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Ken Loach in Tirana for the third edition of TIFF

 In the framework of the third edition of Tirana International Film Festival, Ken Loach will come to Albania to introduce his new movie “Tickets”.  Loach’s movie will be screened during the opening day of the Festival, the 5th December.
Three different directors, Ermanno Olmi, Abbas Kiarostami and Ken Loach are telling at “Tickets” three separate stories. The part directed by Loach follows a group of Rangers fans aboard a train to Rome to watch a European cup final that meet a poor Albanian
family of refugees. The three Scottish youths on their way to the football match of their dreams are forced to open their eyes and see the bigger picture.
One single train journey sparks many changes for many people. This is a film about privilege and exclusion, and the reality of the value of just a ticket.
Ken Loach is one of the greatest living British film-makers. Born in Nuneaton, United Kingdom in 1936, Ken Loach has firmly entrenched his reputation as England’s pre-eminent director of social realism cinema with such classics as Kes (1968), My Name Is Joe(1999) and AE Fond Kiss(2004).

Tickets

Directors : Ermanno Olmi, Abbas Kiarostami, Ken Loach
Country of origin : Italy / UK
Language : English, Italian, Albanian with English subtitles (110 mins)
 

 

DIRECTORS
Ermanno Olmi : born in Bergamo, Italy in 1931, Olmi is one Italian cinema’s true masters. Spanning a career of over 45 years he has won numerous prizes including the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or for The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978) and the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988).

Abbas Kiarostami : born in Teheran, Iran in 1940 Kiarostami is an undisputed master of modern cinema. His films include The Taste of Cherry, which won the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or in 1997, and The Wind Will Carry Us, awarded the Golden Lion at the 1999 Venice Film Festival and Ten (2003) which was selected for Official Competition at Cannes.

Ken Loach : born in Nuneaton, UK in 1936, Ken Loach has firmly entrenched his reputation as England’s pre-eminent director of social realism cinema with such classics as Kes (1968), My Name Is Joe(1999) and AE Fond Kiss(2004).

 

 


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