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The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project competes at Transilvania International Film Festival

The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project, a film directed by Srinivas Sunderrajan is one among the 12 films that will contend for the Transilvania Trophy at the tenth edition of Transilvania International Film Festival (Tiff).

Presented by Romanian Film Promotion, 10th Tiff will take place from June 3-12, 2011 in Cluj- Napoca and June 15-19, 2011 in Sibiu, Romania. The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project will compete with films from Spain, Iceland, Sweden, USA, Germany, Denmark, Argentina, Belgium, Uruguay, Israel and Russia.

The film belonging to meta fiction genre stars Kartik Krishnan, Vishwesh Krishnamoorthy, Swara Bhaskar and D Santosh. A Hindi-English drama-thriller film shot in Mumbai, it was screened in Mumbai International Film Festival, 2010, South-Asian International Film Festival New York 2010 and Asian Hot Shots International Film Festival Berlin 2010.

The films in competition are:

A useful life / La vida util

Dir: Federico Veiroj, Uruguay – Spain, 2010

Innocent Saturday / V subbotu

Dir: Alexander Mindadze, Russia – Germany – Ukraine, 2011

King
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English Subtitled Trailer For Baran Bo Odar's Serial Killer Thriller The Silence

We first came across word of Baran Bo Odar's The Silence (Das Letzte Schweigen) back in February. Immediately drawn in by the atmosphere of the German language trailer this seemed to be the arrival of a significant new talent, a gut feeling borne out when I had the chance to see the completed film a few months later. And now with the picture being presented at the Locarno Film Festival we have the chance to present an English subtitled version of the trailer so that you can get a better sense of what's happening.

On a hot summer day, a bicycle is found in a wheat field - the exact scene of a crime committed 23 years ago. This time 13 year-old Sinikka is missing. While the investigator of the unresolved case and a young colleague start their inquest, for Sinikka's parents an agonizing period of waiting and uncertainty begins. The
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Baran Bo Odar's German Thriller Das Latzte Schweigen Impresses.

Mmm, very nice indeed. Baran Bo Odar's Das Letzte Schweigen not only continues the odd trend of Danish actors appearing in German thrillers - Mads Mikkelsen in The Door, Ulrich Thomsen in this one - but also just plain impresses with its impeccable atmosphere and slowly building dread.

With a story revolving around kidnappings and killings of young girls over a span of decades it's hard not to compare to recent UK effort Red Riding but this looks to go far more for arthouse chills than Red Riding's crime-noir vibe.  Here's the synopsis from the IMDb:

13-year-old Sinikka vanishes on a hot summer night. Her bicycle is found in the exact place where a girl was killed 23 years ago. The dramatic present forces those involved in the original case to face their past.
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