Original air date: July 23
Since, in OIFF’s closing day film, Maggie wants to become a mother and plans to resort to artificial insemination. But her plans are disrupted when she meets anthropologist John, who is unhappily married to Georgette. Maggie marries John, but after a while, she begins to feel unhappy, and she has a new plan. staring Ethan Hawke and Julianne Moore.
Original air date: July 15
Tragicomedy Margarita is the fifth feature by Giannoli, who won the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice Festival. The story centers on the story of an eccentric rich woman. However, she has a passion for music, holds concerts in her home, and dreams of singing at the opera. There is only one problem: Marguerite Dupont is a terrible singer. For mercantile reasons, all her entourage does not admit it to her. The prototype of the main character was a real woman. The American was named Florence Foster Jenkins, whose aria was once heard by the director on the radio. It is interesting that very soon we will have the opportunity to evaluate another film about this singer, played by Meryl Streep.
My Grandmother Fanny Kaplan
Original air date: July 19
In the plot of the film (and, its creators claim, according to the historical evidence they were able to find). A revolutionary freed from hard labor, Fanny Kaplan, who has come to recuperate in a Crimean sanatorium. Begin a passionate love affair with the head doctor. It turns out to be none other than Lenin’s younger brother, Dmitry. One of the notable features of “My Grandmother Fanny Kaplan” is the selection of performers. Thus, the image of Dmitri Ulyanov embodied by Miroslav Slaboshpitsky in the other roles might also be saw as representatives of the Ukrainian direction: Roman Shirman, Gennady Kofman, and Vlad Troitsky.