Ninety-three countries have submitted films for consideration in the International Feature Film category for the 92nd Academy Awards.
A Land Imagined (Huan tu)(2018)
NAME OF FILM: A LAND IMAGINED
DIRECTOR(S): Yeo Siew Hua
STARRING: Peter Yu, Liu Xiaoyi
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: A clever, evocative shape-shifter that begins as a kind of dreamy noir and ends up a sober, politically incisive work of social realism. First we follow gruff, disenchanted detective Lok (Peter Yu) as he searches for Wang (Liu Xiaoyi), a missing construction worker from mainland China. We’re then ushered back in time to see Wang’s life before his disappearance.
This year’s lineup for the 48th annual New Directors/New Films will introduce 24 features and 11 short films to New York audiences, with 15 films directed or co-directed by women.
Beats, a film by Brian Welsh about an unlikely friendship set against a backdrop of illegal raves in the 90s will world premiere at the 2019 International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).
The 2018 edition of the Locarno Festival ended with A Land Imagined by director Yeo Siew Hua being crowned the winner of the Golden Lepoard for Best Film.
The official program of the 71st edition of the Locarno Festival was announced at a press conference today, Wednesday July 11, 2018.