The 7th edition of the Rome Film Festival will be held from 9 to 17 November, 2012, at Rome’s Auditorium Parco della Musica, the spectacular arts complex designed by world-famous architect Renzo Piano.
And, as happens every year, the International Rome Film Festival’s unique atmosphere will be contagious. The entire Eternal City will get in the act with a series of exciting film-related events that will be held in some of Rome’s most iconic locations, hosted by its cultural institutions and various associations connected with the film industry.
The Rome Film Festival is produced by the Fondazione Cinema per Roma: founding members are the City of Rome, Lazio Region, Province of Rome, Rome Chamber of Commerce and Fondazione Musica per Roma.
An international competition of a maximum of 15 feature films, presented as world premieres.
- A GLIMPSE INSIDE THE MIND OF CHARLES SWAN III by Roman Coppola, USA, 2012, 86’
Cast: Charlie Sheen, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman, Katheryn Winnick, Patricia Arquette
- AKU NO KYÔTEN / LESSON OF THE EVIL by Takashi Miike, Japan, 2012, 129’
Cast: Hideaki Ito, Fumi Nikaido, Shota Sometani, Kento Hayashi, Kodai Asaka, Erina Mizuno
- ALÌ HA GLI OCCHI AZZURRI by Claudio Giovannesi, Italy, 2012, 100’
Cast: Nader Sarhan, Stefano Rabatti, Brigitte Apruzzesi, Marian Valenti Adrian
- E LA CHIAMANO ESTATE by Paolo Franchi, Italia, 2012, 89’
Cast: Isabella Ferrari, Jean-Marc Barr, Luca Argentero, Filippo Nigro, Eva Riccobono, Anita Kravos
- IXJANA by Józef Skolimowski, Michał Skolimowski, Poland, 2012, 98’
Cast: Sambor Czarnota, Borys Szyc, Magdalena Boczarska, Ewa Hornich, Łukasz Simlat
- MAI MORIRE by Enrique Rivero, Mexico, 2012, 84’
Cast: Margarita Saldaña, Amalia Salas, Juan Chirinos
- MAIN DANS LA MAIN / HAND IN HAND by Valérie Donzelli, France, 2012, 90’
Cast: Valérie Lemercier, Jérémie Elkaïm, Valérie Donzelli, Béatrice De Staël
- MARFA GIRL by Larry Clark, USA, 2012, 106’
Cast: Adam Mediano, Drake Burnette, Jeremy St. James, Mary Farley, Mercedes Maxwell, Indigo Rael
- THE MOTEL LIFE by Gabriel Polsky, Alan Polsky, USA, 2012, 95’
Cast: Stephen Dorff, Emile Hirsch, Dakota Fanning, Kris Kristofferson
- NEBESNYE ŽENY LUGOVYKH MARI / SPOSE CELESTIALI DEI MARI DI PIANURA by Alexey Fedorchenko, Russia, 2012, 106’
Cast: Julia Aug, Yana Esipovich, Vasiliy Domrachev, Daria Ekamasova, Olga Dobrina, Yana Troyanova, Olga Degtyarova, Alexandr Ivashkevich, Yana Sexte
- UN ENFANT DE TOI / YOU, ME AND US by Jacques Doillon, France, 2012, 140’
Cast: Lou Doillon, Samuel Benchetrit, Malik Zidi, Marilyne Fontaine
- VEČNOE VOZVRAŠČENIE / ETERNO RITORNO by Kira Muratova, Ukraine, 2012, 114’
Cast: Oleg Tabakov, Alla Demidova, Renata Litvinova, Sergey Makovetsky, Georgy Deliev
- IL VOLTO DI UN’ALTRA by Pappi Corsicato, Italy, 2012, 83’
Cast: Laura Chiatti, Alessandro Preziosi, Lino Guanciale, Iaia ForteAnd two surprise-films
An International Jury chaired by Jeff Nichols (USA), and joined by Russian-Kazakh director and producer Timur Bekmambetov, Italian actress Valentina Cervi, American film critic and festival director Chris Fujiwara, Iranian actress Leila Hatami, Australian director P.J.Hogan, and writer and director Edgardo Cozarinsky will give the following awards for the feature-lenght films (there will be no split awards):
Golden Marc’Aurelio Award for Best Film
Best Director Award
Special Jury Prize
Best Actor Award
Best Actress Award
Award for Emerging Actor or Actress
Award for Best Technical Contribution
Award for Best Screenplay
For more information go on the Rome Film Festival website.
Source: Rome Film Festival