We are happy to announce two world premieres in Venice Official Selection – ORIZZONTI COMPETITION for our films.
Icelandic urban satire UNDER THE TREE by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson (PARIS OF THE NORTH, EITHER WAY) and a powerful Iranian debut DISAPPEARANCE by Ali Asgari, whose short films had been screened in Cannes and Venice official selection.
UNDER THE TREE, 2017 produced by Netop Films (Iceland), Profile Pictures (Denmark), Madants (Poland) and One Two Films (Germany)
Agnes throws Atli out and does not want him to see their daughter Ása anymore. He moves in with his parents, who are involved in a bitter dispute over their big and beautiful tree that casts a shadow on the neighbours’ deck. As Atli fights for the right to see his daughter, the dispute with the neighbours intensifies – property is damaged, pets mysteriously go missing, security cameras are being installed and there is a rumor that the neighbor was seen with a chainsaw.
DISAPPEARANCE, 2017 produced by Three Garden Films, Taat Productions with a support of Doha Film Institute.
In the course of one cold night in Teheran, two young lovers go from hospital to hospital in search of help. Soon they will have to face the tragic consequences of their youthful naivety