Posts Tagged ‘Caloundra Film Festival’

Caloundra Film Festival: Barley Fields On The Other Side Of The Mountain

The final film from the Telstra Store Caloundra Film Festival is India Drama, Barley Fields On The Other Side Of The Mountain. Pema, 16, lives in a remote village near the mountains of Tibet. For generations, Pema and her family have worked and farmed their barley fields. Pema’s life begins to fall apart when her father…

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Caloundra Film Festival: AGA

The second last film in the Telstra Store Caloundra Film Festival is the Best Film winner of the Sarajevo Film Festival 2018, Russian drama AGA. Following the lives of Nanook and Sedna who have been living alone in the wilderness, keeping with the traditions of their ancestors. As the years have progress they slowly realise that their…

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Caloundra Film Festival: After The Storm

The third last film in the Telstra Store Caloundra Film Festival is Japanese drama After The Strom. Once a prize-winning author, Ryota has fallen into hard times. He spends too much time dwelling in the paste and wasting money from his private detective job on gambling. This leaves his ex-wife frustrated as he cannot pay his child support.…

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Caloundra Film Festival: Shoplifters

Next up on the Telstra Store Caloundra Film Festival is Japanese drama, Shoplifters. Following the story of a family who survives in Toyko, doing the thing they know how to do, shoplift. One night Osamu and his son stumble across a young girl who is left in the freezing cold. One thing leads to another and the family eventually…

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Caloundra Film Festival: I Can Speak

The next film in the Telstra Store Caloundra Film Festival is Korean comedy/drama, I Can Speak. This film has won four Best Actress awards (Na Moon-Hee) as well as Best Director (Kim Hyun-Seok) during the 2017 Blue Dragon film awards. Following the story of a Civil Servant worker Park Min-Jae, who finds himself in a…

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Caloundra Film Festival: The Second

The next film in the Telstra Store Caloundra, Caloundra Film Festival 2018 is our first Australian Drama shown, The Second. This film tells the story of a successful author who released an erotic memoir. What happens when the authors lies catch up with her all because of her best friend? Truth is much deadlier than fiction. Directed by…

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Caloundra Film Festival: Burning

Introducing the Telstra Store Caloundra 2018 Caloundra Film Festival which will be taking place October 9-17 2018. Opening Night will be screening the Korean Drama – Burning. Burning has won various awards such as International Cinephile Society Awards, FIPRESCI Prize and Vulcain Prize for Technical Artist during the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.   Burning tells the story…

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Caloundra Film Festival: Like Father Like Son

Thank you to the Caloundra film festival for a marvellous Horizon Festival. The films were very uplifting and we thoroughly enjoyed them.   Caloundra Film Festival is back to their regular screening with September’s Film, 2013 Cannes Jury Prize winner Like Father Like Son (Soshite Chichi Ni Naru). This Japanese Drama will explore Nature vs. Nurture when two families…

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Caloundra Film Festival: Swinger

The last film for the Young at Heart Sunshine Coast premier Arts Festival is Danish romantic comedy Swinger.   Meet Adam. Adam is in his 40’s and has a loving wife, an adult son and a steady job. But deep down Adam feels there is something missing in his life, which he finds more evident when…

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Caloundra Film Festival: Edie

Continuing on with our Young at Heart Sunshine Coast premier Arts Festival, our next film following after Funne: Sea Dreaming Girls is English Drama Edie.   Edie follows the story of 83-year-old Edith (Sheila Hancock) who never got the chance to fulfil her dream of climbing Mount Suilven in Scottland. Realising how much time has been…

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