Films ordered by section
Future Frames’ Mentor: Denis Côté
1D5 30/6 18:30 Karlovy Vary Municipal Theatre 421 3/7 09:30 Small Hall 622 5/7 12:30 Small HallDirected by: Denis Côté
Canada, 2005, 91min.
Christian is in his early thirties and his solitary life is wrapped up in his mother, who is lying in a coma in a Montreal hospital. It's more an act of despair than selfishness that propels him one day to turn off her life-support machine, allowing him to try cautiously to begin a new existence in the far north of Canada.
337 2/7 19:00 Congress Hall 626 5/7 21:00 Small HallDirected by: Andrzej Żuławski
France / Italy / Germany, 1975, 109min.
Romy Schneider appears in the role of the beautiful Nadine, torn between her love for two men, a part which brought her a César for Best Actress. The cast also boasted other major stars of the day – Fabio Testi played the lover, and singer Jacques Dutronc took on the role of the husband. Andrzej Żuławski came out with an expressive melodrama filled with passion, tears, all manner of violence, and lightning twists.