The internationally renowned Locarno film festival has been showcasing unique films in an extraordinary Swiss setting since 1947, reports Renu Chahil-Graf who enjoys both the films and the wines of the region
On the shores of Lake Maggiore, from 3-13 August 2016 diverse screenings were held – with films from Afghanistan to Bhutan, Brazil to Bolivia, Bulgaria to Denmark, Finland to France, Nepal to South Korea, Syria to Tunisia – and more… A special German retrospective this year, filled the cinemas for classics such as Fritz Lang’s, « The Tiger from Eschnapur », set in India in 1959. At the opening ceremony Bill Pullman received an excellence Award by Moët and Chandon at the gracious Piazza Grande.
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