Saturday, July 7, 2012

The Loneliest Planet (2011)

About Movie
The Loneliest Planet is a thriller film based on the short story "Expensive Trips Nowhere" by Tom Bissell, film written and directed by Julia Loktev, produced by  Helge Albers, Marie-Therese Guirgis, Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy, the film based on the love story of Alex (Gael Garcia Bernal) and Nica (Hani Furstenberg), they love and engaged to be married, An engaged couple hire a local guide to take them hiking through the Caucasus mountains in Georgia. Gael Garcia Bernal and Hani Furstenberg play lead roles.
Film stars Gael Garcia Bernal and Hani Furstenberg portray an engaged couple who encounter violence while backpacking through the visually people-less terrain of the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia; one particular incident involving a trio of peasants and an automatic weapon dramatically changes the dynamic of their relationship.

The Loneliest Planet take 3 Awards at this time
The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 AFI Fest in Los Angeles On 24 March, 2012 at the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival the film was awarded the top prize of "Golden Lady Harimaguada" Awards, and where film actress Hani Furstenberg also won for Best Actress (2012).

The Loneliest Planet's premiere
The film has been international premiere at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland on 11 August, 2011;
at Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on 12 September, 2011;
at New York Film Festival in USA on 1 October, 2011;
at Vancouver International Film Festival  in Canada on 11 October 2011;
at London Film Festival in UK on 15 October 2011;
at AFI Fest in USA on 9 November 2011;
at Muestra Internacional de Cine in Mexico on 20 November 2011;
at International Film Festival Rotterdam in Netherlands on 29 January 2012;
at Göteborg International Film Festival in Sweden on 4 February 2012;
at Hong Kong International Film Festival in Hong Kong on 23 March 2012;
at Sarasota Film Festival in USA on 20 April 2012;
at San Francisco International Film Festival in USA on 24 April 2012;
at Trento Film Festival in Italy on 3 May 2012;
at Provincetown International Film Festival in USA on 15 June 2012;
at Sydney International Film Festival in Australia on 16 June 2012;

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The Loneliest Planet (2011)
Genre  Thriller
Release Date  24 August, 2012 (USA)
Directed by  Julia Loktev
Produced by  Helge Albers, Marie-Therese Guirgis, Lars Knudsen, Jay Van Hoy
Ex. producers  Dallas Brennan, Shelby Alan Brown, Chris Gilligan, Hunter Gray, Gregory P. Shockro, Rabinder Sira,
Screenplay by  Julia Loktev
Based on the short story  "Expensive Trips Nowhere"  by  Tom Bissell
  - Hani Furstenberg  -  Nica
  - Gael García Bernal  -  Alex
  - Bidzina Gujabidze  -  Dato
Cinematography by  Inti Briones
Editing by  Michael Taylor
Studio  Flying Moon Filmproduction, Parts and Labor, Van Hoy/Knudsen Productions, Wild Invention
Distributed by  Match Factory The [de], IFC Films, Canana Films, Sundance Selects
Run time  113 minutes
Filming Locations  Georgia
Country  USA | Germany
Language  English | Georgian

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