34° TORINO FILM FESTIVAL

DUILIAN

(DUILIAN)

by Wu Tsang
2016
26'
USA

Section:

  • 34° TORINO FILM FESTIVAL
  • ONDE/ARTRUM

In China between the 19th and 20th centuries, the martial arts teacher Qui Jin was put to death by the Qing dynasty. This heroine – nationalist, communist, feminist and queer – and her love story with the female calligrapher Wu Zhuying, is the subject of a tribute by the LA artist Wu Tsang, in a lucid, auteur melodrama.

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Cinema Massimo - Sala 2

19 November 2016
14:15
In collaborazione with Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
24 November 2016
20:00
The screening will be introduced by Yuri Ancarani with Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
25 November 2016
09:00

THE CHALLENGE

(THE CHALLENGE) - (THE CHALLENGE)

by Yuri Ancarani
2016
70'
France

Section:

  • 34° TORINO FILM FESTIVAL
  • ONDE/ARTRUM

An anthropologist and esthete, Ancarani observes the life of aristocratic young people in Qatar. Falconry, million dollar auctions, car races and biker expeditions in the desert dunes. A reflection on power and its representation. And, perhaps even more, the need for a return to ancestral origins in a land dedicated to the dissipation of money.

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Cinema Massimo - Sala 2

19 November 2016
14:15
In collaborazione with Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
24 November 2016
20:00
The screening will be introduced by Yuri Ancarani with Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
25 November 2016
09:00

THE HUNCHBACK

(THE HUNCHBACK )

by Gabriel Abrantes, Ben Rivers
2016
29'
France

Section:

  • 34° TORINO FILM FESTIVAL
  • ONDE/ARTRUM

The future. The wretched life of an employee at a multinational company, who is forced to dress up like a hunchback in an emotional rehabilitation program set in the Middle Ages. A dystopian detour for the new couple Abrantes-Rivers, in transit between One Thousand and One Nights and Michael Crichton.

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Cinema Massimo - Sala 2

19 November 2016
14:15
In collaborazione with Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
24 November 2016
20:00
The screening will be introduced by Yuri Ancarani with Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
25 November 2016
09:00