50. BELGRADE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FEST – POSTFESTUM
Sunday, March 13
17.00 THE EMIGRANTS / UTVANDRARNA
Sweden, New Zealand, Denmark, Norway, 2021 / 148’
Director: Erik Poppe
Cast: Gustaf Skarsgård, Sofia Helin, Tove Lo, Laurence Kinlan, Díana Bermudez, Lisa Carlehed, Ola Normelli, Adrian Taheri, James Longshore, Iulian Burciu
The story of Kristina Nilsson, a mother who leaves a poverty-stricken Sweden with her family in the 1850s and sets out on a long, dangerous journey, hoping to find a better life for herself and her children in America. Based on Vilhelm Moberg’s much-loved classic.
19.30 SUPERHEROES / SUPEREROI
Italia, 2021 / 125’
Director: Paolo Genovese
Cast: Jasmine Trinca, Alessandro Borghi, Greta Scarano, Vinicio Marchioni, Linda Caridi, Gwendolyn Gourvenec, Flavio Parenti, Michelangelo Severgnini, Elena Sofia Ricci
The story of a young couple who falls in love and struggles to keep its relationship alive going through tenderness and fights, lies and emotions, secrets and cheatings. A sentimental dramedy about couples and the effect of time passing on their relationships, posing a simple but profound question: what superpowers you need to have, to love each other your whole life?
Berlin Film Festival
22.00 THE STAFFROOM
Croatia, 2021 / 126’
Director: Sonja Tarokić
Cast: Marina Redžepović, Stojan Matavulj, Nives Ivanković, Maja Posavec, Sandra Lončarić, Daria Lorenci Flatz
Anamaria starts a new job as a school counsellor, a place full of petty conflicts and cliques. Initially, she tries to stay out of the power games played by the headmistress, teachers and parents, focusing on her work with children. However, in order to survive, she will have to sacrifice her integrity and play her own game in the staffroom.
Karlovy Vary, Mostra de València – Cinema del Mediterrani, Zagreb, Cottbus, Torino
Karlovy Vary: Special Jury Mention, Special Mention of Ecumenical Jury
Zagreb: Special Jury Mention in International Competition