Program on Film Europe Channel - 28.08.2019


Genre - Country - Director


11:20

Lore

Lore | Drama / history / romance | Australia / Germany / UK , 2012 | 105 min
Director: Cate Shortland
Casting: Saskia Rosendahl, Nele Trebs, Ursina Lardi

As the Allies sweep across Germany, Lore leads her siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents' beliefs. An encounter with a mysterious refugee forces Lore to rely on a person she has always been taught to hate.
13:10

Sami Blood

Sameblod | Drama | Denmark / Norway / Sweden , 2016 | 108 min
Director: Amanda Kernell
Casting: Lene Sparrok, Mia Sparrok, Maj Rimpi

Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life, she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.
15:05

Diplomacy

Diplomatie | Drama / war | France / Germany , 2014 | 81 min
Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Casting: André Dussollier, Burghart Klaußner, Niels Arestrup, Robert Stadlober

August 25th, 1944. The Allies enter Paris. Shortly before dawn, Dietrich von Choltitz (Niels Arestrup), German military governor of Paris, prepares to execute Adolph Hitler’s orders to blow up the French capital. Bridges and monuments are all rigged to explode. And yet, Paris is not destroyed. For what reasons did von Choltitz refuse to carry out the Fuhrer’s commands, despite his boundless loyalty to the Third Reich? Was it Raoul Nordling (André Dussollier), Swedish consul-general to Paris, who made the General change his mind?
16:30

Il Divo

Il Divo | Biography / drama | France / Italy , 2008 | 114 min
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Casting: Toni Servillo, Anna Bonaiuto, Giulio Bosetti, Flavio Bucci, Carlo Buccirosso

For more than 50 years, he has been Italy's most powerful, feared and enigmatic politician. Giulio Andreotti (Toni Servillo), the leader of the Christian Democratic Party and a guy with many nicknames. For instance, he has been known as the Sphinx, the Salamander, the Hunchback, Beelzebub, and the Black Pope, among others. In the beginining of nineties he, as Giulio Andreotti, begins his seventh term as Prime Minister, but he and his hardliner faction take control of a country reeling from the brazen murders of several high-level bankers, judges and journalists, as well as the kidnapping and assassination of former Prime Minister Aldo Moro by leftist radicals in 1978. But as the Christian Democrat party crumbles in a nationwide bribery scandal, suspicion begins to fall on Andreotti himself as the center of a shocking conspiracy involving the Vatican, the Mafia and the secret neo-Fascist Masonic Lodge P2. In what is called The Trial Of The Century, Italy's legendary Senator for Life will stand accused of corruption, collusion and murder. The film covers the period from the seventh election of Andreotti as Italian Prime Minister in 1992, up until his trial.
18:25

The Sweet Escape

Comme un avion | Comedy | France , 2015 | 101 min
Director: Bruno Podalydes
Casting: Agnes Jaoui, Bruno Podalydes, Sandrine Kiberlain, Vimala Pons

Michel, a fifty year old man, graphic designer, decides to change the urban lifestyle and go on an adventure. Fascinated by airmail, he dreams at Jean Mermoz when he's on scooter. One day, Michel sees a picture of a kayak.
20:15

The Assassin

Nie yin niang | Drama / history | China / France / Taiwan , 2015 | 102 min
Director: Hou Hsiao-Hsien
Casting: Chen Chang, Satoši Cumabuki, Shu Qi, Zhou Yun

The film is set during the mighty Tang Dynasty-period in Chinese history. Nie Yinniang returns to family after several years in exile. The mission of her order is to eliminate the tyrany of the Governors who avoid the authority of the Emperor. Now she will have to choose between sacrificing the man she loves, or break definitively with the order of the Assassins.
22:00

Being 17

Quand on a 17 ans | Drama | France , 2016 | 110 min
Director: André Téchiné
Casting: Alexis Loret, Corentin Fila, Kacey Mottet Klein, Sandrine Kiberlain

Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.
23:55

Child´s Pose

Pozitia copilului | Drama | Romania , 2012 | 108 min
Director: Calin Netzer
Casting: Bogdan Dumitrache, Florin Zamfirescu, Luminita Gheorghiu

One cold evening in March, Barbu is tearing down the streets 50 kilometres per hour over the speed limit when he knocks down a child. The boy dies shortly after the accident. A prison sentence of between three and fifteen years awaits. High time for his mother, Cornelia, to intervene. A trained architect and member of Romania’s upper class, who graces her bookshelves with unread Herta Müller novels and is fond of flashing her purse full of credit cards, she commences her campaign to save her lethargic, languishing son. Bribes, she hopes, will persuade the witnesses to give false statements. Even the parents of the dead child might be appeased by some cash.
01:45

Being 17

Quand on a 17 ans | Drama | France , 2016 | 110 min
Director: André Téchiné
Casting: Alexis Loret, Corentin Fila, Kacey Mottet Klein, Sandrine Kiberlain

Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.
03:40

Child´s Pose

Pozitia copilului | Drama | Romania , 2012 | 108 min
Director: Calin Netzer
Casting: Bogdan Dumitrache, Florin Zamfirescu, Luminita Gheorghiu

One cold evening in March, Barbu is tearing down the streets 50 kilometres per hour over the speed limit when he knocks down a child. The boy dies shortly after the accident. A prison sentence of between three and fifteen years awaits. High time for his mother, Cornelia, to intervene. A trained architect and member of Romania’s upper class, who graces her bookshelves with unread Herta Müller novels and is fond of flashing her purse full of credit cards, she commences her campaign to save her lethargic, languishing son. Bribes, she hopes, will persuade the witnesses to give false statements. Even the parents of the dead child might be appeased by some cash.
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