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Steve McQueen
Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Eji… 
CastChiwetel Ejiofor, Quvenzhané Wallis, Michael…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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John Ridley
OutKast’s André Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this biopic of the rock legend. Jimmy James, an unknown backup guitarist, left New York City … 
CastImogen Poots, Hayley Atwell, Andre Benjamin,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Alex Gibney
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) masterfully explores the fall of the disgraced cycling champion following the… 
CastLance Armstrong, Betsy Andreu, Frankie Andre…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Sylvain Chomet
Paul is in his 30s. An orphan since the age of two, he lives with his aunts in a Parisian apartment and leads a reclusive existence as a pianist… 
CastGuillaume Gouix, Anne Le Ny, Bernadette Lafo…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Jason Bateman
A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult. After discovering a loophole in the rul… 
CastJason Bateman, Allison Janney, Phillip Baker…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Amma Asante
Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate bi-racial daughter of an aristocratic Royal Navy Admiral. Belle’s … 
CastGugu Mbatha Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Sarah Gadon,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Johnnie To
Forced to leave service after he was afflicted with blindness, a former detective ekes out his living by solving cold cases for police rewards. … 
CastAndy Lau, Sammi Cheng, Yuanyuan Gao
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
SP$14A

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Abdellatif Kechiche
The story of a young lesbian couple's beginning, middle and possible end. At 15, Adèle doesn't question it: girls go out with boys. Her life is… 
CastLéa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kech…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$R

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Agnieszka Holland
This epic, long-form docudrama chronicles the political, legal, and moral fallout that followed after Czech student protester Jan Palach set him… 
CastTatiana Pauhofová, Jaroslava Pokorná, Petr S…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
SP$14A

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John Carney
A dejected music business executive forms a bond with a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan. Can a Song Save Your Life? Finds Gretta (Keir… 
CastKeira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinf…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Manuel Martín Cuenca
Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he’s also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in … 
CastAntonio de la Torre, Olimpia Melinte, María …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$14A

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James Franco
The latest from actor-turned-filmmaker James Franco is adapted from characteristically tough and violent Cormac McCarthy novel that draws the di… 
CastJames Franco, Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson a…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Jean-Marc Vallée
In this fact-based drama, Matthew McConaughey portrays real-life Texas electrician Ron Woodroof, an ordinary man who found himself in a life-or-… 
CastMatthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Atom Egoyan
The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritu… 
CastReese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Kevin Durand…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Ned Benson
James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain and Viola Davis star in this innovative two-part film that relates a love story from two different perspectives. … 
CastJessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Nina Arianda…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Richard Shepard
Dom Hemingway is a larger-than-life safecracker with a loose fuse who is funny, profane, and dangerous. After 12 years in prison, looking to col… 
CastJude Law, Richard E. Grant, Demian Bichir, E…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18A

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Jon Martello (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a strong, handsome, good old fashioned guy. His buddies call him Don Jon due to his ability to "pull" a d… 
CastJoseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Ju…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$R

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Richard Ayoade
A comedy centered on a man who is driven insane by the appearance of his doppleganger. Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existen… 
CastJesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Sha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Denis Villeneuve
Based on The Double by Nobel Laureate José Saramago, this film explores the troubled psyche of a man who is torn between his mistress and his wi… 
CastJake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gado…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$$18A

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Nicole Holofcener
A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she's interested in learns he's her new friend's ex-husband. Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is a divo… 
CastToni Collette, Ben Falcone, Eve Hewson, Tavi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Caroline Link
When 17-year-old Ben visits his father Heinrich in Marrakech, it is the start of an adventurous journey through a foreign country with a picture… 
CastUlrich Tukur, Samuel Schneider, Hafsia Herzi…
LanguageArabic, German   CountryMorocco, Germany
SP$18A

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Michael Dowse
A story of a young man and woman who struggle to navigate their friendship, which has developed a deep romantic undercurrent. FUBAR and Goon di… 
CastDaniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Megan Park, Ada…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada, Ireland
SP$$14A

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Arie Posin
A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband. Five years after losing the love of her life, Nikki falls in lov… 
CastAnnette Bening, Ed Harris, Robin Williams, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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John Turturro
Fioravante, at his friend Murray’s suggestion, enters into the world’s oldest profession, and ends up finding something he didn’t know he was lo… 
CastJohn Turturro, Woody Allen, Vanessa Paradis,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Matthew Saville
Life changes in an instant for a decorated police officer on his way home after having a few drinks when he kills a bicyclist, but he ends up hi… 
CastTom Wilkinson, Joel Edgerton, Jai Courtney, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$14A

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Nils Tavernier
Inspired by the remarkable real-life feats of Rick and Dick Hoyt, this sophomore drama from veteran documentarian Nils Tavernier (Aurore) is the… 
CastAlexandra Lamy, Jacques Gamblin, Fabien Hér…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Jasmila Zbanic
An Australian tourist discovers the silent legacy of wartime atrocities when she arrives in a seemingly idyllic little town on the border of Bos… 
CastPamela Rabe
LanguageBosnian, Serbian   CountryBosnia and Herzegovi…
SP$14A

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Louise Archambault
Quebecois director Louise Archambault follows her smart and refreshing debut feature Familia with this tender drama about a developmentally chal… 
CastGabrielle Marion-Rivard, Alexandre Landry, M…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Sebastián Lelio
A story set in Santiago and centered on Gloria, a free-spirited older woman, and the realities of her whirlwind relationship with a former naval… 
CastPaulina García, Sergio Hernández, Diego Font…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
SP$18A

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Nicole Garcia
Two unlikely friends — a supply teacher and a lonely young boy suspended between two estranged parents — embark on a weekend motorcycle voyage f… 
CastLouise Bourgoin, Dominique Sanda, Pierre Roc…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Alfonso Cuarón
Astronauts attempt to return to Earth after debris crashes into their space shuttle, leaving them drifting alone in orbit. Gravity is a heart-p… 
CastSandra Bullock, George Clooney, Eric Michels
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Paolo Sorrentino
The story of an aging writer who bitterly recollects his passionate, lost youth. A portrait of today's Rome. Rome, in the splendour of summer.… 
CastToni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferill…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$18A

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Biyi Bandele
A drama that brings together the lives of four people during the struggle to establish an independent republic in Nigeria. An epic love story: … 
CastThandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
SP$14A

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Liza Johnson
A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict. Johanna Parry moves to a new town to w… 
CastKristen Wiig, Guy Pearce, Christine Lahti, N…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Kevin Macdonald
An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out. … 
CastSaoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, Anna Chancellor,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Bruce McDonald
Henry is married, has a son, and a decent job in advertising. Trouble is his wife is in jail for sleeping with a 14-year-old boy. Struggling to … 
CastMaxwell McCabe-Lokos, August Diehl, Sarah Al…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Pawel Pawlikowski
Poland, 1962. Anna is a novice, an orphan brought up by nuns in a convent. Before she takes her vows, she is determined to see Wanda, her only l… 
CastAgata Kulesza, Dawid Ogrodnik, Agata Trzebuc…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
SP$PG

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Gianni Amelio
This film is an affecting and timely story about a middle-aged, precariously employed jack-of-all-trades in Milan who doggedly tries to get by i… 
CastAntonio Albanese
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Ralph Fiennes
At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death. Nelly (Felicity Jones), a hap… 
CastRalph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Michelle Fair…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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David Gordon Green
An ex-con, who is the unlikeliest of role models, meets a 15-year-old boy and is faced with the choice of redemption or ruin. A gripping mix of… 
CastNicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Ronnie Gene Blev…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Jason Reitman
A precocious thirteen-year-old boy (Gattlin Griffith) and his divorced mother (Kate Winslet) are in for a life-changing surprise when they disco… 
CastKate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Richard Glatzer and Wash Wes…
The last days in the life of legendary Hollywood actor Errol Flynn. Kevin Kline stars as Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and noto… 
CastDakota Fanning, Susan Sarandon, Kevin Kline
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Alberto Arvelo
Rising international star Édgar Ramírez (Carlos) stars in this enthralling epic about Venezuelan political leader Simón Bolívar and his lifelong… 
CastEdgar Ramirez, María Valverde, Danny Huston,…
LanguageSpanish   CountryVenezuela
SP$14A

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Hirokazu Koreeda
Two families are forced to choose between nature and nurture — between their natural sons and the sons they have raised. 
CastMasaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yoko Maki, L…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$PG

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Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie L…
Mark, a professor of literature at the University of Lausanne, finds his lover (one of his students) dead in her bed. Not knowing what to do, an… 
CastMathieu Amalric, Karin Viard, Sara Forestier…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Megan Griffiths
A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend. Lucky Them tells the story of Ellie Klug (Toni Collette), a rock journalist who … 
CastToni Collette, Ryan Eggold, Oliver Platt, Ni…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Keanu Reeves
A young martial artist's unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club. Keanu Reeves makes his directorial d… 
CastTiger Hu Chen, Keanu Reeves, Karen Mok
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, …   CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Chin…
SP$18A

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Thomas Imbach
A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head. The brilliant young French actress Camille Rutherfo… 
CastCamille Rutherford, Mehdi Dehbi, Sean Bigger…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountrySwitzerland, France…
SP$14A

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Ivan Sen
An indigenous detective returns to the Outback to investigate the murder of a young girl. Detective Jay Swan returns to his outback hometown to… 
CastAaron Pedersen, Ryan Kwanten and Hugo Weavin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$14A

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Kelly Reichardt
A drama centered on three environmentalists who plot to blow up a dam. When do legitimate convictions demand illegal behaviors? What happens to… 
CastJesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsg…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Hany Abu-Assad
Trust and identity are stretched like wire in an impossible West Bank love story. Desires for individual and collective freedom collide. Mere sa… 
CastWaleed F. Zuaiter, Leem Lubany, Adam Bakri, …
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
SP$PG

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David Frankel
A comedy centered on an aspiring singer who becomes a reality-show sensation. This hugely inspiring bio-pic chronicles British tenor Paul Pott… 
CastJames Corden, Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Jim Jarmusch
Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reun… 
CastTom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowsk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Asghar Farhadi
Following a four year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran, upon his French wife Marie's request, in order to finalize their divorce p… 
CastBerenice Bejo, Rahim Tahar, Ali Mosaffa, Pau…
LanguageFrench, Persian   CountryFrance, Iran
SP$14A

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Stephen Frears
A woman searches for her adult son, who taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent. Director Stephen Frears (The… 
CastJudi Dench, Steve Coogan, Neve Gachev
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Erik Skjoldbjærg
Erik Skjoldbjærg (Insomnia) directs this gritty drama about the risky experiments and shady dealings that led to the birth of the Norwegian oil-… 
CastAksel Hennie, Wes Bentley, Stephen Lang, Ste…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
SP$14A

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Denis Villeneuve
Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman star in this gripping thriller from Denis Villeneuve (Incendies), which follows an investigation into the shock… 
CastHugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Melissa Leo, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Patrice Leconte
A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's teacher. Separated by the w… 
CastRichard Madden, Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance | Belgium
SP$14A

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Bertrand Tavernier
Master filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier (The Princess of Montpensier, Life and Nothing But) directs this gleeful political satire about a dashing, g… 
CastThierry Lhermitte, Raphaël Personnaz, Niels …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Master filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Cure, Tokyo Sonata) returns with this story of a man who uses an advanced neurological technology to enter th… 
CastTakeru Satoh, Haruka Ayase
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$PG

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Laïla Marrakchi
Summer in Tangiers. After the death of their father, a family of women gets together for 3 days in the family home to grieve and remember togeth… 
CastMorjana Alaoui, Nadine Labaki, Lubna Azabal,…
LanguageArabic, French   CountryMorocco, France
SP$14A

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Reha Erdem
An island off the coast of Turkey is about to be evacuated due to a possible earthquake — but its inhabitants have been stricken with a mysterio… 
CastBinnur Kaya, Philip Arditti, Kevork Malikyan…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
SP$PG

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Sean Durkin
A sudden inexplicable spate of shootings rips through the market town of Southcliffe. The lives of those left behind are torn apart. In this hau… 
CastRory Kinnear, Sean Harris, Shirley Henderson…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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David Mackenzie
The prison movie genre gets a fresh shot of youthful grit in this hard-hitting but big-hearted drama about a teenaged inmate transferred to the … 
CastRupert Friend, Ben Mendelsohn, Jack O'Connel…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Dexter Fletcher
Sunshine on Leith is based on the sensational stage hit of the same name, featuring music by pop-folk band The Proclaimers. The film follows the… 
CastPeter Mullan, Jane Horrocks, George MacKay, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Charlie Stratton
Set in the lower depths of 1860s Paris, Therese is a tale of obsessive love, adultery and revenge, based on Émile Zola’s scandalous novel. Trapp… 
CastElizabeth Olsen, Tom Felton, Jessica Lange, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Paul Haggis
Love, passion, mystery, betrayal and hope infuse Paul Haggis' new feature, which follows the interrelated stories of three couples in three citi… 
CastLiam Neeson, Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody, James…
LanguageEnglish   CountryBelgium
SP$$14A

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Daniele Luchetti
A narcissistic artist finds his self-satisfied world turned upside down in the wake of a disastrous exhibition and his previously devoted wife’s… 
CastKim Rossi Stuart, Micaela Ramazzotti, Martin…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Xavier Dolan
A grieving man meets his lover's family, who were not aware of their son's sexual orientation. This latest work from Canada’s endlessly inventi… 
CastXavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Lise Roy…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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John Curran
Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland, The Kids Are All Right) stars in the astonishing true story of Robyn Davidson, who in 1977 set out on a sol… 
CastMia Wasikowska, Adam Driver
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$PG

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Jonathan Glazer
The story of an alien in human form on a journey through Scotland. Part road movie, part science fiction, part real, it’s a film about seeing th… 
CastScarlett Johansson, Antonia Campbell-Hughes,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Lee Sang-il
Lee Sang-il’s visionary remake of Clint Eastwood’s iconic Academy Award–winning film transposes the classic Western to Meiji-period Japan. Ken … 
CastAkira Emoto, Koichi Sato and Ken Watanabe
LanguageJapanese, Ainu   CountryJapan
SP$14A

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Martin Provost
Emmanuelle Devos (Kings & Queen) stars in this gorgeously rendered biopic of the acclaimed French novelist Violette Leduc, whose intense and fra… 
CastEmmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain, Cather…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance, Belgium
SP$14A

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Godfrey Reggio
A world premiere in stunning 4K digital projection with live accompaniment by members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Michae… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$G

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Andrzej Wajda
The depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Walesa, as events in the 1970s lead to a… 
CastRobert Wieckiewicz, Agnieszka Grochowska
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
SP$14A

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Jennifer Baichwal, Edward Bu…
The doc looks at the repercussions of mankind’s use of resources. Distributor Mongrel Media has Canadian rights for the film, and a fall theatr… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish, Spanish, Hi…   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Lukas Moodysson
Three 12 and 13-year-old girls decide to form a punk band in 1982 Stockholm. Provocative Swedish auteur Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love, Together… 
CastMira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
SP$14A

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Roger Michell
A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage. Nick and Meg Burrows return… 
CastJim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan, Jeff Goldblum
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki brings together aircraft engineer Jiro Horikoshi and author Tatsuo Hori, to create Jiro — a fictional character at the centre of … 
CastHideaki Anno, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nish…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$PG

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Matthew Weiner
Two childhood best friends embark on a road trip back to their hometown after one of them learns he has inherited a large sum of money from his … 
CastOwen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis, Peter Bogdan…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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François Ozon
A coming-of-age portrait of a 17-year-old French girl over four seasons and four songs — from her sexual awakening to her first time; from her e… 
CastMarine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas, Charlotte R…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance, Belgium
SP$R