50. BELGRADE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FEST – POSTFESTUM
Wednesday, March 9
17.00 MARINER OF THE MOUNTAINS / MARINHEIRO DAS MONTANHAS
Brazil, France, Germany, Algeria, 2021 / 95’
Director: Karim Aïnouz
Participate: Murilo Hause, Viviane Letayf, Karim Aïnouz…
January 2019. Filmmaker Karim Aïnouz decides to take a boat, cross the Mediterranean and embark on his first journey to Algeria. Accompanied by the memory of his mother, Iracema, and his camera, Aïnouz gives us a detailed account of the journey to his father’s homeland; from the sea crossing to his arrival in the Atlas Mountains in Kabylia in northern Algeria to his return. Interweaving present, past and future.
Cannes, Karlovy Vary, São Paulo, Hamburg, Busan, Vienna, IDFA Amsterdam
France, Belgium, Monaco, 2021 / 135’
Director: Gaspar Noé
Cast: Dario Argento, Françoise Lebrun, Alex Lutz
An older couple drink a toast to each other on the terrace of their flat. They would appear to be happy and healthy. But their quiet autumn days are slowly torn apart by an insiduous illness that causes Françoise to first get lost on the streets of Paris and soon in her own mind as well.
Cannes, Locarno, Karlovy Vary, Jerusalem, San Sebastián, New York, Hamburg, Busan, Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal, Gent, Brisbane, Vienna, Thessaloniki, Cairo
Festival du nouveau cinéma Montréal: Audience Award for Best Film
Ghent: Grand Prix for the Best Film
Hamburg: Critics Award
San Sebastián: Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Prize
22.00 THE CRUSADE / LA CROISADE
France, 2021 / 68’
Director: Louis Garrel
Cast: Louis Garrel, Laetitia Casta, Joseph Engel, Ilinka Lony, Julia Boème, Lionel Dray, Clémence Jeanguillaume, Lazare Minoungou, Farid Bouzenad, Basilis Athanassiadis
Abel, Marianne and their 13-year-old son Joseph live together in Paris. Their existence is thrown into turmoil when Abel and Marianne discover that Joseph has secretly sold valuables from the family home to finance a mysterious ecological project he and his friends have in Africa. They’re about to save the planet.
Cannes, Jerusalem, San Sebastián, Rome