14 September, 2007

Opening Weekend

3:10 to Yuma


Western. A rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw while he waits to catch a train to court in Yuma

With Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Logan Lerman, Dallas Roberts, Ben Foster, Peter Fonda

Writers: Halsted Welles and Michael Brandt & Derek Haas
Director: James Mangold

Michael Brandt & Derek Haas interview 1
Michael Brandt & Derek Haas interview 2

Official site

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December Boys


Drama. Four orphan friends compete for the attention of a family.

With Daniel Radcliffe, Lee Cormie, Christian Byers, James Fraser, Jack Thompson, Teresa Palmer

Writers: Marc Rosenberg (based on the novel by Michael Noonan)
Director: Rod Hardy

Official site

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Disturbia


Thriller. A teen living under house arrest becomes convinced his neighbour is a serial killer

With Shia LaBeouf, Sarah Roemer, Carrie-Anne Moss, David Morse, Aaron Yoo

Writers: Christopher Landon and Carl Ellsworth
Director: D.J. Caruso

Official site

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A Few Days in September (Quelques jours en septembre)


Drama. A CIA agent in Europe wants to find the daughter he abandoned a decade ago.

With Juliette Binoche, John Turturro, Sara Forestier, Tom Riley, Nick Nolte

Writer: Santiago Amigorena
Director: Santiago Amigorena

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The Legacy (L' Héritage)


Drama. Three French hipsters and their translator travel through rural Georgia to claim a remote, ruined castle that one of them has inherited.

With Sylvie Testud, Stanislas Merhar, Olga Legrand, Pascal Bongard, George Babluani,Leo Gaparidze

Writers: Géla Babluani, Temur Babluani, Jacques Dubuisson
Director: Géla Babluani, Temur Babluani

Official site

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My Nikifor (Mój Nikifor)


Drama. Story of the last eight years of life of Nikifor Krynicki, famous "naive artist".

With Krystyna Feldman,Roman Gancarczyk, Jerzy Gudejko, Jowita Miondlikowska

Writers: Joanna Kos, Krzysztof Krauze
Director: Krzysztof Krauze

Joanna Kos, Krzysztof Krauze interview

Official site

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The Serpent (Le Serpent)


Thriller. A photographer caught up in an ugly divorce is the target of revenge by his childhood classmate.

With Yvan Attal, Clovis Cornillac, Pierre Richard, Simon Abkarian, Minna Haapkylä

Writers: Eric Barbier and Trân-Minh Nam (based on the novel by Ted Lewis)
Director: Eric Barbier

Eric Barbier interview (en français)

Official site

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Shoot 'Em Up


Thriller. A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from an army of gunmen.

With Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, Monica Bellucci, Stephen McHattie

Writer: Michael Davis
Director: Michael Davis

Michael Davis interview 1
Michael Davis interview 2
Michael Davis interview 3

Official site

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Superbad


Comedy. Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry.

With Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bill Hader, Seth Rogen, Martha MacIsaac

Writers: Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg
Director: Greg Mottola

Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg interview 1
Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg interview 2 (video)
Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg interview 3
Evan Goldberg interview

Official site

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True North


Drama. The crew of a bankrupt Scottish trawler turn to smuggling illegal immigrants over the stormy waters of the North Sea.

With Peter Mullan, Martin Compston, Gary Lewis, Steven Robertson, Angel Li, Hark Bohm

Writer: Steve Hudson
Director: Steve Hudson

Steve Hudson interview

Official site

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Yacoubian Building (Omaret yakobean)


Drama. Multi-story about the residents of the famous Yacoubian Building,

With Adel Imam Nour El-Sherif Youssra Essad Youniss

Writer: Wahid Hamid (from the novel by Alaa' Al-Aswany)
Director: Marwan Hamed

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