MIFF 2012 chase up

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1.
The Sea of Ravens (1931 Documentary)
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(26 mins.)
Director: Jean Epstein
 
2.
Two Years at Sea (2011 Documentary)
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After working at sea, a man realizes his dream of moving to the middle of the forest. (88 mins.)
Director: Ben Rivers
 
4.
Gnade (2012)
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A struggling German couple starts finding each other again after keeping as a secret about being responsible for a horrific accident. (132 mins.)
 
5.
Jean Epstein, Young Oceans of Cinema (2011 Documentary)
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(68 mins.)
Director: James Schneider
 
6.
La belle Nivernaise (1924)
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Bargeman Louveau finds an abandoned boy, Victor, and with the authorities permission takes him back to his own family where he raises him... (69 mins.)
Director: Jean Epstein
 
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Flicker (2012)
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There is something going on in the small town of Backberga. The towns proud telecom company Unicom is... (100 mins.)
Director: Patrik Eklund
 
8.
The King of Pigs (2011)
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Jong-suk and Kyung-min meet up to talk about their high school past, it's been 15 years since they last talked. It brings up all kinds of memories. (97 mins.)
Director: Sang-ho Yeon
 
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Sightseers (2012)
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Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn. (88 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
10.
Barbara (2012)
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A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital. (105 mins.)
 
11.
A Letter to Momo (2011)
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Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her... (120 mins.)
Director: Hiroyuki Okiura
 
12.
Vulgaria (2012)
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A comedy centered on a veteran film producer with major financial and family troubles who is lured into remaking a classic adult movie for the leader of a triad gang. (93 mins.)
Director: Ho-Cheung Pang
 
13.
Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)
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Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. Do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart, or expose truths that could lead to unexpected collisions? (122 mins.)
 
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The Angels' Share (2012)
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Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
15.
Take the Money and Run (1969)
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The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber. (85 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
16.
The Mirror Never Lies (2011)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Kamila Andini
 
17.
Modest Reception (2012)
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An Iranian couple from the city drive around a remote mountainous region. They hand out bags of money to poor villagers in return for them carrying out unusual requests the couple make of them. (100 mins.)
Director: Mani Haghighi
 
18.
Facing Mirrors (2011)
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Rana has chosen a path in order to support her family, while Adineh (Eddie) has fled his home and city... (98 mins.)
 
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In the Fog (2012)
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Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces impossible moral choice. (127 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
 
20.
Zavtra (2012 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Andrei Gryazev
 
21.
How to Survive a Plague (2012 Documentary)
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The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. (110 mins.)
Director: David France
 
22.
Bully (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America. (98 mins.)
Director: Lee Hirsch
 
23.
Student (2012)
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A solitary philosophy student steers his directionless life toward a violent crime, spurred on by a... (90 mins.)