Milko Lazarovs nyeste film Ága har fået langt større succes end instruktøren selv forventede. Filmen blev den først bulgarske film, udvalgt til at lukke Berlinalen, og filmen har vundet priser på festivaler over hele Europa. Filmen er optaget på den russiske tundra i -30 graders kulde, da det var vigtigt for Lararov at vise det særlige nordiske lys og landskabets uendelighed.
I december bliver vi endnu en romanfilmatisering rigere. Denne gang er det Jack Londons roman ”White Fang” fra 1906. Instruktøren Alexandre Espigares har kastet sig over den kære ulvehund, men modsat tidligere filmatiseringer så bliver handling i den nye film set gennem vores hovedpersons hundeøjne. Derudover har Espigares udtalt, at det ikke er en film, hvor dyrene taler eller synger, men at de derimod opfører sig som rigtige dyr.
Emily Blunt, der bl.a. er kendt for sin rolle i ”The Devil Wears Prada”, spiller den ikoniske Mary Poppins i Disneys ”Mary Poppins vender tilbage”. Ligesom i den oprindelige film, så er ”Mary Poppins vender tilbage” fyldt med magi og optimisme. En af filmens producere, Marc Platt, udtalte efter den første visning, at vi lever i en meget kompliceret tid, og derfor er de værdier, som Mary Poppins står for, så vigtige. Vi ønsker mere optimisme og mere håb, sådan som vi havde det som børn.
True stories usually make authentic books and convincing films. This one doesn't make difference as well. Two weeks before the end of the World War II, a young German soldier who is trying to escape the horror of the war, finds a uniform of a Nazi captain. Being a war criminal, Willi Herold makes a very risky decision - he steals someone else's identity. The fake captain arrives at one of the Emslandlager camps. He takes his new role too seriously which leads to terrifying consequences - Herold turns into the monsters he was desperately trying to escape from. History will remember that the killing of deserters, same as himself, and other prisoners is his responsibility.
A South Korean mystery drama, based on the short story "Barn Burning" by the eminent Japanese bestseller author Haruki Murakami. Jong-su is a part-time worker who one day comes across the beautiful Hae-mi while making a delivery. The girl appears to be his neighbor which makes it easy for her to ask Jong-su a favor. While she is a on a trip to Africa, the young man takes care of Hae-mi's cat. Just a simple, normal story so far. But don't be quick to assume that it will be a boring film. On the contrary. Hae-mi comes back from the world's second largest continent with a new friend - Ben. She visit Jong-su with this mysterious man who has a confession to make.
Directed by the Danish comedy actress Hella Joof, "Happy Ending" is a film telling with a good dose of humor serious stories about difficult relationships. Being a modern film, created by contemporary people, it tackles the today's problems of our society, as sex, unconventional family structures, separation and divorce. "Happy Ending" is the story of the spouses Hella and Peter. He is a workaholic, she is hoping that one day he will finally have time to pay attention to his wife. And at last, this day comes and Peter arrives at home after his last day at work. There is no such thing as an ex-workaholic and Peter proves it by bringing surprising news to his tired wife.
Den 25. december får Anders Matthesens nyeste animationsfilm ”Ternet Ninja” premiere. ”Ternet Nija” er en filmatisering af Matthesens bedst sælgende børnebogsdebut af samme navn. I forbindelse med lanceringen af filmen har folkene bag ”Ternet Ninja” og Nordisk Film Distribution udsendt en video, hvor den fiktive karakter Terkel fra Matthesens første animationsfilm ”Terkel i Knibe” taler ud om sine oplevelser med at arbejde sammen med Matthesen.
Being the sixth film since 2007 when the first Transformer was released, “Bumblebee” is about a Transformer who is the only one of his kind on Earth. Set in a small California beach town, this film sheds light on what has happened twenty years before the events of the first film. Charlie is an ordinary, almost-18-year old girl who finds a cute old Volkswagen Beetle in a junk yard. What happens next proves that you can really find a friend in the most unusual place. After discovering Bumblebee, Charlie’s life turns upside down, especially when the government agency Sector 7 and its leader Agent Burns start chasing them.
Andrew Garfield is starring in this American neo-noir film. He portrays Sam, a 33-year old, kind and friendly young man, who lives in Los Angeles. Accidentally, the aimless man finds a cause to work for - he starts an investigation related to his neighbor Sarah, the girl who made him fall in love in her. The mysterious disappearance of the beautiful Sarah drives Sam crazy. He goes through the length and breadth of LA, desperately hoping to find any trace, leading to her. During his quest, Sam comes across a disgusting conspiracy that goes far and beyond his imagination. The young man finds what’s beyond the glitter of rich people and celebrities. He has the chance to see whether there is a grain of truth in the urban myths we know and to make a glimpse in the back yard of the modern pop culture.
Based on the 1971’s classical children book "The Little Broomstick" by Mary Stewart, this is a fantasy animation about a girl named Mary Smith. One day, while following a cat in the nearby forest, she discovers the magical flower "Fly-by-night" that blossoms very rarely - only once in seven years. It can give her the power to create magic but only for one night. For an ordinary girl as Mary, such an extraordinary finding causes a great excitement! Moreover, it puts an end to her boring and lonely life in the countryside with her Great-Aunt Charlotte. Along with the flower, Mary also discovers an old broomstick which whisks her far and away to the magical Endor College, run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and Doctor Dee. But life is not only about having fun, as Mary is about to learn, it is also about going through ordeals and surviving.