Plot Author Matching "Warsaw Film Festival" (Sorted by Title Ascending)



1. Some Place Nowhere (2009)

85 min | Drama

4.6
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Oscar travels to visit one of his clients on the outskirts of the province. This trip is the trigger to another path, a deeper and more personal one, leading him to his own life. Memories ... See full summary »

Director: Víctor Dínenzon | Stars: Fernando Cia, Daniel Di Biase, Adela Gleijer, Nicolás Scarpino

Votes: 13

2. Native Dancer (2008)

87 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Aidai the baksy, or witch doctor, lives in the mountains and helps people. She uses mysterious actions to cure the sick and to give infertile couples children. As capitalist forces begin to... See full summary »

Director: Gulshat Omarova | Stars: Neisipkul Omarbekova, Farkhad Amankulov, Almat Ayanov, Tolepbergen Baisakalov

Votes: 198

3. Bitten Bullet (2009)

113 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Mauro Hernandez, a young preventive policeman, gets involved in a coke deal, and when problems arise, gives his gun away to cover the deal. Things get out of control when the media gets ... See full summary »

Director: Diego Muñoz | Stars: Miguel Rodarte, Damián Alcázar, Flor Payán, Octavio Castro

Votes: 86

4. Birdwatchers (2008)

Unrated | 104 min | Drama

6.8
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When a tribe of indigenous Guarani Indians attempts to re-inhabit their ancestral land, which lies on the border of a wealthy landowner's fields, tensions escalate.

Director: Marco Bechis | Stars: Claudio Santamaria, Alicélia Batista Cabreira, Chiara Caselli, Pedro Abrísio da Silva

Votes: 794

5. Castro (2009)

85 min | Drama, Mystery

6.3
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Four characters are looking for a man called Castro, but we don't know why. For some mysterious reason, Castro is running. He has left his life behind, and survives by hiding in a room in a... See full summary »

Director: Alejo Moguillansky | Stars: Edgardo Castro, Julia Martínez Rubio, Alberto Suárez, April Sweeney

Votes: 144

6. The Happiest Girl in the World (2009)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Delia, a young Romanian girl, drives to Bucharest with her parents to collect a prize she won in a contest.

Director: Radu Jude | Stars: Andreea Bosneag, Violeta Haret-Popa, Vasile Muraru, Serban Pavlu

Votes: 1,015

7. Nora's Will (2008)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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This story begins when José finds out that Nora, the woman he'd been married to for 30 years and then divorced, has committed suicide. The rabbi explains to José that due to the celebration... See full summary »

Director: Mariana Chenillo | Stars: Fernando Luján, Enrique Arreola, Ari Brickman, Juan Carlos Colombo

Votes: 884

8. Contact High (2009)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy

6.5
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An episodic comedy that follows the lives of four men living in Vienna.

Director: Michael Glawogger | Stars: Michael Ostrowski, Raimund Wallisch, Alexis Santiago Hernandez, Victor Varnado

Votes: 1,147

9. Chilango Chronicles (2009)

100 min | Comedy

6.6
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"El Jairo", a young schizophrenic, believes in extraterrestrial beings and feels that he should battle against them. Claudia is an overweight woman who has a strong weakness for pornography... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Enderle | Stars: Patricio Castillo, Regina Orozco, Rodrigo Ostap, Isela Vega

Votes: 116

10. The Goose Goes South (2018)

110 min | Drama, Music

5.8
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When his boss Dae-Jung goes missing, the company sends young Woo-zoo to Osaka to finish Dae-Jung's work. On the last day before returning home, Woo-zoo comes across someone looking like his... See full summary »

Directors: Jae-ho Baek, Hee-Seop Lee | Stars: Haruna Hori, Dae-han Ji, Snow, Yeong-sik Song

Votes: 19

11. The Architect (2008)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

6.3
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Accepting a prize, architect Georg Winter explains that an architect has the good fortune of measuring every completed building against the rightness of his original idea. Soon Georg ... See full summary »

Director: Ina Weisse | Stars: Harald Abdelhamed, Josef Bierbichler, Hark Bohm, Maria Hofstätter

Votes: 373

12. Disco and Atomic War (2009)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.5
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59 Metascore

A story about growing up in the Soviet Union. The film tells the story of a strange kind of information war, where a totalitarian regime stands face to face with the heroes of popular ... See full summary »

Director: Jaak Kilmi | Stars: Kiur Aarma, Jaak Kilmi, Alo Kõrve, Jaan Tootsen

Votes: 446

13. Distanz (2009)

84 min | Drama

5.7
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Young introvert Daniel Bauer works as a gardener in the botanical gardens, where he gets to know Jana, one of his colleagues. Jana, however, starts to suspect that there's something not ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Sieben | Stars: Ken Duken, Franziska Weisz, Josef Heynert, Jan Uplegger

Votes: 136

14. Entre nos (2009)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama

7.3
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A story based on facts which offers a fresh take on the issue of new immigrants in the United States. Mariana totes her two children from Colombia to reunite with her husband in Queens, New... See full summary »

Directors: Gloria La Morte, Paola Mendoza | Stars: Paola Mendoza, Sebastian Villada, Laura Montana, Anthony Chisholm

Votes: 1,031

15. Fiesta. To Fight or Not to Fight (2009)

94 min | Documentary

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A documentary offering an insider's view into one of the oldest, most enigmatic, and controversial Spanish cultural traditions: bullfighting. In 2004 the City Council of Barcelona issued a ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Cerezo

16. Formen (2019)

11 min | Short

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To match the ideal of beauty, the human back has to be straight and exhibit strength. It's the largest part of the body and makes us stand erect. "Shapes" pays homage to different kinds of ... See full summary »

Director: Fariba Buchheim | Stars: Nadja Alimoradian, Kay Depner, Silvia Genth, Laura Rehm

17. Highway 318 (2017)

96 min | Drama

6.1
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More than 5,000 kilometres long, highway 318 connects China with Tibet and is one of the world's most picturesque routes. It is where Xiaojia, who is Chinese, meets Suona from Tibet one day... See full summary »

Director: Yunxing Nie | Stars: Deji, Xin Yue, Yiming Sun, Zhaxidunzhu Xianuo

Votes: 23

18. I Killed My Mother (2009)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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77 Metascore

A semi-autobiographical story about Hubert as a young homosexual at odds with his mother.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Anne Dorval, Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud, Suzanne Clément

Votes: 25,805

19. Members of the Funeral (2008)

98 min | Drama

6.5
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The history of a dysfunctional Korean family is revealed as they attend a funeral.

Director: Seung-bin Baek | Stars: Seon-ae Ji, Jeong-min Kang, Won-sik Kim, Hyeong-joon Kwon

Votes: 91

20. Jerichow (2008)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama

7.0
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71 Metascore

The dishonorably discharged Afghanistan veteran Thomas returns to his home village of Jerichow. Ali, a local Turkish-German businessman, owner of a snack-bar chain, hires him as a driver. ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Petzold | Stars: Benno Fürmann, Nina Hoss, Hilmi Sözer, André Hennicke

Votes: 2,055 | Gross: $0.05M

21. Black Dogs Barking (2009)

88 min | Drama

6.4
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Restless and young, best buddies Selim and Çaça live a meager existence on the outskirts of Istanbul. By day they breed pigeons on the roof, by night they roam the streets with their ... See full summary »

Directors: Mehmet Bahadir Er, Maryna Er Gorbach | Stars: Cemal Toktas, Volga Sorgu, Erkan Can, Taylan Ertugrul

Votes: 479

22. Know Your Mushrooms (2008)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

6.4
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Ron Mann investigates the miraculous, near-secret world of fungi. Visionaries Gary Lincoff and Larry Evans lead us on a hunt for the wild mushroom and the deeper cultural experiences ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Larry Evans, Gary Lincoff

Votes: 278

23. The Tango Singer (2009)

110 min | Drama, Musical

6.1
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A woman tries to get back on her feet after suffering from a devastating break-up.

Director: Diego Martínez Vignatti | Stars: Eugenia Ramírez, Bruno Todeschini, Dora Baret, Patrick Descamps

Votes: 56

24. The Referees (2009)

77 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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How can a few crucial minutes in a football match change the life of an entire family? How do the "men in black" feel when they are attacked by supporters? Kill the Referee unveils the ... See full summary »

Directors: Yves Hinant, Eric Cardot, Delphine Lehericey | Stars: Howard Webb, Manuel Mejuto González, Roberto Rosetti, Michel Platini

Votes: 749

25. Li Tong (2009)

76 min | Drama

7.8
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Eight-year-old Li Tong from Beijing loses her bus pass one day after school. She decides to walk home. On her way, she encounters a warm-hearted old lady, a security guard, a young woman, a... See full summary »

Director: Nian Liu | Stars: Kang Yao, Zhao Zhicun

Votes: 24

26. Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

6.9
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A flamboyant impresario and an ageing ex-wrestling champion arrive in a small town, offering a hefty award to the local challenger. In fact, the promoter wants to rinse the spectators for every penny. But, is this a good day to go fishing?

Director: Álvaro Brechner | Stars: Gary Piquer, Jouko Ahola, Antonella Costa, César Troncoso

Votes: 1,096

27. Mommy Is at the Hairdresser's (2008)

97 min | Drama

7.0
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Summer 1966. It's time to enjoy the summer holiday, total freedom. Teenage Élise discovers that the sudden departure of her mother completely disrupts the family. Her brother Coco seeks ... See full summary »

Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Marianne Fortier, Élie Dupuis, Hugo St-Onge-Paquin, Laurent Lucas

Votes: 853

28. Mate (2018)

92 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Jun-ho is a freelance photographer. His independence is also reflected in his relationships with women, as he avoids any commitment. When he takes on a job for a magazine, he runs into ... See full summary »

Director: Dae-gun Jung | Stars: Hee-seop Sim, Hye-Seong Jung, Hae-yeon Kil, Sin-hwan Jeon

Votes: 14

29. Metal Politics Taiwan (2018)

90 min | Documentary

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Freddy Lim is a founder and singer of the famous black metal band Chthonic from Taiwan. Apart from that, he has been a member of the Taiwanese parliament since 2016, sitting on the ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Wilms | Stars: Freddy Lim, The Dalai Lama, Jesse Liu, Donald Trump

30. Ne me libérez pas, je m'en charge (2009)

107 min | Documentary

6.8
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Michel Vaujour, former thief and mobster, always chose making a break for freedom over a life behind bars, adventure over a life of submission. He has spent 27 years in prison, 17 of those ... See full summary »

Director: Fabienne Godet | Star: Michel Vaujour

Votes: 55

31. Will Not End Here (2008)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.1
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The film is set in the present day, but the backdrop to the film is the brutal Balkans War of the 1990's.The main character Martin (Ivan Herceg) is a Croatian War veteran who falls in love with Desa (Nada Sargin), a Serb.

Director: Vinko Bresan | Stars: Ivan Herceg, Nada Sargin, Predrag 'Predjo' Vusovic, Inge Appelt

Votes: 897

32. Nothing Personal (I) (2009)

85 min | Drama

7.1
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71 Metascore

Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Urszula Antoniak | Stars: Lotte Verbeek, Stephen Rea, Tom Charlfa, Ann Marie Horan

Votes: 4,412

33. Pedro (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.8
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In 1994 Pedro Zamora was the first HIV-positive gay man to appear in a reality show on MTV. The audience of 'The Real World: San Francisco' identified easily with this intelligent, ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Oceano | Stars: Alex Loynaz, Justina Machado, Hale Appleman, DaJuan Johnson

Votes: 465

34. Searching for the Elephant (2009)

144 min | Drama

5.6
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The film depicts the hollow lives of affluent thirty-something young urban professionals in Seoul. The protagonists are three childhood friends, each struggling with a compulsion: ... See full summary »

Director: Seung-koo Jhung | Stars: Dong-Hyuk Cho, Jong-min Baek, Myeong-hee Go, Ji-hyeong Han

Votes: 286

35. Mid-August Lunch (2008)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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75 Metascore

Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Di Gregorio | Stars: Valeria De Franciscis, Marina Cacciotti, Maria Calì, Grazia Cesarini Sforza

Votes: 3,697 | Gross: $0.67M

36. Purgatorio (2008)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.6
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Three novellas are connected by the character of Don Julio. The old man lives alone in a hacienda which is being absorbed by the huge Mexico City. Don Julio escapes from the surrounding ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Rochín | Stars: Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Dolores Heredia, Miguel Rodarte, Ana Claudia Talancón

Votes: 125

37. The Reverse (2009)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A story about women, set in the present and in 1950s Warsaw. The main character is Sabina, a quiet, shy woman who has just turned thirty. Clearly, she lacks a man in her life. Her mother ... See full summary »

Director: Borys Lankosz | Stars: Agata Buzek, Krystyna Janda, Anna Polony, Marcin Dorocinski

Votes: 1,904

38. Thou Shalt Not Kill (2018)

120 min | Drama

6.7
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Cristian, a young surgeon, an idealist devoted to his vocation, works at a hospital in Bucharest. He is the only one disturbed by the unexpected deaths of patients after successful ... See full summary »

Directors: Catalin Rotaru, Gabi Virginia Sarga | Stars: Alexandru Suciu, Cristina Flutur, Codin Maticiuc, Daniel Popa

Votes: 129

39. Border (2009)

82 min | Documentary, Drama

5.9
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Told from the point of view of a rescued buffalo, this is the story of a small town trying to find itself after the Armenian-Azeri conflict. The buffalo's reception by the other farm ... See full summary »

Director: Harutyun Khachatryan | Stars: Liparit Liparitian, Manvel Mkhitaryan, Davit Gasparyan, Khdr Aloyan

Votes: 75

40. Seven Minutes in Heaven (2008)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

6.9
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One morning Galia and her boyfriend board a local Jerusalem bus. It is packed with passengers, among them a suicide bomber. The bus explodes, leaving Galia with severe burns and memory loss... See full summary »

Director: Omri Givon | Stars: Reymonde Amsallem, Gilles Ben-David, Edna Blilious, Gilad Cohen

Votes: 192

41. The Hungry Ghosts (2009)

R | 105 min | Drama

5.0
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A New York City-set drama of interlocking stories which occur over a 36-hour period.

Director: Michael Imperioli | Stars: Steve Schirripa, Aunjanue Ellis, Nick Sandow, Sharon Angela

Votes: 138

42. Thomas (2008)

70 min | Drama

7.0
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Thomas, a former doctor, a widower, lives alone in a basement apartment in Helsinki. His routine becomes even more limited when his misanthropic brother dies, reducing Thomas' human contact... See full summary »

Director: Miika Soini | Stars: Lasse Pöysti, Mauri Heikkilä, Visa Koiso-Kanttila, Pentti Siimes

Votes: 220

43. Tsar (2009)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, History

6.8
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In 16th-century Russia in the grip of chaos, Ivan the Terrible strongly believes he is vested with a holy mission. Believing he can understand and interpret the signs, he sees the Last ... See full summary »

Director: Pavel Lungin | Stars: Pyotr Mamonov, Oleg Yankovskiy, Ramilya Iskander, Anastasiya Dontsova

Votes: 2,740

44. Unspoken (2008)

90 min | Drama

5.9
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Grace is still grappling with the disappearance of her daughter five years earlier. Her husband Lukas is trapped in his own helpless grief. He and Grace have long since stopped ... See full summary »

Director: Fien Troch | Stars: Déborah Amsens, Emmanuelle Devos, Chloé Henry, Bruno Todeschini

Votes: 241

45. Upperdog (2009)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival, he to material wealth on Oslo's west side, she to an average family on the east side. ... See full summary »

Director: Sara Johnsen | Stars: Hermann Sabado, Agnieszka Grochowska, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen, Bang Chau

Votes: 1,407

46. Lost Times (2009)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

6.4
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1997. Young car mechanic Iván lives in a godforsaken village in eastern Hungary. He looks after his mentally disabled sister Eszter and earns extra money smuggling diesel oil from Ukraine. ... See full summary »

Director: Áron Mátyássy | Stars: József Kádas, Teréz Vass, Eszter Földes, Attila Géza László

Votes: 194

47. Vegas: Based on a True Story (2008)

102 min | Drama

6.7
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The film takes place away from the glittering strip of mega casinos, but the greed of Sin City is just as pervasive on the desert outskirts. This is where a happy family learns of a ... See full summary »

Director: Amir Naderi | Stars: Mark Greenfield, Alexis Hart, Nancy La Scala, Zach Thomas

Votes: 179

48. Welcome (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.5
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61 Metascore

Bilal sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe and wants to get to England to see his love who lives there.

Director: Philippe Lioret | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Audrey Dana, Derya Ayverdi

Votes: 6,930 | Gross: $0.01M

49. White Lightnin' (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia, where every man owns a gun and a moonshine still, abides living legend Jesco White, "the dancing outlaw". As a boy Jesco was... See full summary »

Director: Dominic Murphy | Stars: Muse Watson, Carrie Fisher, Wallace Merck, Stephanie Astalos-Jones

Votes: 1,602

50. Best Director (2019) (2019)

93 min | Drama

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Zhang and Shanni are a couple. They live in Beijing and both are successful. Zhang is a director of some renown whose film has just won a prize abroad. Shanni is a fashion magazine ... See full summary »

Director: Xian Zhang | Stars: Chuyi Jiang, Jingcheng Jin, Shaolong Wang, Huiqin Yang


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