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FILMART 2020

@Hong Kong International Film & TV Market on 26-29.08.2020

APOCALYPSE, PLEASE!

Technical Information

2020; Comedy; Austria; 85 min; German; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

A dysfunctional group of wannabe survivalists hunkers in a bunker to prepare for doomsday.  But will their narcissism, delusions and jealousies end up killing them off before their long-awaited dream of a global cataclysm?  Read More

THE ELECTRIFIERS

Technical Information

2019; Comedy, Music; Israel; 90 minutes; DCP, ProResHQ; 5.1 mix; Original Language: Hebrew; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

The Electrifiers is a coming of age comedy centred on a 60-year-old teenager. Mickey Tevel, the Electrifiers’ lead singer, keeps dreaming and believing he could take America by storm with his music. But when the geographical distance between Mickey and his fantasy is diminished, the distance between reality and dream becomes ever so clear, and forces Mickey to finally grow up.  Read More

THE SIGN PAINTER

Technical Information

2020; Drama, War; Latvia, Czech Republic; 110 minutes; DCP, ProResHQ; 1:2,33; 5.1 mix; Original Language: Latvian, German; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

The Sign Painter is a tragicomedy about a young Latvian man (ANSIS) with simple dreams: to marry the free-spirited and beautiful daughter (ZISLA) of a local Jewish merchant and to pursue a career as an artist whilst supporting himself as a sign painter. But his dreams are repeatedly swept away in the tumultuous tides of serial totalitarian occupation of his home during the WWII era.  Read More

Eaten By Lions

Technical Information

2018; United Kingdom; Comedy, Coming of Age; 95 minutes; DCP, ProRes; 2,35:1 (16:9); 5.1 mix, Stereo; Original Language: English

Synopsis

Eaten by Lions tells the heart-warming story of half-brothers Omar (Antonio Aakeel) and Pete (Jack Carroll), who were raised by their Grandma after their parents were tragically killed by lions in a bizarre accident. When their beloved Gran passes away, they embark on
a life-changing journey to find Omar’s real dad (Asim Chaudhry).  Read More

Festivals

Edinburgh International Film Festival
Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival

Tangeld Web

Technical Information

2018; The Netherlands, Belgium; Thriller, Football; 92 minutes; DCP, ProRes; 2,35:1 (16:9); 5.1 mix, Stereo; Original Language: English, Mandarin, Dutch; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

When his gambling addiction blows up his life on every front, low-tier professional footballer Jermaine tries to escape, making one bad choice after another.  Read More

Festivals

The Netherlands Film Festival

The Accidental Rebel

Technical Information

2019; Drama, War; Germany, UK; 108 minutes; DCP, ProRes; 1:2,33; 5.1 mix; Original Language: German, English, Syrian Arabic; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

The Accidental Rebel is a tense drama about a young musician who flees the Syrian civil war to attend university in Germany.  Read More

Festivals

Land of Hope

Technical Information

2018; Finland; Drama, Romance; 108 minutes; DCP, ProRes; 1:2,33 (16:9); Stereo; Original Language: Finnish; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

After WWII, a young woman named Anni defies her upper-middle class family of bakers by marrying Veikko, a young lumberjack and wounded war veteran.  Read More

Festivals

Revenge of the Necromancer

Technical Information

2018; Lad de døde hvile; Denmark; Supernatural Comedy; 104 minutes; DCP, ProRes; 1:1,77 (16:9); 5.1 mix; Original Language: Danish; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

Revenge of the Necromancer is a supernatural comedy about a teenaged heavy-metal Satanist named Jimmy who wants to use magic to bring his dead mother back to life.  Read More

Festivals

Time Out

Technical Information

2018; Finland; Family, Comedy; 94 minutes; ProRes; 1:1,77 (16:9); 5.1 mix, Stereo; Original Language: Finnish; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

Harri, a deeply troubled father seeking to reconnect with his son, Simo, soon finds that escaping his past mistakes will take more than moving to a remote Finnish village.  Read More

Festivals

Cops

Technical Information

2018; Austria; Drama; 93 minutes; ProRes; 1:2,33 (16:9); 5.1 mix, Stereo; Original Language: German; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

Chris is a young police recruit with a special forces unit where the working atmosphere is rife with male rivalry, testosterone and peer pressure.  Read More

Festivals

SUPER FURBALL

Technical Information

2018; Finland; Family, Adventure; 90 minutes; DCP, ProRes; 1:2,33 (16:9); 5.1 mix, Stereo; Original Language: Finnish; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

Emilia is a child of divorce from Helsinki. She goes to school, lives with her Mom and sometimes her Dad, and her life couldn’t be more ordinary.  Read More

Festivals

THE LIMIT OF

Technical Information

2017; Ireland; Drama, Thriller; 89 minutes; DCP, ProRes; 1:1,77 (4:3); 5.1 mix, Stereo; Original Language: English

Synopsis

James Allen is a man in control. He lives alone and works as a banker. He does his best to look after his widowed mother. What he doesn’t know is that the bank he works for is about to repossess her home.  Read More

Festivals

PONY AND BIRDBOY

Technical Information

2018; Finland; Family; 72 minutes; 1.33:1 (4:3); Original Language: Finnish; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

Pony and Birdboy tells the story of a spirited seven-year-old girl named Pony, who doesn’t want to go to school. Her imaginary friend Birdboy is there to help get her through the first day and give her lots of fun tips for life.  Read More

Festivals

87 Children

Technical Information

2017; Ukraine, Georgia; Drama; 92 minutes; 1:1,77 (4:3); Original Language: Russian; Subtitles: English

Synopsis

The true story of a Crimean Tatar woman named Saide Arifova, who saved orphaned Jewish children during the Nazi occupation.  Read More

Festivals