Program on Film Europe Channel - 19.02.2018


Genre - Country - Director


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Lourdes

Lourdes | Drama / psychological | Austria / France / Germany , 2009 | 96 min
Director: Jessica Hausner
Casting: Bruno Todeschini(Kuno), Gerhard Liebmann(Pater Nigl), Gilette Barbier(Fr. Hartl), Léa Seydoux(Maria), Sylvie Testud(Christine)

In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains. Christine has spent most of her life confined to a wheelchair, unable to use her arms and legs, and while she has a keen mind and the means to seek treatment, she looks for a solution to her condition in faith as well as medical science. After several days of treatment, Christine is amazed to find that she's regained the full use of her arms and legs.But Christine's interest is less in thanking the Lord and more in pursuing a handsome man Kuno.
13:20

Of Horses and Men

Hross í oss | Drama / comedy / romance | Germany / Iceland , 2013 | 78 min
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson
Casting: Charlotte Boving, Helgi Björns, Ingvar Sigurosson, Steinn Ármann

Kolbeinn loves Solveig and Solveig loves Kolbeinn but Kolbeinn is in love with his prized possession and darling, the mare Grána. Grána is obsessed with the stallion Brúnn. Vernhardur is in love with vodka and the horse Jarpur loves Vernhardur, his master. Grimur has a passion for ancient horse roads but Egill admires barbed wire fences. Spring is coming and the whole community is following the story. This cannot end well… No horses were hurt in making of this film. The human actors are still alive but the question is their possible trauma.
14:45

Haute Cuisine

Les saveurs du Palais | Biography / comedy | France , 2012 | 91 min
Director: Christian Vincent
Casting: Arthur Dupont, Catherine Frot, Hippolyte Girardot, Jean d'Ormesson

Hortense Laborie, a renowned chef from Perigord, is astonished when the President of the Republic appoints her his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Elysée Palace. Despite jealous resentment from the other kitchen staff, Hortense quickly establishes herself, thanks to her indomitable spirit. The authenticity of her cooking soon seduces the President, but the corridors of power are littered with traps... Based on the extraordinary true story of President FrancoisMitterand'sprivate cook.
16:20

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.
18:10

Melancholia

Melancholia | Drama | Denmark / France / Germany / Sweden , 2011 | 130 min
Director: Lars von Trier
Casting: Alexander Skarsgard(Michael), Brady Corbet(Tim), Cameron Spurr(Leo), Charlotte Gainsbourg(Claire), Kirsten Dunst(Justine)

Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgard) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine's sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth threatening the very existence of humankind...Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide into the Earth.
20:25

17 girls

17 FILLES | Drama | France , 2011 | 87 min
Director: Delphine Coulin, Muriel Coulin
Casting: Esther Garrel, Juliette Darche, Louise Grinberg, Roxane Duran, Yara Pilartz

In a little crisis-stricken town by the ocean, 17 teenage girls from the same high school together make an unexpected decision. Although neither the adults nor the boys understand their decision or what they want, one thing is certain: the girls’ lives are about to change.
22:00

Route Irish

Route Irish | Action / drama / thriller | Belgium / France / Italy / Spain / UK , 2010 | 105 min
Director: Ken Loach
Casting: Andrea Lowe, Geoff Bell, Mark Womack, Najwa Nimri, Stephen Lord

The story of a private security contractor in Iraq who rejected the official explanation of his friend's death and sets out to discover the truth. Route Irish is the name of a movie of legendary director Ken Loach, who usually focuses on socially sensitive topics in his films. This time he has chosen the issue of the war in Iraq and its commercialization. Two former British soldiers does the business in the Middle East as purveyors of the U.S. military, but unfortunately, one of them accidentally dies. Thereafter this ignites the second inquiry and Fergus launches the investigation, whether a friend's death was not prepared in advance.
23:50

Broken

Broken | Drama / romance | UK , 2012 | 88 min
Director: Rufus Norris
Casting: Bill Milner, Cillian Murphy, Eloise Laurence, Tim Roth

The story of a young girl in North London whose life changes after witnessing a violent attack.
01:20

Route Irish

Route Irish | Action / drama / thriller | Belgium / France / Italy / Spain / UK , 2010 | 105 min
Director: Ken Loach
Casting: Andrea Lowe, Geoff Bell, Mark Womack, Najwa Nimri, Stephen Lord

The story of a private security contractor in Iraq who rejected the official explanation of his friend's death and sets out to discover the truth. Route Irish is the name of a movie of legendary director Ken Loach, who usually focuses on socially sensitive topics in his films. This time he has chosen the issue of the war in Iraq and its commercialization. Two former British soldiers does the business in the Middle East as purveyors of the U.S. military, but unfortunately, one of them accidentally dies. Thereafter this ignites the second inquiry and Fergus launches the investigation, whether a friend's death was not prepared in advance.
03:10

Broken

Broken | Drama / romance | UK , 2012 | 88 min
Director: Rufus Norris
Casting: Bill Milner, Cillian Murphy, Eloise Laurence, Tim Roth

The story of a young girl in North London whose life changes after witnessing a violent attack.
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