25TH DIRECTORS WEEK SELECTION
25th DIRECTORS WEEK / MANOEL DE OLIVEIRA AWARD WITH TWO EUROPEAN AND TWO WORLD PREMIÈRES
Modern problems are present in the Official Section Directors Week /Manoel de Oliveira Award of the 35th Fantasporto. The films selected for this part of the program approach the classical thrillers, showcasing rejection and anxiety , with varied subjects such as urban violence, children’s exploitation, the drama of clandestine sea travellers, the defense of the honour, the drama of the emigrants ou contoversial science experiments. This Official Section has 13 features ,all in national premieres, with 2 World premieres and two European premieres. It is also the first time that the festival opens with a oriental film, “Haemoo”, South Korean entry for the Oscars.
25ª SEMANA DOS REALIZADORES
White Settlers- Simeon Halligan – 81’ –UK
El Rayo (Hassan’s Way) – Ernesto de Nova, Fran Araujo- 85’ – Esp
Pseudonym- Thierry Sebban- 73’- Fra
Children’s Show- Roderick Cabrido- 89’- Filipinas – Antestreia Europeia
Closer to God- Billy Senese- 81’- EUA
Hae Moo- Shim Sung-Bo- Coreia do Sul
One on One- Kim Ki Duk-100’- Coreia de Sul
Landmine Goes Click- Levan Bakhia - 108’- Georgia
Keeping Rosy – Steve Reeves – 93’ UK
Memories on Stone- Shawkat Amin Korki- 97’- Alem/Iraque
Norway- Yannis Veslemmes- 73’- Grécia
The Janitor- Michael Tuviera- 115’- Filipinas – Antestreia Europeia
Pechorin- Roman Khrushch- 95’ – Russia
"Les Affamés" from Robin Aubert, wins Best Film Award and Best Director for the Fantasy Film Official Section and "True Fiction" from Jin-Mook Kim, wins Best Film and Best Screenplay for the Directors Week Official Section.
Starting next February 20th, the 38th edition of Fantasporto- Oporto International Film Festival, ends on March 3rd (competitions) and March 4th (the awards screenings), 3 more days than usual.
38º FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA DO PORTO 38th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL