Panorama of the European Film: Oscar foreign film submissions

Ahram Online , Wednesday 19 Nov 2014

The Panorama of the European Film will feature six official foreign film submissions for the 2015 Oscars. Country nominations are from Poland, Lithuania, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Estonia

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Six films nominated by their respective countries for the 2015 Best Foreign Language Film race will screen as part of the seventh Panorama of the European Film. 

Ida
Poland

Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation.

Screening:
Saturday 22 November at 6.30pm at Galaxy Cinema
Sunday 23 November at 9.30pm at Zawya Cinema
Saturday 29 November at 1pm at Galaxy Cinema

Ida

The Gambler (Losejas)
Lithuania

Paramedic Vincentas is a passionate gambler, who is forced to make radical decisions to pay his debts. An idea strikes Vincentas to create an illegal game related to his profession. Love, life and death will be at stake.

Screening:
Wednesday 19 November at 1pm at Zawya Cinema
Thursday 27 November at 3.30pm at Galaxy Cinema
Sunday 23 November at 1pm at Zawya Cinema
 
The Gambler
 
 
Human Capital (Il Capitale Umano)
Italy

Near Lake Como in Italy, two families are linked by the same obsession: money. The rich Bernaschis and the broke real estate agent Dino Robelli, will make a dangerous deal. The day before Christmas, a terrible accident will change their fates.

Screening:
Thursday 20 November at 1pm at Zawya Cinema
Monday 24 November at 6.30pm in Galaxy Cinema

Human Capital

Living is Easy with Eyes Closed
Spain

In 1966 John Lennon comes to Almeria to shoot a movie, "How I Won the War". Paco, who works as an English teacher, decides to meet him. In his travel he is joined by two young ones, Juanjo and Belén. Almería in 1966 will be for the three an unforgettable season at their destinations.

Screening:
Sunday 23 November, 10.30am at Galaxy Cinema

Living is Easy (With Eyes Closed) -- Trailer


Winter Sleep (Kis Uykusu)
Turkey

Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal with whom he has a stormy relationship and his sister Necla who is suffering from her recent divorce. In winter as the snow begins to fall, the hotel turns into a shelter but also an inescapable place that fuels their animosities.

Screening:
Thursday 27 November, 6:30pm at Zawya Cinema
Friday 28 November, 6:30pm at Galaxy Cinema

Winter Sleep -- Trailer


Tangerines (Mandariinid)
Estonia

In the 1990s, an Estonian village Abkhazia. As the war approaches, two villagers – Ivo and Markus – are the only ones who haven’t left. Markus wants to harvest his tangerine plantation, although Ivo is against cropping during wartime. After rescuing survivors, they must resolve their own war, happening under their roof with enemies from both sides.

Screening:
Saturday 22 November, 1pm at Galaxy Cinema
Friday 28 November, 9:30pm at Zawya Cinema

Tangerines -- Trailer


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