Hermia & Helena is a film of dead ends and new beginnings, navigating different hemispheres and languages with amorous detours, where the written words of Shakespeare clash with the entanglements of modern, digital life.
A year after his father's death in Mexico, Victor returns to Buenos Aires with a twofold mission. On the one hand, he brings with him a new project for his former theater company; on the ... See full summary »
Julián Larquier Tellarini,
Alessio Rigo de Righi
A discontented Parisian teenager in search of a father with (Mathieu Amalric) and (Fabrizio Rongione) as his, respectively, callous and gentle alternative paternal options, and (Natacha Régnier) as his single mother.
A young German couple find their relationship tested after his mother suffers an accident. Thirty years later, a middle-aged actress splits with her anthropologist husband. Soon, these two couples' paths cross in unexpected ways.
Félicité sings in a bar in Kinshasa. When her 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa, a world of music and dreams. And her path crosses that of Tabu.
Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu,
The married Bongwan leaves home in the dark morning and sets off to work. The memories of the woman who left weigh down on him. That day Bongwan's wife finds a love note, bursts into the office, and mistakes Areum for the woman who left.
Across walls, fences, and alleys, rats not only expose our boundaries of separation but make homes in them. "Rat Film" is a feature-length documentary that uses the rat--as well as the ... See full summary »
Camila, a young Argentine theater director, travels from Buenos Aires to New York to attend an artistic residency to develop a Spanish translation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Upon her arrival, she begins to receive a series of mysterious postcards which set her down a winding path through her past and towards her future.Written by
Cities, centuries, cultures, crushes and characters from Shakespeare intertwine in a story inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream. Camila is an art exchange student drifting between Buenos Aires and New York. The different worlds and people that she encounters reveal unexpected aspects of herself.
Shakespeare's play is quite complex as it is. Interpreting the play into Spanish, vaulting across hemispheres and learning an array of new and multifaceted characters, left my head spinning. Other than the brain freeze that ensued after trying to put all these elements together, the film is a dreamy, cerebral delight. I should have read or seen Shakespeare's play again before attempting this film. Seen at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
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