Special Program from Cannes
Cannes Film Festival is one of the most prominent film festivals in the world that brings numerous new businesses together at its market. In this year’s Special Program from Cannes, we will introduce 6 films from the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, including the Palme d’Or winner of Cannes Court Métrage (short film program).
A Gentle Night
In a nameless Chinese city, a mother with her daughter missing, refuses to go gentle into this good night.
On the brink of divorce, a middle aged man, Olavi, retreats to his cabin by the lake. After a few days he finds that the ceiling has come down making him unable to stand up straight.
TIME TO GO
Marta works at her father’s automobile repair shop. After her boyfriend is arrested, Marta is faced with a difficult choice: to stay loyal to her father, or to do what it takes to get her boyfriend released. Marta’s situation is complicated by a secret that she needs to reveal to both of the men in her life.
LITTLE MANIFESTO AGAINST SOLEMN CINEMA
A trivial story about two people that meet at a party and spend the night together, told in the most pretentious, most poetic, but above all, most solemn possible ways.
A 16 year old girl has come to the hospital to identify the body of her mother. The people in charge at the hospital – due to her young age – won’t let her into the morgue and ask her to bring her guardian instead. However the girl insists that most of her family is in jail for criminal activities. Finally after her insistence they agree to let her into the morgue…
On a dark and windy beach, Grandma prays, Mom screams, his sisters don't give a hoot, and Lucas is alone. Grandpa was a strange guy. But now, he's dead.