28th WFF

films seen on 28th Warsaw Film Festiwal 12-21.X.2012
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1.
Room 514 (2012)
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In this disturbing, realistic debut a determined young female soldier interrogates an officer. Contrary... (91 mins.)
Director: Sharon Bar-Ziv
“ 12.X.2012 9:30 ODK (Discoveries) ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
2.
Camp 14: Total Control Zone (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Shin Dong-Huyk was born on November 19, 1983 as a political prisoner in a North Korean re-education camp... (106 mins.)
Director: Marc Wiese
“ 12.X.2012 11:00 DOC (Documentary)
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
3.
Hitler's Children (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A look into the lives of the descendants of the top Nazi officials who worked under Hitler's command. (59 mins.)
Director: Chanoch Ze'evi
“ 12.X.2012 14:00 DOC
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
4.
Aquí y allá (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
"AQUÍ": Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US... (110 mins.)
“ 12.X.2012 16:00 X (World Today - this category was only in 28th WFF ?) ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
5.
Poka noch ne razluchit (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A genuine satiric comedy, based on real conversations - both amusing and sad - overheard by a journalist... (63 mins.)
“ 12.X.2012 18:30 IC (International Competition)
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
6.
Operación E (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A thriller centered on a family taken hostage by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. (109 mins.)
“ 12.X.2012 21:30 IC ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
7.
Imagine (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A blind teacher breaks the rules to help a female student rediscover the pleasures of life. (105 mins.)
“ 14.X.2012 21:30 O (Opening film)
composer, producer ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
8.
The Blindfold (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(90 mins.)
Director: Garin Nugroho
“ 15.X.2012 9:30 ODK ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
9.
The Domino Effect (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
If global economy came to a sudden stop what would be the effect on families worldwide? People in different... (100 mins.)
“ 15.X.2012 11:15 IC ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
10.
Lilet Never Happened (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A look at child prostitution in Manila. (105 mins.)
Director: Jacco Groen
“ 15.X.2012 13:30 IC
director, actress
during Q&A evacuation due to fake bomb alarm ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
11.
Paradise (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(15 mins.)
“ 15.X.2012 16:30 SH (Short films) ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
12.
Bayonet (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When a quiet intruder enters a Manhattan loft, it becomes home to a geopolitical act that no one can notice. (13 mins.)
“ 15.X.2012 16:30 SH (Short films)
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
13.
Legacy (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Legacy is the story of one boy's difficulties to live up to his family's expectations when the burden of his heritage is suddenly thrust upon him... (6 mins.)
Director: Adam Floeck
“ 15.X.2012 16:30 SH (Short films) ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
14.
Father (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
When did you last talk with your father? Will you ever ask him about those things that hurt you? (16 mins.)
“ 15.X.2012 16:30 SH (Short films) ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
15.
Head Over Heels (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, the couple must face their equilibrium. (11 mins.)
Director: Timothy Reckart
“ 15.X.2012 16:30 SH (Short films) ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
16.
Child 31 (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Follow one of CNN's Heroes, Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow as we get a glimpse into his simple, yet groundbreaking... (32 mins.)
Director: Charles Kinnane
“ 15.X.2012 16:30 SH (Short films)
producer ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
17.
Grape Candy (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After reuniting with her best childhood friend a woman realizes that the memory about their dearly mutual... (103 mins.)
Director: Hee-jung Kim
“ 15.X.2012 21:30 IC
director
got and tasted candy from the title after screening ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
18.
Los ojos de la guerra (2011 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The eyes of war is a direct appeal to the defense of human rights and the reporting of their violation through the lives... (97 mins.)
“ 16.X.2012 13:30 X ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
19.
Hearty Tomato (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(87 mins.)
Director: Zhonghua Zhang
“ 16.X.2012 16:15 1-2 [1st 2nd film]
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
20.
Children of Sarajevo (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Siblings Rahima and Nedim are the Bosnian war orphans. She works as a restaurant chef and earns just enough money to survive. (90 mins.)
Director: Aida Begic
“ 16.X.2012 18:30 X ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
21.
Follow Follow (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Lei Peng
“ 16.X.2012 21:30 IC ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
22.
Diablo (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A depressed former champion awakes. He's tired, a bit out of shape, and his conscience is draining him... (85 mins.)
Director: Nicanor Loreti
“ 17.X.2012 13:30 FS (Free Spirit)
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
23.
Loving (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The relationship of a young successful couple expecting a baby is put to the test after the traumatic experience Maria has endured. Her husband Tomek wants to seek revenge but doesn't know who is to blame. (105 mins.)
“ 17.X.2012 16:30 IC
writer ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
24.
Operation Libertad (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
They are four young men and four young women, from different backgrounds, united in their conviction that society must change... (91 mins.)
“ 17.X.2012 18:30 PS (Special Screenings) ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
25.
Hatred (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Jaleh and Hamid are two youngsters from the third generation of Iranian immigrants in Turkey. Their families came here to have a peaceful life... (84 mins.)
Director: Reza Dormishian
“ 17.X.2012 21:00 IC
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
26.
Black's Game (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events. (104 mins.)
“ 18.X.2012 11:30 ODK ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
27.
Killing Time (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Two hit men wait for their next target in an empty apartment. The hours go by. Little by little, they start losing their patience and their temper. Pretty soon, they may even lose their lives. Killing time can be a deadly affair. (99 mins.)
“ 18.X.2012 13:30 FS
producer ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
28.
Of Snails and Men (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of one man who tries to save his car factory (93 mins.)
Director: Tudor Giurgiu
“ 18.X.2012 16:00 IC
director, producer ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
29.
The Dead Man and Being Happy (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
El Muerto is the story of a Spanish man in Argentina who one day becomes aware on the upper floor of... (92 mins.)
Director: Javier Rebollo
“ 18.X.2012 18:30 IC
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
30.
Stolen Seas (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Stolen Seas presents a chilling exploration of the Somali pirate phenomenon and forces you to rethink everything you thought you knew about pirates... (90 mins.)
Director: Thymaya Payne
“ 19.X.2012 13:30 X
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
31.
Field of Amapolas (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A Colombian farmer and his son are exiled from their village at the high planes. They boy befriends a girl to borrows a little dog to play with... (87 mins.)
“ 19.X.2012 16:15 1-2
director, producer ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
32.
Lullaby Ride (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Life could be wonderful for Livia and Marco: they are good-looking, young, and the parents of Tim. He... (94 mins.)
“ 19.X.2012 19:00 IC
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
33.
God's Neighbors (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(102 mins.)
Director: Meny Yaesh
“ 19.X.2012 21:15 1-2
Wow. My personal best in 28th WFF. In my opinion the film is universal. I personally, as a Catholic, admire a lot the way of showing the relationship with God. ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
34.
Gimme the Loot (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
When their latest work is buffed by a rival crew, two determined graffiti writers embark on an elaborate plan to bomb the ultimate location: the New York Mets' Home Run Apple. (79 mins.)
Director: Adam Leon
“ 20.X.2012 13:30 X ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
35.
A Respectable Family (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(90 mins.)
Director: Massoud Bakhshi
“ 20.X.2012 16:00 X ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
36.
Speed: In Search of Lost Time (2012 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Opitz tries to track down the reasons of our shortage of time and for the constant acceleration of our lives... (97 mins.)
Director: Florian Opitz
“ 20.X.2012 19:00 XX (World Today DOX - again new category only on 28th WFF ? ) ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
37.
Aftermath (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Polish man who returns home after the death of his father unearths a secret about the now-deceased Jewish residents of his village. (107 mins.)
“ 20.X.2012 21:00 PS
producer, actor
and psychologist, historian ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
38.
Practical Guide to Belgrade with Singing and Crying (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Four couples from different nations meet in present Belgrade and experience the small impossibilities of big love. (86 mins.)
Director: Bojan Vuletic
“ 21.X.2012 13:30 FS ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
39.
I'll Be Around (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(Russian with English subtitles) Inna is a typical 30-something yuppy, who also happens to be a single mother. One day discovering that she has an Incurable illness, Inna sets on finding the right adoptive parents for her son. (93 mins.)
Director: Pavel Ruminov
“ 21.X.2012 16:30 IC ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell
 
40.
Not in Tel Aviv (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
When a repressed high-school teacher loses his job, he decides to pull his entire life down with it... (84 mins.)
Director: Nony Geffen
“ 21.X.2012 21:00 FS
director ” - glorfindel_z_rivendell