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Marília Rocha’s “Where I Grow Old,” Elisabeth Subrin’s “A Woman, a Part” and Pablo Lamar’s “La ultima tierra” are among the eight movies set to premiere and compete for the Hivos Tiger Awards at Rotterdam international film festival (Iffr).
The 45th edition’s competition lineup spans Brazil, Thailand, USA, Paraguay, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Rocha’s debut, “Where I Grow Old” centers around the friendship between two Portuguese young women who emigrate in Brazil. U.S. helmer Subrin’s feature debut, “A Woman, a Part” turns on an exhausted and workaholic middle-aged actress who abruptly quits her recurring TV role and goes to New York to reinvent herself. “La ultima tierra,” previously presented at the Cinefondation’s Atelier in Cannes, turns on an old couple living isolated on a hill.
The other pics set to compete are Fiona Tan’s hybrid fiction-docu depicting Europe in turmoil, “History’s Future, »
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International Film Festival Rotterdam (Iffr) has revealed the eight titles that will compete in the revamped Hivos Tiger Awards Competition at this year’s 45th edition (Jan 27-Feb 7).
The titles are:
History’s Future - Fiona Tan (Neth)The Land Of The Enlightened - Pieter-Jan De Pue (Bel-Neth-Ire-Ger)Motel Mist - Prabda Yoon (Thai)Oscuro Animal - Felipe Guerrero (Col-Arg-Neth-Ger-Gre)Radio Dreams - Babak Jalali (Us)La Ultima Tierra - Pablo Lamar (Par-Neth-Chi-Qat)Where I Grow Old - Marília Rocha (Bra-Por)A Woman, A Part - Elisabeth Subrin (Us)
All are world premieres, except The Land Of The Enlightened, which will receive its European premiere at Iffr after screening at Sundance in the world cinema documentary competition.
Other notable titles include Us drama A Woman, A Part, which »
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