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Fall 2018

AN EARLY LOOK AT FILMS AND GUESTS UNDER CONSIDERATION, SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND AVAILABILITY:




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BEAUTIFUL BOY
with Timothee Chalamet, Steve Carell, director Felix Van Groeningen

Director Felix Van Groeningen was an Arthouse Film Festival favorite for helming The Broken Circle Breakdown which we premiered in 2013. His English-language debut, Beautiful Boy, scheduled for Fall 2018 release is already causing Oscar buzz.


 


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BECOMING ASTRID
with Alba August, Trine Dyrholm, director Pernille Fischer Christensen

The moving true story about the formative years of world-renowned children's author Astrid Lindgren (Pippi Longstocking) that helped her create the iconic characters now beloved around the world.


 


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COLD WAR
with Joanna Kulig, Tomaz Kot, director Pawel Pawlikowski

In 2014, Arthouse Film Festival premiered Pawilkowski's Ida, a breathtaking black and white film which swept international festivals and won an Oscar. He returns with Cold War, a jazz-infused, tempestuous romance and extended passion play between a pianist and a singer-dancer.


 


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THE FAVOURITE
with Rachel Wiesz, Emma Stone, director Yorgos Lanthimos

Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her Sarah.


 


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FIRST MAN
with Ryan Gosling, Clare Foy, director Damien Chazelle

Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle (La La Land) returns to the big screen. His new film stars Ryan Gosling as astronaut Neil Armstrong in the years leading up to the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission of 1969. Claire Foy (Netflix's The Crown) also stars as Armstrong's wife, Janet Shearon.


 


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THE GUILTY
with Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, director Gustav Moller

This film won the Sundance World Cinema Audience Award, and was acquired by Magnolia Pictures for American release in late 2018. Stay tuned to see Hollywood executives angling for remake rights in the not-too-distant future.


 


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THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN
with Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, director David Lowery

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at age 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up the the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captiated with Forrest's commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of chosen profession.


 


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A PRIVATE WAR
with Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, director Matthew Heineman

Oscar-nominated director Matthew Heineman, who has twice visited Arthouse Film Festival to discuss his work is back on the Oscar hunt with a biographical drama based on the life of the late America-born British war reporter Marie Colvin, played by Rosamund Pike.


 


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SERENITY
with Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, director Steven Knight

Oscar winners McConaughey and Hathaway heat up the screen in a tense, neo-noir thriller helmed by Oscar-nominated British writer-director Steven Knight.


 


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SHOPLIFTERS
with Lily Franky, Kirin Kiki, director Hirokazu Koreeda

Auteur Koreeda weaves a humanistic narrative that appears to merely examine a family of small-time crooks who take in a child they find on the street, then morphs into a stinging drama revealing love, loneliness, scars and pathos. The hit of the Cannes Film Festival, it blew away the audience, and won the top prize, The Palme d'Or. Now scheduled for late 2018 American release, Serenity could be in the Oscar race next year.


 


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WILDLIFE
with Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, director Paul Dano

Adapted from the novel by Richard Ford, a boy witnesses his parents' marriage falling apart. Wildlife was nominated for the Cannes Golden Camera and the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize.


 



 


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