The Playtime selection is an exploration of the best of what European entertainment cinema has to offer. Action movies, road movie, thrillers and comedy ... genres that are poorly represented in festivals, and which we believe, deserve a real spotlight.
Three Catholic priests meet to celebrate the anniversary of an event which could have taken their lives. Their experiences and motivations to serve as priests are extremely different, and soon each of them will have to face new challenges.
A teenage carer discovers a hidden talent for stand-up comedy.
Single working mother Lucia is trying to find the right balance between life with her teenage daughter, a complicated romance and her career as a land surveyor.
Anguished face-to-face between two women, Alice and Celine, who were the best friends in the world until a tragic event disrupted their daily lives.
Elena, 35, and Jake, 26, meet on New Year's Eve and soon start a passionate relationship. Within weeks they live together and talk about starting a family. Can they remain in love when life doesn’t give them everything they hoped for?
Ruben Brandt, a famous psychotherapist, is forced to steal the world's most renowned paintings to prevent his suffering from terrible nightmares.
From Danish director and actor Paprika Steen comes a caustic comedy about the deep-rooted grievances that can rip families apart and the ties that bind them together.
United Kingdom, United States, Ireland
Ambition and power games at the English court. Two women will wage a merciless war against each other to win Queen Anne's favour.
Two awkward European entrepreneurs set out on a business adventure to make their fortune in the Chinese Pet industry. A hilarious film about misguided ambition and an unlikely friendship forming in adversity.