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Idan Haguel’s ‘Inertia’ Premieres at Forum Program at Berlinale 2016

Idan Haguel's 'Inertia' Premieres at Forum Program at Berlinale 2016

Claudia Landsberger, after 20 years as head of international promotion for Holland Film (now Eyeworks) where she was known and loved by so many people and helped the Dutch win two Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, has gone independent. Idan Haguel‘s “Inertia,” which will premiere in the Berlinale Forum, is the first film she has engaged in selling through Baseworx For Film, so check it out as she is known for her good taste in films.

Taking place by the shores of the Mediterranean, the film is a deadpan surrealist and blackly comic examination of a woman’s identity crisis – utterly modern yet timeless in it’s exploration of the impact of dreams and desires. 

On her involvement with the film Claudia Landsberger said: “ Discovering this quirky little gem was like treasure hunting. ‘Inertia’ being invited in the Forum program of the Berlinale is a wonderful start for the filmmaker’s career and I am very proud BaseWorx For Film is involved with this talented team’”.

The official synopsis reads as follows:

Mira is a woman trapped in a dull life – alienated yet unable to envisage any improvement in her circumstances. One morning she wakes up screaming after a nightmare where her husband is gone. He’s already left the apartment but he never comes back. When she comes to terms with his mysterious and seemingly permanent disappearance, she experiences the possibility of anew life with the exhilaration, and also guilt, that this entails.

Festival screenings: 

Saturday February 13 at 9:00 PM – CinemaxX 8 (Press and Industry)

Monday February 15 at 10:00 PM – CineStar 8 (International Premiere)  

Wednesday February 17 at 4:45 PM -Delphi

Friday February 19 at 10:00 PM – CinemaxX 4

Saturday February 20  at 8:00  PM – Colosseum 1

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