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The 2nd Annual iCMFF: Arthouse

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The 2nd Annual iCMFF: Arthouse

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Post by outdoorcats » November 1st, 2018, 10:55 pm

Welcome to the 2018 iCheckMovies Film Festival!

Festival Dates: Nov. 1-27

Please rate the films the films you've seen on a scale from 1-10 to help contribute to this year's Audience Award.

This is the thread where all users can rate and discuss the films in this year's Arthouse section:

By the Time it Gets Dark dir. Anocha Suwichakornpong. 2016, 105 min. :imdb::ICM:
1970, Thailand. A waitress, then a film director. All lives are connected.
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Dead Slow Ahead dir. Mauro Herce. 2015, 74 min. :imdb::ICM:
A freighter. Gears. Workers. Machinery.
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Mimosas dir. Oliver Laxe. 2016, 96 min. :imdb::ICM:
A caravan. A dying sheikh. Then, or now?
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Staying Vertical dir. Alain Guiraudie. 2016, 98 min. :imdb::ICM:
Sex. Sheep farmers. A baby. The wolves are getting more aggressive.
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The Human Surge dir. Eduardo Williams. 2016, 99 min. :imdb::ICM:
Argentina, Mozambique, The Philippines. Young people and technology.
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The Pearl Button dir. Patricio Guzmán. 2015, 82 min. :imdb::ICM:
Water, the cosmos, time, memory, genocide.
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[a LION eats GOD. Gunshots ring out. MATT turns around]
MATT: That's the guy I was telling you about.

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Post by Ivan0716 » November 2nd, 2018, 12:13 pm

By the Time it Gets Dark - 7/10

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Post by viktor-vaudevillain » November 4th, 2018, 8:29 pm

Very nice picks this year! Already seen 2, the other ones are high on my watchlist. Only Dead Slow Ahead I hadn't planned to see beforehand.

Staying Vertical - 9
The Human Surge - 10

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Post by cinewest » November 5th, 2018, 7:16 am

The Pearl Button- 9

A creative, cinematic, personal, historical essay about the filmmaker and Chile. Outstanding

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Post by connordenney » November 5th, 2018, 7:08 pm

By the Time It Gets Dark: 6/10
Dead Slow Ahead: 6/10
Mimosas: 6/10
Staying Vertical: 6/10
The Human Surge: 7/10
The Pearl Button: 6/10

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Post by beavis » November 5th, 2018, 7:12 pm

Good ratings for The Human Surge so far! Nice. It was one of my biggest discoveries last year and i was really pleased to help get it into this selection.

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Post by blocho » November 12th, 2018, 5:03 am

The Pearl Button 9/10

It doesn't reach the heights of Nostalgia, but what ever will? Another marvelous work from Guzman.

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Post by lynchs » November 14th, 2018, 1:54 pm

could have been better... or worse ;)

Rester vertical (2016) 6/10
El botón de nácar (2015) 5/10
El auge del humano (2016) 4/10

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