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Locarno Festival 2017 Lineup: The Best Summer Movie Counterprogramming You Could Ask For

From festival highlights to cinephile favorites, the 70th edition of the Swiss gathering has something for everyone.

General View of the Piazza Grande Square During the 69th Locarno International Film Festival in Locarno Switzerland 08 August 2016 the Festival Del Film Locarno Runs From 03 to 13 August Switzerland Schweiz Suisse LocarnoSwitzerland Cinema Locarno Film Festival - Aug 2016

The Piazza Grande Square during the 69th Locarno International Film Festival in Locarno, Switzerland

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PIAZZA GRANDE

Amori Che Non Sanno Stare Al Mondo by Francesca Comencini

Atomic Blonde by David Leitch

Chien by Samuel Benchetrit

Demain Et Tous Les Autres Jours, Noémie Lvovsky

Drei Zinnen By Jan Zabeil

Good Time By Ben Safdie, Joshua Safdie

Gotthard – One Life, One Soul By Kevin Merz

I Walked With A Zombie By Jacques Tourneur

Iceman By Felix Randau

Laissez Bronzer Les Cadavres By Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani

Lola Pater By Nadir Moknèche

Sicilia! By Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet

Sparring By Samuel Jouy

The Big Sick By Michael Showalter

The Song Of Scorpions By Anup Singh

What Happened To Monday? By Tommy Wirkola

CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE

9 Doigts By F.J. Ossang

As Boas Maneiras By Juliana Rojas, Marco Dutra

Charleston By Andreï Cretulescu

Did You Wonder Who Fired The Gun? By Travis Wilkerson

En El Séptimo Día by Jim Mackay (Ip)

Freiheit By Jan Speckenbach

Gemini By Aaron Katz

Gli Asteroidi By Germano Maccioni

Goliath By Dominik Locher

Good Luck By Ben Russell

La Telenovela Errante By Raúl Ruiz, Valéria Sarmiento

Lucky By John Carroll Lynch

Madame Hyde By Serge Bozon

Mrs. Fang By Wang Bing

Qing Ting Zhi Yan (Dragonfly Eyes) By Xu Bing

Ta Peau Si Lisse By Denis Côté

Vinterbrødre (Winter Brothers) By Hlynur Pálmason

Wajib (Duty) By Annemarie Jacir

CONCORSO CINEASTI DEL PRESENTE

3/4 By Ilian Metev

Abschied Von Den Eltern By Astrid Johanna Ofner

Beach Rats By Eliza Hittman

Cho-Haeng (The First Lap) By Kim Dae-Hwan

Dene Wos Guet Geit By Cyril Schäublin

Distant Constellation By Shevaun Mizrahi

Easy By Andrea Magnani

Edaha No Koto (Sweating The Small Stuff) By Ninomiya Ryutaro

Il Monte Delle Formiche By Riccardo Palladino

Le Fort Des Fous By Narimane Mari

Meteorlar By Gürcan Keltek

Milla By Valerie Massadian

Person To Person By Dustin Guy Defa

Sashishi Ded (Scary Mother) By Ana Urushadze

Severina By Felipe Hirsch

Verão Danado By Pedro Cabeleira

SIGNS OF LIFE

Aliens by Luis López Carrasco

Cocote by Nelson Carlo De Los Santos Arias

Era Uma Vez Brasilia by Adirley Queirós

Filmus by Clément Safra

In Praise of Nothing by Boris Mitic

Ouroboros by Basma Alsharif

Panoptic by Rana Eid

Phantasiesatze by Dane Komljen

Surbiles by Giovanni Columbu

Tara Moarta (The Dead Nation) by Radu Jude

Zirdzin, Hallo! (Hello Horse!) by Laila Pakalniņa

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