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Camerimage , the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography (Nov 16-23), has revealed its 2013 line-up of films screening in six of the festival’s competition sections.
The 21st edition of Camerimage will screen more than 300 feature and short films, grouped into 24 sections, including 10 competitions. There are films from 50 countries around the world.
Around 30 films will receive their European premieres in Bydgoszcz, and more that 50 will have their Polish premieres.
The Golden Frog, Silver Frog and Bronze Frog awards will be bestowed upon competition titles representing the greatest achievements in cinematography. In the Student Etudes Competition, the Festival awards Golden Tadpole, Silver Tadpole and Bronze Tadpole.
It was previously announced that Oscar-nominated cinematographer Sławomir Idziak (Black Hawk Down, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Gattaca) will be the recipient of the Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
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★★★☆☆ Examining the powerful bond shared between a father and daughter, Fredrik Edfeldt's Sanctuary (Faro, 2013) is a nostalgic, innocent and handsomely presented drama that sadly, in its attempts to transcend its simple tale, dilutes the powerful emotional undercurrent that initially whisks you away. We open upon the rural Swedish home of Pappan (Jakob Cedergren) and his young daughter, Hella (Clara Christiansson). However, the sight of a car making its way up the long winding driveway quickly breaks the peaceful serenity of this country idyll. Pappan flees, leaving Hella to answer the visitor's questions.
It transpires that Hella's father is a wanted man. Pappan knows he doesn't have long until he's caught, but the pair run away regardless, in order to spend one last summer together. They head into an ominous forest after evading a pursuing police car and from here on in their troubles turn from authoritarian to environmental. Predictably, »
- CineVue UK
Danish star Jakob Cedergren first caught my eye in Dagur Kari's 2005 effort Dark Horse, a sly and understated sense of humor making him a standout in the piece. It turns out I'd already seen Cedergren at least once before that - in Thomas Anders Jensen's The Green Butchers - but Dark Horse is where it became clear that he was one to watch. And he has rewarded audiences since, anchoring films such as the stellar Terribly Happy and Submarino while proving himself one of the most reliable performers in the region.Cedergren appears next in a Swedish production, the dramatic thriller Sanctuary (Faro) by Fredrik Edfeldt. Faro is about a man who flees into the forest with his daughter to escape a prison sentence. Chased...
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