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Koen Mortier
Sam wakes up, gets ready and goes to do his daily job. And then the unexpected happens. A bomb explodes in the center of the shopping mall where… 
CastTitus De Voogdt, Norman Baert, Sam Louwyck, …
LanguageFlemish   CountryBelgium
CWC$14A

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Debs Gardner-Paterson
'Africa United' is the extraordinary story of three Rwandan kids who walk 3000 miles to the Soccer World Cup in South Africa. Using a sack load … 
CastRoger Nsengiyumva, Sherrie Silver, Eriya Nda…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CWC$PG

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Xiaogang Feng
Based on the Tangshan Earthquake in 1976 that took the lives of 240,000 people. Based upon a novel. Tangshan, 1976. Two seven-year-old twin ch… 
CastJingchu Zhang, Daoming Chen, Yi Lu, Jin Che…
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$14A

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Ann Hui
All About Love sees former lovers Macy and Anita (Ng and Chow) coincidentally brought back together by unplanned pregnancies from their respecti… 
CastSandra Ng Kwan Yue, Vivian Chow, Siu-Fai Che…
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
CWC$14A

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Achero Mañas
Todo Lo Que Tú Quieras (“Everything You Want”), which is essentially a love story according to its director, aims to confront audiences with pre… 
CastNajwa Nimri, Juan Diego Botto, José Luis Góm…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$PG

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Kristian Petri
Mona is new in town. A serial killer is on the loose and Mona becomes a witness to one of the murders. She is shocked but also fascinated and as… 
CastSonja Richter, Kristoffer Joner, Jonas Karls…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$14A

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Hannes Holm
Martin escapes his alcoholic father for the summer job of his life at the exclusive Royal Yacht Club in the idyllic archipelago of Stockholm in … 
CastBill Skarsgård, Peter Dalle, Josefin Ljungma…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$18A

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Marion Hänsel
Three young boys aboard a French naval vessel in 1972 take part in nuclear tests in Mururoa, in the Pacific. Black Ocean explores about the rela… 
CastNicolas Robin, Adrien Jolivet, Romain David
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium/France
CWC$14A

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Isabelle Stever
37 year-old Simone decides to go out alone on New Year’s Eve. The next morning, she wakes up next to a stranger in his car, and a few weeks late… 
CastAnnika Kuhl, Stefan Rudolf, Arno Frisch, Mar…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$14A

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Barbara Wong
Barbara Wong captures the mood of Hong Kong's young generation and delivers an ultra-modern romantic comedy about the end of one's innocence and… 
CastJaycee Chan, Fiona Sit, Hayama Go, Patrick T…
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
CWC$14A

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Pablo Trapero
Sosa (Ricardo Darin) is a lawyer who haunts hospital waiting rooms hoping to represent the victims of traffic accidents in insurance claims. Whe… 
CastRicardo Darín, Martina Gusman, Carlos Weber,…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina, Chile
CWC$14A

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Fernando Trueba, Javier Mari…
Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire uni… 
CastLimara Meneses, Lenny Mandel, Mario Guerra, …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$18

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Robin Aubert
A disturbed young man pairs up with his grumpy grandfather for a road trip in search of his father who left town after digging up his wife's cor… 
CastVéronique Beaudet, Jean Lapointe, Michel Bar…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$PG

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Tsui Hark
An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu. Based on the ico… 
CastAndy Lau, Carina Lau, Li Bingbing, Tong Leun…
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$PG

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Alexey Uchitel
The arrival of a decorated war hero takes a Siberian labour camp by storm. After assuming control of the region’s only steam engine, he sets out… 
CastVladimir Mashkov, Vyacheslav Krikunow, Anjor…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$14A

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Icíar Bollaín
Obsessive idealist Sebastian has sworn to direct a film about one of the world's most iconic figures, Christopher Columbus. But not for him the … 
CastGael Garcia Bernal, Luis Tosar, Najwa Nimri,…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain, Mexico
CWC$14A

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Justin Chadwick
In a remote Kenyan primary school hundreds of children are jostling for a chance for the free education newly promised by the Kenyan government.… 
CastNaomie Harris, Oliver Musila Litondo
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CWC$PG

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Chung Mong-Hong
Ten year-old Xiang faces a lonely future after his father dies. Just when he thinks he's going to spend his life in the orphanage, his estranged… 
CastHao Lei, Bi Xiao-Hai
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
CWC$PG

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Bent Hamer
Norwegian veteran Bent Hamer (Kitchen Stories) returns with this look at fractured families at Christmas time. The film shuttles between serious… 
CastTrond Fausa Aurvåg, Fridtjof Såheim, Nina An…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
CWC$14A

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Alexei Popogrebsky
Two meteorologists are isolated on an Arctic island. When the two-way radio transmits some bad news that requires a middleman, it’s up to the yo… 
CastGrigoriy Dobrygin, Sergei Puskepalis, Igor C…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$14A

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Eran Riklis
A tragi-comedy centers on the HR manager of Israel's largest industrial bakery as he sets out to save the reputation of his business and prevent… 
CastMark Ivanir, Gila Almagor, Guri Alfi, Julian…
LanguageHebrew/Romanian   CountryIsrael/Romania
CWC$14A

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Rafi Pitts
Recently released from prison, Ali makes the most of his reunion with his wife and young daughter, amidst much talk of the upcoming elections an… 
CastRafi Pitts, Mitra Hajjar, Ismaïl Amani, Osst…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
CWC$18A

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Gabriel Range
From the award winning team behind Death of a President and The Last King of Scotland, and inspired by real life events, I Am Slave is a controv… 
CastIsaach De Bankolé, Yigal Naor, Nonso Anozie,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CWC$PG

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Louise Alston
Jackie and Lucy - Jucy - are twenty-something girls who aren't doing too much too fast. They're best friends who enjoy smoking pot and video gam… 
CastRyan Johnson, Charlotte Gregg, Andrew Ryan, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$14A

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Dome Karukoski
It's a comedy about three unemployed men setting out to find a digital TV terminal in Lapland. 
CastJasper Pääkkönen, Pamela Tola, Kari Ketonen,…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
CWC$14A

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Tae-Yong Kim
The story is about two Asian foreigners (Korean and Chinese) in Seattle, Wasington. The two people,who share dark pasts, have their 3 day love s… 
CastWei Tang, Bin Hyeon, James C. Burns, John Wu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, South Korea
CWC$PG

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Michael Rowe
Laura lives deep in the melancholy of her troubled past in Oaxaca. Her solitary days pass until she decides to end it all. Laura meets Arturo wh… 
CastMonica del Carmen, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Ar…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
CWC$R

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Oliver Schmitz
In the dusty small town of Elandsdoorn, a South African township not far from Johannesburg, life is simple and serene. A prevailing sense of dee… 
CastKhomotso Manyaka, Keaobaka Makanyane, Harrie…
LanguageGerman, English   CountryGermany, South Afric…
CWC$PG

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Aktan Abdykalykov
The main hero of the film is an electrician with a far greater effect on the people around him than his job defines. He is the last link in a hu… 
CastAktan Abdykalykov, Taalaikan Abazova, Askat …
LanguageKirghiz   CountryKyrgyzstan
CWC$PG

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Fridrik Thor Fridriksson
Icelandic master Fridrik Thor Fridriksson returns with this disarmingly honest, semi-autobiographical portrait of a filmmaker's relationship wit… 
CastKristbjörg Kjeld, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Gunn…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
CWC$PG

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Michael Bennett
A violent tragedy has a harrowing impact on eight different lives in a diverse South Auckland community. A random act of violence leaves eight … 
CastAlix Bushnell, Sara Wiseman, Camille Keenan,…
LanguageEnglish, Maori, Samo…   CountryNew Zealand
CWC$14A

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Avi Nesher
In 1968 Haifa, a teenage boy gets a summer job with a Holocaust survivor who makes ends meet by brokering marriages and smuggling goods. Through… 
CastAdir Miller, Maya Dagan, Tuval Shafir, Dror …
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$14A

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Kelly Reichardt
It's 1845 and a wagon team of three families have hired a guide to take them on the Oregon Trail and over the Cascade Mountains. They become los… 
CastBruce Greenwood, Shirley Henderson, Paul Dan…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Ingrid Veninger
The story of two teenagers who discover themselves - and one another - on a week long summer trip to Slovakia. Lina is seventeen years old and … 
CastCyril Dugovic, Alexander Gammal, Hallie Swit…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada | Slovakia
CWC$14A

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Sergei Loznitsa
The story about a few days in the life of truck driver Georgi seems to be a never-ending nightmare, a spiral of violence and abuses of power. A … 
CastVlad Ivanov, Viktor Nemets, Olga Shuvalova
LanguageGerman, Russian   CountryGermany, Ukraine
CWC$18A

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Peter Mullan
Set in 1970s Glasgow, this film tells the story of a shy and intelligent young boy who, through a series of circumstances, turns into a NED – a … 
CastMarianna Palka, David McKay, Douglas Russell…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CWC$18

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Terry Miles
There's no place like home. Thank god. A Night for Dying Tigers is a dark, heartfelt and ultimately revealing portrait of a family on the edge o… 
CastJennifer Beals, Kathleen Robertson, Lauren L…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Xavier Beauvois
The true story of seven French monks in Northern Africa who in 1996 were kidnapped and murdered by Islamic extremists. 
CastLambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Olivier Ra…
LanguageFrench, Arabic   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Hong Sangsoo
Oki's Movie is comprised of four short films featuring three main characters with different but overlapping roles. The final short, Oki's Movie,… 
CastLee Sunkyun, Jung Yumi, Moon Sungkeun
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CWC$PG

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Bogdan George Apetri
Matilda, a feisty woman-child with a sordid past, is out on prison leave. Are 24 hours enough to make up for her mistakes and skip out of the co… 
CastAna Ularu, Mimi Branescu, Andi Vasluianu, Io…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$PG

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Louis Bélanger
Two old friends and small-time crooks embark on a crime spree, but take an unexpected detour that could lead them down the road to redemption. 
CastSophie Bourgeois, Alexis Martin, François Pa…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Tom Hall
Sensation details the relationship between Tipperary farmer Donal Duggan and a veteran Kiwi escort. They begin as client and call girl, evolve i… 
CastLuanne Gordon, Kelly Campbell, Domhnall Glee…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
CWC$18A

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Aleksei Fedorchenko
A man and his companion go on a journey to cremate the dead body of the former beloved wife, on a riverbank in the area where they spent their h… 
CastYuliya Aug, Igor Sergeyev, Viktor Sukhorukov…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$PG

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Ed Gass-Donnelly
A police officer in a small Mennonite town struggles to make amends for his violent past when a local murder upsets the calm of his newly reform… 
CastPeter Stormare, Jill Hennessy, Jackie Burro…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Saverio Costanzo
Two youngsters discover that they are doomed to live parallel lives, always linked but never joined. One has to deal with the effects of a serio… 
CastAlba Rohrwacher, Luca Marinelli, Martina Alb…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$18

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Khalo Matabane
In his follow-up to Conversations on a Sunday Afternoon, Matabane delivers a potent drama about a South African corporate leader whose past as a… 
CastMary Twala, Fana Mokoena, Presley Chweneyaga…
LanguageEnglish, Zulu, Tsots…   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$14A

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Kornél Mundruczó
Long ago, a young man fathered a child without ever knowing what became of him. Now 17, his son Rudi returns home hoping to reunite with his fam… 
CastKata Wéber, Rudolf Frecska, Lili Monori, Kor…
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
CWC$14A

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Tom Tykwer
Returning to the rule-breaking freedom of early films like Run Lola Run, Tykwer introduces a sophisticated Berlin couple who both start affairs … 
CastSenta Dorothea Kirschner, Gotthard Lange, Al…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Ian Sharp
A former Boer War guerrilla in New Zealand is sent to bring back a Maori accused of killing a British soldier 
CastRay Winstone, Temuera Morrison, Gareth Reeve…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/New Z…
CWC$PG

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John Gray
In this coming of age story set in 1975 working-class Brooklyn, two teenage brothers living with their abusive father and their well-meaning but… 
CastGeoffrey Wigdor, Karen Allen, Peter Riegert,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Benedek Fliegauf
Rebecca has waited 12 long years to be reunited with her childhood sweetheart, only to lose him again in a fatal accident. The only difference i… 
CastEva Green, Lesley Manville, Matt Smith, Pete…
LanguageEnglish   CountryGermany/Hungary/Fran…
CWC$14A