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LevelK at Ventana Sur

Dear Friends,

Ventana Sur is just around the corner and we would therefore like to share some of our interesting titles with you.

First of all we would like to highlight our new fun and obscure Spanish horror THE PASSENGER, which will be screened at Ventana Sur. THE PASSENGER world premiered at Sitges FF as part of Fantastic 7 to rave reviews.

Our strong titles also consists of the Rotterdam FF selected Iranian exorcism drama ZALAVA, which screened at TIFF Midnight Madness and won the Grand Prize and FIPRESCI Award at Venice International Film Critics' Week and Best Film at Fantastic Fest.The Danish drama and San Sebastian main competition winner (Best Director and Best Leading Performance) AS IN HEAVEN, which is selected for Rotterdam FF and has previously screened at TIFF Discovery, London FF and Busan.

The multiple award and Sundance winner HIVE, which is selected as the official Oscar candidate for Kosovo 2021.

The engaging biopic drama TOVE, which has sold to more than 50+ countries and was Finland's official Oscar candidate.

Lastly we have two documentaries, the IDFA selected and award winning Colombian title ON THE OTHER SIDE and the Brazilian FROM LOVE NO ONE ESCAPES.

Our Head of Sales Debra Liang will be attending online. For more information or to book a meeting CEST time with Debra Liang, please reach out to Sales Assistant Laura Bonde ([email protected]).

Ventana Sur line-up

The Passenger

The Passenger

  • Horror / 90 min / Spain / 2021

A group of strangers sharing a van have their trip abruptly interrupted when the driver accidentally hits a woman hiking in the middle of the night. They decide to take her to the hospital, but on the way quickly learn that she is not in need of a hospital and that they shouldn’t have let her in at all.

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Zalava

Zalava

  • Drama / 93 min / Iran / 2021

In 1978, the inhabitants of a small village in Iran called Zalava claim there is a demon among them. Massoud, a young gendarmerie sergeant, who investigates this claim encounters an exorcist attempting to rid the village of the demon. When he arrests the exorcist on charges of fraud, the villagers fear and anger escalates. Massoud and his love interest, a government doctor, soon find themselves trapped in a cursed house, surrounded by villagers who believe they are both possessed by the demon.

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As in Heaven

As in Heaven

  • Drama / 85 min / Denmark / 2021

On a farm in the late 1800s an intense waiting begins when a mother goes into a complicated labour, and 14-year-old Lise must prepare herself for a night that may change her life forever.

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Hive

Hive

  • Drama / 83 min / Kosovo,Switzerland,Macedonia,Albania / 2021

Fahrije’s husband has been missing since the war in Kosovo, and along with their grief, her family is struggling financially. In order to provide for them she launches a small agricultural business, but in the traditional patriarchal village where she lives, her ambition and efforts to empower herself and other women are not seen as positive things. She struggles not only to keep her family afloat but also against a hostile community who is rooting for her to fail.

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Tove

Tove

  • Drama / 100 min / Finland / 2020

In the midst of her artistic struggles and unconventional personal life, Tove Jansson found worldwide success from an unexpected side project: the creation of the beloved world of the Moomins. TOVE is a captivating drama about the creative energy of an iconic talent and her turbulent search for identity, desire and freedom.

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On the other side

On the other side

  • Documentary / 96 min / Colombia,Spain / 2021

My mom spent 2 years kidnapped by the FARC in 2004. Now that she is gone and that war is over, my brother and I read the diaries she wrote during her captivity; we remember that she forgave and decided to search for the guerrillas who guarded her.

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From Love No One Escapes

From Love No One Escapes

  • Documentary / 90 min / Brazil / 2021

A prison without guards or guns seems utopic, but it's real. From Love no one Escapes goes on a journey through the daily lives of inmates in a Brazilian humanized system of imprisonment, known as APAC. The film is an invitation for freedom: freedom of prejudices, judgment, hatred and ignorance.

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Screenings in Ventana Sur

Tuesday 30. November 12:30
Thursday 02. December 15:30 


 

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