A shortlist of the top 5 International Films which are nominated for Best International Film 2020
Writer & director – Gianluca Zonta
Producer – Miguel Gatti
Saba, from Georgia, works as a Pizza delivery boy in Bologna. During his evening shift he receives an important phone call: his son is about to be born. Forced to finish his deliveries, Saba goes through the city frenetically, hoping to be on time at the hospital.
Matilde’s First Day
Writer, director & producer – Rosario Capozzolo
Producers – Simona Mondello & Adam Selo
Today is Matilde’s first day of school. Her father Claudio was supposed to take her there but he didn’t show up. Her grandfather decided to walk Matilde, but Claudio joined them to talk with her little daughter, giving her some advice to face this important day of her life, before embracing his own destiny.
Writer, director & producer – Dekel Berenson
Producers – Merlin Merton & Olga Beskhmelnytsina
Living in war-torn Eastern Ukraine, Anna is an ageing single mother who is desperate for a change. Lured by a radio advertisement, she goes to party with a group of American men who are touring the country, searching for love.
Writer, director & producer – Farzaneh Omidvarnia
Writer – Mehdi Rostampour
People of different colour and race and culture, old and young, embark on journey, eager to find some place they can call home, or just some place they can live in. Many brave perils more formidable than the ones they ran for in the first place. They dream of better lives while in reality having little choice.
Writer & director – Peiman Zekavat
Producer – Yani Roncal Villanueva
Maria struggles with the consequences after a private video of her goes viral during a volleyball class in a school in Lima.