visions sud est
Films that have been supported by the Swiss fund visions sud est.
Paula Hernández Argentina 106′Depuis trois jours, la pluie tombe abondamment sur Buenos Aires. Alma et Roberto ne se connaissent pas encore. Solitaires et vulnérables, à la merci des flots diluviens qui s’abattent inexorablement, ils cheminent tous deux à travers la capitale. Leur rencontre fortuite va bouleverser le cours des événements.
El rey de San Gregorio
A. Gazitúa Gaete Chile 80′“The King of San Gregorio” is a story about a pure and simple love. The film talks about the life of Pedro Vargas – who plays himself – a 30 years-old man living in the slum of San Gregorio and presents a physical handicap and a certain grade of mental disability.
Yinan Diao China 92′From the 2008 Beijing olympic games to the avant-guard art scene, new chinese talent is heating up audiences around the world. Wu Hongyan, woman executioner in her thirties, works at the court in the province of Shaanxi in China, where she executes women condemned to death only. In spite of her macabre job, Wu Hongyan travels every weekend to a town nearby to join parties organized by a marriage bureau.
Garin Nugroho Indonesia 116′Inspired by the famous story “The Abduction of Sita” from the great classic of ancient Indian and South East-Asian literature the Ramayana, OPERA JAWA is a musical like no other in cinema. It tells of a passionate love triangle that leads inexorably to conflict, violence and death. Setio and his wife Siti, run a pottery business in a small village where Ludiro, a powerful and ruthless butcher, controls all the trading activities.