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Breillat (the director) brings forward and mingles in a deliberately jarring fashion the palpable sensuousness of two worlds–the fairytale and childhood–to capture provocatively, and with more than a little silent laughter, a seminal moment at work in the terror of children’s stories: enough for a lifetime of fantasies; a lifetime to murder and create.
Fri, Apr 24 / 7:15 / Kabuki
Sat, Apr 25 / 9:30 / Kabuki
Wed, Apr 29 / 4:15 / Kabuki
Hansel and Gretel
With eye-popping art direction, a trio of terrific child actors and a passel of disquieting moments, Hansel and Gretel is a Grimm delight.
Fri, Apr 24 / 11:15 / Kabuki
Mon, Apr 27 / 3:15 / Kabuki
Thu, Apr 30 / 7:00 / ROXIE
Through a series of extraordinary interviews with North Korean refugees, N.C. Heikin’s stylistically inventive documentary presents a devastating indictment of Kim Jong-Il, one of the world’s most elusive dictators.
Mon, May 4 / 6:30 / PFA
A lone astronaut on the moon, only weeks away from returning to earth, is shaken to the core when he regains consciousness after an accident to discover he is no longer alone.
Sun, May 3 / 9:00 / Castro
In this wry comedy of errors from Argentina, an unaccomplished screenwriter who works children’s birthday parties for a living tries not to sleep with his best friend’s girlfriend, but fails at that, too.
Sun, May 3 / 12:15 / Kabuki
An earnest young policeman assigned to a small island is bored until he investigates a suspicious death, gets to know the residents and falls in love. Spectacular Greek island locations and authentic details root this delightful romantic comedy.
Wed, Apr 29 / 9:45 / Kabuki
Tue, May 5 / 3:15 / Kabuki
The acclaimed director of Nobody Knows and After Life (SFIFF 1998) once again triumphs as a nuanced chronicler of contemporary Japan with this multigenerational portrait in which family ties are tested by loss and strengthened through humor and perfectly prepared tempura.
Sun, May 3 / 8:45 / Kabuki /
NOTE: After Life is a fantastic movie. So good if you’ve never seen it.
Tenzin Zopa is a 28-year-old Buddhist disciple who journeys through the Tsum Valley of Nepal in order to locate the reincarnation of his recently deceased Tibetan master in this intimate, emotionally enthralling and visually splendid documentary.
Sun, May 3 / 3:15 / Kabuki