Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent 2017, Poland-UK-USA-Netherlands-Switzerland, 94 min. Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman Maailma esimene täismahus käsitsi maalitud film äratab ellu Vincent van Goghi maalid, et rääkida kunstniku elu- ja surmalugu. 125 maalikunstnikku muutsid tavalise mängufilmina üles võetud teose kõik 65 000 kaadrit õlimaalideks, et vaatajad saaksid kogeda vaimustavat vaatepilti. Lugu saab alguse 1891. aasta suvel Prantsusmaal, kus postiljonist isa palub Armand Roulinil kohale toimetada üks kiri. Selle on kirjutanud kunstnik Vincent van…

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Loving Vincent. The Impossible Dream

Loving Vincent. The Impossible Dream 2019, Poland, 60 min. Michal „Miki” Węcel This just-released documentary recounts the eight-year journey from concept to Oscar nomination of Loving Vincent, the world’s first feature-length oil-painted animation film. Codirectors Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman lead an international team of 125 painters to bring more than 70 of Vincent van Gogh’s paintings to the screen to tell the story of the artist’s turbulent life and…

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Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part 1

Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part 1 Japan, 2017, 47 min. Tsutomu Mizushima Victory over the battle with university selection team who survived the school and finally had a peaceful winter day Members of Oarai girls’ school tank champion team. Minor changes began, as students graduated from third graders, the student council was reelected and the new executive department started. One day, the riot which fell on top of them.…

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Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms Japan, 2018, 115 min. Mari Okada Maquia is a member of a special race called the Iorph—mystical beings who can live for hundreds of years and remain separate from the lives and daily troubles of mankind. However, Maquia has always felt lonely despite being surrounded by her people, as she was orphaned from a young age. She daydreams about the outside world, but dares…

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Godzilla. The Planet of Monsters

Godzilla. The Planet of Monsters Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno The final summer of the 20th century… when mankind learns it is no longer the sole ruler of planet Earth. The planet is beset by the emergence of colossal creatures that roam the earth, and king among them is “Godzilla.” For a half a century, these beasts engage in ferocious battle with each other and mankind. But humans, unable to compete,…

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Flavors of Youth

Flavors of Youth Japan-China, 2018, 75 min. Yoshitaka Takeuchi, Li Haolin, Jiaoshou Yi Xiaoxing Told in three chapters in three cities, Shikioriori explores the simple joys of life through sensual memories and how the beating heart of love cannot be defeated by the flow of time. Memories in a bowl of steaming noodles, a fading beauty finding her way and a bittersweet first love—all in these stories of city life in China.

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Mirai no Mirai

Mirai no Mirai Japan, 2018, 98 min. Mamoru Hosoda In a quiet corner of the city, four-year-old Kun Oota has lived a spoiled life as an only child with his parents and the family dog, Yukko. But when his new baby sister Mirai is brought home, his simple life is thrown upside-down; suddenly, it isn’t all about him anymore. Despite his tantrums and nagging, Mirai is seemingly now the subject…

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