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Zurich Film Festival Unveils Official Lineup: "Amour," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Dans La Maison" Set to Screen

By Claire Easton | Indiewire September 6, 2012 at 1:14PM

The 8th annual Zurich Film Festival (running September 20-30 this year) has officially released its lineup, with Ben Zeitlin's hit "Beasts of the Southern Wild," Mike Birbiglia's "Sleepwalk With Me" and Sundance documentary favorite "The Imposter" all in competition for The Golden Eye, the event's main prize.
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International Feature Film - Competition for Best Feature Film

ÄTA SOVA DÖ by Gabriela Pichler
Sweden - 2012 - 103 min
with Nermina Lukac, Jonathan Lampinen, Peter Fält
Production: Anagram, Film I Skåne, Svergies Television, Film I Våst
World Sales: The Yellow Affair

AVANTI by Emmanuelle Antille
Switzerland/Belgium - 2012 - 85 min
with Hanna Schygulla, Nina Meurisse, Miou-Miou
Production: Versus Production, Box Productions
World Sales: Filmcoopi Zürich

Beasts Of The Southern Wild

BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD by Benh Zeitlin
USA - 2012 - 93 min
with Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly
Production: Journeyman Pictures, Cinereach, Court 13 Pictures
World Sales: Fox Searchlight Pictures

BROKEN by Rufus Norris
UK - 2012 - 90 min
with Tim Roth, Eloise Laurence, Cillian Murphy
Production: BBC Films, Bill Kenwright Films, Cuba Pictures
World Sales: La Pacte

EL ÚLTIMO ELVIS by Armando Bo
Argentina - 2011 - 92 min
with John MicInerny, Griselda Siciliana, Margarita Lopez
Production: Anonymous Content, K&S Films, Rebolucion
World Sales: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

END OF WATCH by David Ayer
USA - 2012 - 109 min
with Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick
Production: Emmett/Furla Films, Crave Films, Exclusive Media Group
World Sales: Open Road Films

KAPRINGEN by Tobias Lindholm
Denmark - 2012 - 110 min
with Pilou Asbaek, Søren Malling, Dar Salim
Production: Nordisk Film
World Sales: Nordisk Film

"King Kelly."
"King Kelly."
KING KELLY by Andrew Neel
USA - 2012 - 84 min
with Louisa Krause, Libby Woodbridge, Roderick Hill
Production: SeeThink Films
World Sales: K5 International

O LUNA IN THAILANDA by Paul Negoescu
Romania - 2012 - 90 min
with Andrei Mateiu, Ioana Anastasia Anton, Sinziana Nicola
Production: HI Film Productions

PUNK by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire
France - 2012 - 90 min
with Paul Bartel, Beatrice Dalle, Alban Bigmouth
Production: Anna Lena Films

SLEEPWALK WITH ME by Mike Birbiglia
USA - 2012 - 80 min
with Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose, James Rebhorn
Production: Bedrocket Media, WBEZ Chicago
World Sales: IFC Films

W SYPIALNI by Tomasz Wasilewski
Poland - 2012 - 74 min
with Katarzyna Herman, Tomek Tyndyk, Agata Buzek
Production: IQ ART Film

YANG MEI ZHOU by Chen Zhou
China - 2012 - 106 min
with Li Qiang, Yin Yaning, Wu Bingbin, Yu Xuan
Production: Yifan Lai

International Documentary Film - Competition for Best Documentary Film

16 ACRES by Richard Hankin
USA - 2012 - 93 min
with Michael Bloomberg, Daniel Libeskind, Larry Silverstein
Production: Mike Marcucci, Matt Kapp

An image from "China Heavyweight."
An image from "China Heavyweight."
CHINA HEAVYWEIGHT by Yung Chang
China/Canada - 2012 - 89 min
with Qi Moxiang, He Zongli, Miao Yunfei
Production: Eye Steel Film, CNEX Foundation, Yuan Fang Media
World Sales: Zeitgeist Films

EL BELLA VISTA by Alicia Cano Menoni
Uruguay/Germany - 2012 - 73 min
with Alcides Lerena, Agustina Agüero, Fabiana Dinardi
Production: Thomas Mauch

FOUR HORSEMEN by Ross Ashcroft
UK - 2011 - 97 min
with Noam Chomsky, Herman Daly, Camila Batmanghelidjh
Production: Motherlode
World Sales: Guerilla Films

PING PONG by Hugh Hartford
UK - 2012 - 76 min
with Les D'Arcy, Rune Forsberg, Sun Lao
Production: Banyak Films
World Sales: Channel 4 Britdoc Foundation

POSLEDNATA LINEIKA NA SOFIA by Ilian Metev
Bulgaria/Germany/Croatia - 2012 - 75 min
with Krassimir Yordanov, Mila Mikhailova, Plamen Slavkov
Production: Sutor Kolonko, Nukleus Film, SIA, Chaconna Films
World Sales: Films Boutique

THE IMPOSTER by Bart Layton
USA/UK - 2012 - 98 min
with Frédéric Bourdin, Carey Gibson, Charlie Parker, Nancy Fisher
Production: A&E IndieFilms, Film4, Randy Murray Productions, Protagonist Pictures, RAW
World Sales: Indomina Releasing, NonStop Entertainment

THE MOSUO SISTERS by Marlo Poras
USA - 2012 - 81 min
Production: Marlo Poras Productions

THE WAITING ROOM by Peter Nicks
USA - 2012 - 81 min
Production: Linda Davis, William B. Hirsch, Peter Nicks

THE WORLD BEFORE HER by Nisha Pahuja
Canada - 2012 - 90 min
with Pooja Chopra, Marc Robinson, Ankita Shorey
Production: Storyline Entertainment

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