21st IFFK Films

by ajmalntd | created - 04 Dec 2016 | updated - 05 Dec 2016 | Public

Here is a list of all the films to be screened in the 21st International Film Festival of Kerala,with all the categories combined, which are available on IMDb.The link to trailers are also given in the description.This may help you choose your watchlist. Check the official website of IFFK : [link]http://iffk.in/[/link]

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1. Jules and Jim (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino

Votes: 35,189

Trailer : [link]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5IAYIUKTaI/[/link] Criterion

2. Pickpocket (1959)

Not Rated | 76 min | Crime, Drama

Michel is released from jail after serving a sentence for thievery. His mother dies and he resorts to pickpocketing as a means of survival.

Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Jean Pélégri, Dolly Scal

Votes: 18,103

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCZhSPwIZEg Criterion : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEVdZlZsQq4

4. Pierrot le Fou (1965)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani, Aicha Abadir

Votes: 26,919

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycg2yb3qiUo Criterion : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCxr2x1-M3g

5. Ugetsu (1953)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

A tale of ambition, family, love, and war set in the midst of the Japanese Civil Wars of the sixteenth century.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi | Stars: Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyô, Kinuyo Tanaka, Mitsuko Mito

Votes: 19,096 | Gross: $0.01M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecTMsz_KDIE Criterion : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgBHeJfnJ5s

6. Singing the Blues in Red (1986)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Music

A singer swaps the political intimidation of working in East Germany for the equally controlling capitalist music industry in the West.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Gerulf Pannach, Fabienne Babe, Sigfrit Steiner, Cristine Rose

Votes: 407

7. Hidden Agenda (1990)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Frances McDormand, Brian Cox, Brad Dourif, Mai Zetterling

Votes: 3,365 | Gross: $1.03M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIy6Cj8NYrQ

8. I, Daniel Blake (2016)

R | 100 min | Drama

78 Metascore

After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.

Directors: Ken Loach, Laura Obiols | Stars: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy, Briana Shann

Votes: 48,371 | Gross: $0.26M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahWgxw9E_h4

9. Kes (1969)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Family

A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: David Bradley, Brian Glover, Freddie Fletcher, Lynne Perrie

Votes: 17,635

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2BMFtefUag Criterion : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLYR-yx0TXE

10. Looking for Eric (2009)

Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

66 Metascore

Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Steve Evets, Eric Cantona, Stephanie Bishop, Gerard Kearns

Votes: 15,382 | Gross: $0.06M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgmTRuWMyeI

11. Land and Freedom (1995)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, War

David is an unemployed communist that comes to Spain in 1937 during the civil war to enroll the republicans and defend the democracy against the fascists. He makes friends between the soldiers.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Ian Hart, Rosana Pastor, Icíar Bollaín, Tom Gilroy

Votes: 9,796 | Gross: $0.23M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfGM5EQtMTg

12. The Angels' Share (2012)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

66 Metascore

Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, Roger Allam, Gary Maitland

Votes: 22,523 | Gross: $0.30M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcQIvmR21VU

13. Looks and Smiles (1981)

104 min | Drama

Thatcherism and the Irish troubles provide the backdrop for this study of Mick, a well-meaning youth in Sheffield, who has, unlike Dickens' Pip, no expectations. Mick lives with his parents... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Graham Green, Carolyn Nicholson, Tony Pitts, Roy Haywood

Votes: 354

14. Riff-Raff (1991)

Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

The story of Stevie, a construction worker, and his girlfriend, an unemployed pop singer, serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Emer McCourt, Jim R. Coleman, George Moss

Votes: 3,873 | Gross: $0.30M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TkyRQkpEtI

15. 76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami (2016)

76 min | Documentary, Biography

A documentary about the legendary film maker Abbas Kiarostami. A photographer and long time friend of Kiarostami, Seyfolah Samadian has put together some footage of his moments with Kiarostami, his travel photography, film making etc.

Director: Seifollah Samadian

Votes: 111

16. Afterimage (2016)

98 min | Biography, Drama, History

75 Metascore

The story of charismatic painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, who opposed social realism and maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of political obstacles.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Boguslaw Linda, Bronislawa Zamachowska, Zofia Wichlacz, Krzysztof Pieczynski

Votes: 2,332 | Gross: $0.03M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rfzPErD1C0

17. Shirin (2008)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from the twelfth ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mahnaz Afshar, Pegah Ahangarani, Taraneh Alidoosti, Kamand Amir Soleymani

Votes: 2,123

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBKuXEzV9lw

18. Take Me Home (V) (2016)

16 min | Short, Drama

The 15 minutes film features a "football" in the main lead. The philosophical and thematic meanings can be derived by the viewer with their own instinct.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 111

19. The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

86 Metascore

Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Behzad Dorani, Noghre Asadi, Roushan Karam Elmi, Bahman Ghobadi

Votes: 7,893 | Gross: $0.21M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xq1gXC3119A

20. A Death in the Gunj (2016)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

Life for a shy young Indian student slowly falls to pieces during a family road trip.

Director: Konkona Sen Sharma | Stars: Kalki Koechlin, Vikrant Massey, Gulshan Devaiah, Ranvir Shorey

Votes: 3,386

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XliKkuxa_nA

21. After the Storm (2016)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

84 Metascore

After the death of his father, a private detective struggles to find child support money and reconnect with his son and ex-wife.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Yôko Maki, Satomi Kobayashi, Lily Franky

Votes: 8,235 | Gross: $0.27M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPW8QJ4N5PE

22. Alba (2016)

98 min | Drama, Family

ALBA, an 11 year old girl, has to move to her father's house due to her mother's illness. She barely knows him and sharing time with him at home feels weird. Both are shy, both feel lonely but they can't find a way to approach each other.

Director: Ana Cristina Barragán | Stars: Macarena Arias, Pablo Aguirre Andrade, Amaia Merino, Isabel Borja

Votes: 297

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMEMHutUhOY

23. Aloys (2016)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

A lonely private investigator is contacted by a mysterious woman who pulls him into a mind game known as 'telephone walking'. Fascinated by her voice, Aloys discovers an imaginary universe that allows him to break out of his isolation.

Director: Tobias Nölle | Stars: Georg Friedrich, Tilde von Overbeck, Kamil Krejcí, Yufei Li

Votes: 1,708

24. Ama-San (2016)

112 min | Documentary

A dive, the midday sunlight filtering down through the water. The air in her lungs has to last until she can dislodge the abalone. Dives like these have been carried out in Japan for over 2000 years by the Ama-San.

Director: Cláudia Varejão | Stars: Matsumi Koiso, Mayumi Mitsuhashi, Masumi Shibahara

Votes: 134

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOYl50SYAEg

25. Angel (2016)

80 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Devastated with grief after the mysterious disappearance of her magician lover, Louise is sent to a psychiatric asylum. Nine months later, she gives birth to Angel, a baby boy with an ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Cleven | Stars: Hannah Boudreau, Maya Dory, Fleur Geffrier, Elina Löwensohn

Votes: 364

26. Aquarius (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama

88 Metascore

Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-storey ... See full summary »

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Sônia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 16,687 | Gross: $0.29M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zln78CcFkA

27. Barakah Meets Barakah (2016)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

A guy from the middle class, meets a girl from A wealthy family, and they start a romance in a country that frowns upon it.

Director: Mahmoud Sabbagh | Stars: Hisham Fageeh, Fatima AlBanawi, Sami Hifny, Khairia Nazmi

Votes: 1,323

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vK9V_n4i_CY

28. Being 17 (2016)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Romance

83 Metascore

Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father is on a tour of duty abroad. He is bullied by Thomas, whose mother is ill. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Sandrine Kiberlain, Kacey Mottet Klein, Corentin Fila, Alexis Loret

Votes: 5,079 | Gross: $0.05M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4odOwOIH70

29. Daughter (2016)

103 min | Drama

A young girl leaves her hometown in south of Iran for a half day trip without permission of her strict father to attend a close friend's goodbye party. In her way back home hazy weather changes all she had planned.

Director: Reza Mirkarimi | Stars: Farhad Aslani, Merila Zare'i, Mahoor Alvand, Shahrokh Foroutanian

Votes: 809

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7SxoyFEXow

30. Death in Sarajevo (2016)

85 min | Drama

The major hotel Europe in Sarajevo will receive an important visit on the anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, attack that triggered World War. As the manager of ... See full summary »

Director: Danis Tanovic | Stars: Snezana Vidovic, Izudin Bajrovic, Vedrana Bozinovic, Muhamed Hadzovic

Votes: 945

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=in4feDE3GII

31. Eddie Reynolds y Los Ángeles de Acero (2014)

106 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

They are not wild and crazy anymore, or at least they think so. Now, thanks to an offer nobody can't refuse, they will try to recapture that old rock and roll magic and give themselves a second chance.

Director: Gustavo Moheno | Stars: Luis Alberti, Damián Alcázar, Alfonso Bravo, Lucía Carreras

Votes: 229

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wk8AjC021s

32. Elle (I) (2016)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

89 Metascore

A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling

Votes: 57,720

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gM96ne-XiH0

33. Endless Poetry (2016)

Unrated | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

78 Metascore

Surrealist filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky tells the story of himself as a young man becoming a poet in Chile, befriending other artists, and freeing himself from the limits of his youth.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Adan Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, Leandro Taub, Pamela Flores

Votes: 4,456 | Gross: $0.03M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuG5TMC_HFo

34. Endorphine (2015)

PG | 84 min | Drama

Complex time shifting drama revolving about a violent senseless murder and young witness.

Director: André Turpin | Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Mylène Mackay, Lise Roy, Guy Thauvette

Votes: 610

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtWJ3bqmbFs

35. Epitafio (2015)

82 min | Adventure

In 1519, Conquistador Diego de Ordaz and two soldiers march to the summit of the great Mexican volcano Popocatépetl.

Directors: Rubén Imaz, Yulene Olaizola | Stars: Xabier Coronado, Martín Román, Carlos Triviño

Votes: 93

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-8bFLEnwdo

36. From Nowhere (2016)

89 min | Drama

75 Metascore

Three undocumented Bronx teenagers are graduating from high school while navigating the treacherous waters of trying to get their papers to stay in the US.

Director: Matthew Newton | Stars: Julianne Nicholson, J. Mallory McCree, Octavia Chavez-Richmond, Chinasa Ogbuagu

Votes: 189

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVtGh3zI_Ow

37. Glory (2016)

101 min | Drama

83 Metascore

A reclusive Bulgarian railway trackman finds millions of cash spilled on the tracks and turns them in to the police. When the transport ministry's head of PR Julia Staikova decides to use ... See full summary »

Directors: Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov | Stars: Stefan Denolyubov, Margita Gosheva, Alexandra Angelova, Poli Angelova

Votes: 1,823 | Gross: $0.02M

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeEs2_6-AXU

38. Goodbye Berlin (2016)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Two young teenage boys steal a car and embark on a road trip that will probably change their lives.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Tristan Göbel, Aniya Wendel, Justina Humpf, Paul Busche

Votes: 7,582

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ph5NOf-di18

39. Graduation (2016)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

84 Metascore

A film about compromises and the implications of the parent's role.

Director: Cristian Mungiu | Stars: Adrian Titieni, Maria Dragus, Lia Bugnar, Mãlina Manovici

Votes: 11,256 | Gross: $0.18M

Trailer : *beep*

40. I, Olga Hepnarova (2016)

Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

57 Metascore

"My verdict is : I, Olga Hepnarová, the victim of your bestiality, sentence you to death penalty." Those were the famous words of the 22-year-old mass murderer Olga Hepnarová, who in 1973 drove a truck into a group of innocent people in Prague.

Directors: Petr Kazda, Tomás Weinreb | Stars: Michalina Olszanska, Martin Pechlát, Klára Melísková, Marika Soposká

Votes: 2,027

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdhR1Kai1tk

41. Illegitimate (2016)

89 min | Drama

Two siblings and an illegitimate love. A father who's a doctor and several accusations. A family in which no one ever drew a line between what's moral and what's legal. Not even when it comes to abortion.

Director: Adrian Sitaru | Stars: Adrian Titieni, Alina Grigore, Robi Urs, Bogdan Albulescu

Votes: 1,163

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzqkCbaNcXo

42. Indivisible (2016)

100 min | Drama

80 Metascore

Daisy and Violet are twin sisters on the verge of turning 18. They are blessed with beautiful voices and are sought after to sing at weddings, communions and baptisms. Their real draw is ... See full summary »

Director: Edoardo De Angelis | Stars: Angela Fontana, Marianna Fontana, Antonia Truppo, Toni Laudadio

Votes: 1,087

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJzZuoXZlR4

43. Inadaptable (2016)

88 min | Drama, Romance

Mahtab is suspicious of her husband Ahmad, a university professor. As she tries to unravel the mystery instigated by Sima, a close friend of the family, by pressuring Farnoosh Kheirkhah, ... See full summary »

Director: Ebrahim Ebrahimian | Stars: Mohammad Reza Forutan, Sareh Bayat, Hediyeh Tehrani, Hamid Reza Azarang

Votes: 497

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yALBJ0h1Ns0

44. Inversion (2016)

84 min | Drama

With fascinating insights into everyday life in Tehran, the film portrays the 'inversion" of a woman, and her mutiny against male domination.

Director: Behnam Behzadi | Stars: Sahar Dolatshahi, Ali Mosaffa, Alireza Aghakhani, Setareh Pesyani

Votes: 428

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgAC3LdX2PA

45. Inner City (2016)

Drama

"At some point," Rafael tells Arzu, "people walk together ... and then their ways part ... each destined to follow the labyrinth of their own inner city ..." Arzu, a young girl growing up ... See full summary »

Director: Ilgar Safat | Stars: Anar Khalilov, Tahmina Rafaella, Rafiz Mehdizade, Inna Imranova

Votes: 35

46. Land of Mine (2015)

R | 100 min | Drama, History, War