Line-up of Competition Films for Golden Goblet Award
The Bones Tunnel directed by Nacho Garassino (Argentina)
AINOM directed by Lorenzo Ceva Valla (Italy)
HAYDE BRE directed by Orhan Oguz (Turkey)
BUNNY DROP directed by Hiroyuki Tanaka (Japan)
THE QUEST directed by Goutam Ghose ((India/Bangladesh)
ALIVE AND TICKING directed by Andi Rogenhagen (Germany)
TOMORROW’S JOE directed by Fumihiko Sori (Japan)
HYDRAULICS directed by Yevgeni Serov (Russia)
THERE BE DRAGONS directed by Roland Joffe(USA/Argentina/Spain)
毕业于阿根廷FEDERICO Valle电影学院, 1987年开始从事电影及电视导演工作。曾获得阿根廷电视最高奖项MARTIN FIERRO奖。1999年开始一直在西班牙拍摄电影及媒体宣传广告。2005年返回阿根廷工作。
The Bones Tunnel (Argentina, 2011, 94’)
Directed by Nacho Garassino
Seven men escape from prison by digging a tunnel. Apart from the difficulties they experience with the prison guards and the other convicts, they still have to handle conflicts among themselves. Inside the tunnel they came across a sinister finding: human bones, proof of a dark era in Argentina. In a moment of desperation, the fugitives made a pact with the dead if they managed to escape they would tell everyone about their existence.
He is a TV and film director and has developed his career between the cities of Buenos Aires and Barcelona. He directed: EL OTRO LADO – A news program with Fabián Polosecki. It was awarded many prizes, among which we find a "Martín Fierro". "INFAUSTO" – A short film, fiction, 17 minutes, was invited to Festivales de Medina del Campo (Spain), Icurts (Spain), Argenkino (Berlin). Lately, he has made in Argentina a series of documentaries called "ALGO DE JAZZ", "COLOR DE LEÓN" and "MUSEOS" broadcasted on channel Ciudad Abierta.
AINOM(Italy, 2010, 90’)
Directed by Lorenzo Ceva Valla
Ainom, a African refugee, comes to Italy to seek an undisturbed life. However, she is held in captivity by Enrico who owns a ski resort. Enrico always tries to sexually harass her. Desperate and miserable as she is, Ainom plans her second runaway. However, she exposed her identity for saving a snow-bounded couple, unfortunately found by Enrico. They both end in a cave and break out a furious fight…
Lorenzo Ceva Valla was born in 1967 in Italy Milan. He started out his career as an assistant photographer in 1989.
HAYDE BRE (Turkey, 2010, 115’)
Directed by Orhan OĞUZ
It tells a story of a man, who has been ripped off his roots deep in the soil, witnessing the fast change of the world and then fading away. Saadet goes to Macedonia from Istanbul with her children to attend the circumcision feast of her son Orhan as well as visit her father Sabanaga and mother Mamo. As bad luck would have it, Mamo dies in an accident. Saadet persuades Şabanaga to come to Istanbul with a heavy heart as he does not want to go at all. A tacit, deep and passionate relation is continuing now between Saadet and the man, whom she saw on the balcony opposite her house.
ORHAN OĞUZ was born in Kırklareli as the son of a family which emigrated from Yugoslavia. As a child, he was interested in photography and painting. He started his cinema adventure as an assistant cameraman at the age of 16, and he shot four short films with his friends. He held photograph and painting exhibitions. In 1978, he worked as a director of photography with many directors and with their encouragement he shot the movie "Herşeye Rağmen" in 1987. He prefers to tell the stories of lonely, quiet and marginalized people from all strata.
BUNNY DROP (Japan, 2010, 113’)
Directed by Hiroyuki Tanaka
Going home for his grandfather’s funeral, thirty-year-old Daikichi meets an unfamiliar child in the garden. His mother explains that Rin is his grandfather's illegitimate daughter by an unknown mother. The girl is an embarrassment to all his relatives and nobody wants to take her in because of the scandal. Annoyed by their attitude, Daikichi decides to take care of Rin himself, even though he is single and has no experience raising a child. Daikichi feels it tiring and troublesome to look after a child. Then, will Daikichi and Rin get along well with each others? Will Daikichi be changed by the young girl?
Sabu, born in 1964 in Wakayama, Japan, is the pseudonym of Japanese actor and director with original name Hiroyuki Tanaka. He began his career as an actor but quickly moved into directing. In 1996, he was permitted to 47th Berlin International Film Festival by his debut DANGAN RANNA, by which he was honored Star Director Award in Yokohama Film Festival. Later released MONDAY and BLESSING BELL were respectively in 2000 and 2003 invited in Golden Horse Film Festival. All his films have won 9 awards.
THE QUEST (India/Bangladesh, 2010, 150’)
Directed by Goutam Ghose
Rabindranath Tagore's elder brother Jyotirindranath Tagore, a western educated bright young man from the 19th century Bengal met the Octogenarian Lalan Faqir and drew a portrait of the poet saint in the former’s houseboat afloat on the river Padma. Jyotirindranath, an urban intellectual exchange views with the man of native wisdom. Their exchange of ideas forms the cinematic narrative of this film. The narrative is a saga of the life and time of Lalan Faqir and his liberal sect who lived a life of high order in an otherwise superstitious 19th century Indian society. Lalan inherited the best of the liberal and enlightened tradition of Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam to develop a philosophy of life which is extremely secular and tolerant. Thus became an easy prey for the fundamentalists of the Hindu and Muslim institutions. They were the paralleled stream flowing freely in the heart of rural Bengal when men like Rabindranath Tagore were germinating ideas of the Bengal renaissance.
An active part of group theatre movement in Kolkata, Goutam Ghose started making documentaries in 1973. His second documentary Hungry Autumn won him the main award at the Oberhausen Film Festival. Since then his feature films and documentaries has received world wide recognition. Until now, his films have been honoured for about 16 international awards in big film festivals including Cannes International Film Festival.
国家：德国 制作年：2011 片长：85’
导演：安迪-罗格哈根 故事梗概： 一部关于爱与忍耐的家庭喜剧。伊娃是一位患有图雷特氏综合症的17岁女孩。外界的生活让她压力倍增，面部抽动症也越发严重。所以她时常呆在家中，很少与人接触。母亲常年来不断寻找名医，试图医好伊娃的病。但是一次又一次的失望，让伊娃和她的父亲早已放弃治疗。每一次，当伊娃觉得透不过气来的时候，她总爱去外祖母的房子。因为在那里，她可以肆意的发泄。某一天，伊娃在树林里的板凳上找到了她的父亲，父亲向她坦诚没了工作。失去了经济支柱的家庭，最终又将何去何从……
ALIVE AND TICKING(Germany, 2011, 85’)
Directed by Andi Rogenhagen
It is an anarchistic and warm-hearted family comedy about love, tolerance, and perhaps the strangest illness in the world – the Tourette’s syndrome. Eva is seventeen and has Tourette, but Tourette does not have her. Encounters with the outside world are exceedingly stressful for Eva and lead to all the worse tics. So Eva avoids contact with strangers and prefers being by herself. At home her mother’s hysterical quests for a cure can become an annoyance. Especially since Eva and her shy father, who loves her just the way she is, have long since given up feigning interest. But whenever Eva feels the walls closing in, she seeks refuge with her grandma. When Eva runs into her father one day on a bench in the forest, he confesses that he has lost his job and has been writing applications from that spot ever since. Then, how will a family without finance resource finally go on?
Andi Rogenhagen, born in Westphalian Marl, is both a writer and director. He studied photojournalism at the University of Applied Sciences in Dormund, made a name for himself as a documentary filmmaker before shooting his first fictional feature film: For THE FINAL KICK he had people in 40 different countries filmed simultaneously while watching the final of the World Cup on television. He then combined those images in the editing room to create a truly unique documentary. That film was showed worldwide and was awarded the Adolf Grimme Prize award.
TOMORROW'S JOE (Japan, 2010, 132’)
Directed by Fumihiko Sori
After their release from incarceration, Joe and Rikiishi both progress as professional boxers in their respective weight classes. Despite being new to the ring, Joe becomes a popular bantamweight fighter known for his "no guard" style. Rikiishi makes his way to the top of the featherweight class and a chance at a title bout while Joe crushes a string of formidable opponents. Determined to face off against Joe, Rikiishi begins a severe weight loss regimen to drop down to Joe's weight class. Joe vs. Rikiishi – the ring of the bell sounds their destiny!
Fumihiko Sori was born in Osaka, 1964. He began his career as a VFX supervisor on various TV dramas and films before making his directorial debut with "Ping Pong" in 2002. The film became a box office hit and won Sori a Japan Academy Prize for Best Director. Sori has continued to display talent in both live action and CG animation with films such as "VEXILLE" (2007) and "ICHI" (2008).
HYDRAULIC(Russian, 2010, 101’)
Directed by Yevgeni Serov
The story of how one committed "small" betrayal leads to a tragedy. For all in this life we need to pay, but also anger and thirst for revenge, gained for years, can be dangerous. This anger can come back to haunt you, as a hydraulic shock in physics.
Three classmates went to the same technical institute, but for fifteen years had lost sight of each other. Years later, in coincidence Sergei Samsonov and the thief Avance, climb into someone else's apartment. This apartment belongs to a former friend - classmate Konstantin Chistov. Chistov once betrayed Sam. He wrote a denunciation on him, because of what Sergei was expelled from the institute a week before the diploma defense. Sam, who accidentally finds himself in Chistov’s apartment, plans his cruel revenge….
He was born in 1969 in Rybinsk, the Yaroslav Region, Russia. From 1986 to 1990, he studied at Yaroslavl State Theatre Institute. And he is the Director of a number made-for-TV films and TV series.
THERE BE DRAGONS (USA/Argentina/Spain, 2011, 122’)
Directed by Roland Joffe
The film tells the story of London-based investigative journalist Robert Torres, who visits Spain to research a book about Josemaría, the controversial founder of Opus Dei. But, Robert hits a wall, both professionally and personally, when his most promising source—his own father, Manolo Torres turns out to be his least cooperative one. Robert begins to unearth his father’s toxic secrets when he learns that Manolo was not only born in the same Spanish town as Josemaría, but, that they were childhood friends and attended the same seminary. The two men take radically different paths in life, with Josemaría dedicating his life to his faith while Manolo is swept into the brutal and tumultuous Spanish Civil War. Manolo descends into a dangerous and jealous obsession when the beautiful Hungarian revolutionary Ildiko doesn’t return his affections and instead gives herself to the courageous military leader, Oriol. As Robert continues to unearth the secrets of Josemaría’s life and Manolo’s mysterious anger, their overlapping journeys are revealed with the truths and sorrows of their past choices, which compels Manolo to confront his own secret with one last opportunity of forgiveness.
ROLAND JOFFÉ is one of the few directors to enter the cinematic medium with Oscar nominations for each of his first two motion pictures. It marked an auspicious beginning for Roland Joffé as he was universally praised for his international style of moviemaking on THE KILLING FIELDS. The film THE MISSION was the recipient of seven Oscar nominations, including one for Best Director. It was also awarded the coveted Palme d’Or as best motion picture at the Cannes Film Festival and won Italy’s Michelangelo Prize. The director made headlines again with his first collaboration with RAMCO, THE 2007 DRAMATIC THRILLER CAPTIVITY, starring Elisha Cuthbert and Daniel Gilles.