Things remain the same so we are going to go directly to comment a little on the most important premieres of today, Friday 22.
As a more ‘outstanding novelty’ we have ‘The curse of Lake Manor‘(Alfa Pictures), Italian horror film in which Samuel is a paralyzed boy who lives with his mother in Lake Manor, an isolated mansion in the woods, which he is forbidden to leave. The arrival of the young maid Denise will shed some light on the boy’s strict routine, but the mother will continue to closely monitor his every move …
For its part, another release that arrives is’The Persian Teacher‘(Avalon), a drama in which Gilles is a young man who is arrested by SS soldiers along with other Jews and sent to a concentration camp in Germany. There he manages to avoid execution by swearing to the guards that he is not Jewish, but Persian. Thanks to this ruse, Gilles manages to stay alive, but will have to teach a language that the field officer does not know.
Finally, it also premieres’Hope‘(Adso Films), a drama in which Anja and Tomas are a married couple who live as a family with their biological children and stepchildren but for years, the couple has grown apart. But when she receives a diagnosis of terminal brain cancer the day before Christmas, her life is shattered and she puts neglected love to the test.
‘Fellini of the spirits’
Director: Selma Dell’Olio
Guin: Selma Dell’Olio
Plot: Documentary film that tells, for the first time, « the invisible world », spiritual and supernatural of Federico Fellini through extraordinary materials from the unpublished archive, images from his films and exclusive interviews.
‘The Persian Teacher’
Director: Vadim Perelman
Guin: Ilya Tsofin
Cast: Nahuel Prez Biscayart, Lars Eidinger, Leonie Benesch, Jonas Nay, David Schtter, Luisa-Cline Gaffron, Alexander Beyer, Giuseppe Schillaci, Peter Beck, Andreas Hofer, Nico Ehrenteit, Marcus Calvin, Mehdi Rahim-Silvioli, Ingo Hlsmann, Felix von Bredow, Antonin Chalon, Serge Barbagallo, Pascal Elso, Elena Stetsenko, Gennadiy Fomin, Alexander Starchenko, Alexandr Zhdanovich, Anton Zhukov, Svetlana Anikey, Anastasia Gudei, Veronika Buslaeva, Elena Girenok
Plot: France, 1942. Gilles is arrested by SS soldiers along with other Jews and sent to a concentration camp in Germany. there he manages to avoid execution by swearing to the guards that he is not a Jew but a Persian. Thanks to this ruse, Gilles manages to stay alive, but will have to teach a language that the field officer does not know. As a great friendship grows between them, the suspicions of the soldiers soon appear.
‘The Curse of Lake Manor’
Director: Roberto De Feo
Guin: Lucio Besana, Margherita Ferri, David Bellini, Roberto De Feo
Cast: Maurizio Lombardi, Justin Korovkin, Francesca Cavallin, Gabriele Falsetta, Ginevra Francesconi, Massimo Rigo
Plot: Samuel is a paralyzed boy who lives with his mother in Lake Manor, an isolated mansion in the woods, which he is forbidden to leave. The arrival of the young maid Denise will shed some light on the boy’s strict routine, but the mother will continue to closely monitor his every move.
Director: Maria Sdahl
Starring: Stellan Skarsgard, Andrea Brin Hovig, Elli Rhiannon Mller Osbourne, Eirik Hallert, Steinar Klouman Hallert, Johannes Joner, Gjertrud L. Jynge, Alexander Mrk Eidem, Dina Enoksen Elvehaug, Knut Magne Uv, Thomas Tetens Moe, Einar Kland, Ing. , Hala Dakhil, Alfred Vatne, Kristin Voss Hestvold, Terje Auli, Daniel Storm Forthun Sandbye, Bente Westad, Maria Vatne
Argument: What happens to love when a middle-aged woman is predicted three months of life? Anja (43) and Tomas (59) live as a family with their biological children and stepchildren, but for years the couple has grown apart. When Anja receives a diagnosis of terminal brain cancer the day before Christmas, her life is shattered and neglected love is put to the test.
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Director: Rasko Miljkovic
Guin: Milos Kreckovic, Marko Manojlovic
Cast: Mihajlo Milavic, Silma Mahmuti, Jelena Djokic, Bojan Zirovic, Dubravka Kovjanic, Jelena Jovanova, Olga Odanovic, Milutin Milosevic, Stela Cetkovic, Milena Predic, Mateja Popovic, Vaja Dujovic
Plot: Jovan, 10, has had cerebral palsy for as long as he can remember. His condition has shaped his everyday life and made him think of himself as invisible to others, especially his parents and classmates. Yet in the world of his imagination, to which he often escapes, he is free to be whoever he wants and possesses the heroic superpowers that everyone dreams of. Jovan’s (extra) ordinary existence is suddenly shaken by a new classmate, Milica. Little by little, Milica, brave and determined, breaks down the wall that Jovan has built around himself and finally invites him to join her on a real life adventure …
‘A light in the dark’
Director: Jos Mara Borrell
Guin: Jos Mara Borrell
Plot: Marta, a young adolescent, following a talk at her school in Spain and an end-of-year trip to the bowels of Morocco, decides to inquire about what is wrong with the education of children and young people in the countries in development. She is very affected by the precariousness of life in these countries and she really thinks that salvation is in an improvement in the education received by the children who live there. Marta intends to go further and with her friend Berta embarks on a trip to Mozambique, one of the poorest countries in the world. To the north, on the small island of Ibo, there is a place where for years a sustainable education system has been applied based on the idea that it …