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September 5-15, 2019

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Fernando Meirelles
A look at what happens when partners from different social backgrounds engage in in physical relationships. Inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's cla… 
CastRachel Weisz, Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins, Ben…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18A

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Mathieu Demy
The death of his mother draws a young Frenchman back to his childhood in Los Angeles as he prepares to wrap up her estate. However, things becom… 
CastMathieu Demy, Salma Hayek, Geraldine Chaplin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Oliver Hermanus
Tells the story of Francois van Heerden, a mid-40s, white, Afrikaans-speaking family man living in Bloemfontein, who has become devoid of any ca… 
CastRoeline Daneel, Sue Diepeveen and Charlie Ke…
LanguageAfrikaans | English…   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

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Christophe Honoré
From Paris in the 1960s to London’s modern days, Madeleine and her daughter Vera waltz in and out of the lives of the men they love. But love ca… 
CastChiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Ludiv…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$18A

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João Canijo
A regular family living in the outskirts of Lisbon sees the serenity of their lives shaken beyond any remedy within a week. Set in inner city … 
CastRafael Morais, Nuno Lopes, Beatriz Batarda, …
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
CWC$18A

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Cristián Jiménez
A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest. Jiménez’ debut celebrates love, literature and botany … 
CastGabriela Arancibia, Cristóbal Briceño, Julio…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile | Argentina
CWC$18A

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Jonathan Teplitzky
Why is Tom behaving so badly? Six women and an eight-year-old boy are fighting, in very different ways, to help. But for Tom, it seems, there ar… 
CastMatthew Goode, Bojana Novakovic, Essie Davis…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$18A

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Frederick Wiseman
Uncovering the sexiest cabaret in the world, this film follows the reopening of Paris' infamous remodelled Crazy Horse. The film follows the reh… 
CastZula, Daniella, Leslie
LanguageFrench, English   CountryFrance
RTR$18A

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Joseph Israel Laban
Based on a true story, Cuchera examines the grim fate of Filipino drug mules, drug couriers and their recruiters. It follows Isabel, a veteran d… 
CastMaria Isabel Lopez, Simon Ibarra, Sue Prado,…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
DISC$18A

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David Cronenberg
A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis. On the eve of World War I, Zurich a… 
CastViggo Mortensen, Keira Knightley, Michael Fa…
LanguageGerman, English   CountryCanada
GALA$$18A

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Douglas Aarniokoski
An apocalyptic siege warfare film spanning 24 hrs during which a small group of survivors are pit against insurmountable odds. In a post-apocal… 
CastShannyn Sossamon, Dominic Monaghan, Shawn As…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$18A

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Nacho Vigalondo
Julio and Julia don't know each other, but they wake up in the same bed horribly hungover and with no memory of the night before. He falls in lo… 
CastJulian Villagran, Michelle Jenner, Raul Cima…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$18A

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Fred Schepisi
Elizabeth Hunter controls all in her life - society, her staff, her children; but the once great beauty will now determine her most defiant act … 
CastGeoffrey Rush, Dustin Clare and Charlotte Ra…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$$18A

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Bobcat Goldthwait
Loveless, jobless and possibly terminally ill, Frank has had enough of the downward spiral of America. With nothing left to lose, Frank takes hi… 
CastJoel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Broo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Zaida Bergroth
The Good Son is an unsettling, modern-domestic tragedy about the small gap between childhood and adulthood. After a scandalous premiere, an actr… 
CastSamuli Niittymäki, Elina Knihtilä, Eero Aho,…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$18A

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Derick Martini
A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas. Tired of fending for herself and her m… 
CastChloe Moretz, Blake Lively and Juliette Lewi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Sarah Goodman
Alex, 11 and Chaz, 14, frankly speculate on the reason their mother just called them for a family meeting. Two brothers sitting on a park bench… 
CastJacob Veninger Switzer, George MacFarlane
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18A

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Bertrand Bonello
The dawn of the XXth century: A brothel in Paris is living its last days. The women live in a state of collective intimacy and fear, baited and… 
CastNoémie Lvovsky, Hafsia Herzi, Jasmine Trinca…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VIS$18A

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Ingrid Veninger
A mother and daughter duo, suddenly without each other as guides for their good or bad decisions, must confront their life changes alone, before… 
CastHallie Switzer, Ingrid Veninger, Jacob Switz…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$18A

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Alexandre Courtes
The story tells of some aspiring musicians who are working as cooks at the insane asylum and become trapped there when a major thunderstorm hits… 
CastDave Legeno, Rupert Evans, Anna Skellern, Ri…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Hugo Santiago
Invasion is the legend of a city, imaginary or real, besieged by powerful enemies and defended by a handful of men who may not be heroes. In thi… 
CastOlga Zubarry, Lautaro Murúa, Juan Carlos Paz…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Alejandro Brugués
The zombie world has yet to witness one last stand – Cuba. An outbreak hits the island on the anniversary of the revolution, so Juan and his fri… 
CastAlexis Días de Villegas, Jorge Molina, Andre…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCuba
CWC$18A

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Guy Maddin
Keyhole is a rousing gangsters-meet-ghosts sonata in which dream and waking life are deliriously blended to arouse the eerie lusts and sadness t… 
CastJason Patric, Isabella Rossellini, Udo Kier,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Ben Wheatley
Eight months after a disastrous job in Kiev left him physically and mentally scarred, ex-soldier turned contract killer Jay (Maskell), is pressu… 
CastMyAnna Buring, Ben Crompton, Robin Hill, Nei…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MM$18A

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Shinya Tsukamoto
The story of a single mother who suffers from double vision; caring for her baby is a nerve-wrecking task that eventually leads her to a nervous… 
CastCocco, Shinya Tsukamoto
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VIS$18A

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Christophe Van Rompaey
Seventeen-year-old Lena is overweight, shy and allows others to take advantage of her. She puts up with an overbearing mother, an egotistical be… 
CastEmma Levie, Jeroen Willems, Niels Gomperts, …
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
CWC$18A

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Jonathan Sagall
Two women reunite in London, where they go over the details of a life-changing event which occurred when they were teenagers in Jerusalem. Lara… 
CastClara Khoury, Nataly Attiya and Daniel Calta…
LanguageEnglish | Arabic | H…   CountryIsrael, United Kingd…
CWC$18A

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Julien Maury, Alexandre Bust…
The directors of 2007’s Midnight Madness hit A L’Interieur (Inside) return with a twisted gothic nightmare. A young woman and her friends break … 
CastBéatrice Dalle, Catherine Jacob, Jérémy Kapo…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$18A

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Ye Lou
Hua, a young teacher from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the unive… 
CastTahar Rahim, Lika Minamoto, Corinne Yam, Jal…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VAN$18A

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Nicolas Klotz, Elisabeth Per…
After making love, the youngsters slipped happily into dreamland… but when they opened their eyes the world appeared joyless, and stomach-wrench… 
CastArash Naimian, Camille Rutherford, Michaël …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Sean Durkin
Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult. … 
CastElizabeth Olsen, Christopher Abbott, Brady …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Markus Schleinzer
A mousy insurance salesman keeps an under-aged boy locked in his basement, while doing his best to appear ordinary to the outside world. A dram… 
CastMichael Fuith, David Rauchenberger
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$18A

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Gerardo Naranjo
Laura, a young aspiring beauty queen, finds her dream turned against her when she unwillingly gets involved with a criminal group at war. This f… 
CastStephanie Sigman, Noe Hernandez, James Russo
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
CWC$18A

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Ghassan Salhab
As night falls over Beirut, Fadi, a 40-year-old man, packs his bags and sets out for the airport with a friend. Although he has said that he wil… 
CastFadi Abi Samra
LanguageArabic   CountryLebanon
VIS$18A

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Anne Fontaine
Agathe doesn’t realize to what extent her life is going to be turned upside down when she takes in Tony, the best friend of her son Adrien. Tony… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Benoît Poelvoorde, André D…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Belgium
SP$18A

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Anne Émond
Clara and Nikolaï meet at a rave. They return to Nicolaï’s apartment and make love. Afterwards, instead of parting, the two lovers divulge their… 
CastCatherine De Léan, Dimitri Storoge.
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CF$18A

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Joachim Trier
The movie is very loosely based on the French book "Leu feu follet", a 1931 novel by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle. Anders wanders the city, meeting… 
CastHans Olav Brenner, Petter Width Kristiansen,…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
VAN$18A

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Rebecca Daly
The film is a suspense story of the impact of a killing on a small Irish community and, in particular, on a young woman, Arlene, who suffers fro… 
CastAntonia Campbell-Hughes, Sam Keeley and Olwe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNetherlands/Ireland…
DISC$18A

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Tamae Garateguy
A junior screenwriter is hired by an established film director to write his new film: a gangster movie set in Buenos Aires. In each meeting, the… 
CastJosé González, Joel Drut, Chang Sung Kim, Vl…
LanguageSpanish, Russian, Ko…   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Alejandro Landes
A man disabled by a stray police bullet lives in a world that stretches only from bed to wheelchair in a faraway city on the outskirts of the Co… 
CastPorfirio Ramirez Aldana, Jarlinsson, Ramirez…
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia | Argentina…
VIS$18A

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Karim Ainouz
Follows a woman wandering around Rio de Janeiro after her husband leaves her. A phone message from her husband propels Violeta into the streets… 
CastCamila Amado, Luisa Arraes, Milton Gonçalves…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Pedro Almodóvar
A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a m… 
CastAntonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Parede…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$$18A

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Mark Cousins
Filmed on four continents over six years, this epic 15-hour documentary tells the story of innovation in the movies based on the acclaimed book … 
CastStanley Donen, Abbas Kiarostami, Robert Town…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTRFree18A

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Sarah Polley
A funny, bittersweet and heart-wrenching story about a woman struggling to choose between two different types of love. Swelteringly hot, brig… 
CastMichelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Luke Kirby, S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$18A

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Philippe Garrel
A couple living together in Paris – he’s a painter, she’s a film actress – befriends a couple of film extras who fall in love with each other. A… 
CastMonica Bellucci, Louis Garrel, Céline Sallet…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Joel Schumacher
What happens when a man with everything – a beautiful wife, a teenage daughter and a wealthy estate – is confronted with the reality of losing i… 
CastNicolas Cage, Nicole Kidman, Cam Gigandet, L…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18A

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Michael Winterbottom
Self-effacing British auteur Michael Winterbottom sets his unique spin on Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles against a contemporary Indian… 
CastFreida Pinto, Riz Ahmed
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18A

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Angelina Nikonova
An upper-crust social worker with a doting husband and an enviable downtown apartment is suddenly transformed into a bizarre twilight version of… 
CastOlga Dihovichnaya, Sergei Borisov, Vsevolod …
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
DISC$18A

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Paddy Considine
The story of Joseph a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction. As Joseph's life spirals into turmoil a chance… 
CastPeter Mullan, Olivia Colman, Eddie Marsan, P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$18A

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Xiaolu Guo
Kwok Yun leads a simple peasant's life in the peaceful village mountains. She lives with her grandfather and works as a labourer. Following a co… 
CastShi Ke, Udo Kier, Mandy Zhang, Y. Peng Liu, …
LanguageMandarin, English   CountryGermany
CWC$18A

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Adam Wingard
Story centers on a family coming under attack from a terrifying group of sadistic murderers during a family reunion getaway. Barricaded in their… 
CastSharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton, Wendy Glenn…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Lynn Shelton
Still mourning the recent death of his brother, a bereft and confused man finds love and direction in a most unexpected place. 
CastEmily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mark Duplass,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$$18A