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Four not to miss ‘first times’ at the Film Fest Gent

Also this year, the city of the Slings a few debut films to see to you to to say.

Tehran Taboo © GF

Last night went to the Film Fest Gent all Blue Silence in the premiere, the first full-length album of the Belgian-Kurdish director Bülent Öztürk, about a traumatised ex-soldier who, against the background of a torn country the broken pieces of his past together trying to pick it up. And Öztürk is not the only one who is on the debutantenbal of the film festival is allowed to take office. Four other not-to-miss ‘first times’.

Atsuko Hirayanagi – Oh, Lucy!

In this comedy, about how the Japanese, with the American identity to do unite, follows the Japanese director Atsuko Hirayanagi the fiftieth, kettingrokende office lady Setsuko (Shinobu Terajima). When that decides a language course to follow, she gets her teacher (Josh Harshnett) not only is English taught, but also a language with which they themselves can decipher it, and it’s by an alter ego named Lucy to adopt. Oh Lucy!, already good for two nominations on the last edition of Cannes, is a film that topics such as loneliness and identity, deals with, but it especially will be charmed because of his absurd draw.

To see on Thursday 12, Friday 13 and Wednesday 18 October.

Ali Soozandeh – Tehran Taboo

Blowjobs in the car, one-nightstands: Tehran Taboo is the kind of movie that never in Tehran rotated should be. In place of the film to Tehran, he brought Tehran to the film. Tehran Taboo is a animatieprent (even with real actors). More: it is the first animatieprent ever to be in the Semaine de la Critique competition in Cannes. And that is saying a lot. In addition, this american drama about the lives of four characters and their struggle for freedom, hard the Iranian regime, which he sometimes what to Marjane Satrapis’ widely acclaimed Persepolis (2007) reminds.

To see on Thursday 12, Friday 13 and Tuesday, October 17.

Hope Dickson Leach – The Levelling

When her younger brother unexpectedly dies, returns to Clover (Ellie Kendrick), that the nest had to leave her dream of becoming a veterinarian to be chasing after, back to home. In an attempt to find out what exactly her brother is done, she is forced to re-bind to the family of which they had become alienated hit. It makes The Levelling a striking rouwportret, with plenty of realism brought to the screen by the Scottish director Hope Dickson Leach.

This film will be shown on Thursday 12, Saturday 14 and Wednesday 18 October.

Nele Wohlatz – El Futuro Perfecto

A young Chinese girl that her way in the unknown city of Buenos Aires, this is El Futuro Perfecto. It is a film as a documentary, in which director Nele Wohlatz with shine – and with humor – the roughness of the language, presents a picture, and demonstrates that it is not for nothing that a prize for the best debut at the Locarno film festival.

To see on Friday, 13, Tuesday 17 and Friday 20 October.

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