Vinterberg’s Another Round to open 51st IFFI, Kurosawa’s Wife of a Spy to have India premiere

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Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg’s Another Round, starring actor Mads Mikkelsen, would be the opening movie on the upcoming 51st version of International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

The movie, which is Denmark’s official entry for Oscars 2020, revolves round 4 weary highschool lecturers experimenting with the liberating results of alcohol.

Another Round had its in-cinema world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival 2020. At the San Sebastian International Film Festival the film gained the Silver Shell for greatest actor for Mikkelsen and co-stars Thomas Bo Larsen, Magnus Millang and Lars Ranthe in addition to Silver Shell for greatest director for Vinterberg. It was additionally half of Cannes Film Festival’s official choice.

IFFI, which takes place in Goa from November 20-28 yearly, was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and can now be held from January 16 to January 24.

Japanese historic drama Wife of a Spy, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, may even have its India premiere on the upcoming nine-day movie gala.

Wife of a Spy first launched in Japan as a tv film in June final yr. A theatrical model of the movie was chosen in the primary competitors part of the 77th Venice International Film Festival and gained the Silver Lion.
The film options actors Yu Aoi and Issey Takahashi.

A complete of 224 movies will likely be screened below completely different sections on the 51st IFFI, which will likely be organised in a hybrid format within the wake of the pandemic. The competition may even mark world premier of “Mehrunisa”. The movie by Sandeep Kumar will premier mid-fest. Starring actor Farrukh Jaffar, the film narrates the story of a lady’s lifelong dream.

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