MOSCOW: The 33rd Moscow International Film Festival (www.moscowfilmfestival.ru), which takes place 23 June through 2 July 2011, has selected 17 films for its main international competition.
The competition has an emphasis on films from Europe, with two Russian entries, as well as competition films from CEE territories Poland, Bulgaria, Georgia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia, and Austria. The international jury includes Geraldine Chaplin, Amos Gitai, Arturo Ripstein and Nikolai Dostal.
The festival will open with the world premiere of Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon directed by Michael Bay. The closing film is The Debt starring Helen Mirren and directed by John Madden.
FNE will profile the competition films in the coming weeks.
The complete list of main competition films follows:
AMERICAN TRANSLATIONDir. Pascal Arnold, Jean-Marc BarrFrance, 2011LA VITA FACILE / THE PERFECT LIFEDir. Lucio PellegriniItaly, 2011ICHIMAI NO HAGAKI / POSTCARDDir. Kaneto ShindôJapan, 2011USHENOD MGONI MOVKVDEBI / I'LL DIE WITHOUT YOUDir. Levan TutberidzeGeorgia, 2010VISSZATÉRÉS / RETRACEDir. Judit ElekHungary, 2011CHAPITEAU-SHOWDir. Sergei LobanRussia, 2011KETSOVE / SNEAKERSDir. Ivan Vladimirov, Valeri YordanovBulgaria, 2011JOANNADir. Feliks FalkPoland, 2010LA OTRA FAMILIA / THE OTHER FAMILYDir. Gustavo LozaMexico, 2010W IMIENIU DIABŁA / IN THE NAME OF THE DEVILDir. Barbara SassPoland, 2011ODCHÁZENÍ / LEAVINGDir. Václav HavelCzech Republic, 2011MONTEVIDEO, BOG TE VIDEO / MONTEVIDEO, TASTE OF A DREAMDir. Dragan BjelogrlićSerbia, 2011ESCALADE / ESCALATIONDir. Charlotte SilveraFrance, 2011FUK SAU CHE CHI SEI / REVENGE: A LOVE STORYDir. Wong Ching PoHong Kong, 2010TABU - ES IST DIE SEELE EIN FREMDES AUF ERDENDir. Christoph StarkAustria, Germany, Luxemburg, 2011LAS OLAS / THE WAVESDir. Alberto MoraisSpain, 2011SERDTSA BOOMERANGDir. Nikolai KhomerikiRussia, 2011
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