The films of the Gala Premiers program at the 10th Odesa International Film Festival has been announced

The 10th OIFF Gala Premiers section will feature films-participants from the major Berlin, Venice and Cannes Film Festival Competitions. Also, the program includes the opening film of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival The Dead Don’t Die by Jim Jarmusch

On the anniversary OIFF, the premiere of Deerskin, directed by Quentin Dupieux, will be held. 44-year-old Georges becomes obsessed with the purchase of a designer deerskin jacket, which long dreamed about. This obsession will eventually make him break with a monotonous life in the suburbs, drop all the savings, and even decide on the crime. The main role in the film was played by Oscar-winning French actor Jean Dujardin.

Opening Film at the Directors’ Fortnight of the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

The viewers of the anniversary festival will watch the film In Fabric by the British director Peter Strickland. A little red dress is in the show-window. It is incredibly beautiful and perfect for anyone who tries it on. It makes you desirable, but the dress has a price. And not everyone will be able to pay it ... The film is filmed in the style of the cult Italian director Dario Argento.

The film was included into the Official Selection at the 2018 San Sebastián International Film Festival.

In the Non-Competitive Section of Gala Premiers of the 10th OIFF will be featured the film Never Look Away by the German director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. The story of a young student-artist, Kurt, who falls in love with his classmate Ellie. Her father, a well-known doctor, Professor Seeband, is sadly impressed by the choice of hiser daughter and is accused of putting an end to their relationship. They have no idea that their lives have already been linked to the horrible crime that Seebad committed several decades ago.

The film got into the Official Selection at the Venice Film Festival in 2018. In addition, it was presented in two nominations for this year's Oscar (Academy Award for Best International Feature Film and Academy Award for Best Cinematography).

The audience of the Odesa International Film Festival this year will see another film Sorry We Missed You by Ken Loach. Ricky and his family have been heavily fighting debts since the financial crisis of 2008. The opportunity to gain some freedom comes with a brand new brilliant wagon and the opportunity to make a franchise and work for yourself in the delivery service. This is a complicated job, but his wife's housework is by no means easier. The family holds firmly, but when both pull in different directions, everything can be broken.

The film entered the Official Selection at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

The Opening Film at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival is The Dead Don't Die, which will be shown exclusively within the 10th anniversary OIFF. The director of the film, Jim Jarmusch, became famous as a new voice of independent cinema thanks to the film Stranger Than Paradise (1984). He also won the 2005 Cannes Grand Prix for Broken Flowers. As a musician, he created music for his films and recorded two albums together with Jozef van Wissem. According to the movie Dead Don't Die, something is wrong with the sleepy little town of Centerville. Nobody knows why. The news is scary, scientists are concerned. Nobody can predict the most strange and dangerous plague that will eventually fall to Centerville: the dead will rise from their graves and brutally attack and gnaw alive. Residents of the town will have to fight for their own survival. The film featured such well-known actors as: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Chloë Sevigny and others.

The Golden Glove by director Fatih Akin has also been included into the Gala Premiers section of the 10th OIFF. Hamburg area, St. Pauli, 1970s. At first glance, Fritz Fite Honka is a pitiful loser. A man with a disfigured face every night drinks in a Golden Glove eatery and chases for lonely women. None of it regulars does not even suspect that at the first glance harmless Fite is actually a maniac.

The film was presented in the Official Selection at the 2019 Berlinale.

The story of the starry take-off and the unconscious fall of Harvey Weinstein, the movie titanium can be viewed within the framework of the 10th Odesa International Film Festival in the film Untouchable by the British director Ursula Macfarlane. Her documentary film demonstrates the ability of convincing and attractive observation of characters, combined with an entertaining storyline and visual sophistication. Ursula Macfarlane was nominated four times for the BAFTA Award and has a number of awards and nominations at Grierson Award, Broadcast and the Royal Television Society. The Untouchable film sheds light on how the renowned producer gained tremendous power and had been used it for decades. Former employees, classmates and journalists reflect on the perception of Weinstein as a seer by the public, while describing in detail his merciless attempts to retain power after the scandal that happened to him.

Recall that the anniversary 10th Odesa International Film Festival will be held July, 12th - 20th.

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