Section: Panorama

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THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD

Julie (Renate Reinsve), the protagonist in Joachim Trier’s breathtaking THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD – the final film in a trilogy that also includes REPRISE and OSLO, AUGUST 31ST – is not what you’d call a committed person. When we first meet her, she’s on the cusp of her 30th birthday, about to switch …

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TICK, TICK…BOOM!

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (IN THE HEIGHTS, HAMILTON) makes his feature directorial debut with TICK, TICK…BOOM!, an adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionized theater as the creator of RENT. The film follows Jon (Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Andrew Garfield), a young theater composer who’s …

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THE BIG BEND

In the vast and unknowable land of Texas, the Talbots and their two sons await the expected arrival of the Prices, old college friends of the Talbots. With both families of four, they explore the visually-striking desert, bathe in mud baths, and keep a wary eye out for snakes. With the backdrop of luminous mountains, …

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THE FABULOUS FILIPINO BROTHERS

Dante Basco was anointed API film festival royalty with his defining role in Gene Cajayon’s THE DEBUT (HIFF 2000) and as the voice of Prince Zuko in AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER (lest not forget his bad boy personification as Rufio in HOOK). After a diverse career that is entering its fourth decade, Dante makes his …

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THE HAND OF GOD

From Academy Award-winning writer and director Paolo Sorrentino (THE GREAT BEAUTY) comes the story of a young man’s heartbreak and liberation in 1980s Naples, Italy. THE HAND OF GOD follows Fabietto Schisa, an awkward Italian teen whose life and vibrant, eccentric family are suddenly upended-first by the electrifying arrival of soccer legend Diego Maradona and …

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THE LOST DAUGHTER

While on a summer holiday, middle-aged university professor Leda (Oscar® winner Olivia Colman) becomes transfixed by Nina (Dakota Johnson), a young mother. The chance encounter turns into an obsession that triggers memories of motherhood, career turns, and past loves. Soon, under the burning sun of the small coastal town, Leda’s darkest impulses and hidden truths …

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THE POWER OF THE DOG

Set in Montana in the 1920s, Jane Campion’s hotly anticipated new film is an enthralling revisionist western awash in sublime expanses and nuance, capturing a landscape and a people driven by the fantasy and folly of western expansion. Adapted from Thomas Savage’s cult novel of the same name, THE POWER OF THE DOG tells the …

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PETIT MAMAN

From director Céline Sciamma (PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE) comes a most magical and intimate portrait of childhood and motherhood. 8-year-old Nelly is spending time at her recently deceased grandmother’s house while her mother and father clean out the home. While her parents set about packing, Nelly explores the surrounding woods. While searching for …

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PARALLEL MOTHERS

Two women, Janis and Ana, coincide in a hospital room where they are going to give birth. Both are single and became pregnant by accident. Janis, middle-aged, doesn’t regret it and she is exultant. The other, Ana, an adolescent, is scared, repentant and traumatized. Janis tries to encourage her while they move like sleepwalkers along …

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