Program on Film Europe Channel - 01.02.2018


Genre - Country - Director


11:25

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?
12:50

Just the Wind

Csak a Szél | Drama | France / Germany / Hungary , 2012 | 95 min
Director: Bence Fliegauf
Casting: Gyula Horváth(Ali), Katalin Toldi(Mari), Gyöngyi Lendvai(Anna), Lajos Sárkány(Rió), Györgyi Toldi

Mari lives with her invalid father and two children in a shack in the woods outside the city. Their living conditions are modest, like their other Romani neighbors. For centuries, their "kind" has been commonly referred to as gypsies. Recently, more than ever, they must exist stealthily: five entire families in the area have already been murdered, gunned down in their own homes. The Romani community struggles to continue their simple daily routine amid the anxiety of the suspected raciallymotivated crimes. Mari juggles her two jobs. Teenager Anna tries to concentrate on her schoolwork and sketches. But young Rio is preoccupied with other things. He is getting ready...Inspired by real events.
14:30

Two Days, One Night

Deux jours, une nuit | Drama | Belgium / France / Italy , 2014 | 92 min
Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Casting: Catherine Salée, Fabrizio Rongione, Marion Cotillard, Olivier Gourmet

Sandra has only one weekend to visit her colleagues and - with the help of her husband - convince them to sacrifice their bonuses so she can keep her job.
16:05

Force Majeure

Force Majeure | Drama | Denmark / Norway / Sweden , 2014 | 115 min
Director: Ruben Östlund
Casting: Clara Wettergren, Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Kongsli, Vincent Wettergren

A Swedish family travels to the French Alps to enjoy a few days of skiing and spend some precious time with each other. The sun is shining and the slopes are spectacular but, during a lunch at a mountainside restaurant, an avalanche turns everything upside down. Ebba tries to protect their children and desperately calls for her husband Tomas who in panic is running for his life. Reality returns to embarrass laughter, the anticipated disaster having failed to occur, and yet the family’s world has been shaken to its core. Tomas and Ebba’s marriage hangs in the balance, Tomas internally struggles with his failure and tries to make anything to re-establish his shaken role of father. Force Majeure is an existential drama about the traditional roles of men and women in modern family life and their mutual expectations that emerge from them. For his movie, Ruben Östlund received Un Certain Regard Jury Prize and a nomination for Un Certain Regard Award at Cannes Film Festival 2014. This festival section is set for directors who try to create the most original testimony and expressional poetics in their films.
18:05

Walesa: Man of Hope

Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei | Biography / comedy / drama | Poland , 2013 | 120 min
Director: Andrzej Wajda
Casting: Agnieszka Grochowska, Robert Wieckiewicz

The depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Walesa, as events in the 1970s lead to a peaceful revolution.
20:10

Three Hearts

Trois coeurs | Drama | France , 2014 | 105 min
Director: Benoît Jacquot
Casting: Benoît Poelvoorde, Catherine Deneuve, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chiara Mastroianni

One night in a French provincial city, Marc meets Sylvie after missing his train back to Paris. They wander through the streets until morning, talking about everything except themselves, in rare, almost choreographed, harmony. Marc takes the first train back, and sets a date with Sylvie in Paris, a few days later. They know nothing about each other, but this is much more than a game. Sylvie keeps the date. Misfortune befalls Marc, and he cannot. He searches for her and ends up finding someone else: Sophie. He does not know that she is Sylvie’s sister. Marc and Sylvie meet again. Their unparalleled harmony still exists... but it is too late...
22:00

BODYBUILDER

Bodybuilder | Drama | France , 2014 | 100 min
Director: Roschdy Zem
Casting: Marina Fois, Vincent Rottiers, Yolin François Gauvin

Twenty year old Antoine has made enemies of a gang of young thugs, to whom he owes money. Fed up with his scams and petty crimes, his mother and older brother decide to send Antoine to his father's place in Saint-Etienne. The two men haven't seen each other for several years.
23:45

KABOOM

Kaboom | Comedy / mystery / romance | France / USA , 2010 | 83 min
Director: Gregg Araki
Casting: Chris Zylka, Haley Bennett, James Duval, Thomas Dekker

A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.
01:10

BODYBUILDER

Bodybuilder | Drama | France , 2014 | 100 min
Director: Roschdy Zem
Casting: Marina Fois, Vincent Rottiers, Yolin François Gauvin

Twenty year old Antoine has made enemies of a gang of young thugs, to whom he owes money. Fed up with his scams and petty crimes, his mother and older brother decide to send Antoine to his father's place in Saint-Etienne. The two men haven't seen each other for several years.
02:55

KABOOM

Kaboom | Comedy / mystery / romance | France / USA , 2010 | 83 min
Director: Gregg Araki
Casting: Chris Zylka, Haley Bennett, James Duval, Thomas Dekker

A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.
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