Still the Water
Director/Writer: Naomi Kawase
Starring: Makiko Watanabe, Hideo Sakaki, Tetta Sugimoto
Set on the Japanese island of Amami-Oshima during a full-moon, the film follows a 14-year-old boy who finds a dead body in the ocean. After getting his girlfriend to help him, the duo embark on a strange quest to solve the mystery.
Director/Writer: Alice Rohrwacher
Starring: Monica Bellucci, Alba Rohrwacher, Margarete Tiesel
Set in the summer, the film centers around four sisters led by the oldest, Gelsomina, who is the heir to the small, strange kingdom their father created to protect his family from the world "that is about to end."