Rialto Summer Cinema

13 Druk / Another Round Ι Thomas Vinterberg Ι wed 21:00

117’, Denmark, 2020

 

A group of teachers, and four close friends, decide to drink during working hours and maintain a light level of intoxication throughout the day. Their purpose is to prove that a slightly higher blood alcohol content opens the mind to the outside world, makes problems seem smaller, and increases creativity.

 

An experiment that will prove to be extremely successful for some, but not so much for others.

 

Screenplay: Thomas Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm

Directing: Thomas Vinterberg

Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Lars Ranthe, Magnus Millang, Maria Bonnevie, Susse Wold

 

Awards:

Best International Feature Film, Academy Awards, 2021.

Best Foreign Film Award, Bafta & César Awards, 2021.

Best Film Award, European Film Awards, 2020.

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16 Petite Maman Ι Céline Sciamma Ι sat 21:00 

72’, France, 2021

 

Eight-year-old Nelly has just lost her beloved grandmother and is helping her parents clean out her house. She explores the country house where her mother, Marion, was raised, and the nearby forest where she built a treehouse. When her mother leaves the house, Nelly meets a young girl her age building a treehouse in the woods. Her name is Marion, just like her mother’s…

 

A beautiful film for all the family that travels the audience to their own childhood. A tribute to imagination and childhood friendship, a film about love and healing wounds.

 

Screenplay: Céline Sciamma

Directing: Céline Sciamma

Cast: Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz, Nina Meurisse, Stéphane Varupenne.

 

Αwards:

The film premiered at Berlinale 2021 and won several awards at multiple festivals, including at San Sebastian and Stockholm International Film Festivals.  

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18 The Man with the Answers Ι Stelios Kammitsis Ι mon 21:00

85’, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, 2021

 

After his grandmother’s death, Victor, an ex-diving champion in his early 20s, sets off for a road trip in his old dusty car, from Patras to Bavaria. On the boat, he meets Matthias, an adventurous young German. They both head to Bavaria, each for their own reasons. They are both looking for answers to their own questions.

 

An “existential, sensual, revelatory pop road movie towards the Truth”. 

 

Screenplay / Directing: Stelios Kammitsis

Cast: Vasilis Magouliotis, Anton Weil, Stela Fyrogeni


Awards: The film premiered at Queer Screen – Mardi Gras Film Festival and won the Audience Award at Thessaloniki IFF 2021.

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19 Madres Paralelas / Parallel Mothers Ι Pedro Almodovar

tue 21:00  120’, Spain, 2021

 

Two single mothers give birth on the same day. Several months later, and after randomly noticing the characteristics of one of the babies, one of the two women realizes that she is not the baby’s biological mother.

 

Desperately searching for the other woman, she believes that a terrible mistake has been made. 

 

Screenplay, directing: Pedro Almodóvar

Cast: Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit, Israel Elejalde, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Rossy de Palma, Julieta Serrano

Αwards: Best Actress Award (Penélope Cruz) - Venice Film Festival.

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24 Hoy se Arregla el Mundo / Today We Fix the World  

Ariel Winograd Ι sun 21:00  117’, Argentina, 2022

 

David Samaras, known to everyone by his nickname “el Griego” (the Greek), is the producer of the popular talk show “Today we Fix the World”, where supposedly ordinary people settle relationship conflicts with their partners, friends, workmates, parents, and children.

 

His most enduring bond is with his 9-year-old son Benito, the fruit of a brief fling for whom he feels a legal obligation rather than affection. Things get complicated when the boy’s mother reveals to him that Benito is not his son. El Griego decides to tell Benito the truth and help him find his biological father.

 

Screenplay: Mariano Vera

Directing: Ariel Winograd

Cast: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Benjamín Otero, Luis Luque, Charo López, Gabriel Corrado.

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26 Smagen af sult / A Taste of Hunger Ι tue 21:00

100’, Denmark, Sweden, 2021

 

Maggi and Carsten are couple in work and in life. She is an anthropologist who has designed the extraordinary setting of their restaurant that aspires to become Copenhagen’s next best thing. Carsten is the chef. Daring, full of ideas, strict and a perfectionist, he struggles to win the prestigious Michelin star, sacrificing almost everything.

 

A captivating film about ambition and human relationships, backed by the powerful performances of its cast.

 

Screenplay: Christoffer Boe, Tobias Lindholm

Directing: Christoffer Boe

Cast: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Katrine Greis-Rosenthal, Charlie Gustafsson, Dag Malmberg, Nicolas Bro, Flora Augusta, August Vinkel

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Rialto Summer Cinema - € 8

All films will be screened in their original dialogues with Greek and English subtitles.