Tag Archives: 2009
Je l’aimais / Someone I Loved (2009) Zabou Breitman, Daniel Auteuil, Marie-Josée Croze, Florence Loiret Caille, Drama, Romance
One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who’s just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre’s secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Jal al-ji-do mot-ha-myeon-seo / Like You Know It All (2009) Sang-soo Hong, Tae-woo Kim, Ji-won Uhm, Hyun-jung Go, Drama
Invited to serve on the jury at a film festival, Director Ku does not care about his supposed-to-dos. Rather, chatting at parties and drinking now seem to be his all time favorites. Ku runs into an old friend who insists he come over for dinner and he stays the night at his friend’s house. Yet, the next day, Ku finds himself in trouble with an alleged accusation of seducing his friend’s wife. Later, he travels to Jeju Island to give a lecture. He hooks up with a painter for another long night of drinking. The day after, Ku is invited to the painter’s where he happens to see his ex-girlfriend.
Cekaj me, ja sigurno necu doci / Wait for Me and I Will Not Come (2009) Miroslav Momcilovic, Milos Samolov, Mirjana Karanovic, Gordan Kicic, Drama, Romance
Alek is desperate because Teodora left him after a three-year relationship. Alek keeps calling Teodora who has fallen in Love with Nemanja in the meantime. And however decisive and tough Teodora is when she sees Alek, she is as lenient and helpless when she is spending time with Nemanja. The problem is that Nemanja is not in love with her but with Marina, a girl younger by a couple of years. Unfortunately, Marina is not in love with him, she is very attracted to Alek’s “Slavic desperation”. She does not know that the reason for his “charm of a desperate man” is the catastrophe with Teodora, she thinks Alek is simply that way… A certain emotional system of connected judgments is established, an enchanted love circle that everyone is longing for everyone, everyone is harassing and torturing everyone, and in its centre is Bane, as the witness of all emotional prides and falls.
Villa Amalia is the story of Ann, a musician, whose life is turned upside down by a kiss. When she sees Thomas kissing another woman, Ann makes a clean break, leaving him and everything else far behind her. Suddenly unsure of everything that seemed so certain, Ann knows only that she must change her life and become someone else to find herself. With her music and the friendship of Georges, who pops out of her distant past, she sets off on a journey that will take her to an island where the Villa Amalia stands.
10 to 11 is the story of a passionate collector Mithat and the concierge of the building, Ali. For Mithat Istanbul is as vast as his collections and for Ali is nothing more than a few blocks around the building. When the neighbors decide to have the building rebuilt with the fear of earthquake and the wish for a more valuable house, Mithat’s most challenging struggle to save his collections begins. The building becomes the common destiny of these two men living alone. Their relationship that begins with the collaboration to save the continuity of the collections changes track with Mithat’s handing Istanbul over to Ali and ends when they involuntarily change each other’s fate.
Middle-aged Hideo lives alone with an inflatable doll he calls Nozomi. The doll is his closest companion. He dresses it up, talks to it over dinner, and has sexual intercourse with it. However, unbeknown to Hideo, Nozomi was created with a heart…