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Steve McQueen
Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Eji… 
CastChiwetel Ejiofor, Quvenzhané Wallis, Michael…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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John Ridley
OutKast’s André Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this biopic of the rock legend. Jimmy James, an unknown backup guitarist, left New York City … 
CastImogen Poots, Hayley Atwell, Andre Benjamin,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Peter Chan
Shot by superstar cinematographer Christopher Doyle and dubbed "the Chinese Social Network", this epic tale of business bravado follows three fr… 
CastXiaoming Huang, Dawei Tong, Deng Chao
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
GALA$$14A

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Jonathan Sobol
A third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. 
CastJay Baruchel, Matt Dillon, Kurt Russell, Ter…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$14A

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Sylvain Chomet
Paul is in his 30s. An orphan since the age of two, he lives with his aunts in a Parisian apartment and leads a reclusive existence as a pianist… 
CastGuillaume Gouix, Anne Le Ny, Bernadette Lafo…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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John Wells
A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Okl… 
CastMeryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Jason Bateman
A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult. After discovering a loophole in the rul… 
CastJason Bateman, Allison Janney, Phillip Baker…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Amma Asante
Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate bi-racial daughter of an aristocratic Royal Navy Admiral. Belle’s … 
CastGugu Mbatha Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Sarah Gadon,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Abdellatif Kechiche
The story of a young lesbian couple's beginning, middle and possible end. At 15, Adèle doesn't question it: girls go out with boys. Her life is… 
CastLéa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kech…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$R

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Agnieszka Holland
This epic, long-form docudrama chronicles the political, legal, and moral fallout that followed after Czech student protester Jan Palach set him… 
CastTatiana Pauhofová, Jaroslava Pokorná, Petr S…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
SP$14A

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John Carney
A dejected music business executive forms a bond with a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan. Can a Song Save Your Life? Finds Gretta (Keir… 
CastKeira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinf…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Manuel Martín Cuenca
Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he’s also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in … 
CastAntonio de la Torre, Olimpia Melinte, María …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$14A

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Ui-seok Jo, Byung-seo Kim
A veteran leader of the Special Crime Department Surveillance Team, and a rookie female detective with gifted powers of reasoning, keep a close … 
CastSeol Kyung-gu, Jung Woo-sung, Han Hyo-joo, L…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
GALA$$14A

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Jean-Marc Vallée
In this fact-based drama, Matthew McConaughey portrays real-life Texas electrician Ron Woodroof, an ordinary man who found himself in a life-or-… 
CastMatthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Atom Egoyan
The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritu… 
CastReese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Kevin Durand…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Ned Benson
James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain and Viola Davis star in this innovative two-part film that relates a love story from two different perspectives. … 
CastJessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Nina Arianda…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Richard Shepard
Dom Hemingway is a larger-than-life safecracker with a loose fuse who is funny, profane, and dangerous. After 12 years in prison, looking to col… 
CastJude Law, Richard E. Grant, Demian Bichir, E…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18A

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Jon Martello (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a strong, handsome, good old fashioned guy. His buddies call him Don Jon due to his ability to "pull" a d… 
CastJoseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Ju…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$R

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Richard Ayoade
A comedy centered on a man who is driven insane by the appearance of his doppleganger. Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existen… 
CastJesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Sha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Nicole Holofcener
A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she's interested in learns he's her new friend's ex-husband. Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is a divo… 
CastToni Collette, Ben Falcone, Eve Hewson, Tavi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Caroline Link
When 17-year-old Ben visits his father Heinrich in Marrakech, it is the start of an adventurous journey through a foreign country with a picture… 
CastUlrich Tukur, Samuel Schneider, Hafsia Herzi…
LanguageArabic, German   CountryMorocco, Germany
SP$18A

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Matthew Saville
Life changes in an instant for a decorated police officer on his way home after having a few drinks when he kills a bicyclist, but he ends up hi… 
CastTom Wilkinson, Joel Edgerton, Jai Courtney, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$14A

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Bill Condon
A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and ho… 
CastBenedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Anthony …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Jasmila Zbanic
An Australian tourist discovers the silent legacy of wartime atrocities when she arrives in a seemingly idyllic little town on the border of Bos… 
CastPamela Rabe
LanguageBosnian, Serbian   CountryBosnia and Herzegovi…
SP$14A

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Sebastián Lelio
A story set in Santiago and centered on Gloria, a free-spirited older woman, and the realities of her whirlwind relationship with a former naval… 
CastPaulina García, Sergio Hernández, Diego Font…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
SP$18A

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Nicole Garcia
Two unlikely friends — a supply teacher and a lonely young boy suspended between two estranged parents — embark on a weekend motorcycle voyage f… 
CastLouise Bourgoin, Dominique Sanda, Pierre Roc…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Don McKellar
The tiny Newfoundland outport of Tickle Head is set for financial salvation if they can secure a petrochemical plant. Their odds are slim, as a … 
CastBrendan Gleeson, Taylor Kitsch, Gordon Pinse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$PG

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Alfonso Cuarón
Astronauts attempt to return to Earth after debris crashes into their space shuttle, leaving them drifting alone in orbit. Gravity is a heart-p… 
CastSandra Bullock, George Clooney, Eric Michels
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Paolo Sorrentino
The story of an aging writer who bitterly recollects his passionate, lost youth. A portrait of today's Rome. Rome, in the splendour of summer.… 
CastToni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferill…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$18A

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Biyi Bandele
A drama that brings together the lives of four people during the struggle to establish an independent republic in Nigeria. An epic love story: … 
CastThandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
SP$14A

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Liza Johnson
A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict. Johanna Parry moves to a new town to w… 
CastKristen Wiig, Guy Pearce, Christine Lahti, N…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Pawel Pawlikowski
Poland, 1962. Anna is a novice, an orphan brought up by nuns in a convent. Before she takes her vows, she is determined to see Wanda, her only l… 
CastAgata Kulesza, Dawid Ogrodnik, Agata Trzebuc…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
SP$PG

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Gianni Amelio
This film is an affecting and timely story about a middle-aged, precariously employed jack-of-all-trades in Milan who doggedly tries to get by i… 
CastAntonio Albanese
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Ralph Fiennes
At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death. Nelly (Felicity Jones), a hap… 
CastRalph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Michelle Fair…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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David Gordon Green
An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin. A gripping mix of… 
CastNicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Ronnie Gene Blev…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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John Krokidas
A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. Kill Your Darlings … 
CastDaniel Radcliffe, Jack Huston, Ben Foster, D…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18A

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Jason Reitman
A precocious thirteen-year-old boy (Gattlin Griffith) and his divorced mother (Kate Winslet) are in for a life-changing surprise when they disco… 
CastKate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Daniel Schechter
Based on the novel The Switch, by Elmore Leonard, Louis (John Hawkes) and Ordell (yasiin bey, a.k.a. Mos Def) — two common criminals in 1970s De… 
CastJohn Hawkes, Mos Def, Jennifer Aniston, Tim …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Hirokazu Koreeda
Two families are forced to choose between nature and nurture — between their natural sons and the sons they have raised. 
CastMasaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yoko Maki, L…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$PG

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Joel Hopkins
A divorced couple scheme to recover the retirement money that was stolen from them. Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner… 
CastPierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson, Timothy Spall
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
GALA$$14A

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Ritesh Batra
Middle class housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage, this time through her cooking. She desperately hopes this new… 
CastDenzil Smith, Bharati Achrekar, Nakul Vaid, …
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
GALA$$PG

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Keanu Reeves
A young martial artist's unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club. Keanu Reeves makes his directorial d… 
CastTiger Hu Chen, Keanu Reeves, Karen Mok
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, …   CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Chin…
SP$18A

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Thomas Imbach
A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head. The brilliant young French actress Camille Rutherfo… 
CastCamille Rutherford, Mehdi Dehbi, Sean Bigger…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountrySwitzerland, France…
SP$14A

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Ivan Sen
An indigenous detective returns to the Outback to investigate the murder of a young girl. Detective Jay Swan returns to his outback hometown to… 
CastAaron Pedersen, Ryan Kwanten and Hugo Weavin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$14A

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Kelly Reichardt
A drama centered on three environmentalists who plot to blow up a dam. When do legitimate convictions demand illegal behaviors? What happens to… 
CastJesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsg…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Hany Abu-Assad
Trust and identity are stretched like wire in an impossible West Bank love story. Desires for individual and collective freedom collide. Mere sa… 
CastWaleed F. Zuaiter, Leem Lubany, Adam Bakri, …
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
SP$PG

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David Frankel
A comedy centered on an aspiring singer who becomes a reality-show sensation. This hugely inspiring bio-pic chronicles British tenor Paul Pott… 
CastJames Corden, Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Jim Jarmusch
Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reun… 
CastTom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowsk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Peter Landesman
A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Novem… 
CastPaul Giamatti, Colin Hanks, Zac Efron , Bill…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Asghar Farhadi
Following a four year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran, upon his French wife Marie's request, in order to finalize their divorce p… 
CastBerenice Bejo, Rahim Tahar, Ali Mosaffa, Pau…
LanguageFrench, Persian   CountryFrance, Iran
SP$14A

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Steve McQueen
"People's Choice Award for #TIFF13 is Steve McQueen's 12 YEARS A SLAVE" The People's Choice Award is presented to the most popular film as vote… 
CastBenedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mich…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
PEOPLFree18A

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Stephen Frears
A woman searches for her adult son, who taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent. Director Stephen Frears (The… 
CastJudi Dench, Steve Coogan, Neve Gachev
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Erik Skjoldbjærg
Erik Skjoldbjærg (Insomnia) directs this gritty drama about the risky experiments and shady dealings that led to the birth of the Norwegian oil-… 
CastAksel Hennie, Wes Bentley, Stephen Lang, Ste…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
SP$14A

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Denis Villeneuve
Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman star in this gripping thriller from Denis Villeneuve (Incendies), which follows an investigation into the shock… 
CastHugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Melissa Leo, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Bertrand Tavernier
Master filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier (The Princess of Montpensier, Life and Nothing But) directs this gleeful political satire about a dashing, g… 
CastThierry Lhermitte, Raphaël Personnaz, Niels …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Jonathan Teplitzky
Academy Award winners Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman star in the true story of Eric Lomax, a British soldier in World War II who endured gruellin… 
CastNicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgår…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom, Aust…
GALA$$14A

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Maneesh Sharma
From the writer of Chak De! India and the director of Band Baaja Baaraat comes a modern desi love story. Shuddh Desi Romance follows a fresh a… 
CastRishi Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineet…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
GALA$$14A

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Master filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Cure, Tokyo Sonata) returns with this story of a man who uses an advanced neurological technology to enter th… 
CastTakeru Satoh, Haruka Ayase
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$PG

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Jeremiah S. Chechik
Leo the dishwasher falls in love with a bride on the day of her wedding - to another man. The Right Kind of Wrong is a romantic comedy about a … 
CastCatherine O'Hara, Ryan Kwanten, Sara Canning
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$14A

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Ron Howard
Ron Howard directs this pulse-pounding true story about hard-driving Formula 1 rivals James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl)… 
CastChris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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David Mackenzie
The prison movie genre gets a fresh shot of youthful grit in this hard-hitting but big-hearted drama about a teenaged inmate transferred to the … 
CastRupert Friend, Ben Mendelsohn, Jack O'Connel…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Mike Myers
Mike Myers makes his directorial debut with this star-packed documentary about the fast-lane life of entertainment-industry legend Shep Gordon, … 
CastShep Gordon
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Paul Haggis
Love, passion, mystery, betrayal and hope infuse Paul Haggis' new feature, which follows the interrelated stories of three couples in three citi… 
CastLiam Neeson, Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody, James…
LanguageEnglish   CountryBelgium
SP$$14A

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Daniele Luchetti
A narcissistic artist finds his self-satisfied world turned upside down in the wake of a disastrous exhibition and his previously devoted wife’s… 
CastKim Rossi Stuart, Micaela Ramazzotti, Martin…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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John Curran
Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland, The Kids Are All Right) stars in the astonishing true story of Robyn Davidson, who in 1977 set out on a sol… 
CastMia Wasikowska, Adam Driver
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$PG

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Jonathan Glazer
The story of an alien in human form on a journey through Scotland. Part road movie, part science fiction, part real, it’s a film about seeing th… 
CastScarlett Johansson, Antonia Campbell-Hughes,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Martin Provost
Emmanuelle Devos (Kings & Queen) stars in this gorgeously rendered biopic of the acclaimed French novelist Violette Leduc, whose intense and fra… 
CastEmmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain, Cather…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance, Belgium
SP$14A

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Andrzej Wajda
The depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Walesa, as events in the 1970s lead to a… 
CastRobert Wieckiewicz, Agnieszka Grochowska
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
SP$14A

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Lukas Moodysson
Three 12 and 13-year-old girls decide to form a punk band in 1982 Stockholm. Provocative Swedish auteur Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love, Together… 
CastMira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
SP$14A

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Roger Michell
A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage. Nick and Meg Burrows return… 
CastJim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan, Jeff Goldblum
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Matthew Weiner
Two childhood best friends embark on a road trip back to their hometown after one of them learns he has inherited a large sum of money from his … 
CastOwen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Peter Bogdan…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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François Ozon
A coming-of-age portrait of a 17-year-old French girl over four seasons and four songs — from her sexual awakening to her first time; from her e… 
CastMarine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas, Charlotte R…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance, Belgium
SP$R