Cannes Winner 'Stopped on Track' Tonight at Tuškanac Cinema
The jury of the prestigious award Un Certain Regard, given in the official competition of the Cannes Film Festival, awards young authors for their boldness and innovation.
This year Prix Un Certain Regard was given to director Andreas Dresen whose film 'Stopped on Track' can be seen today at 7 pm at the Tuškanac Cinema as part of the popular ZFF programme The Great 5.
This multi-layered drama represents Germany in the programme made of a selection of the most popular films made by big European cinematographies. It is a story about 40-year-old Frank who is left with only a few months to live. In that period he is using his iPhone as a sort of an emotional diary. Frank and his family are trying to live the normal everyday life by continuing their work and education but Frank is finding it hard to accept the inevitable: the worsening symptoms of his illness and their treatment.
Andreas Dresen is one of the most respectable German directors. The films whhich stand out among his diverse and award-winning films are: 'Whiskey With Vodka', 'Cloud 9', 'Summer in Berlin', 'Grill Point' and 'Night Shapes'.
At the Museum of Contemporary Art at 9 pm another film from The Great 5 programme will be screened, 'Top Floor, Left Wing', winner of the FIPRESCI Award given in the Panorama programme at this year's Berlinale. Those of you who would like to learn how to transform a kidnapping into a city-scale riot have to see the French film by director Angelo Cianci.