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September 5-15, 2019

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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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Yann Demange
A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe… 
CastJack O'Connell, Paul Anderson, Richard Dorme…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$18A

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Adam MacDonald
Based on a true story, Backcountry follows an urban couple who go camping in the wilderness and get hopelessly lost. Without food or water, they… 
CastMissy Peregrym, Eric Balfour, Nicholas Campb…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$18A

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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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Jefferson Moneo
Martha Barlow has a dark personal history she’d rather not remember and more skeletons in her closet than she’d care to admit. After her teenage… 
CastNadia Litz, Justin Kelly, Stephen McHattie, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$18A

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Hao Ning
Recently cuckolded and reeling from a messy divorce, a hapless former singer hits the road - and the bar - with his all-too-helpful best bud, in… 
CastHuang Bo, Xu Zheng
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$18A

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Lee Do-yun
When a faked robbery ends in tragedy, three long-time friends have their fierce loyalty to one another put to the test in this noir-ish action t… 
CastJi Sung, Ju Ji-hoon, Lee Kwang-soo
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$18A

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Tony Ayres
Set in Melbourne in the mid-1970s, Cut Snake tells the story of Sparra Farrell (Alex Russell), a very private young man who is trying to make a … 
CastSullivan Stapleton, Alex Russell, Jessica De…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$18A

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Toa Fraser
Hongi, a Maori chieftain's teenage son, must avenge his father's murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after … 
CastJames Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe T…
LanguageMaori   CountryNew Zealand
SP$18A

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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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Shinya Tsukamoto
Tetsuo director Shinya Tsukamoto creates a gritty and graphic version of the classic war novel about a dazed, wounded soldier who wanders throug… 
CastShinya Tsukamoto
LanguageJapanese/Filipino   CountryJapan
WL$18A

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Nguyen Hoang Diep
When they discover that they are pregnant, a young couple in Hanoi resort to desperate (and bizarre) measures to raise money for an abortion. … 
CastThuy Anh Nguyen, Bao Son Tran, Ha Hoang, Tha…
LanguageVietnamese   CountryVietnam
DISC$18A

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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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Benny Safdie, Joshua Safdie
The latest from acclaimed sibling directors Josh and Benny Safdie (Daddy Longlegs) blends fiction, formalism and raw documentary as it follows a… 
CastArielle Holmes, Caleb Landry Jones, Buddy Du…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WL$18A

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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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Jyoti Mistry
Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-dee… 
CastAlex McGregor, Bjorn Steinbach, Desmond Dube…
LanguageAfrikaans/Zulu   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

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Ole Christian Madsen
Leading Danish filmmaker Ole Christian Madsen (Flame & Citron) directs this epic, continent-crossing countercultural romance based on events tha… 
CastJoachim Fjelstrup, Marie Tourell Søderberg, …
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
CWC$18A

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Ryuichi Hiroki
This erotically charged drama from Japanese director Ryuichi Hiroki (Vibrator) traces the intersecting stories of a group of employees and visit… 
CastKaho Minami, Atsuko Maeda, Jun Murakami, Sho…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$18A

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Daniel Barber
Left without men in the dying days of the American Civil War, three Southern women - two sisters and one African-American slave - must fight to … 
CastHailee Steinfeld, Brit Marling, Muna Otaru, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Bruno Dumont
A clueless police inspector stumbles his way through a provincial murder investigation, in this shocking — and shockingly funny — change of pace… 
CastAlane Delhaye, Lucy Caron, Bernard Pruvost, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$18A

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Josh Lawson
The Little Death, which marks the arrival of Australian writer-director Josh Lawson, is both an edgy sex comedy and a warm-hearted depiction of … 
CastJosh Lawson, Bojana Novakovic, Damon Herrima…
LanguageEnglish/Auslan   CountryAustralia
DISC$18A

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Rodrigue Jean
Alex is a young addict who sells his body in Montréal’s Centre-Sud district. He’s flanked by Bruno, Simon, Jeanne, Éric and Velma, all of them c… 
CastAlexandre Landry, Jean-Simon Leduc, Simon Le…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$18A

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Hal Hartley
Ned Rifle is the third and final chapter of Hal Hartley's tragicomic epic begun with Henry Fool (1997) and continued with Fay Grim (2007). At on… 
CastAubrey Plaza, Parker Posey, Liam Aiken
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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François Ozon
When her best friend Lea dies, Claire falls into a deep depression. However, after making a surprising discovery about her late friend's husband… 
CastRomain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Pers…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$18A

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Dan Gilroy
Lou Bloom, a driven young man, discovers the nocturnal world of L.A. crime journalism. Joining a group of freelance camera crews who film market… 
CastJake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Three orphaned siblings find themselves battling with a corrupt local police chief over ownership of their mother’s ancestral home, in this play… 
CastYerbolat Yerzhan, Aidyn Sakhaman, Aliya Zain…
LanguageKazakh   CountryKazakhstan
CWC$18A

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Chang Jung-Chi
Three high school boys discover that there may be more than meets the eye in the apparent suicide of a pretty classmate, in this engrossing myst… 
CastWu Chien-ho, Deng Yu-kai, Cheng Kai-yuan, Ya…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
CWC$18A

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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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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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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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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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Baran bo Odar
Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world’s stage. This enterta… 
CastTom Schilling, Elyas M´Barek, Wotan Wilke Mo…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18A