Program on Film Europe Channel - 12.03.2018


Genre - Country - Director


11:40

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.
13:15

The Minister

L'exercice de l'État | Drama | Belgium / France , 2011 | 108 min
Director: Pierre Schöller
Casting: François Vincentelli, Laurent Stocker, Michel Blanc, Olivier Gourmet, Sylvain Deblé, Zabou Breitman

The Minister for Transport, Bertrand Saint-Jean, is woken in the middle of the night by his personal private secretary. A bus has crashed into a ravine. He goes there, he has no choice. Thus begins the odyssey of a State official through an increasingly complex and hostile world. Speed, power struggles, chaos, economic crisis… In the frantic chain of events, one emergency replaces another. What sacrifices are men ready to accept? How long will they last in a State that devours those who serve i
15:10

Force Majeure

Force Majeure | Drama | Denmark / Norway / Sweden , 2014 | 115 min
Director: Ruben Östlund
Casting: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Kongsli, Clara Wettergren, 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.
17:10

Kuma

Kuma | Drama | Austria , 2012 | 89 min
Director: Umut Dag
Casting: Begüm Akkaya, Murathan Muslu, Nihal Koldas, Vedat Erincin

When Ayşe celebrates her wedding almost everyone in her Turkish village believes her to have married Hasan who is just a few years her senior. But in fact, she is sent to Vienna as Hasan’s father Mustafa’s second wife. She arrives in Austria and receives a mixed welcome from her new family. At first, Mustafa’s children, some of whom are older than Ayşe, turn their back on the girl. Only Fatma, Mustafa’s wife of many years who is now dying of cancer, seems genuinely pleased: now she can be assured of a good successor to tend to her husband, to whom she has been a loyal and obedient Muslim wife. A special friendship involves between the two different women but this relationship is soon put to the test when the family has to face a stroke of fate.
18:45

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.
20:15

Michel Petrucciani

Michel Petrucciani | Documentary / biography | France / Germany / Italy , 2011 | 100 min
Director: Michael Radford
Casting: Vanessa Guide, Roger Willemsen, Marie Laure Roperch

A documentary on the late French jazz pianist.
22:00

MONK, THE

El Monje | Drama / mystery / thriller | France / Spain , 2011 | 97 min
Director: Dominik Moll
Casting: Vincent Cassel, François Déborah, Joséphine Japy, Sergi López

The rise and fall of a Capuchin Monk in 17th century Madrid. Abandoned as a baby on the steps of a monastery and raised in strict Capuchin fashion, Ambrosio has become the most famous preacher in the country. While large crowds from all over the country come to hear his mesmerizing sermons, he’s also bitterly envied for his success by certain fellow monks. Convinced of his virtue and righteousness, Brother Ambrosio thinks he is immune to temptation... Until obscure events start terrorizing the monastery. Could they be connected to the unexpected arrival of Valerio, an apprentice monk who has the miraculous gift to relieve Ambrosio’s splitting headaches and hides his disfigured face under a wax mask? Adapted from the eponymous cult classic Gothic novel.
23:40

Black's Game

Svartur á leik | Crime / thriller | Iceland , 2012 | 102 min
Director: Óskar Axelsson
Casting: Thor Kristjansson, Jóhannes Jóhannesson, Damon Younger, María Birta

After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events.
01:25

MONK, THE

El Monje | Drama / mystery / thriller | France / Spain , 2011 | 97 min
Director: Dominik Moll
Casting: Vincent Cassel, François Déborah, Joséphine Japy, Sergi López

The rise and fall of a Capuchin Monk in 17th century Madrid. Abandoned as a baby on the steps of a monastery and raised in strict Capuchin fashion, Ambrosio has become the most famous preacher in the country. While large crowds from all over the country come to hear his mesmerizing sermons, he’s also bitterly envied for his success by certain fellow monks. Convinced of his virtue and righteousness, Brother Ambrosio thinks he is immune to temptation... Until obscure events start terrorizing the monastery. Could they be connected to the unexpected arrival of Valerio, an apprentice monk who has the miraculous gift to relieve Ambrosio’s splitting headaches and hides his disfigured face under a wax mask? Adapted from the eponymous cult classic Gothic novel.
03:10

Black's Game

Svartur á leik | Crime / thriller | Iceland , 2012 | 102 min
Director: Óskar Axelsson
Casting: Thor Kristjansson, Jóhannes Jóhannesson, Damon Younger, María Birta

After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events.
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