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Vladivostok 2014

The Life After
"The Life After" (David Pablos)

Vladivostok (Russia, Vladivostok International Film Festival of Asian-Pacific countries, September 13-19, 2014). Best Short Film: Niagara by Chie Hayakawa (Japan, 2013, 27 mins). Best Feature Film: The Life After (La vida después) by David Pablos (Mexico, 2013, 90 min). Jury: Shahla Nahid, France ("Radio France Internationale"), Clarence Tsui, Hong Kong ("The Hollywood Reporter"), Victoria Smirnova Mayzel, Russia ("Art of Cinema Film Magazine"). Festival:


The Invisibles Ones. The Life After by David Pablos plays with its narrative structure to create an enclosed and bleak existential world where the future never comes and the past never ends. Life and thoughts of life intertwine while young and old try to overcome both their despair and hope. arrow.
Lenfilm and Mosfilm: An Historical Celebration. Two very big Russian Film Studios have had milestone anniversaries celebrated in the festival program. Shahla Nahid looks at their films from the silent period to the present to see how they reflect the historical changes in the former Soviet Union. arrow.


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