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Joe Wright
Keira Knightley re-teams with director Joe Wright (Atonement) for this visionary adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel about a society woman… 
CastKeira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Brandon Cronenberg
Syd March is an employee at a clinic that sells injections of live viruses harvested from sick celebrities to obsessed fans. Biological communio… 
CastCaleb Landry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Malcolm McD…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
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Dante Ariola
Wallace Avery is tired of being a loser. Once a hot shot in the world of competitive amateur golf, Wallace was dubbed ‘The Choker’ when he hit t… 
CastEmily Blunt, Colin Firth, Anne Heche, Sterli…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ramin Bahrani
A drama centered on an enterprising farmer whose plans cause problems within his family. Zac Efron, Dennis Quaid and Heather Graham star in thi… 
CastZac Efron, Dennis Quaid and Heather Graham
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Ziad Doueiri
An Arab surgeon living in Tel Aviv discovers a dark secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing. Based on a novel by Yasmina Kha… 
CastAli Suliman, Evgenia Dodena and Reymond Amsa…
LanguageArabic | Hebrew   CountryLebanon | France | Q…
SP$14A

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Spike Lee
Bad 25 celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Michael Jackson “Bad” album with unseen footage, content shot by Jackson himself, and a treasure c… 
CastMichael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Martin Scorse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Neil Jordan
A mother and daughter vampire duo form a deadly pact. Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, w… 
CastGemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Jonny Lee Mil…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Costa-Gavras
We are slaves to the Capital. We tremble when it trembles. We celebrate when it grows and triumphs. Who will set us free? Should we liberate our… 
CastGabriel Byrne, Jordana DePaula and Gad Elmal…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Kaige Chen
The story of three women whose worlds collide, Caught in the Web is a social commentary about the ‘sound bite’ society we are becoming, where pe… 
CastMark Chao, Chen Hong and Gao Yuanyuan
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski ,…
Six stories set in a different time and place become intricately related to each other. An epic story of humankind in which the actions and con… 
CastTom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugh Grant, Hugo …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Baltasar Kormákur
On a cold night a few miles off the coast of Iceland in March 1984, a fishing boat sank with all of its men. Miraculously surviving after five h… 
CastÓlafur Darri Ólafsson, Jóhann G. Jóhannsson …
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
SP$14A

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Henry Alex Rubin
A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world. A former Marine (Alexander Skarsgard) reacts to h… 
CastJason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Pau…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Yvan Attal
Jeff unexpectedly shows up on Ben's doorstep at 2am. Since their college days, they've taken very different paths. Jeff is still the wild man, a… 
CastFrançois Cluzet, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Asia …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Marco Bellocchio
A drama set in different locations during the last six days of life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who lived 17 years in a vegetative state. A… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Toni Servillo, Alba Rohrwa…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly, French
SP$14A

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Nishikawa Miwa
A black comedy about a newly broke couple, who decide to try marriage scams to raise cash. After losing their restaurant in a fire, a husband a… 
CastTakako Matsu, Sadao Abe, Rena Tanaka, Yûsuke…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$14A

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David Ayer
Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel, during a … 
CastJake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña and Anna Kendr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ana Piterbarg
A man who assumes the identity of his deceased twin in Argentina. Everybody Has A Plan tells the story of Agustín (Viggo Mortensen), a man desp… 
CastViggo Mortensen, Soledad Villamil and Daniel…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina | Spain
SP$14A

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Stéphane Brizé
Moving drama about a man just released from prison who is faced with a painful decision when his fatally ill mother determines that she wants to… 
CastVincent Lindon, Hélène Vincent and Emmanuell…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Laurent Cantet
The latest film from Palme d’Or winner Laurent Cantet (Entre les murs) is a vivid adaptation of the celebrated Joyce Carol Oates novel about a s… 
CastMichelle Nolden, Ali Liebert and Tamara Hope
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance, Canada
SP$14A

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Noah Baumbach
An aspiring dancer (co-writer Greta Gerwig) moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminis… 
CastGreta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Sally Potter
London, 1962: Two teenage girls, Ginger and Rosa, are inseparable. They play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dre… 
CastElle Fanning, Alice Englert, Christina Hendr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Dan Algrant
Greetings from Tim Buckley follows the story of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley’s eminent 1991 performance at his father’s tribute concert i… 
CastImogen Poots, Penn Badgley, William Sadler, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Margarethe von Trotta
A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adol… 
CastJanet McTeer, Barbara Sukowa, Julia Jentsch …
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
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Thomas Vinterberg
A kindergarten teacher is falsely accused of child abuse. The Hunt is a disturbing depiction of how a lie becomes the truth when gossip, doubt … 
CastMads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen and Annika …
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
SP$14A

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Ariel Vromen
Story of real-life mob hit-man Richard "The Iceman" Kuklinski, who was reportedly responsible for over 200 murders. Based on Anthony Bruno's bo… 
CastWinona Ryder, Chris Evans, David Schwimmer, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Shari Springer Berman, Rober…
A playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother. 
CastKristen Wiig, Natasha Lyonne and Matt Dillon…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Juan Antonio Bayona
Based on a true story, The Impossible is the unforgettable account of a family caught in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of … 
CastNaomi Watts, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin, Oak…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, Spain
SP$14A

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François Ozon
A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his Fre… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner and…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette
A Quebec doctor discovers the heartbreaking absurdity of life in Israel's divided West Bank, in this intense, politically-charged drama from the… 
CastEvelyne Brochu, Sabrina Ouazani, Sivan Levy,…
LanguageFrench, English, Ara…   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandb…
The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947. 
CastPål Sverre Valheim Hagen, Anders Baasmo Chri…
LanguageEnglish | Norwegian…   CountryUnited Kingdom, Norw…
SP$PG

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Chuan Lu
The story of two warring generals (Liu Bang and Xiang Yu) fighting for control of China at the end of the Qin Dynasty. From internationally acc… 
CastYe Liu, Daniel Wu and Chen Chang
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Yaron Zilberman
Follows four members of a world-renowned string quartet who struggle to stay together in the face of death, competing egos and insuppressible lu… 
CastPhilip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken a…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Xavier Dolan
In the 1990s, Laurence tells his girlfriend Fred that he wants to become a woman. In spite of the odds — and in spite of each other — they confr… 
CastSuzanne Clément, Melvil Poupaud, Nathalie Ba…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada / France
SP$14A

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Ben Timlett, Bill Jones, Jef…
Graham Chapman, probably best remembered as “the dead one from Monty Python,” writes and stars in the animated movie of his own life story, A Li… 
CastGraham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Valeria Sarmiento
After the failed attempts of Junot and Soult in 1807 and 1809, Napoleon Bonaparte sent a powerful army, commanded by Marshal Massena, to invade … 
CastJohn Malkovich, Nuno Lopes, Soraia Chaves, M…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
SP$18A

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Manon Briand
A coat check attendant in a bar decides to take an unclaimed coat back to its owner, but soon finds herself in the middle of criminal intrigue. … 
CastStéphanie Lapointe, Charles-Alexandre Dubé, …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Cate Shortland
After her Nazi parents are imprisoned, Lore leads her younger siblings across a war-torn Germany in 1945. Amidst the chaos, she encounters myste… 
CastSaskia Rosendahl, Kai Malina, Nele Trebs, Ur…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany, Australia /…
SP$14A

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Susanne Bier
Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a w… 
CastPierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm, Paprika Steen
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
SP$14A

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Paul Thomas Anderson
Set in America in the years following World War II, a charismatic intellectual (Hoffman) launches a faith-based organization and taps a young dr… 
CastPhilip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Andrew Adamson
As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expect… 
CastXzannjah Matsi, Healesville Joel, Eka Darvil…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
SP$18A

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Joss Whedon
A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words. 
CastNathan Fillion, Amy Acker and Clark Gregg, S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Pablo Larraín
An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pino… 
CastGael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro and Anton…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
SP$14A

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Walter Salles
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Walter Salles and based on the iconic novel by Jack Kerouac, On The Road tells the provocative story of Sal Para… 
CastViggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, Sam Riley, G…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Takeshi Kitano
Hard-boiled Japanese auteur Takeshi Kitano returns with the sequel to his 2010 yakuza thriller. As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on … 
CastTakeshi Kitano, Ryo Kase and Toshiyuki Nishi…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$18A

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Lee Daniels
A chilling sex-and-race-charged film noir, The Paperboy takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as investigative… 
CastMatthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cus…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Brian De Palma
An erotic thriller in the tradition of Dressed To Kill and Basic Instinct, Brian de Palma's Passion tells the story of a deadly power struggle b… 
CastRachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Karoline Herfu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$18A

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Stephen Chbosky
Based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, this is about 15-year-old Charlie (Logan Lerman), an endearing and naive outsider, coping with fi… 
CastLogan Lerman, Kate Walsh, Ezra Miller, Emma …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Derek Cianfrance
A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course wit… 
CastRyan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ro…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Dustin Hoffman
The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance an… 
CastMaggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Sheridan Smith…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Matteo Garrone
Luciano is a Neapolitan fishmonger who supplements his modest income by pulling off little scams with his wife Maria. A likeable, entertaining g… 
CastAniello Arena, Loredana Simioli, Nando Paone…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$PG

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Kim Nguyen
Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child the story of how she became a child soldier. A tale set in Sub-Saharan Africa, Rebelle is als… 
CastRachel Mwanza, Alain Bastien, Serge Kanyinda…
LanguageFrench / English / L…   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Bahman Ghobadi
After thirty years spent in prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel finally walks free. Now the one thing keeping hi… 
CastBehrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Belçim B…
LanguageFarsi   CountryIraq/Turkey
SP$PG

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Jacques Audiard
Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie, a… 
CastMarion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts and A…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance | Belgium
SP$14A

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Wayne Blair
They’re sexy, black, young, talented, and have never set foot outside of Australia. Until, in the chaos of 1968, they're plucked from the obscur… 
CastChris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Maubo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$PG

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Ben Lewin
Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, The Sessions tells the story … 
CastJohn Hawkes, Helen Hunt and William H. Macy
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Daniele Ciprì
È stato il figlio is an Italian drama film directed by Daniele Cipri. The Ciraulo family lives in the miserable district of Palermo called "Zen… 
CastToni Servillo, Giselda Volodi, Alfredo Castr…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$18A

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Harmony Korine
Four sexy college girls plan to fund their spring break getaway by burglarizing a fast food shack. But that’s only the beginning. During a night… 
CastSelena Gomez, James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Michael McGowan
Based on true events and boasting a veteran cast, Still is a heartfelt story about an 89-year-old New Brunswicker (James Cromwell) who faces jai… 
CastGeneviève Bujold, James Cromwell, Campbell S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Sarah Polley
Polley's The Stories We Tell will explore the nature of memory and storytelling. Polley’s effort is the filmmaker’s first feature-length docume… 
CastSarah Polley
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Patrice Leconte
Imagine a shop that for generations has sold all the accoutrements for the perfect suicide. This family business prospers in all its bleak miser… 
CastBernard Alane, Isabelle Spade, Kacey Mottet …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Canada
SP$14A

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Stephen Fung
Follows the struggle and adult life of founder of the Yang style Tai Chi, Yang Lu-chan. Young genius Yang Luchan travels to Chen Village to lea… 
CastQi Shu, Daniel Wu and Tony Leung Ka Fai
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$14A

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Stuart Blumberg
Three people undergo a 12-step treatment for sex addiction. Comedy-drama about a group of people who are brought together when they join a supp… 
CastMark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Gwyneth Paltrow, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Claude Miller
The unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures and her boring suburban setting. In the Landes region of France, nea… 
CastAudrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demou…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Nenad Cicin-Sain
An artist meets a mysterious and wealthy benefactor and their relationship is not what it appears to be. In this suspenseful drama from first-t… 
CastWes Bentley, Frank Langella, Ahna O'Reilly, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Terrence Malick
New film from Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life), about a man who reconnects with a woman from his hometown after his marriage to a European wom… 
CastOlga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams, Rachel Weisz…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Maiken Baird
Venus & Serena takes an honest and unfiltered look into the remarkable lives of sisters and tennis legends Serena and Venus Williams. Through th… 
CastSerena Williams, Venus Williams, Bill Clinto…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Pablo Trapero
In a poverty-stricken and highly dangerous Buenos Aires slum, two men – both friends, both priests, both deeply respected by the local community… 
CastMartina Gusman, Ricardo Darin, Jérémie Renie…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Spain
SP$18A

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Josh Boone
The film will focus on the complicated relationships between a successful novelist, played by Kinnear, his ex-wife (Connelly) and their collegia… 
CastLiana Liberato, Jennifer Connelly, Greg Kinn…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Nick Cassavetes
A dramedy centered on Mary Holmes, a young woman with a drug habit and a myriad of other problems. Nick Cassavetes' seminal work, Yellow, is a … 
CastSienna Miller, Gena Rowlands, Ray Liotta, Da…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Eran Riklis
Beirut, 1982: a young Palestinian refugee and an Israeli fighter pilot form a tentative bond in their attempt to make their way across war-torn … 
CastStephen Dorff, Abdallah El Akal, Alice Tagli…
LanguageArabic   CountryIsrael
SP$18A