GIFF 2013

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Short Stories (2012)
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A young writer brings a collection of short stories to a big Moscow publishing house. The manuscript... (105 mins.)
Director: Mikhail Segal
 
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Free the Mind (2012 Documentary)
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In 1992 Professor Richard Davidson, one of the world's leading neuroscientists, met the Dalai Lama,... (80 mins.)
Director: Phie Ambo
 
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Post Mortem (2010)
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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. (98 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
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The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
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A young Pakistani man is chasing corporate success on Wall Street. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland. (130 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
 
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Me and You (2012)
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An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement. (103 mins.)
 
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Headshot (2011)
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A cop who becomes a hitman for a group aimed at eliminating those who are above the law finds his world turned upside down by a single a devastating blow. (105 mins.)
 
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Rhino Season (2012)
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Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years. (88 mins.)
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
 
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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
 
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Approved for Adoption (2012)
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Comic-book artist Jung returns to Seoul for the first time since he was abandoned at the age of 5. (70 mins.)
 
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Ronal the Barbarian (2011)
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Fantasy comedy about young Ronal who lives in a barbarian village. Ronal is weak, skinny and doesn't... (89 mins.)
 
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Leviathan (2012 Documentary)
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A documentary shot in the North Atlantic and focused on the commercial fishing industry. (87 mins.)
 
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The Gang of the Jotas (2012)
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A luggage mix-up at the airport brings together the lives of two friends preparing for a badminton tournament with a woman on the run from a gang who killed her sister. (75 mins.)
Director: Marjane Satrapi
 
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Goltzius and the Pelican Company (2012)
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Hendrik Goltzius, a late sixteenth-century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints, seduces the Margrave of Alsace into paying for a printing press to make and publish illustrated books. (128 mins.)
Director: Peter Greenaway
 
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Thermae Romae (2012)
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Ancient Roman architect Lucius is too serious. His inability to keep up with the fast-moving times costs him his job... (108 mins.)
Director: Hideki Takeuchi
 
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Bwakaw (2012)
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Comedy about growing old, fear of loneliness and coming out of the closet. Starring one of the Philippines' institution of cinema, Eddie Garcia. (110 mins.)
Director: Jun Robles Lana
 
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Masquerade (2012)
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Amid national chaos and fear for his life, tyrannical King Gwanghae orders his trusted councilor Heo Kyun to find a royal body double... (131 mins.)
Director: Chang-min Choo
 
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The Russian Winter (2012 Documentary)
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The Russian Winter is a film about journeys. It's a film about Grammy nominated musician John Forte's... (94 mins.)
Director: Petter Ringbom
 
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Spring Breakers (2012)
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Four college girls hold up a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation. While partying, drinking, and taking drugs, they are arrested, only to be bailed out by a drug and arms dealer. (94 mins.)
Director: Harmony Korine
 
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The Attack (2012)
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An Arab surgeon living in Tel Aviv discovers a dark secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing. (102 mins.)
Director: Ziad Doueiri
 
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Yossi (2012)
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This sequel to Yossi and Jagger finds Dr. Yossi Gutmann reminiscing about his love ten years after his death; however, as he encounters a group of young soldiers, one of them, Tom, reignites his romantic feelings. (84 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
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Los increíbles (2012 Documentary)
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The Incredibles tells the story of three everyday heroes: Broken Wing, The Iron Lady and Radioactive Woman... (90 mins.)
Director: David Valero
 
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Living (2012)
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A mother wants to reunite with her twin daughters. A young couple marry in church, but immediately after the ceremony... (119 mins.)
Director: Vasiliy Sigarev