mins.)
 
20.
Last Winter (2011)
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Johan inherits the family farm. However, charming as the idea may be, even in the modern globalized world, running a farm is still a matter of hard work, pain, and hope. (103 mins.)
Director: John Shank
 
21.
The Invader (2011)
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The struggles of illegal African immigrant Amadou in search for a better life in Brussels. (95 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Provost
 
22.
A Simple Life (2011)
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After suffering a stroke, an altruistic maid announces that she wants to quit her job and move into an old people's home. (118 mins.)
Director: Ann Hui
 
23.
Toegetakeld door de liefde (2013)
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(84 mins.)
Director: Ari Deelder
 
24.
Shock Head Soul (2011 Documentary)
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In 1903 Daniel Paul Schreber published the most celebrated autobiography of madness 'from the inside' ever written... (86 mins.)
Director: Simon Pummell
 
25.
Grey Matter (2011)
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Balthazar is a young African filmmaker on the brink of directing his first project, The Cycle of the Cockroach... (110 mins.)
Director: Kivu Ruhorahoza
 
26.
Verano (2011)
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During one hot summer day, little things happen to the visitors and workers of an old thermal resort in southern Chile... (95 mins.)
 
27.
The Legend of Kaspar Hauser (2012)
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Arriving on a deserted beach in the Mediterranean sea, in a time and a place unspecified, Kaspar Hauser is forced to confront the evil of a Grand Duchess who feels threatened by the power she exercises over the community. (95 mins.)
Director: Davide Manuli
 
28.
Return to Burma (2011)
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(84 mins.)
Director: Midi Z
 
29.
Shattered (2011 Documentary)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Xu Tong
 
30.
Z daleka widok jest piekny (2011)
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A secluded Polish village is the setting for a love story between a scrapper and a young woman. Seen through the monotony of everyday life... (77 mins.)
 
31.
A Fish (2011)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Hong-min Park