List of Films : 12th BIFFes [Feb 26 - March 4]by reachmallya | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Films screened during 12th edition of Bengaluru International Film Festival
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1. Parasite (2019)
R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A poor family, the Kims, con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. But their easy life gets complicated when their deception is threatened with exposure.
Votes: 350,306 | Gross: $53.37M
2. The Science of Fictions (2019)
106 min | Drama
Siman discovers a foreign crew shooting a moon landing. He gets caught and his tongue is cut off. He goes through life in slow motion, imitating an astronaut in outer space, labeled as crazy.
3. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
R | 122 min | Drama, Romance
On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
4. A Colony (2018)
102 min | Drama
Between high school pressure and family disorganisation, Mylia is trying to find her bearings. Meeting Jacinthe and Jimmy will lead her to outline a new life.
5. A Thief's Daughter (2019)
102 min | Drama
Her father is a convicted, her boyfriend rejects her, her brother is troublemaker, her baby needs money and she's half-deaf of one ear. Bad times to be Sara.
6. A Son (2019)
95 min | Drama
11 year old Aziz needs a liver transplant after being seriously injured during a terrorist ambush while on holiday in 2011. At the hospital a family secret will be revealed.
7. A White, White Day (2019)
109 min | Drama
An off duty police begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his recently dead wife. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.
8. About Endlessness (2019)
78 min | Drama
With ABOUT ENDLESSNESS, Roy Andersson adds to his cinematic oeuvre with a reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendour and banality.
9. Adults in the Room (2019)
124 min | Drama
Greece in 2015: the economy is in tatters and the country is on the verge of bankruptcy. A new government rebels against the EU's iron-fisted rule and inspires millions of Europeans. Based on the political memoirs of Yanis Varoufakis.
10. Aga's House (2019)
107 min | Comedy, Drama
A young boy living in a house of women must hurry to save a woman who is teaching him Serbian, so that he can continue the search for his missing father.
11. All for My Mother (2019)
103 min | Drama
Olka is seventeen years old. For years, she had been looking for her mother. Her constant escapes from the orphanage landed her in a reformatory. She only wants her mother back.
12. All This Victory (2019)
93 min | Drama, War
Lebanon, July 2006. War is raging between Hezbollah and Israel. During a 24h ceasefire, Marwan heads out in search of his father who refused to leave his Southern village and leaves his ... See full summary »
13. An Officer and a Spy (2019)
132 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's island.
14. And Then We Danced (2019)
113 min | Drama, Romance
A passionate coming-of-age tale set amidst the conservative confines of modern Tbilisi, the film follows Merab, a competitive dancer who is thrown off balance by the arrival of Irakli, a fellow male dancer with a rebellious streak.
15. Antigone (I) (2019)
109 min | Crime, Drama
A modern adaptation of the classic Greek tragedy which falls within a social realism. To the law of men, the young Antigone apposes her own sets of values.
16. Bacurau (2019)
131 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.
17. Bait (I) (2019)
89 min | Drama
Martin is a fisherman without a boat, his brother Steven having re-purposed it as a tourist tripper. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the harbour.
19. Beanpole (2019)
130 min | Drama, War
1945, Leningrad. WWII has devastated the city, demolishing its buildings and leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally. Two young women search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins.
20. Bombay Rose (2019)
93 min | Animation, Drama, Romance
BOMBAY ROSE is a beautiful hand-painted animation created by award winning animator Gitanjali Rao. A romance set on the streets of Bombay we witness Kamala and Salim's quest for love in this chaotic and beautiful city.
21. Born in Jerusalem and Still Alive (2019)
83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A black comedy which follows Ronen Matalon's journey to overcome his anxiety of terror attacks. Ronen uses writing and guiding a tour of terror-attack sites along Jerusalem's Jaffa Street to try and break free from his trauma.
22. Cat in the Wall (2019)
92 min | Drama
South-East London, in the multicultural neighborhood of Peckham, in a municipal building. A Bulgarian family goes into serious conflict with their neighbors due to abandoned cat.
24. Children of the Sun (2019)
103 min | Drama, History
Stripped from nobility and forcibly married to an outcast by the monarchy, a noble woman fights to keep her dignity by rejecting to succumb to her destiny.
25. Corpus Christi (2019)
115 min | Drama
Daniel experiences a spiritual transformation in a detention center. Although his criminal record prevents him from applying to the seminary, he has no intention of giving up his dream and decides to minister a small-town parish.
26. Nonostante la nebbia (2019)
According to Interpol, over ten thousand refugees of minors without parental care are wandering today in Europe, half of which are on Italian roads. "Despite the Fog" is a movie story about... See full summary »
27. Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains (2019)
150 min | Drama
A feature film shot over the course of two years intended to capture the changing of the seasons along the river in a town in the Fuyang district of Hangzhou city.
28. Echo (2019)
79 min | Drama
Iceland, Christmas time. As everyone prepares for the holidays, a peculiar atmosphere falls upon the country revealing emotions of both excitement and concern. In the middle of the ... See full summary »
29. Fire Will Come (2019)
86 min | Crime, Drama
Amador is a notorious Galician arsonist who has been accused of causing a new fire. Lois, a young firefighter, explores the depths of a forest on fire. Their destinies are linked by the power of a mysterious fire.
30. Hava, Maryam, Ayesha (2019)
86 min | Drama
Three Afghan women from different social background, living in Kabul, are facing a big challenge in their lives. Hava, a traditional pregnant woman whom no one cares about, is living with ... See full summary »
32. Heroic Losers (2019)
116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In times of the infamous Argentinian Corralito, the neighbors of a little town trace a plan to recover the money they lost after learning that their bank manager and a corrupt lawyer have stolen it.
34. Incitement (2019)
123 min | Thriller
Details the year leading to the assassination of Israel's Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin (1922-1995), from the point of view of the assassin.
35. Just 6.5 (2019)
131 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The police are after a drug lord named Naser Khakzad, but when they finally manage to catch him, he tries whatever he can think of to escape and save his family.
36. Kuessipan (2019)
117 min | Drama
Two girls grow up as best friends in an Innu community who promised each other to stick together no matter what. But their friendship is shaken when Mikuan falls for a white boy.
38. Leaving Afghanistan (2019)
113 min | Action, Drama, War
1988-1989. The end of the Soviet-Afghan war. The USSR begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan. Soviet General Vasiliev's son - a pilot named Alexander gets kidnapped by the mujahideen after ... See full summary »
39. Les Misérables (2019)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A cop from the provinces moves to Paris to join the Anti-Crime Brigade of Montfermeil, discovering an underworld where the tensions between the different groups mark the rhythm.
41. Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (2019)
110 min | Drama, Family
The film was shot on-location at the world's most remote school, located in the Himalayan glaciers at an average altitude of 5,000 meters. Due to the remoteness and lack of facilities, the film was shot on solar charged batteries.
42. Maria's Paradise (2019)
110 min | Drama, Thriller
The orphan Salome is the servant and devout follower of Maria Åkerblom, a charismatic sect leader. But as Salome befriends a rebellious outsider and starts to have doubts, Maria turns dangerous.
43. Marighella (2019)
155 min | Action, Drama, History
Facing a violent military dictatorship and an intimidated opposition, writer-turned-politician Carlos Marighella articulates a resistance all the while ousting heinous crimes of torture and the infamous censorship instituted by the regime.
45. My Thoughts Are Silent (2019)
104 min | Comedy, Drama
Vadim is twenty-two. He's a sound engineer and a downer. He's going to Canada in three months. Forever. Before the departure he's assigned to record the voice of a very rare bird, which ... See full summary »
46. Nafi's Father (2019)
107 min | Drama