Septembre – Octobre 2017
Barrage Luxembourg’s entry for Oscars 2018 The local selection commitee has indeed chosen Barrage to represent Luxembourg in the race for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars 2018. Great news!
After its release in France and Luxembourg (still showing in some cinemas!), Barrage will have its UK premiere on Septembre 25th within Raindance Film Festival in London.
Octobre is very busy, with screenings at the Molodist Film Festival in Kiev, the Mumbai International Film Festival in India and the International Fine Arts Film Festival of Dominican Republic.
In Octobre, the film will also be at the Chicago International Film Festival for its US premiere, and in competition at the Festival do Rio, before being released in Brazil by Pandora Filmes!
June – July 2017
Barrage release in France and Luxembourg An exciting summer ahead for Barrage as it will hit cinemas all over France and Luxembourg on July 19th! In France, distribution is handled by Alfama Films.
And there are many more national premieres to come : in Romania at Transsilvania IFF in Sibiu (21-25.06), in Spain as closing film of Cinema Jove – Festival Internacional de Cine de Valencia (23.06-01.07), in Colombia at Bogota International Independent Cinema Festival (13-23.07) and, not to miss, in Poland at New Horizons IFF in Wroclaw (3-13.08).
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March-April 2017
More festivals for Barrage After its excellent reception at the Berlinale and a great Luxembourgish premiere within Luxfilmfest, Barrage will be in Competition at the Titanic International Film Festival in Budapest as well as at the Jeonju International Film Festival in South Korea. It will also be screened in the Festival’s Favourites section of the Vilnius International Film Festival and in Panorama at Bafici, Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival.

Voices from the press:

Intimate and well-played drama.
Hollywood Reporter

What strikes you about Barrage is its over-powering rawness, both in its presentation, highly-skilled direction and superbly crafted acting.
The Hollywood News

A somber and exquisitely sensitive story about three generations of women who risk bleeding out when one of them opens an old wound.

Laura Schroeder depicts a trianglular mother-daughter relationship with consummate intelligence, conveying the fluidity of our deepest emotions.

This gentle tale of how three generations of women deal with brutal emotions offers a beautiful, quiet complexity.
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