Funeral Parade Of Roses (1969) | Pride X Kriterion

AUGUST 14TH | 19:30 | PRIDE X KRITERION 

Japanese experimental filmmaker Toshio Matsumoto focuses on a chaotic love triangle at Bar Genet in Tokyo. The exuberant 1960s aesthetic connects pop art with Bertolt Brecht, and this beautifully restored cult film presents an unabashed portrait of an underground community of drag queens within Japanese nightlife.

Maternal (English subtitles)

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What is motherhood? Maura Delpero's Maternal shows us a world where two forms of motherhood - the single mother and the saintly mother - collide.

Everything Everywhere All at Once (Original Version)

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Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh), along with her husband Waymond (Key Hun Quan), have an unsuccessful laundromat, a rebellious daughter and a tax return that just doesn't seem to end. Exactly at the moment when it all becomes too much, the universe tears apart into an infinite number of universes and Evelyn is no longer just a laundromat owner, but internationally known movie star, kung fu master, chef or perhaps the hero everyone needed all along.

Hit The Road (English Subtitles)

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A family of four drives through a beautiful desolate Iranian landscape. A father lying with his leg in a cast, a mother smiling through her tears, a young child bouncing through the vehicle like fireworks. And an adult son who says nothing, his eyes fixed on the road. It is soon clear that this is not an ordinary getaway but a farewell trip, where throughout the trip the family clings to memories of the past, struggles with fears of the unknown and worries about the sick dog.

Incroyable Mais Vrai (English Subtitles)

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When Alain and Marie view a house in a quiet suburb, the realtor gives them a warning: the hatch in the basement will change their lives completely. That is not too much to say: after their first experience in the basement they immediately decide to buy the house. Because what happens behind the hatch in the basement is incredible.

The Innocents (English Subtitles)

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7-year-old Norwegian Ida must make new friends when she moves with her autistic sister Anna and her parents to an apartment complex on the outskirts of Oslo. While her parents are unpacking things and busy with work, Ida explores the area and, to her annoyance, has to babysit Anna, who cannot talk. Soon Ida meets the 2 years older Ben and Anna finds a buddy in the gentle Aisha, who feels her right. Ben and Aisha live in the same complex as the sisters and appear to have special powers. More and more often, Ida and Anna go outside to play with their new friends, but their initial innocent play gradually takes a grimmer turn.

Piccolo Corpo (English subtitles)

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Italy, 1900. Agata decides to make a journey on her own through rugged Italy in search of redemption for her daughter. A mission not entirely without its dangers as a young woman at the time. Along the way she finds help from the itinerant Lynx and together they defy the elements, prejudices and the enchanting but intimidating Italian landscape in search of a miracle for her baby.

Evolution (ENG Subs)

TO BE SEEN FROM 8 SEPT

Kata Wéber's bitterly ironic and personal play has been turned into powerful, bold images by Kornél Mundruczó, with a stunning mise-en-scène.

Corsage (English subtitles)

TO BE SEEN FROM 15 SEPT

The Empress Elizabeth of Austria is adored for her beauty and is famous for her dress code. In the year 1877, she celebrates her 40th birthday, a milestone that also has a downside. While her role has less and less impact, Elizabeth tries to keep up her image. Craving more wisdom, she travels abroad to visit political allies and former lovers. She devises a plan to secure her legacy.

Close (English Subtitles)

SCREENING FROM 3 NOV

Thirteen-year-old Léo and Rémi are best friends. However, this friendship comes to an abrupt end after which Léo, full of incomprehension, approaches Sophie, Rémi's mother. While trying to understand what went wrong, the boys hope for forgiveness and reconciliation.

Vortex (English subtitles)

TO BE SEEN FROM 10 NOVEMBER

Vortex tells the story of an elderly couple. In their Parisian flat, the 'father' (played by Dario Argento) takes care of his demented wife (played by Françoise Lebrun) while he writes a book about the relationship between dreams and films.