Engaging with the world
BRAZIL , France
| 127 minutes | 2017
From Brazil to Africa, a coming-of-age tale about an idealistic traveller and his voyage of self-discovery triggered by culture shock. For his sophomore feature, Brazilian director Fellipe Barbosa (Casa Grande) re-examines a news item about a real-life former classmate. Gabriel and the Mountain recreates the economics student’s last 70 days after he sets off enthusiastically to discover Africa but mysteriously disappears while climbing Mount Mulanje in Malawi. Tragic and elegiac.IN PRESENCE OF THE DIRECTORIN COMPÉTITION
Breath of fresh air from Brazil in this debut that embraces desire and sensuality freely expressed. Marcelo Caetano was inspired by Walt Whitman’s poem I...
BRAZIL | 127 minutes | 2017
A single mother and her rebellious son make some bad judgment calls, only to discover precious little light at the end of the tunnel. The 2016 presidential...
SPAIN | 127 minutes | 2017
Japanese director Katsuya Tomita, who broke out in 2011 with Saudade, delves behind the neon facade of sex tourism in a Bangkok red- light district. Luck...
JAPAN , France , Laos , Thailand | 127 minutes | 2016
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