- The second competing film of the day is the production Three Stories of Love, by Japanese director Ryosuke Hashiguchi, who already won in this festival’s 10th edition the SIGNIS Award for his film All Around Us
The next-to-last day for the screenings of the titles included in the Official Section of the 16th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival begins today Friday, March 11. The films Aloys, by Tobias Nölle, and Three Stories of Love, by Ryosuke Hashiguchi, will be assessed by the jury and the audience at the Monopol Multiplex’s screens.
Aloys is named after its protagonist, a private detective whose job is to record other people in secret. The story revolves around him and the relationship he establishes with a woman that may have stolen his camera; a tale created by Swiss Tobias Nölle for his first feature film by himself, Aloys, selected at the Berlinale, where it won the Panorama section’s FIPRESCI Award, and which is distributed in Spain by Atera Films, Miren Aperribay. Tobias Nölle is in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to present his film. At night, at 9 o’clock, he will present Aloys to the audience at the Monopol’s screen.
The second competing film of the day is the production Three Stories of Love, by Japanese director Ryosuke Hashiguchi, who already won unanimously in this festival’s 10th edition the SIGNIS Award for his film All Around Us. In Three Stories of Love Hashiguchi approaches the portrayal of three dissatisfied people: a man who lost his wife in a random killing, an unhappy housewife and a gay lawyer. The film, Asia Awards nominee in 2016, won the Japan Academy Newcomer of the Year for Atsushi Shinohara. The film will be screened at noon and at 6pm at the Monopol Multiplex.