Talking Pictures 2017

The opportunity to engage directly with filmmakers and hear their insights and observations at first hand is one of those things that makes this Festival special. As we go to press we're still confirming talent for our popular Talking Pictures program, conversations with A-list directors, actors and creative talents, moderated by a leading entertainment journalist, dedicated to exploring the stories behind the stories. 

Eyes on the Prize - Talking Pictures

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Eyes on the Prize: Foreign Language Oscar Directors in Discussion. Moderated by Scott Feinberg Read More

Elle - Talking Pictures

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Isabelle Huppert plays a powerful woman whose response to being raped defies expectation in the latest and greatest provocation from the controversial director of Robocop and Basic Instinct , a shocking, suspenseful and perversely funny exploration of twisted desires, power, pain and pleasure. Isabelle Hubert will be in... Read More

Aquarius - Talking Pictures: 10 Directors to Watch

Brazilian star Braga gives what may be her greatest performance as Clara, a woman in her sixties and the last hold-out refusing to sell her enviable oceanfront apartment into developers. “Marvellous and surprising... a captivating film, an experience well worth seeking out.” A. O. Scott, The New York Times Read More

Running Time: 142

The Eagle Huntress - Talking Pictures: 10 Directors to Watch

An enchanting and empowering non-fiction film shot and edited with the virtuosity of a big studio feature, Bell’s soaring debut is the story of 13-year-old Aisholpan, destined to teach her clan’s elders that yes, a girl can hunt with a golden eagle just like a boy, only better. Read More

Running Time: 87

Captain Fantastic - Talking Pictures

Actor Viggo Mortensen in attendance. Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father (Viggo Mortensen) dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave this self-created paradise and begin a... Read More

Running Time: 118

2017 PS Film Festival