Turkey's Golden Orange Film Fest Reveals Competition Lineup
Titles include Ari Folman's "The Congress," starring Robin Wright, and Thai director Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit's "36," which took the New Currents Award at the Busan Film Festival.
Turkey's top annual movie showcase, Antalya's Golden Orange Film Festival, has announced its 50th edition's international competition lineup.
The festival, which runs in the Mediterranean seaside resort Oct. 4-11, is to be bigger than ever before, organizers the Antalya Culture and Arts Foundation and local municipality say.
The ten-strong international feature competition "aims to discover new talents and names of those who have managed to develop a unique language and brought a different perspective to cinema in Asia, Europe, and Middle Eastern countries," the festival said.
The lineup includes:
36, a debut by Thailand's Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism, by Romania's Corneliu Porumboiu
Floating Skyscrapers, by Poland's Tomazsz Wasileski
Youth, an Israel/Germany coproduction by Tom Shoval
Coming Forth by Day, an Egypt/UAE coproduction by Hala Lofty
Our Heroes Died Tonight, by France's David Perrault
The Dead and The Living, an Austria/Germany/Poland coproduction by Austrian director Barbara Albert
The Congress, by Israel's Ari Folman
The Strange Little Cat, by Germany's Ramon Zurcher
Nobody's Home, by Turkey's Deniz Akcay