Director: Bobbie Peers
Winner of Norway's first Palme d'Or at Cannes this year. In a society where everyone has the ability to fly, the citizens anchor themselves to the ground via ""gravitation boots"". Devoid of sunlight and the open sky, the members of society go about their routine without any hope of personal gratification. One day, however, a man decides he has had enough attempt to challenge the status quo. He quits his job, loosens his bindings, and literally takes off.
Bahram and Samira find themselves living in the heart of Sydney beachside culture, after being released from Villawood. Their expectations and experiences of Australian urban life create conflict bet… More »
Take a 16-minute thrill ride as the 'dead' Robert arrives to be assessed in purgatory.From the director of Thank You For Smoking, special MIFF guest Jason Reitman, see this short screen with his debu… More »
A sharp look at things that make people feel insignificant, asking where these feelings of inferiority come from. ... More »
New Zealand, 2005
An ultimately uplifting story of 2 people who find comfort in each other and their desire to live in a world filled with disappointment and despair. ... More »
Based on Un Incompris by Henry de Montherlant, Bruno and his friend Pierre are in Paris in Bruno's bachelor flat awaiting the arrival of Rosette, who's late again. But this time, Bruno's mind is made… More »