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Movies Competed for Hivos Tiger Award at International Film Festival of Rotterdam 2015

International Film Festival Rotterdam is one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world. The 2015 version of IFFR had held between January 21 and February 1. Here is the list of movies competed for best picture award in IFFR 2015.

Above and Below (2015)

Directed by Nicolas Steiner

From Mars to Earth and underneath. Above and Below is a rough and rhythmic roller coaster ride seating five survivors in their daily hustle through an apocalyptic world. A journey of challenges and beauty in uncomfortable places: Rick & Cindy, Godfather Lalo in the flood channels deep down under the shiny strip of Sin City. Dave in the dry and lonesome Californian desert and April in simulation ...

Another Trip to the Moon (2015)

Directed by Ismail Basbeth
A dreamy, absurdist fantasy film based on Indonesian legends. Asa is the daughter of a seer. To escape her mother's clutches, she lives hidden in a forest. One day, she is collected by a dog, who turns out to be a man sent by her mother.

Bridgend (2015)

Directed by Jeppe Rønde
With Hannah Murray, Josh O'Connor, Adrian Rawlins, Patricia Potter

'Bridgend' follows Sara and her dad, Dave as they arrive to a small village in Bridgend County. The village is haunted by suicides amongst its young inhabitants, and Sara falls dangerously in love with one of the teenagers, Jamie while Dave as the town's new policeman tries to stop the mysterious chain of suicides. The film is an uncompromising story focused on the relationship between vulnerable...

Son of Mine (2015)

Directed by Remy van Heugten
With Johan Leysen, Vincent van der Valk, Ali Ben Horsting, Har Smeets

A father and son in a devastated land. Two desperate outlaws in search of escape and redemption.

Haruko's Paranormal Laboratory (2015)

Directed by Lisa Takeba
With Sayaka Aoki, Tetsuhiro Ikeda, Fumiyo Kohinata, Aoi Nakamura

Impressions of a Drowned Man (2015)

Directed by Kyros Papavassiliou
With Thodoris Pentidis, Marisha Triantafyllidou, Christodoulos Martas

Totally disconnected from his past and memory, the Passenger tries to define himself confronted by his pre-determined fate, a fate that he has to re-live upon every anniversary of his death.

La mujer de los perros (2015)

Directed by Laura Citarella, Verónica Llinás
With Germán de Silva, Verónica Llinás, Juliana Muras, Juana Zalazar

A woman walks through the field. Surrounding her, the dogs run, and whirl, and roll, and spread all over the frame, undoing fiction like the legendary Penelope's weaving. Further, the world, and the outskirts. Seasons, day and night and the different versions of the sky.

Norfolk (2015)

Directed by Martin Radich
With Denis Ménochet, Barry Keoghan, Goda Letkauskaite, Olegar Fedoro

A father has to go and kill one more time; his son has to deal with the consequences.

Parabellum (2015)

Directed by Lukas Valenta Rinner
With Eva Bianco, Pablo Seijo, Martín Shanly

In the company of housewives, professionals and a retired tennis instructor, Hernán is part of a middle-class community that is preparing for the eventual arrival of the end of the world at a holiday resort in the marshy Tigre delta.

Tired Moonlight (2015)

Directed by Britni West
With Hillary Berg, Beck DeRobertis, Paul Dickinson, Alex Karpovsky

Dawn, a middle aged woman who lives alone in a small town in Montana spends her days working as a maid at a roadside motel and scrounging through junk she purchases at local storage auctions hoping to one day 'hit the jackpot' and fund her travels and her escape from the town. Her humdrum life is slowly upended as Paul, a ramblin' man from her past, rolls like a tumbleweed through her small town....