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An enormous square that can accommodate up to 8,000 viewers a night, the Piazza Grande is both the Festival's heart and its showcase. With its giant screen, one of the biggest in Europe, endowed with truly exceptional projection quality, the Piazza Grande is one of the finest open-air venues in the world. This magnificent and unique setting is where every night all the many and diverse Festival audiences come together for a big cinematic event. The programming on the Piazza Grande offers prestigious screenings, most of them world, international or European premieres, introduced by the director and the cast.

 

03.08 – SUPER 8
by J.J. Abrams – United States – 2011 – 111 min
with Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso
Opening Film

04.08 – HEADHUNTERS
by Morten Tyldum – Norway/Denmark/Germany – 2011 – 101 min
with Aksel Hennie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Synnøve Macody Lund
World Premiere

04.08 – HEL
by Tim Fehlbaum – Germany/Switzerland– 2011 – 86 min
with Hannah Herzsprung, Lars Eidinger, Stipe Erceg
International Premiere

05.08 – FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS
by Will Gluck – United States – 2011 – 109 min
with Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis, Woody Harrelson

05.08 – MOURIR AUPRÈS DE TOI
by Spike Jonze and Simon Cahn – France – 2011 – 6 min
Animation
International Premiere

05.08 – ATTACK THE BLOCK
by Joe Cornish – United Kingdom – 2011 – 88 min
with Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega and Nick Frost

06.08 – COWBOYS & ALIENS
by Jon Favreau – United States – 2011 – 115 min
with Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde
European Premiere

06.08 – DRIVE
by Nicolas Winding Refn – United States – 2011 – 95 min
with Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Ron Perlman, Christina Hendricks

07.08 – L’ART D’AIMER (The Art of Love)
by Emmanuel Mouret – France – 2011 – 85 min
with Ariane Ascaride, Frédérique Bel, François Cluzet, Julie Depardieu
World Premiere

07.08 – RED STATE
by Kevin Smith – United States – 2011 – 97 min
with Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Kevin Pollak

08.08 – ROMANCE
by Georges Schwizgebel – Switzerland – 2011 – 7 min
Animation
World Premiere

08.08 – MONSIEUR LAZHAR
by Philippe Falardeau – Canada – 2011 – 94 min
with Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron
World Premiere

09.08 4 TAGE IM MAI (4 Days in May)
by Achim von Borries – Germany/Russia/Ukraine – 2011 – 97 min
with Pavel Wenzel, Aleksei Guskov, Ivan Shvedoff
World Premiere

10.08 LE HAVRE
by Aki Kaurismäki – Finland/France/Germany – 2011 – 93 min
with André Wilms, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Darroussin

11.08 SPORT DE FILLES (Of Women and Horses)
by Patricia Mazuy – France/Germany – 2011 – 105 min
with Bruno Ganz, Marina Hands, Josiane Balasko, Isabel Karajan
World Premiere – Tribute to Bruno Ganz

12.08 SAYA ZAMURAI (Scabbard Samurai)
by Hitoshi Matsumoto – Japan – 2011 – 103 min
with Takaaki Nomi, Sea Kumada, Itsuji Itao
International Premiere – Tribute to Hitoshi Matsumoto

12.08 – AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Vincente Minnelli – United States – 1951 – 113 min
with Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron
Retrospettiva Vincente Minnelli

13.08 ET SI ON VIVAIT TOUS ENSEMBLE? (And If We All Lived Together)
by Stéphane Robelin – France/Germany – 2011 – 96 min
with Jane Fonda, Géraldine Chaplin, Pierre Richard, Daniel Brühl
World Premiere – Closing film

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