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'The Immigrant,' 'The Zero Theorem,' 'Like Father Like Son' & More Headed To Marrakech International Film Festival

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist November 8, 2013 at 12:23PM

With a jury headed by Martin Scorsese and including Faith Akin, Patricia Clarkson, Marion Cotillard, Amat Escalante, Golshifteh Farahani, Anurag Kashyap, Narjiss Nejjar, Park Chan-wook and Paolo Sorrentino and with masterclasses conducted by Bruno Dumont, James Gray, Abbas Kiarostami, Nicolas Winding Refn and Régis Debray, the Marrakech Flim Festival certainly isn't slouching when it comes to attracting big name talent. And effort extends to the official lineup of the festival.
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The Immigrant

With a jury headed by Martin Scorsese and including Faith Akin, Patricia Clarkson, Marion Cotillard, Amat Escalante, Golshifteh Farahani, Anurag Kashyap, Narjiss Nejjar, Park Chan-wook and Paolo Sorrentino and with masterclasses conducted by Bruno Dumont, James Gray, Abbas Kiarostami, Nicolas Winding Refn and Régis Debray, the Marrakech Flim Festival certainly isn't slouching when it comes to attracting big name talent. And effort extends to the official lineup of the festival.

Organizers unveiled their slate today which contains cream of the crop of the festival circuit over the past year. Celebrated and/or highly anticipated films like "The Immigrant," "Blue Ruin," "The Zero Theorem," "Like Father Like Son" are among the highlights with many more selections from across the world cinema scene. Check out the full list below. The Marrakech Film Festival runs from November 29th to December 7th.


Competition
 

AGAIN - Japan

1st film by Junichi Kanai starring Yoshikura Aoi and Yagira Yuya 

BAD HAIR - Venezuela, Peru, Argentina and Germany

by Mariana Rondón starring Samuel Lange and Samantha Castillo

BLUE RUIN – USA 

2nd film by Jeremy Saulnier starring Macon Blair

FEVERS - France and Morocco

by Hicham Ayouch starring Didier Michon, Slimane Dazi, Farida Amrouche, Lounès Tazairt and Tony Harrisson

HAN GONG-JU - South Korea 

1st film by Lee Su-jin starring Chun Woo-hee

HOTELL – Sweden 

2nd film by Lisa Langseth starring Alicia Vikander

HOW I LIVE NOW – UK 

by Kevin Macdonald starring Saoirse Ronan

IDA - Poland and Denmark by 

Pawel Pawlikowski starring Agata Trzebuchowska and Agata Kulesza

LA MARCHE – France 

by Nabil Ben Yadir starring Olivier Gourmet, Tewfik Jallab, Lubna Azabal, Hafsia Herzi, Charlotte Le Bon, Vincent Rothiers, M'Barek Belkouk, Nader Boussandel, Philippe Nahon and Jamel Debbouze 

MEDEAS - USA, Italy and Mexico 

1st film by Andrea Pallaoro starring Catalina Sandino Moreno and Brian F. O’Byrne

THE GAMBLER - Lithuania and Latvia 

1st film by Ignas Jonynas starring Vytautas Kaniusonis

THE SWIMMING POOL - Cuba and Venezuela 

1st film by Carlos Machado Quintela

THE WISHFUL THINKERS – Spain 

2nd film by Jonás Trueba starring Francesco Carril

TRAITORS - Morocco and USA 

1st film by Sean Gullette starring Chaimae Ben Acha, Soufia Issami, Nadia Niaza, Driss Roukhe, Mourade Zeguendi and Morjana Alaoui

VIVA LA LIBERTÀ – Italy 

by Roberto Andò starring Toni Servillo and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

CINEMA AT HEART

DERRIÈRE LES PORTES FERMÉES – Morocco 

2nd film by Mohammed Ahed Bensouda starring Amal Ayouch, Zoubida Akkif, Abdellah Farkous, Bouchra Ahrich and Omar Azzouzi 

KANYAMAKAN – Morocco 

1st film by Said C. Naciri starring Afif Ben Badra, Sarah Kazemy, Mohamed El Achi, Anas El Baz, Younes Megri, Mehdi Ouazzani and Diouc Koma

SARA – Morocco 

by Said Naciri starring Layla Hadiu, Said Naciri, Iman Nakhad and Aziz Houbaibi

C’EST EUX LES CHIENS – Morocco 

2nd film by Hicham Lasri starring Hassan Badida

OUT OF COMPETITION

OPENING FILM

RAM-LEELA – India 

by Sanjay Leela Bhansali starring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh

A THOUSAND TIMES GOOD NIGHT - Norway, Ireland and Sweden 

by Erik Poppe starring Juliette Binoche

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON - Japan

by Kore-Eda Hirokazu

ONE CHANCE - UK and USA

by David Frankel starring James Corden, Julie Walters, Alexandra Roach and Valeria Bilello

THE IMMIGRANT - USA

by James Gray starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Renner

THE REUNION - Sweden

by Anna Odell starring Anna Odell

THE STONE - South Korea

by Cho Se-rae starring Cho Dong-in and Kim Roi-ha

THE ZERO THEOREM - UK, USA, France and Romania

by Terry Gilliam starring Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Thierry and David Thewlis

THOSE HAPPY YEARS - Italy

by Daniele Luchetti starring Kim Rossi Stuart and Micaela Ramazzotti

WALTZ FOR MONICA - Sweden

by Per Fly starring Edda Magnason

CLOSING FILM

WE ARE THE BEST! - Sweden

by Lukas Moodysson

This article is related to: Marrakech Film Festival, The Immigrant, Like Father Like Son, The Zero Theorem


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