7. Zürcher Film Festivalby in-spitfire | created - 09 Sep 2011 | updated - 09 Sep 2011 | Public
Movies that play at the 7th Zurich Film Festival in 2011.
Not listed on IMDB:
Messies, ein schönes Chaos (Ulrich Grossenbacher) Ursula – Leben in Anderswo (Rolf Lyssy) Louise Wimmer (Cyril Mennegun, 2011) Call It a Balance In the Unbalance (Regine Lettner, 2011) Unter Wasser Atmen – Das zweite Leben des Dr. Nils Jent (Andri Hinnen, Stefan Muggl)
-Shorts Moment (Aysegül Oku) I, Soldier (Ergun Köken) Xewna Yusif (Ferit Karaha) Köy (Mustafa Dok)
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1. Rundskop (2011)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama
Sint-Truiden, Belgium. Jacky, a young cattle farmer who is constantly pumped on steroids and hormones, is approached by a veterinarian to make a deal with a notorious beef trader.
Votes: 20,375 | Gross: $0.15M
2. Skoonheid (2011)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama
Portrait of a closeted gay husband/father living a life of quiet middle-aged desperation who becomes fixated on a friend's handsome collegiate son, leading to an incident.
5. Corpo celeste (2011)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama
Thirteen year-old Marta has recently moved back to southern Italy with her mother and older sister and struggles to find her place, restlessly testing the boundaries of an unfamiliar city and the catechism of the Catholic church.
Votes: 876 | Gross: $0.01M
6. Gromozeka (2011)
104 min | Drama
In present day Moscow three childhood friends in their forties - former school band players - live their everyday lives of a police officer, a taxi driver and a surgeon. They have lost ... See full summary »
7. Las acacias (2011)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama
Reluctantly, a dour long-distance truck driver agrees to give a lift to a Paraguayan single mother and her five-month-old daughter to Buenos Aires. Can the palpable silence soften up the taciturn trucker's sullen heart?
8. Sykt lykkelig (2010)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Family is the most important thing in the world to Kaja. She is an eternal optimist in spite of living with a man who would rather go hunting with the boys, and who refuses to have sex with... See full summary »
Votes: 2,815 | Gross: $0.04M
10. Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Comedy, Romance
In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.
Votes: 8,708 | Gross: $0.12M
11. Take Shelter (2011)
R | 120 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Votes: 82,130 | Gross: $1.73M
15. Buck (2011)
PG | 88 min | Documentary
An examination of the life of acclaimed 'horse whisperer' Buck Brannaman, who recovered from years of child abuse to become a well-known expert in the interactions between horses and people.
Votes: 3,028 | Gross: $4.02M
16. Gnarr (2010)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary
From Focus World, the hilarious true story of the comedian who ran for mayor of Iceland's largest city. But what starts a joke suddenly becomes serious when people start to believe - ... See full summary »
17. Beauty Day (2011)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
Before the body-threatening antics of Jackass came crashing into public consciousness, there was Ontario's Ralph Zavadil, aka Cap'n Video, who cascaded off roofs into snowbanks, jumped off ... See full summary »
18. Lemon (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama
Ex-con turned poet/performer Lemon Andersen fights for an exit from generations of poverty by bringing his life's secrets to the New York stage. But revisiting his troubled past has more in... See full summary »
19. Jag är min egen Dolly Parton (2011)
90 min | Documentary
Five women musicians are brought together by their love for singer Dolly Parton. They all have dreams for their futures, but they are also burdened by their painful pasts. During a series ... See full summary »
20. Italy: Love It, or Leave It (2011)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
After their award winning documentary, 'Suddenly, Last Winter', Luca and Gustav are back. This time they have to decide: should they stay in Italy, or leave it, like so many of their ... See full summary »
21. Page One: Inside the New York Times (2011)
R | 92 min | Documentary
Unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom yields a complex view of the transformation of a media landscape fraught with both peril and opportunity.
Votes: 3,148 | Gross: $1.07M
23. Proti yli (2011)
78 min | Documentary
The state and business corruption in Greece that enriches by the metal recycling at the expense of a social margin which, while implementing the recycling, lives in extreme deprivation.
26. Die Unsichtbare (2011)
113 min | Drama
Fine suffers from not being seen but she also does her best at not being noticed, even though she is an acting student. At night, when her mentally handicapped sister Jule cannot get to ... See full summary »
27. Breathing (2011)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
Through his work at a morgue, an incarcerated young man trying to build a new life starts to come to terms with the crime he committed.
Votes: 2,590 | Gross: $0.00M
28. Kriegerin (2011)
Unrated | 103 min | Drama
Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country. She provokes, drinks, fights and her next tattoo will be a ... See full summary »
30. Westwind (2011)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While training for sculling championship at summer camp in Hungary in 1988 East German teenage twin sisters meet young guys vacationing from Hamburg. In the meeting of east and west the bond between sisters is tested.
32. Fenster zum Sommer (2011)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
Juliane's happiness seems perfect. She is head over heals in love and has just begun a new life with August. One morning, however, she wakes up to find that she has been unexplainable ... See full summary »
34. Auf Teufel komm raus (2010)
82 min | Documentary, Crime
When the sexual repeat offender Karl D. moves in with his brother Helmut, the neighborhood of the small village unites against the two brothers. While the Federal Court of Justice ... See full summary »
35. The Other Chelsea: A Story from Donetsk (2010)
89 min | Documentary, Drama
Donetsk is the coal-mining area of Ukraine. Here most people work for low wages in the run down mines, while others make a lot of money. No matter which side of the social divide you are on... See full summary »
Director: Jakob Preuss
36. Darwin (2011)
G | 86 min | Documentary, Drama, History
Darwin is a documentary feature about an isolated community at the end of a weathered road in Death Valley, California. Propelled from society by tragic turns, the people of Darwin (... See full summary »
Director: Nick Brandestini
38. UXO - unexploded ordnance (2010)
71 min | Documentary, History, War
In the province of Quango Tr, the bitterly embattled front of the Vietnam War, the young soldier Bay and 40 of his fellow recruits search for mines and bombs which caused devastation more ... See full summary »
39. Contagion (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Thriller
Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.
Votes: 199,604 | Gross: $75.66M
40. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Votes: 386,567 | Gross: $169.71M
41. 50/50 (2011)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Votes: 297,896 | Gross: $35.01M
43. A Dangerous Method (2011)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.
Votes: 92,279 | Gross: $5.70M
44. Poulet aux prunes (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death.
Votes: 8,234 | Gross: $0.25M
48. Melancholia (2011)
R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Votes: 151,202 | Gross: $3.03M
49. Moneyball (2011)
PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport