Rome Film Festival 2013 Line-Up Includes Latest From Kurosawa, Miike, Jonze

Patryk Czekaj, Contributing Writer
Fantastic news for all fans of Japanese cinema! The competition line-up for this year's Rome Film Festival (November 8-17 2013) features official world premieres of the latest films directed by the country's two major directors, Kurosawa Kiyoshi's Seventh Code (Sebunsu Kodo) and Miike Takashi's The Mole Song - Undercover Agent Reiji (Mogura No Uta). Apart from that, screening as a part of Special Events in the Out of Competition section is another Miike picture, Blue Planet Brothers (Chikyu Kyodai). 

There's also an impressive number of international premieres, including Spike Jonze's Her, Fedor Bondarchuk's Stalingrad 3D, Scott Cooper's Out of the Furnace and an exclusive festival premiere of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.


Check out the full Competition line-up:

World premiere
ANOTHER ME - Isabel Coixet, Spain, United Kingdom, 2013, 86' 
Cast: Sophie Turner, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Claire Forlani, Gregg Sulkin, Rhys Ifans, Geraldine Chaplin, Leonor Watling

World premiere
BEN O DEGILIM/ I AM NOT HIM - Tayfun Pirselimoglu, Turkey, Greece, France , Germany, 2013, 125'CastErcan Kesal, Maryam Zaree

World premiere - Second film
CORPI ESTRANEI/ FOREIGN BODIES - Mirko Locatelli, Italy, 2013, 102'
Cast Filippo Timi, Jaouher Brahim

Italian premiere
DALLAS BUYERS CLUB - Jean-Marc Vallée, United States, 2013, 117'
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared LetoInternational premiere ENTRE NÓS/ SHEEP'S CLOTHING - Paulo Morelli, Pedro Morelli Brazil, 2013, 97'Cast: Caio Blat, Carolina Dieckmann, Maria Ribeiro 

World premiere - Debut film
GASS/ ACRID / ACRE - Kiarash Asadizadeh, Iran, 2013, 94'
Cast: Sber Abar, Pantea Panahiha, Shabnam Moghadami, Mahsa Alafar, Roya Javidnia, Ehsan Amani, Mahana Noormohammadi, Sadaf Ahmadi, Nawal Sharifi, Mohammadreza Ghaffari 

International premiere
HER - Spike Jonze, United States, 2013, 120'
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Scarlett Johansson 

World premiere - Debut film 
LANSE GUTOU/ BLUE SKY BONES - Jian Cui, China, 2013, 101'
Cast: ZHAO You-liang, NI Hong-jie, HUANG Huan, YING Fang, LEI Han, TAO Ye 

International premiere - Second film 
MANTO ACUÍFERO - Michael Rowe, Mexico, 2013, 79' 
Cast: Tania Arredondo, Arnoldo Picazzo, Zaili Sofia Macias 

World premiere 
MOGURA NO UTA/ THE MOLE SONG-UNDERCOVER AGENT REIJI - Takashi Miike, Japan, 2013, 130' 
Cast: Toma Ikuta, Riisa Naka, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Kamiji, Takashi Okamura, Shinichi Tsutsumi 

International premiere - Second film 
OUT OF THE FURNACE - Scott Cooper, United States, United Kingdom, 2013, 116' 
Cast: Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker, Zoë Saldaña, Sam Shepard, Willem Dafoe 

World premiere - Second film 
QUOD ERAT DEMONSTRANDUM - Andrei Gruzsniczki, Romania, 2013, 105' Cast: Ofelia Popii, Sorin Leoveanu, Florin Piersic Jr.,  Virgil Ogășanu, Tora Vasilescu, Marc Titieni , Dorian Boguță , Alina Berzunțeanu, Lucian Ifrim, George Alexandru, Ada Zamfira, Paul Ipate , Mihai Călin, Dan Tudor, Medeea Marinescu, Răzvan Popa, Adina Cristescu, Ana Popescu 

World premiere 
SEBUNSU KODO/ SEVENTH CODE - Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan, 2013, 60' 
Cast: Atsuko Maeda, Ryohei Suzuki, Aissy, Hiroshi Yamamoto 

World premiere 
SORG OG GLÆDE/ SORROW AND JOY - Nils Malmros, Denmark, 2013, 107' 
Cast: Jakob Cedergren, Helle Fagralid, Nicolas Bro, Ida Dwinger 

World premiere - Second film 
TAKE FIVE - Guido Lombardi, Italy, 2013, 100' 
Cast: Gaetano Di Vaio, Peppe Lanzetta, Carmine Paternoster, Salvatore Ruocco, Salvatore Striano 

World premiere - Second film 
TIR - Alberto Fasulo, Croatia, Italy, 2013, 90'
Cast: Branko Završan, Lučka Počkja, Marijan Šestak 

World premiere - Second film 
A VIDA INVISÍVEL/ THE INVISIBLE LIFE / LA VITA INVISIBILE - Vítor Gonçalves, Portugal, 2013, 99'
Cast: Filipe Duarte, Maria João Pinho, João Perry, Pedro Lamares, Susana Arrais 

International premiere - Debut film 
VOLANTIN CORTAO/ CUT DOWN KITE - Diego Ayala, Anibal Jofré, Chile, 2013, 77' 
Cast: Loreto Velasquez, René Miranda, Victor Montero, Alejandro Lafuente, Isaac Arriagada, Isis Kraushaar
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