Magazine article Screen International

Frank to Compete in Istanbul

Magazine article Screen International

Frank to Compete in Istanbul

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Lenny Abrahamson's feature, starring Michael Fassbender, in competition at the Istanbul Film Festival.

The 33rd Istanbul Film Festival has unveiled its line-up of features including the 11 films that will go head-to-head in its international competition.

The competition titles include:

Frank, Lenny Abrahamson

Metalhead, Ragnar Bragason

Tracks, John Curran

Tom at the Farm, Xavier Dolan

Me, Myself and Mum, Guillaume Gallienne

Papusza, Joanna Kos, Krzysztof Krauze

Those Happy Years, Daniele Luchetti

The Reunion, Anna Odell

Triptyque, Pedro Pires, Robert Lepage

Violette, Martin Provost

Blind, Eskil Vogt

The 10 titles in its Human Rights in Cinema Competition include:

Rags and Tatters, Ahmad Abdalla

TransX Istanbul, Maria Binder

My Love Awaits Me by the Sea, Mais Darwazah

Ai Weiwei the Fake Case, Andreas Johnsen

The Voice of The Voiceless, Maximón Monihan

The Missing Picture, Rithy Panh

La Jaula de oro, Diego Quemada-Díez

Tangerines, Zaza Urushadze

The Verdict, Jan Verheyen

For Those Who Can Tell No Tales, Jasmila Zbanic

As previously announced, Stephen Frears' Oscar-nominated feature Philomena, starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, will open the festival, which runs April 5-20. …

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