A MAN CALLED OVE
Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbours.
|APRIL 13 |
Olivier Assayas, the internationally-acclaimed director of Clouds of Sils Maria
and Summer Hours
, returns with this ethereal and mysterious ghost story starring Kristen Stewart as ahigh-fashion personal shopper to the stars who is also a spiritual medium. Grieving the recent deathof her twin brother, she haunts his Paris home, determined to make contact with him.
|APRIL 27 |
It's December 1945, and the Second World War is finally over. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, finds herself in Warsaw treating the last of the French soldiers returning from the front. One night, a nun appears at the clinic, begging Mathilde to follow her back to the convent on urgent business. What Mathilde finds there is shocking: a holy sister about to give birth. As Mathilde enters the sisters' fiercely private world, secrets rise to the surface, and modernism and science clash with faith and tradition. The nuns go about their strict daily rituals, but inside the convent's chilly stone walls, echoing with their melancholic chants, a dangerous revolution is taking place.
|MAY 4 |
Clara, a 65 year old widow and reEred music criEc, was born into a wealthy andtradiEonal family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-storybuilding, built in the 1940s, in the upper-class, seaside Boa Viagem Avenue, Recife. All theneighbouring apartments have already been acquired by a company which has other plans for thatplot. Clara has pledged to only leave her place upon her death, and will engage in a cold war ofsorts with the company. This tension both disturbs Clara and gives her that edge on her dailyrouEne. It also gets her thinking about her loved ones, her past and her future.