BAFICI 2017

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1.
I tempi felici verranno presto (2016)
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A valley, a mountain, a forest between Italy and France. Tommaso and Arthur have managed to escape and live in the forest... (102 mins.)
 
2.
Killing Ground (2016)
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A couples' camping trip turns into a frightening ordeal when they stumble across the scene of a horrific crime. (88 mins.)
Director: Damien Power
 
3.
Dark Night (2016)
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The lives of six strangers intersect at a suburban Cineplex where a massacre occurs. (85 mins.)
Director: Tim Sutton
 
4.
El bar (2017)
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In bustling downtown Madrid, a loud gunshot and two mysterious deaths trap a motley assortment of common urbanites in a decrepit central bar, while paranoia and suspicion force the terrified regulars to turn on each other. (102 mins.)
 
5.
Orione (2017 Documentary)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Toia Bonino
 
6.
La loi de la jungle (2016)
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Marc Châtaigne (Vincent Macaigne), a trainee of the Ministry of the Standard, is entrusted with a delicate... (99 mins.)
 
7.
95 and 6 to Go (2016 Documentary)
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Tom Takesue is a hard-working, practical Japanese-American raised in Hawai'i, who discovers his filmmaking... (86 mins.)
Director: Kimi Takesue
 
8.
Casa Roshell (2017)
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Casa Roshell is a haven for men who want to be women but cannot do so in their daily lives. (71 mins.)
 
9.
Atrás hay relámpagos (2017)
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A brightly shot carefree movie where problems and reality are kept just on the fringe of the storyline... (82 mins.)
 
10.
Medea (2016)
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María José is 25. Her life moves back and forth between the monotony of class at the university, her eternally distant parents... (70 mins.)
 
11.
O Ornitólogo (2016)
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Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track. (117 mins.)
 
12.
Estiu 1993 (2017)
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After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life. (97 mins.)
 
13.
El Pampero (2017)
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An ill man takes a trip on his boat to remember quietly his life. Unexpectedly, a girl takes cover on the same boat... (77 mins.)
 
15.
Liberami (2016 Documentary)
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Documentary about the practice of exorcism and people's issues of everyday life: the contrasts between ancient traditions and modern habits. (94 mins.)
 
16.
Vetar (2016)
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A few ordinary summer days. (70 mins.)
Director: Tamara Drakulic
 
17.
Lilith's Awakening (2016)
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A sexually repressed woman embraces her dark side, experiencing her wildest fantasy. (80 mins.)
Director: Monica Demes
 
18.
Hymyilevä mies (2016)
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The true story of Olli Mäki, the famous Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title. (92 mins.)
Director: Juho Kuosmanen
 
19.
A Cidade do Futuro (2016)
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Milla, Gilmar and Igor will form an unconventional family at Serra do Ramalho, in the drylands of Bahia. (76 mins.)
 
20.
Carrion (2016)
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A storm threatens the coast of southern Mexico. A young couple is traveling to a tropical paradise to rekindle the spark in their relationship... (73 mins.)
 
21.
El Pacto de Adriana (2017 Documentary)
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An astonishing documentary about a woman who is looking about her aunt past during Pinochet's period in Argentina. (96 mins.)
Director: Lissette Orozco
 
22.
The Grown-Ups (2016 Documentary)
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A group of friends with Down Syndrome have been attending the same school for 40 years, they have passed all the courses... (82 mins.)
Director: Maite Alberdi
 
23.
Todo sobre el asado (2016 Documentary)
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A trip to the depths of Argentina. Roasting is a meal and a ritual. It is primitive and contemporary, wild and refined, an art and a science. The asado with greater originality the essential features of national identity.
 
24.
20th Century Women (2016)
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The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979. (119 mins.)
Director: Mike Mills
 
25.
All the Rage (Saved by Sarno) (2016 Documentary)
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America is experiencing an epidemic of pain. One man has the answer to the problem yet the medical establishment has ignored him... (94 mins.)
 
26.
Helle Nächte (2017)
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A father tries to rekindle his relationship with his son after years of absence and lack of communication. He takes him on a car ride across northern Norway, hoping it is not too late. (86 mins.)
Director: Thomas Arslan
 
27.
Certain Women (2016)
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The lives of three women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail. (107 mins.)
Director: Kelly Reichardt
 
28.
Copenhague A Love Story (2017)
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Copenhagen in autumn. The cold and often grey weather presides over this magnificent Northern city. The atmosphere is both festive and melancholic... (100 mins.)
Director: Philippe Lesage
 
29.
Tschick (2016)
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Two young teenage boys steal a car and embark on a road trip that will probably change their lives. (93 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
30.
I Am Not Your Negro (2016 Documentary)
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Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House. (93 mins.)
Director: Raoul Peck
 
31.
La región salvaje (2016)
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A couple in a troubled marriage locate a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the creature, which is a source of both pleasure and destruction. (98 mins.)
Director: Amat Escalante
 
32.
Les beaux jours d'Aranjuez (2016)
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A beautiful summer day. A garden. A terrace. A woman and a man sit at a table beneath the trees, with a soft summer wind... (97 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
33.
Le concours (2016 Documentary)
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With LE CONCOURS the director will delve into the daily life of the Parisian cinema school, la Fémis... (121 mins.)
Director: Claire Simon
 
34.
Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja (2017)
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An actress wanders around a seaside town, pondering her relationship with a married man. (101 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
35.
Dangsinjasingwa dangsinui geot (2016)
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A foray into the uncanny with a spin on Luis Buñuel's "That Obscure Object of Desire" (86 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
36.
Orpheline (2016)
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A young woman who moves to Paris with a disaster past. When she become a woman and think she's finally free from her past's shadows, some characters show up and she gets the chance to become an unique heroine. (111 mins.)
 
37.
Fixeur (2016)
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The film is inspired by true events and centers on a young journalist, who goes to Transylvania together with a French TV crew led by a top reporter, to deal with a case of a young prostitute repatriated from France. (100 mins.)
Director: Adrian Sitaru
 
38.
Toivon tuolla puolen (2017)
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A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland. (100 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
39.
Toivon tuolla puolen (2017)
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A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland. (100 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
40.
Une vie (2016)
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A fragmented account of the life of Jeanne as she sets out on the path of adult life and gradually experiences the harsh realities of a woman's life in the 19th-century. (119 mins.)
 
41.
Quelques heures de printemps (2012)
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Alain Evrard, a trucker who has just finished serving a prison sentence, is forced to temporarily move back to his mother's house... (108 mins.)
 
42.
Bliss (2016)
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Anna keeps finding Post-It notes with countdown numbers stuck on her door, triggering a series of events that shatter her mental health... (85 mins.)
 
43.
Il più grande sogno (2016)
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At 39 years of age Mirko has just left prison. In the outskirts of Rome, a new future waits for him. When he is elected president of the homeowners' committee, he realizes he can dream of a different kind of existence. (97 mins.)
 
44.
Yeon-ae-dam (2016)
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A fine arts student meets an attractive bartender, and the two women begin an intimate relationship. (99 mins.)
Director: Hyun-ju Lee
 
45.
Werewolf (2016)
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Blaise and Nessa are outcast methadone users in their small town. Each day they push a rusty lawnmower door-to-door begging to cut grass... (80 mins.)
Director: Ashley McKenzie
 
46.
Don't Blink - Robert Frank (2015 Documentary)
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Robert Frank revolutionized photography and independent film. He documented the Beats, Welsh coal miners... (82 mins.)
Director: Laura Israel
 
47.
Mansfield 66/67 (2017 Documentary)
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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.)
 
48.
Night Will Fall (2014 Documentary)
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Researchers discover film footage from World War II that turns out to be a lost documentary shot by Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Bernstein in 1945 about German concentration camps. (75 mins.)
Director: André Singer
 
49.
Perché sono un genio! Lorenza Mazzetti (2016 Documentary)
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Lorenza Mazzetta's "genius" resides in her fantastic and profound outlook which she experiences and... (62 mins.)
 
50.
Together (1956)
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Two dockers,both deaf and dumb,stand together. (52 mins.)
 
51.
Pornocratie: Les nouvelles multinationales du sexe (2017 Documentary)
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The wonders of internet has made the shady industry of pornography rich, but is now in death cramps due to the piracy ruining the market, and forcing the participants to perform more extreme sex. (77 mins.)
Director: Ovidie
 
52.
Abrázame como antes (2016)
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Jurgen Ureña's 'Abrazame Como Antes,' a Humanist Vision of Prostitution (63 mins.)
Director: Jurgen Ureña
 
53.
Lady Macbeth (2016)
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In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate. (89 mins.)
Director: William Oldroyd
 
54.
Pays (2016)
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Emily Price tries to balance family life and leading crunch negotiations between a Canadian politician and the president of a country whose natural resources are being exploited. (100 mins.)
 
55.
Dwa swiaty (2016 Documentary)
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12-year-old Laura is our guide through life with her deaf parents, which is unusual, challenging and surprisingly ordinary. (50 mins.)
Director: Maciej Adamek
 
56.
Schultersieg (2016 Documentary)
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At the age of 12, Janny, Lisa, Debby and Michelle leave their home for a sports school in the East German province to become wrestlers. A documentary about coming-of-age between boarding school corridors, wrestling gyms and boyband posters. (82 mins.)
Director: Anna Koch
 
57.
La Felicidad del Sonido (2016 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
An ode to sound, that mysterious, invisible and intangible phenomenon that brings pleasure and togetherness - and sometimes irritation. (60 mins.)
 
58.
Tiere (2017)
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A collision with a sheep on a country road initiates a whole series of weird and unsettling experiences... (95 mins.)
Director: Greg Zglinski
 
59.
Goran (2016)
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Goran just wants to drive his taxi and take care of his blind wife Lina. But people close to him have... (90 mins.)
Director: Nevio Marasovic
 
60.
Hounds of Love (2016)
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Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted from a suburban street by a disturbed couple. As she observes the dynamic between her captors she quickly realises she must drive a wedge between them if she is to survive. (108 mins.)
Director: Ben Young
 
61.
Prevenge (2016)
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Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way. (88 mins.)
Director: Alice Lowe
 
62.
The Misandrists (2017)
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The Misandrists begin with Volker, a young man with an injured leg, stumbling through the forest, pursued by the police and their tracking dogs... (91 mins.)
Director: Bruce La Bruce
 
63.
Mogura no uta: Hong Kong kyôsô-kyoku (2016)
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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
 
64.
Io sono un autarchico (1976)
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The film tells the misadventures of a company of players who are oppressed by a tyrannical director. At the same time, his friend Michele is living with the failure of his marriage to Silvia. (95 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
65.
Ecce bombo (1978)
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An ironic peak into the life of a group of Italian university students in the 1970s. (103 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
66.
Sogni d'oro (1981)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
67.
Bianca (1984)
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Michele is a mathematics professor who just started a new job in a school with some peculiar teaching methods... (96 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
68.
La messa è finita (1985)
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Don Giulio, giovane prete romano, ritorna a casa dopo essere stato parroco in un'isola del Mar Tirreno ed è destinato ad una chiesa di periferia... (94 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
69.
Palombella rossa (1989)
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Because of an accident, Michele (a leader of P.C.I. and a water-polo player) loses his memory. During one water-polo match... (89 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
70.
La cosa (1990 Documentary)
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Italian Communist Party (PCI) is going to change name and identity and renew itself into a new 'Thing'... (59 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
71.
Aprile (1998)
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Nanni Moretti takes a comic look at the ebbs and flows of his life as he becomes a father for the first time. He struggles with distractions while trying to make a documentary of the Italian national elections. (78 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
72.
La stanza del figlio (2001)
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A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident. (99 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
73.
Il caimano (2006)
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A skewering of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. (112 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
74.
Habemus Papam (2011)
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A story centered on the relationship between the newly elected Pope and his therapist. (102 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
75.
Mia madre (2015)
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Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother. (106 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
76.
Jubilee (1978)
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Queen Elisabeth I travels 400 years into the future to witness the appalling revelation of a dystopian London overrun by corruption and a vicious gang of punk guerrilla girls led by the new Monarch of Punk. (106 mins.)
Director: Derek Jarman
 
77.
The Filth and the Fury (2000 Documentary)
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A film about the career of the notorious punk rock band, the Sex Pistols. (108 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
 
78.
The Color Wheel (2011)
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JR has broken up with her professor. She enlists her nervous and obnoxious younger brother Colin to... (83 mins.)
Director: Alex Ross Perry
 
79.
Listen Up Philip (2014)
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Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise... (108 mins.)
Director: Alex Ross Perry
 
80.
Golden Exits (2017)
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An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides. (94 mins.)
Director: Alex Ross Perry
 
81.
Never Eat Alone (2016)
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(68 mins.)
 
82.
76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami (2016 Documentary)
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A documentary about the legendary film maker Abbas Kiarostami. A photographer and long time friend of Kiarostami, Seyfolah Samadian has put together some footage of his moments with Kiarostami, his travel photography, film making etc. (76 mins.)
 
83.
Il grande silenzio (1968)
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A mute gunfighter defends a young widow and a group of outlaws against a gang of bounty killers in the winter of 1898, and a grim, tense struggle unfolds. (105 mins.)
Director: Sergio Corbucci