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Ljubljana Lives On (Only Lovers Left Alive)

For the 24th time now, Ljubljana in Slovenia is having the International Film Festival LIFFE, starting tonight sixth of November and lasting until the 17th of this month. Hundreds of films will be shown in various cinemas in Ljubljana and Maribor. The festival is not focusing on awarding big prices, but on getting people into the cinemas. Nevertheless, the purpose of festival is putting the spotlight on new filmmakers. So the »Perspectives« Section competes for the Kingfisher Award.To get a little bit into more general information about the festival: the screenings are divided in different sections, talking about different issues, times. The Retrospective Section of LIFFE tributes Croatian and ex Yugoslavian filmmaker Lordan Zafranović.  In addition, there is a focus on new Austrian cinema such as Die Wand by Julian Poelsler and Soldate Jeanette by Daniel Hoesl.

Ljubljana International Film Festival, better known as LIFFe, adds vibrancy to the city's urban cultural life by presenting the best and the latest in European and international film production. 6th of November selebrate 24th birthday of Slovenian International Film Festival LIFFe and will feature more then several films that were awarded at festivals around the world . The first mention will be of corse this year's Cannes winner La vie d'Adele/ Blue is the Warmest Color by Tunisian- French director Abdellatif  Kechichea. Adèle is just a pupil that falls in love with a student Emmy and although it is a lesbian sex to a director of film appears only as a love: gender is not important. It is a bitter sweet intimate story, with hot sex scenes directed by Kechiche, transformed into a drama about the emotional, spiritual and physical (in)maturity or the process of getting mature of two young women. Kechiche here took three whole hours to show the development of their relationship, but when the lovers end up in bed , sex scenes are getting far too illustrative. Of course, this experiment turned out to be successful apparently! 

Another winner will be of course Italian- Slovenian co-production  Zoran Il Mio Nipote Scermo/Zoran my Nephew the Idiot directed by Matteo Oleotta, a winner of the Venice Festival Audience Award, starring with Slovenian film director Jan Cvitkovic. An entertaining film about the relationship between relatives and it files to the local atmosphere, spiced with bit of the humor.

The Silver Bear is back with the Berlinale film An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker/ Epizoda u životu berača željeza directed by the Bosnian Danis Tanovic, a true story about a Roma family in hell affiliation.

Film  Like Father Like Son/Soshite chichi ni naru directed by Japan's Hirokazu Koreeda , won the jury prize at Cannesa nd has been awarded at other festivals. Rjota everything in life achieved with hard work and believes that nothing has been able to avoid a full life.

Than the grand prize of the jury at the Cannes film Inside Llewyn Davis by Coen brothers . This is the story of trauma, a musician who can not be enforced. Inspired by memories of Dave Van Ronk , American folk singer-songwriter in the winter of 1961 in New York , and Llewyn Davis with a guitar on his back frantically looking for accommodation and is trying to establish itself as a folk musician in Greenwich Village. And of course, new Jim Jarmush Only Lovers Left Alive about depressed vampires,  “a vampire film in the manner of Jim Jarmusch: an antipode to Twilight and a trendy ode to global musical culture” starring with Tilda Swington and John Hurt. Hmmm sounds very interesting!!!!

LiFFE also offers the second film of the trilogy, Paradies: Glaube/Paradise : Faith Austrian director Ulrich Seidl , who was in Venice and received a special jury prize, the tragicomical comment on the situation of religion in contemporary Austrian society. The 50 -year-old Anna Maria takes on a lonely paradise with Jesus and one holiday devoted missionary  returns to virtue to Austria...

Then Philomena by film director Stephen Frears for which many predicted Venetian Lion but had to settle with the Award for Best Screenplay written by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope. And is an intimate story of a woman who had been fifty years ago forced to submit a new-born child up for adoption.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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