LuxFilmLab December - Monster

Discover december's LuxFilmLab

Discover in premiere, on Wenesday 6th December at 8pm at Ciné Utopia, the latest film of the multi-awarded director Hirokazu Kore-Eda (Prize of the Jury at Festival de Cannes in 2013, Palme d’Or in 2018, Queer Palm in 2023), MONSTER.

The film has also won the best screenplay award for Yuji Sakamoto at Cannes, this year.


When her young son Minato starts to behave strangely, his mother feels that there is something wrong. Discoveringthat a teacher is responsible, she storms into the school demanding to know what’s going on. But as the story unfolds through the eyes of mother, teacherand child, the truth gradually emerges.

Director Kore-Eda tells the hidden stories of childhood.

Tickets for the LuxFilmLab screening are available via the Kinepolis webshop at the regular rates of Ciné Utopia*.


About LuxFilmLab:

The first Wednesday of every month, LuxFilmLab – a joint initiative by Luxembourg City Film Festival and Kinepolis – highlights one feature film, chosen in cooperation by LuxFilmFest’s team and the Kinepolis programme team. A member of the Artistic Committee introduces the special LuxFilmLab screenings, with the aim of supporting films whose release dates didn’t allow for them to be selected for the Festival itself but whose artistic qualities would very likely have led to their inclusion in the LuxFilmFest line-up.

*LuxFilmFest isn’t involved in the commercial aspects of these screenings. Access to the screenings and ticket prices are set by Kinepolis.

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