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Bent Hamer
When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and… 
CastAne Dahl Torp, Laurent Stocker, Stein Winge
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
MAST$18A

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Fabrice Du Welz
When Gloria and Michel meet on a dating site, nothing suggests the destructive and murderous passion that will be born of their crazy love. Alle… 
CastStéphane Bissot, Lola Dueñas, Laurent Lucas,…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
VAN$R

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Hajooj Kuka, Hisham Haj Omar
Director Hajooj Kuka immerses us in the world of the Sudanese farmers, herders and rebels of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountain regions, who defian… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountrySudan
DOC$PG

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Jalmari Heleander
The fate of the most powerful man in the world lies in the hands of a 13-year-old boy. Plunged into a deadly game of cat and mouse, Oskari and t… 
CastSamuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevens…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MM$18A

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Jonas Govaerts
Young, imaginative 12-year-old Sam heads off to camp with his Cub Scouts pack. In the woods, he stumbles upon a strange tree house and a masked,… 
CastEvelien Bosmans, Stef Aerts, Titus De Voogdt…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
MM$R

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Peter Strickland
Peter Strickland’s eagerly anticipated follow up to Berberian Sound Studio and Katalin Varga is a gorgeously dark melodrama following two women … 
CastSidse Babett Knudsen, Chiara d’Anna, Eugenia…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
VAN$R

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Mark Hartley
Director Mark Hartley (Not Quite Hollywood, Machete Maidens Unleashed!) continues his delightful documentary disinterment of down-market movie d… 
CastMolly Ringwald, Dolph Lundgren, Bo Derek, Ro…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
MM$18A

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Michael Winterbottom
Why are we fascinated by murder? Inspired by the killing of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy, this film looks beyond the salacious head… 
CastDaniel Brühl, Kate Beckinsale, Valerio Masta…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAST$$14A

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Ann Hui
Xiao Hong, one of the most famous female writers, lived through the most turbulent times in contemporary China. Her estrangement from her father… 
CastWei Tang, Shaofeng Feng, Lei Hao
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina/Hong Kong
MAST$14A

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Jean-Luc Godard
The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country. The seasons … 
CastHéloise Godet, Kamel Abdeli, Zoé Bruneau, Ch…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$R

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Veronika Franz, Severin Fial…
In the heat of the summer in an isolated house in the countryside between woods and corn fields, 10-year-old twins wait for their mother. When s… 
CastSusanne Wuest, Elias Schwarz, Lukas Schwarz
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
VAN$R

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Adam Wingard
The follow-up to Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett’s wildly popular You're Next, The Guest tells the story of a mysterious and devastatingly charmi… 
CastEthan Embry, Dan Stevens, Lance Reddick, Joe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Hong Sang-soo
South Korean master Hong Sang-soo crafts yet another delightful, soju-saturated tale of love thwarted in this story of a heartsick Japanese man … 
CastRyô Kase, So-ri Moon, Young-hwa Seo, Eui-su…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$PG

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Gerard Johnson
Michael Logan is an anti-hero for our times: a natural predator, a high-functioning addict, and corrupt police officer. But his dark world is ev… 
CastPeter Ferdinando, Stephen Graham, Neil Maske…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
VAN$18A

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Fan Lixin
Lixin Fan, director of the award-winning Last Train Home, takes a very different look at contemporary China with this documentary that follows t… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
DOC$PG

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Samir
Tracing the emigrations of his family over more than half a century, this riveting documentary epic from acclaimed expatriate Iraqi filmmaker Sa… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountryIraq
DOC$PG

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David Robert Mitchell
For 19-year-old Jay (Maika Monroe), the fall should be about school, boys and weekends at the lake. Yet after a seemingly innocent sexual encoun… 
CastMaika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$R

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Andrey Zvyagintsev
Kolia lives in a small fishing town near the Barents Sea. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with hi… 
CastAlexey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Vladimir …
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
MAST$14A

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Joshua Oppenheimer
Joshua Oppenheimer's follow-up to his extraordinary documentary The Act of Killing follows a family who, after viewing the previous film, discov… 
CastErnardi Watimin
LanguageIndonesian/Javanese…   CountryIndonesia
DOC$14A

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Dave McKean
Renowned artist and filmmaker Dave McKean (MirrorMask) brings his distinctive blend of live action and gorgeously wrought animation to this drea… 
CastBen Daniels, Dervla Kirwan, Michael Maloney,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
VAN$14A

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Robert Kenner
Documentarian Robert Kenner (Food, Inc.) investigates the shadowy world of professional skeptics, whose services are bought and paid for by corp… 
CastNaomi Oreskes, Bob Inglis, James Hansen, Sta…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Dieudo Hamadi
Director Dieudo Hamadi follows a group of teenagers in his hometown of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of Congo, whose struggles to pass th… 
CastUnknown
LanguageLingala/French   CountryCongo
DOC$PG

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Frederick Wiseman
Master documentarian Frederick Wiseman (La Danse, Crazy Horse, At Berkeley) takes us inside the inner workings of London’s National Gallery. 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$G

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Jonathan Nossiter
Jonathan Nossiter follows up his hit 2004 docuementary Mondovino with this profile of four radical vineyard propietors in Italy, who are strivin… 
CastPaula Prandini, Alberto Sordi, Giovanna Tiez…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DOC$G

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Takashi Miike
A star, Miyuki Goto (Ko Shibasaki) plays Oiwa, the protagonist in a new play based on the ghost story Yotsuya Kaidan. She pulls some strings to … 
CastKo Shibasaki, Ebizo Ichikawa, Miho Nakanishi…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VAN$R

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Roy Andersson
Like a modern-day Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, Sam and Jonathan, two travelling salesmen peddling novelty items, take audiences on a kaleidosco… 
CastHolger Andersson, Nisse Vestblom
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
MAST$18A

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Jaume Balagueró
Angela Vidal wakes up in a high-security quarantine facility, sole survivor and witness to the horrific events inside the building. But does she… 
CastManuela Velasco, María Alfonsa Rosso, Héctor…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
MM$R

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Gabe Polsky
A smash hit at this year’s Cannes, director Gabe Polsky’s exhilarating documentary chronicles the rise and fall of Soviet hockey in the 1980s. 
CastSlava Fetisov, Vladislav Tretiak, Scotty Bow…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
DOC$PG

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Im Kwon-taek
A middle-aged man who has recently lost his wife to cancer indulges in fantasies about a young woman at his work in the new film from Korean mas… 
CastAhn Sung-ki, Kim Qyu-ri,Kim Ho-jung
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Ethan Hawke
Ethan Hawke directs this intimate documentary portrait of classical pianist, composer, author, teacher and sage Seymour Bernstein. Ethan Hawke:… 
CastSeymour Bernstein
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Juanfer Andrés and Esteban R…
Spain, 1950s. Monste’s agoraphobia keeps her locked in a sinister apartment in Madrid and her only link to reality is the little sister she sacr… 
CastLuis Tosar, Carolina Bang, Hugo Silva
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
VAN$R

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Ossama Mohammed, Wiam Simav …
The astonishing collaboration between exiled Syrian filmmaker Ossama Mohammed and young Kurdish activist Wiam Simav Bedirxan distills footage fr… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
DOC$R

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Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhea…
A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a girl harbouring a dark, primordial secret in this … 
CastLou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker, Nick Nevern,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$18A

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Marah Strauch
A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, "the father of BASE jumping," whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more specta… 
CastJean Boenish, Carl Boenish
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Nick Broomfield
Perennially provocative documentarian Nick Broomfield (Aileen Wournos: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Biggie and Tupac) digs into the case of the … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DOC$18A

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Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää
A boy and a girl meet at a custody center for youth with difficulties. The boy has come to serve his obligatory civil service. The girl is one o… 
CastPelle Heikkilä, Jari Pehkonen, Roosa Söderho…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
VAN$18A

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Tamara Erde
Israeli-born director Tamara Erde visits six independently-run Israeli and Palestinian schools to investigate how history is taught in this cont… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish/Hebrew/Arabi…   CountryFrance
DOC$PG

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Abderrahmane Sissako
Luminous, lyrical and poetic, set during the early days of the 2012 fundamentalist takeover of northern Mali and inspired by real people and rea… 
CastPino Desperado, Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, T…
LanguageFrench/Arabic/Tamash…   CountryFrance/Mali
MAST$14A

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Sion Sono
Midnight Madness Opening Night Film. Set in an alternate Tokyo of the near future, director Sion Sono continues his run of sensational films wi… 
CastAkihiro Kitamura, Hitomi Katayama, Ryôhei Su…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MM$R

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Kevin Smith
Wallace (Justin Long) is a podcaster on a mission who thinks he has found the story of a lifetime in Howard Howe (Michael Parks), an adventurer … 
CastJustin Long, Michael Parks, Genesis Rodrigue…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$$R

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Pieter Van Hees
Leo Woeste is a homicide investigator living with his girlfriend Kathleen and her five-year-old son, Jack. Kathleen gets pregnant unexpectedly j… 
CastJérémie Renier, Natali Broods, Peter Van den…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
VAN$14A

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Taika Waititi, Jemaine Cleme…
Vladislav (Jemaine Clement), Viago (Taika Waititi), and Deacon (Jonathan Brugh) are three flatmates who are just trying to get by and overcome … 
CastJemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Bru…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
MM$18A

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Tetsuya Nakashima
When beautiful straight-A high school student Kanako goes missing, her mother asks ex-husband Akikazu — a drifting, irresponsible former cop — t… 
CastKôji Yakusho, Nana Komatsu, Satoshi Tsumabuk…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VAN$R

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Laura Nix, Jacques Servin, I…
The sequel to the hit 2003 documentary follows activist-pranksters Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonnano as they pull the rug out from under mega-corp… 
CastAndy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG