15-03-2011

FESTIVALS: Istanbul Announces Competition Films

By FNE Staff
ISTANBUL: Twelve films will compete in the Golden Tulip international competition at the 30th anniversary edition of the Istanbul Film Festival (film.iksv.org), 2-14 April 2011. An additional 14 films will screen in the national competition. A list of competition films follows.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION:

THE KILLER INSIDE ME | Director: Michael Winterbottom / Cast: Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba / UK-USA / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 120' / English; Turkish s.t.

LAST NIGHT | Director: Massy Tadjedin / Cast: Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes / USA-France / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 90' / English; Turkish s.t.

NEVER LET ME GO | Director: Mark Romanek / Cast: Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, Keira Knightley / United Kingdom / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 103' / English; Turkish s.t.

THE CONSPIRATOR | Director: Robert Redford / Cast: James McAvoy, Robin Wright, Kevin Kline / USA / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 122' / English; Turkish s.t.

POTICHE | Director: François Ozon / Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Fabrice Luchini, Gérard Depardieu / France / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 103' / French; English & Turkish s.t.

RABBIT HOLE | Director: John Cameron Mitchell / Cast: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest / USA / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 90' / English; Turkish s.t.

NOTHER YEAR | Director: Mike Leigh / Cast: Jim Broadbent, Lesley Manville, Ruth Sheen / United Kingdom / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 129' / English; Turkish s.t.

HE WHISTLEBLOWER | Director: Larysa Kondracki / Cast: Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave / USA / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 112' / English; Turkish s.t.

LITTLE WHITE LIES | Director: Guillaume Canet / Cast: François Cluzet, Marion Cotillard, Benoît Magimel / France / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 154' / French; English & Turkish s.t.

IN A BETTER WORLD | Director: Susanne Bier / Cast: Ulrich Thomsen, Trine Dyrholm, Mikael Persbrandt / Denmark / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 119' / Danish; English & Turkish s.t.

NATIONAL COMPETITION:

SHADOWS AND FACES | Director: Derviş Zaim / Cast: Osman Alkaş, Hazar Ergüçlü, Popi Avraam / Turkey / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 116' / Turkish; English s.t.

PRESS | Director: Sedat Yılmaz / Cast: Aram Dildar, Engin Emre Değer, Tayfur Aydın / Turkey / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 100' / Turkish; English s.t.

BROKEN MUSSELS | Director: Seyfettin Tokmak / Cast: Uğur Barış Mehmetoğlu, Seydo Çelik, Selma Alıspahıc / Turkey-Sweden

OUR GRAND DESPAIR | Director: Seyfi Teoman / Cast: İlker Aksum, Fatih Al, Güneş Sayın / Turkey-Germany-The Netherlands / 2011 / 35 mm / Colour / 102' / Turkish; English s.t.

72nd WARD | Director: Murat Saraçoğlu / Cast: Hülya Avşar, Yavuz Bingöl, Songül Öden, Kerem Alışık / Turkey / 2011 / 35 mm / Colour / 97' / Turkish; English s.t.

HAIR | Director: Tayfun Pirselimoğlu / Cast: Ayberk Pekcan, Nazan Kesal, Rıza Akın / Turkey-Greece / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 131' / Turkish; English s.t.

UNSEEN | Director: Ali Özgentürk / Cast: Udo Kier, Gürgen Öz, Muhammet Uzuner / Turkey / 2011 / 35 mm / Colour / 120' / Turkish; English s.t.

TOLL BOOTH | Director: Tolga Karaçelik / Cast: Serkan Ercan, Zafer Diper, Nur Aysan / Turkey / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 110' / Turkish; English s.t.

THE PLANE TREE | Director: Handan İpekçi / Cast: Nurgül Yeşilçay, Celile Toyon, Deniz Deha Lostar / Turkey / 2011 / 35 mm / Colour / 119' / Turkish; English s.t.

WHITE AS SNOW | Director: Selim Güneş / Cast: Hakan Korkmaz, Sinem İslamoğlu, Gürsan Piri Onurlu / Turkey / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 80' / Turkish; English s.t.

THE SON | Director: Atilla Cengiz / Cast: Rıza Akın, Enes Atış, Şahin Ergüney / Turkey / 2011 / 35 mm / Colour / 97' / Turkish-Kurdish; English & Turkish s.t.

MERRY-GO-ROUND | Director: İlksen Başarır / Cast: Mert Fırat, Nergis Öztürk, Zeynep Oral / Turkey / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 90' / Turkish; English s.t.

ZEPHYR | Director: Belma Baş / Cast: Şeyma Uzunlar, Vahide Gördüm, Sevinç Baş / Turkey / 2010 / 35 mm / Colour / 93' / Turkish; English s.t.

ECUMENOPOLIS: CITY WITHOUT LIMITS | Director: İmre Azem / Turkey-Germany / 2011 / HDCAM / Colour / 88' / Turkish; English &Turkish s.t.