Italy's Pesaro Film Festival, dedicated to international independent filmmaking, has unveiled the line-up for its upcoming 39th edition, which includes such titles as Kamchatka, the critically acclaimed Argentinian film directed by Marcelo Pineyro.
Starring Cecilia Roth and Ricardo Darin, Kamchatka is about a couple who are hiding out from the authorities with their two children after the military coup of 1976. Territories already sold on the picture by Menemsha Entertainment include Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, Israel and Portugal.
Other titles in the festival, (June 21 - June 29th) include Josef Fares's Swedish hit Kops, a newly-cut version of Djamshed Usmonov's Tajikistan tale The Angel On The Right Shoulder, and Les Mains Vides (aka Where Is Madame Catherine'), Marc Recha's Un Certain Regard picture starring Eduardo Noriega (Open Your Eyes) and Olivier Gourmet (Le Fils).
Pesaro will also screen complete retrospectives on the works US indie stalwart John Sayles, Italian veteran Ermanno Olmi, Spain's Jose Luis Guerín, and Polish pioneer Zbigniew Rybczynski.
A special sidebar will also be dedicated to less established contemporary French cinema. It will include 20 features, documentaries, shorts and underground cinema.