LOCARNO INTL FILM FESTIVAL

From August 1st to August 11th

Piazza Grande

BREATH OF LIFE

David Roux

37-year-old Simon is an experienced doctor who rubs shoulders with death on a daily basis in a respiratory department. Like any good professional, he has learnt to shield himself from it. But when his own mother is hospitalised in a critical condition in a (...)

Official Competition

SIBEL

Çağla Zencirci & Guillaume Giovanetti

25-year-old Sibel lives with her father and sister in a secluded village in the mountains of Turkey's Black Sea region. Sibel is a mute, but she communicates by using the ancestral whistled language of the area.
Rejected by her fellow villagers, she (...)