Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of Sao Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny of her unborn child. Against all odds, the two women develop a strong bond. But a fateful night changes their plans...
MARKET SCREENING Tue 28th I 12:00pm I Theater 5
OBLIVION VERSES by Alireza Khatami
Drama - France, Germany, The Netherlands, Chile - 2017 - 92min
The elderly caretaker of a remote morgue possesses an impeccable memory for everything but names. He passes his days showing corpses to those searching for their lost ones and tending to his beloved plants. When protest in a nearby city breaks out and the militia covertly raids the morgue to hide civilian casualties, he discovers the body of an unknown young woman. Evoking memories of personal loss, he embarks on a magical odyssey to give her a proper burial with the help of a mystic gravedigger who collects stories of the dead, an old woman searching for her long-lost daughter, and a hearse driver tormented by his past.
VENICE ORIZZONTI - WINNER OF
BEST SCREENPLAY, INTERFILM AWARD, FIPRESCI AWARD
MARKET SCREENING Wed 29th I 11:30am I Theater 1
REY'S EDUCATION by Santiago Esteves
Drama Thriller - Argentina - 2017 - 96min
Escaping from his criminal baptism, Reynaldo Galíndez, alias “Rey”, lands in the patio of the house inhabited by Carlos Vargas, a retired security guard. Vargas offers him a deal: the young boy will repair the damage caused to his home when falling - in return for not being handed over to the police. The lessons given to the teenager by the old guard will give rise to a relationship not unlike the old legends of educating a king (for the “Rey” of his name, meaning “king”). But the agreement will start to fall apart when the loose ends of the robbery Reynaldo had participated in start wrapping themselves round them...
Original TV series (8 episodes x 30min)