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Xiaoshuai Wang
Wang Han, 11 year old boy in the province of Ghizhou is confronted with a runaway murderer. Hiding in the woods, the wounded man takes Wang Han … 
CastYan Ni, Kimi Qiao, Wang Jingchun, Mo Shini, …
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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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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Jonathan Levine
Inspired by personal experiences, 50/50 is a funny, touching and original story of friendship, love, and survival. Adam is a 27 year old writ… 
CastJoseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Mike Clattenburg
Disheartened when his story about Canadian snipers possibly mutilating corpses in Afghanistan is buried, Luke (Nick Stahl) quits his job but is … 
CastNick Stahl, Nicolas Wright, Stephen Lobo, Vi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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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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Roland Emmerich
Who really wrote Shakespeare's plays? In this vivid drama from Roland Emmerich, mystery swirls around the authorship of classic plays, as the ba… 
CastRhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richards…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Michel Hazanavicius
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks… 
CastJean Dujardin, Malcolm MacDowell, John Goodm…
LanguageEnglish | French   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Cédric Kahn
Yann (Guillaume Canet) trained as a chef and walks with a chef’s swagger. It’s as easy for him to boast about his future plans as it is to pick … 
CastGuillaume Canet, Leila Bekhti
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Robert Lieberman
Breakaway is a cross-cultural hockey drama set in the Indo-Canadian community in suburban Toronto, Canada. It’s also a keenly observed cross-cul… 
CastVinay Virmani, Russell Peters, Ludacris, Anu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$$PG

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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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Jean-Marc Vallée
Café de Flore is first and foremost an epic love story between a man and woman. And between a mother and her son. Two people from two different … 
CastVanessa Paradis, Kevin Parent, Hélène Floren…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Ermanno Olmi
An old priest and his church are about to be demolished. A group of clandestine immigrants seeking protection find refuge in that church. In a c… 
CastMichael Lonsdale, Rutger Hauer, Massimo De F…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$PG

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Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane S…
Nasser-Ali, a talented musician, meets his beloved, Irane, in the streets. But she doesn't recognize him. Following this encounter we find that … 
CastIsabella Rossellini, Mathieu Amalric, Edoua…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Germany/Belgi…
SP$14A

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Ralph Fiennes
The citizens of Rome are hungry. Coriolanus, the hero of Rome, a great soldier and a man of inflexible self-belief despises the people. His extr… 
CastRalph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Van…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Huh Jong-ho
Jeon Do-youn plays a beautiful ex-con who, after being released from prison, tries to make some quick cash by manipulating a heartless debt coll… 
CastDo-yeon Jeon and Jung Jae-Young
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
SP$14A

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Whit Stillman
Damsels in Distress is a comedy about a trio of beautiful girls as they set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university – the dyna… 
CastGreta Gerwig, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Carrie Ma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Todd Solondz
Romance blooms between two thirty-somethings in arrested development: an avid toy collector and a woman who is the dark horse of her family. … 
CastJustin Bartha, Christopher Walken, Donna Mur…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ian FitzGibbon
Donald is 15 and dreams of girls, sex and crazy adventures. In his fantasy world, he creates an immortal superhero who fights against all evil. … 
CastAndy Serkis, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Aisling…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
SP$14A

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Terence Davies
The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot. Hester Collyer (Academy Award-winner Ra… 
CastRachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston and Simon Russe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Alexander Payne
With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King (Clooney), takes his daughters on a trip from Oa… 
CastGeorge Clooney, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Nicolas Winding Refn
A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong. Ryan Gosling… 
CastRyan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Nathan Morlando
Based on a true story, WWII vet and family-man-turned-bank-robber Eddie Boyd is torn between the need to provide for his family and an unfulfill… 
CastScott Speedman, Kevin Durand, Kelly Reilly, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Malgorzata Szumowska
Anne (Juliette Binoche), a well-off, Paris-based mother of two and investigative journalist for ELLE, is writing an article about student prosti… 
CastJuliette Binoche, Anaïs Demoustier and Joann…
LanguageFrench | Polish   CountryFrance | Poland
SP$R

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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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Gianni Amelio
An adaptation of Albert Camus’ autobiographical last novel. Part childhood memoir, part epic narrative of Camus’ beloved Algeria and its struggl… 
CastMaya Sansa, Jacques Gamblin, Régis Romele, C…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Algeria
SP$14A

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Jennifer Westfeldt
"Friends With Kids," written and directed by Jennifer Westfeldt ("Kissing Jessica Stein," "Ira & Abby"), is a daring and poignant ensemble comed… 
CastMegan Fox, Kristen Wiig, Chris O'Dowd, Jon H…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Michael Dowse
Goon is the story of Doug Glatt, a down-on-his-luck bouncer, who’s been touched by the fist of God. Upon discovering both his right hook and ska… 
CastSeann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Liev Schr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Nanni Moretti
The great Italian comic filmmaker, Nanni Moretti turns his satirical eye on the nomination of a new Pope. When the man is chosen he freezes at t… 
CastMichel Piccoli, Nanni Moretti, Jerzy Stuhr, …
LanguageItalian | German | L…   CountryItaly / France
SP$14A

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Morten Tyldum
An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary. Roger (Aksel Hennie) is a successful H… 
CastNikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aksel Hennie and Juli…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
SP$14A

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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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Daniel Nettheim
Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger. … 
CastWillem Dafoe, Sam Neill and Frances O'Connor
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$14A

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Agnieszka Holland
In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Socha, a sewer worker and petty thief in Nazi-occupied Lvov, Poland. Stumbling upon a group of Jews … 
CastRobert Wieçkiewicz, Benno Fürmann, Agnieszka…
LanguagePolish | German   CountryGermany | Poland
SP$14A

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Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Juan and Mia, two children who live in different countries, are visited every night by a faceless intruder – a terrifying being that wants to ge… 
CastClive Owen, Carice Van Houten, Daniel Brühl,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
When he leaves his house on a seemingly banal errand for his disgruntled mother, Jeff discovers that the universe might be sending him signals a… 
CastJason Segel, Ed Helms and Judy Greer, Susan …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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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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William Friedkin
When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance. When 22-ye… 
CastMatthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Thomas Ha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$R

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Johnnie To
What do a bank teller, a small-time thug and a police inspector have in common? Nothing. Not until a bag of stolen money worth $10 million cross… 
CastLau Ching Wan, Richie Jen, Denise Ho
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
SP$PG

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Drake Doremus
A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her vis… 
CastFelicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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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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Pankaj Kapur
Mausam is a story of timeless love in the face of political hostilities and religious conflict, between a proud Punjabi air force officer and an… 
CastShahid Kapur, Sonam A Kapoor, Anupam Kher
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
SP$$PG

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Lars von Trier
Two sisters find their relationship challenged as a nearby planet threatens to collide into the Earth. In this beautiful movie about the end … 
CastKirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer …
LanguageEnglish   CountryDenmark | Sweden | F…
SP$$14A

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Philippe Falardeau
Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian immigrant, is hired to replace an elementary school teacher who died tragically. While the class goes through a long … 
CastFellag, Sophie Nelisse, Emilien Neron, Danie…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Mary Harron
Rebecca, haunted by her father's suicide, begins her junior year at an elite all-girls’ boarding school, hoping for a fresh start. Her friendshi… 
CastLily Cole, Sarah Gadon, Sarah Bolger, Judy P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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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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Julian Farino
A guy falls for the daughter of a good friend, resulting in a massive upheaval for all the families involved. The Ostroff and Walling familie… 
CastHugh Laurie, Leighton Meester, Catherine Kee…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Cameron Crowe
A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011. Pearl Jam Twenty chronicles the years leading up to t… 
CastEddie Vedder, Chris Cornell, Kurt Cobain, Ne…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Oren Moverman
Follows veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, as he struggles to take care of his family, and fights for his own sur… 
CastWoody Harrelson, Sigourney Weaver, Robin Wri…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Mathieu Kassovitz
April 1988, Ouvea island, New Caledonia, a French colony. Thirty policemen are kidnapped by locals fighting for their independence. Three hundre… 
CastMathieu Kassovitz, Iabe Lapacas, Malik Zidi,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Lasse Hallström
Ewan McGregor stars as a fisheries scientist who finds himself saddled with the task of introducing salmon fishing to the Highlands of Yemen. Di… 
CastEwan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Th…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Steve McQueen
Brandon (played by Michael Fassbender) is a 30-something man living in New York City who has trouble controlling and managing his sexual compuls… 
CastMichael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Ba…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$R

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Ann Hui
Inspired by a true story, the film tells about a heartwarming relationship between a young master a big family, Roger (Lau) and the servant of t… 
CastAndy L, Deanie Ip, Wang Fuli, Anthony Wong,…
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
SP$14A

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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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Julia Leigh
“You will go to sleep: you will wake up. It will be as if those hours never existed.” Death-haunted, quietly reckless, Lucy is a young universit… 
CastEmily Browning, Rachael Blake, Ewen Leslie, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$R

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Jeff Nichols
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from hims… 
CastMichael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whig…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Jamie Linden
A group of friends reunite ten years after their high-school graduation. Ten Year focuses on a group of friends – married and unmarried, succ… 
CastChanning Tatum, Rosario Dawson, Justin Long,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Emanuele Crialese
Terraferma is the story of an uncontaminated Sicilian island inhabited by fisherman. Still barely touched by tourism, the islanders have begun t… 
CastDonatella Finocchiaro, Claudio Santamaria, F…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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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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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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Francis Ford Coppola
A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl.… 
CastVal Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Elle Fanning, Ben Ch…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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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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Geoffrey Fletcher
Violet & Daisy, the whimsical story of a teenager’s surreal and violent journey through New York City, follows Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan (Hann… 
CastMarianne Jean-Baptiste, Danny Trejo, Saoirse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Te-Sheng Wei
Wei Te-Sheng’s epic film Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale reclaims an extraordinary episode from 20th-century history which is little-known … 
CastLin Ching-Tai, Da-Ching,Vivian Hsu, Ando Mas…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
SP$14A

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Lynne Ramsay
The mother of a teenage boy who went on a high-school killing spree tries to deal with her grief -- and feelings of responsibility for her child… 
CastJohn C. Reilly, Tilda Swinton, Ezra Miller
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Nadine Labaki
A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village. Set against the backdrop of a war-t… 
CastKevin Abboud, Claude Baz Moussawbaa, Julian …
LanguageArabic, Russian   CountryLebanon/Egypt
SP$14A

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Pawel Pawlikowski
A college lecturer flees to Paris after a scandal costs him his job. In the City of Lights, he meets a widow who might be involved in a series o… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Ethan Hawke, Joanna Ku…
LanguageFrench, English   CountryUnited Kingdom, Fran…
SP$$14A

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Andrea Arnold
A Yorkshire hill farmer on a visit to Liverpool finds a homeless boy on the streets. He takes him home to live as part of his family on the isol… 
CastKaya Scodelario, Oliver Milburn, Steve Evets…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A