36th Göteborg International Film Festivalby karlga | created - 23 Feb 2017 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
Göteborg International Film Festival 25 Jan - 4 Feb 2013, complete list
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1. Sanctuary (2013)
88 min | Adventure, Drama
The police are pursuing a man wanted for murder. If the man is arrested his daughter will be placed in foster care. To stay free they escape into the wilderness. Faro refers to a Portuguese city that the father once visited.
2. Northwest (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
18-year-old Caspar wants to reach the top, no matter what. He carries out small-time break-ins for Jamal, before moving on to work for big player Björn. All goes well, until Jamal's gang ... See full summary »
3. I Belong (2012)
118 min | Comedy, Drama
What happens to us when people stop acting like they're supposed to? A nurse gets into a dispute at work because she switches to speaking English when she gets nervous. A translator ... See full summary »
4. All That Matters Is Past (2012)
105 min | Drama
As kids, Janne befriends William. After years abroad, William returns to Norway and contacts her. She spends the summer with him. She's found half dead next to two dead men in the woods. What happened?
5. 8-Ball (2013)
107 min | Crime, Drama
Single mother name Pike who, having just been released from prison, is trying to start her news life anew. When her former boyfriend Lalli come back from abroad, it open a window into her ... See full summary »
6. Before Snowfall (2013)
96 min | Drama
A sixteen-year-old boy gets wrapped in plastic, and lowered into a tank truck full of crude oil. That's how Hisham Zaman's long awaited feature film debut begins.
7. The Deep (2012)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama
Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.
8. A Hijacking (2012)
R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller
The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.
Votes: 15,005 | Gross: $0.41M
9. Forest of the Dancing Spirits (2013)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary
"In the beginning, women lived apart, unaware of the existence of men. Until one day, when the first woman, Toli, who was brave and adventurous traveled deep into the forest. Toli ... See full summary »
Director: Linda Västrik
11. No Burqas Behind Bars (2012)
77 min | Documentary, Drama
This documentary takes viewers inside one of the worlds most restricted environments - an afghan women's' prison. Through the prisoners own stories we explore how moral crimes are used to control women in Afghanistan.
12. Nowhere Home (2012)
93 min | Documentary, Drama
In 2009 the Norwegian government introduced new rules to enforce immigration. One was the rule for preliminary stay for sole minors under 18. Who's responsible for them?
13. Belleville Baby (2013)
76 min | Documentary
Director Mia Engberg received a call from a man from the past, who tells her he spent several years in prison. She remembers Paris, a motorcycle, a cat, memories and things that got lost in the way.
14. Finnish Blood Swedish Heart (2012)
90 min | Documentary, Drama, Music
A son and a father go on a road trip that turns into a musical journey into the emotional memory and the history of Finnish immigration in Sweden; of shame, guilt, crime, alcoholism, and family secrets.
15. My Afghanistan: Life in the Forbidden Zone (2012)
87 min | Documentary, History, War
Nagieb Khaja is a Danish journalist of Afghan origin and he believes that the West makes decisions on Afghanistan based on an uninformed view of the country and its people. Nagieb a man ... See full summary »
Director: Nagieb Khaja
17. Watchtower (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
A man and a woman seeking refuge from the world: Nihat at a remote forest fire tower, Seher in her room at a rural bus station. When their lives collide, each now has to fight their battle of conscience before the other.
18. Two Lives (2012)
Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
As the Berlin Wall crumbles, Katrine, the daughter of a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier, finds her idyllic life disrupted as she refuses to testify a trial against the Norwegian state on behalf of her fellow "war children."
Votes: 2,790 | Gross: $0.00M
19. Wadjda (2012)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.
Votes: 16,801 | Gross: $1.35M
20. It Felt Like Love (2013)
Unrated | 82 min | Drama
Lila wants to emulate the sexual exploits of her more experienced best friend. She fixates on a tough older guy who will "sleep with anyone" and tries to insert herself into his world, putting herself in a dangerously vulnerable situation.
Votes: 2,030 | Gross: $0.03M
22. Dog Flesh (2012)
Not Rated | 81 min | Drama
Dog Flesh deals with a complex period in the life of Alejandro, a solitary, fragile and unpredictable man who is crushed by the hostility of his mysterious past.
23. Fill the Void (2012)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance
When the older sister of Shira, an 18-year-old Hasidic Israeli, dies suddenly in childbirth, Shira must decide if she can and should marry her widowed brother-in-law, which also generates tensions within her extended family.
Votes: 3,512 | Gross: $1.77M
24. Crawl (2012)
95 min | Drama
En Cornouailles, dans une Bretagne de dunes et docéan vit Martin, 25 ans. Beau garçon, très sauvage, souvent seul et à lair libre, il sy entend comme personne pour attraper des mulets à la ... See full synopsis »
25. Crestfallen (2013)
101 min | Drama, Thriller
Her parents dead, Tuva discovers that she is adopted, and she and her daughter begin trying to find their hidden roots. This leads back to the small town where she grew up, but it seems people are desperately trying to hide something...
26. Förtroligheten (2013)
Unrated | 108 min | Drama
As a mysterious 'shadow' harasses a teenage girl in the middle of the night in a wealthy neighborhood in Goteborg, Sweden; the idyllic streets are beginning to look more like a prison than ... See full summary »
27. Ma vie réelle (2012)
90 min | Documentary, Biography
For Danny, Alex, Mickerson and Michael, music is an outlet, a form of expression, and a necessity of life. 'My real life' is a portrait of four people in transition and a microcosm of a ... See full summary »
28. Fanny, Alexander & jag (2012)
100 min | Documentary
Follows the rehearsals at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm, of Stefan Larsson's staging of "Fanny and Alexander", Bergman's mighty epic about life, art and theatre.
30. A Life in Dirty Movies (2013)
Unrated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary shot at the end of pornographer Joe Sarnos's life, which reveals his attempt to make one last film, as well as his relationship with his wife, Peggy.
32. Din barndom ska aldrig dö (2013)
82 min | Drama, Romance
Your Childhood Shall Never Die is about a group of people and their complicated relationships to one another. Vera is trying to figure out how to relate to her sons irresponsible father, ... See full summary »
35. Äta lunch (2013)
13 min | Short, Drama
15-year-old Klara is about to eat lunch with four other youngsters at the Eating Disorder Clinic under the supervision of the nurses. They have 30 minutes to eat up.
38. 6 stora fiskar (2013)
14 min | Short, Drama
Ann Sofi and Andreas are a couple of Swedish artists. They came to Romania as exchange students and have a workshop in an apartment downtown Bucharest. Ann Sofi sees art as a means of ... See full synopsis »
43. Eiffeltornet (2004)
13 min | Sci-Fi, Drama, Comedy
A man tells his wife about a dream he had last night, he was in Paris and the Eiffel Tower was missing. She does not understand however, what is this Eiffel Tower of which he speaks?
44. Nudist (2010)
14 min | Short, Drama