IFFR 2017

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1.
Le convoi (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A "go fast" convoy shipping a ton of cannabis Malaga in southern Spain is disrupted following a shoot out that results in the kidnapping of a tourist. (102 mins.)
 
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36 Quai des Orfèvres (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies... (111 mins.)
Director: Olivier Marchal
 
3.
Chun-mong (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
This is a story about a girl which three insignificant men care deeply about. The men look up to the girl considering her to be an idol of their own. But one day, a new guy appears in her life. (101 mins.)
Director: Lu Zhang
 
4.
Ninkô no junan (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
This erotic fantasy set in Japan's Edo period introduces a sexually irresistible Buddhist monk struggling to stay virtuous as he begins to have strange carnal dreams. (70 mins.)
 
5.
The Road to Mandalay (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Two Burmese immigrants fleeing their country's civil war in search of a new life in Thailand. (108 mins.)
Director: Midi Z
 
6.
Busanhaeng (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
While a zombie virus breaks out in South Korea, passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan. (118 mins.)
Director: Sang-ho Yeon
 
7.
Donkeyote (2017 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Manolo and his donkey Gorrión plan a journey to the West. (86 mins.)
Director: Chico Pereira
 
8.
Sieranevada (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Centers around a family gathering on the anniversary of a patriarch's recent death. (173 mins.)
Director: Cristi Puiu
 
9.
Dangsinjasingwa dangsinui geot (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A foray into the uncanny with a spin on Luis Buñuel's "That Obscure Object of Desire" (86 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
10.
Secret défense (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies... (100 mins.)
Director: Philippe Haïm
 
11.
Katie Says Goodbye (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A kindhearted seventeen-year-old in the American Southwest turns to prostitution to fulfill her dream of a new life in San Francisco. (88 mins.)
Director: Wayne Roberts
 
12.
Mansfield 66/67 (2017 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
MANSFIELD 66/67 is about the last two years of movie goddess Jayne Mansfield's life, and the rumours swirling around her untimely death. (84 mins.)
 
13.
Ah-ga-ssi (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her. (144 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
14.
The Last of Us (2013 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.8/10 X  
In a hostile, post-pandemic world, Joel and Ellie, brought together by desperate circumstances, must rely on each other to survive a brutal journey across what remains of the United States.
 
15.
Istirahatlah kata-kata (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Wiji Thukul, a well-known poet, is designed as a suspect activist. With the police looking for him, Wiji is forced to leave Solo for Borneo, thousands of kilometers away. (97 mins.)
 
16.
Umi yori mo mada fukaku (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
After the death of his father, a private detective struggles to find child support money and reconnect with his son and ex-wife. (117 mins.)
 
17.
Seto Surya (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Anti-regime partisan Chandra confronts physical, social and political obstacles for his father's funeral. His search for a solution takes him to neighboring mountain villages and encounters with the police and rebel guerrillas. A portrait of post-civil war Nepal during the fragile deadlocked peace process. (89 mins.)
Director: Deepak Rauniyar
 
18.
Mogura no uta: Hong Kong kyôsô-kyoku (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young undercover cop tries to get back with his former love, while unraveling the mystery behind the head of the police force. Meanwhile he has to protect the boss' daughter. (128 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
 
19.
Daphne (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
'Daphne' is the vibrant character portrait of a young woman on the threshold of a much-needed change. (88 mins.)
 
20.
Pluie de sueur (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Mbarek is a farmer who ekes out a living on a small plot of land in a rural Moroccan village. He lives there with his pregnant wife Ayda... (126 mins.)
Director: Hakim Belabbes
 
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Ba yue (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In Inner Mongolia in the early 1990s, 12-year-old Xiaolei enjoys summer with his father, who works at a film studio... (106 mins.)
Director: Dalei Zhang
Stars: Weiyi Kong
 
22.
Câini (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Roman returns to the land he has just inherited from his grandfather. Fully decided to sell this vast but desolate property... (104 mins.)
Director: Bogdan Mirica
 
23.
Bam-seom-hae-jeok-dan seo-ul bul-ba-da (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(119 mins.)
Director: Yoon-suk Jung
 
24.
Cactus Flower (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(104 mins.)
Director: Hala Elkoussy
 
25.
Me'ever Laharim Vehagvaot (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
David is discharged from the army after serving 27 years. He finally returns to his family and tries to find himself in his new civilian life... (92 mins.)
Director: Eran Kolirin
 
26.
Jean of the Joneses (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Chaos ensues after the estranged patriarch of the Jones family dies on their doorstep. When the paramedic... (82 mins.)
Director: Stella Meghie
 
27.
Asura (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A shady cop finds himself in over his head when he gets caught between Internal Affairs and the city's corrupt mayor. (136 mins.)
Director: Sung-su Kim
 
28.
Two Trains Runnin' (2016 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two Trains Runnin' is about the search for two forgotten blues singers, carried out in Mississippi during the height of the American civil rights movement. (80 mins.)
 
29.
Sanctuaire (2015 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(88 mins.)
 
30.
Fonko (2016 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In the Manding language Fonko means "the thing", in Wolof "to take care of each other". The great musical revolution of today takes place in Africa... (87 mins.)
 
31.
Demonios tus ojos (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Oliver, a film director, discovers on an erotic website that the protagonist of one of the videos is his younger half-sister Aurora. In the process of finding out what she was doing there, Oliver will become fascinated by Aurora. (94 mins.)
Director: Pedro Aguilera
 
32.
Wùlu (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young man begins trafficking cocaine and quickly becomes embroiled in the Malian drug ring. (95 mins.)
 
33.
Davena vihagun (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Burning Birds is Sri Lankan film written and directed by Sanjeewa Pushpakumara. The film world premiered at 21st Busan International Film Festival (2016) under its New Currents Competition. (84 mins.)
 
34.
Le serpent aux mille coupures (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A compelling story about wine, drugs, neighbors, neophobia and politics. In which a hitman seeks a place to hide. (104 mins.)
Director: Eric Valette
 
35.
Zin'naariya! (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A young woman from Niger returns to her home village after finishing college abroad. (96 mins.)
Director: Rahmatou Keïta
 
36.
Mimosas (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A dying Sheikh travels across the Moroccan Atlas in a caravan escorted by two rogues. (96 mins.)
Director: Oliver Laxe
 
37.
Hak se wui (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Rival gang leaders are locked in a struggle to become the new chairman of Hong Kong's Triad society. (100 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
 
38.
Sameblod (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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... (110 mins.)
Director: Amanda Kernell
 
39.
How to Build a Time Machine (2016 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
(82 mins.)
Director: Jay Cheel