Turkey's Golden Orange Film Fest Reveals Competition Lineup

1:23 AM PST 09/20/2013 by Nick Holdsworth
Robing Wright gets digitized for posterity in Ari Folman's celebrity sendup, "The Congress."

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.

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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

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