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Ramin Bahrani
After his family is evicted from their home, proud and desperate construction worker Dennis Nash tries to win his home back by striking a deal w… 
CastAndrew Garfield, Laura Dern, Michael Shannon
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Sarik Andreasyan
Two brothers with troubled pasts become embroiled in a high-stakes bank robbery, in this indie action thriller. 
CastAdrien Brody, Hayden Christensen, Jordana Br…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Chris Evans
Set in Manhattan, the story follows two strangers after their serendipitous meeting in Grand Central. Over the course of one night, they form an… 
CastChris Evans, Alice Eve
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Gina Prince-Bythewood
A rising young musician (Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Belle) falls into a passionate love affair with the cop assigned to protect her (Nate Parker), in this… 
CastGugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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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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Daniel Barnz
Cake tells the story of the acerbic Claire Bennett who has managed to alienate everyone from her life, with the exception of her loyal housekeep… 
CastJennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick, William H. …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Olivier Assayas
At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. But ba… 
CastJuliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Gra…
LanguageEnglish   CountrySwitzerland | German…
SP$18

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Thomas McCarthy
Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max s… 
CastAdam Sandler, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Elle…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Yimou Zhang
Lu Yanshi and Feng Wanyu are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labour camp as a political prisoner, just as … 
CastLi Gong, Daoming Chen, Tao Guo, Chun Li
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$14A

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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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Peter Chan
Drawing on remarkable true stories, Peter Chan delivers a moving drama about child abduction in China. Huang Bo stars as a father whose young so… 
CastWei Zhao, Bo Huang, Dawei Tong
LanguageCantonese, Mandarin…   CountryHong Kong
SP$14A

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Johnnie To
After losing his girl in a love triangle, Shen Ran falls in love with another woman, only to find himself still attached to his old flame. Meanw… 
CastLouis Koo, Miriam Yeung, Gao Yuanyuan, Vic C…
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
SP$PG

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Michael R. Roskam
The Drop follows lonely bartender Bob Saginowski through a covert scheme of funnelling cash to local gangsters in the underworld of Brooklyn bar… 
CastTom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Mia Hansen-Løve
In the '90s, French electronic music is developing at a fast pace. Entering this exciting Parisian nightlife, Paul and his best friend form a DJ… 
CastFelix de Givry, Pauline Etienne, Vincent Mac…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Charles Binamé
Xavier Dolan, Bruce Greenwood and Catherine Keener star in this big-screen adaptation of the play by Nicolas Billon about a psychiatrist who is … 
CastBruce Greenwood, Xavier Dolan, Catherine Kee…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

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Denys Arcand
Luc (Éric Bruneau), a successful architect, is being given an award in Paris, after which he is approached by a woman he doesn’t immediately rec… 
CastÉric Bruneau, Mélanie Thierry, Melanie Merko…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$R

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David Oelhoffen
Algeria, 1954. While the rebellion rumbles in the valley, two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee acros… 
CastViggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb, Jérémie Vigot
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Ruben Ostlund
A Swedish family's ski trip in the French Alps is cut short by news of an oncoming avalanche, during which an impulsive decision by the father T… 
CastJohannes Bah Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Cla…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
SP$PG

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Régis Wargnier
Two decades after forging an unlikely alliance in Pol Pot's Cambodia, a French ethnologist and a former Khmer Rouge official meet again after th… 
CastRaphaël Personnaz, Olivier Gourmet, Vibol-Jo…
LanguageFrench   CountryCambodia
SP$14A

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Anne Fontaine
Gemma Arterton glows as the title character — a passionate young Englishwoman whose dull married life in a provincial Norman town steers her tow… 
CastGemma Arterton, Fabrice Luchini, Jason Flemy…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Mikael Marcimain
Beaten, bruised and afraid, young author Klas Östergren hides out in a Stockholm apartment, writing the story of its vanished inhabitants: the f… 
CastDavid Dencik, Ruth Vega Fernandez, David Fuk…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
SP$18

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Stefano Sollima
This is the inside story of the Camorra, the fierce Neapolitan crime organization, told through the eyes of 30-year-old Ciro, the right hand of … 
CastWalter Lippa, Salvatore Esposito, Fortunato …
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$18

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Andrew Niccol
A Las Vegas-based fighter pilot turned drone pilot fights the Taliban by remote control for 12 hours a day, then goes home to the suburbs and f… 
CastEthan Hawke, January Jones, Zoë Kravitz
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Philippe Falardeau
Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon and an ensemble of young Sudanese actors - all of whom have direct personal ties to the war in their coun… 
CastReese Witherspoon, Corey Stoll, Arnold Oceng…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Peter Chelsom
Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. Deciding to break out of his deluded routine, he embarks… 
CastRosamund Pike, Toni Collette, Christopher Pl…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada, Germany
SP$PG

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Neil Young, Dean Stockwell
The director's cut version of Neil Young's mind-bending 1982 post-apocalyptic musical comedy, in which the rock legend writes, directs and stars… 
CastNeil Young, Dean Stockwell, Devo, Russ Tambl…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Barry Levinson
The Humbling tells the story of a legendary stage actor who has an affair with a lesbian woman half his age at a secluded country house in Conne… 
CastAl Pacino, Mandy Patinkin, Dianne Wiest, Gre…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Saverio Costanzo
Mina and Jude meet while stuck together in the restroom of a restaurant, marking the beginning of a true love story. They move in together. They… 
CastAdam Driver, Jake Weber, Natalie Gold, Alba …
LanguageEnglish   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Morten Tyldum
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to… 
CastBenedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matth…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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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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Richard LaGravenese
In this adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, The Last Five Years is a musical deconstruction of a love affair and a marriage taking place ove… 
CastAnna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Natalie Knepp
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Isabel Coixet
As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's co… 
CastBen Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Grace Gumme…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Bill Pohlad
Focusing on Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys, Love & Mercy paints an unconventional portrait of the a… 
CastPaul Dano, John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks, Pau…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Sophie Barthes
Mia Wasikowska stars as the disgruntled provincial wife yearning to breathe free in this gorgeously shot adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's classi… 
CastMia Wasikowska, Laura Carmichael, Ezra Mille…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Henry Hobson
[Lionsgate has scooped up North American rights to Maggie. Maggie will no longer make an appearance at the Toronto Film Festival since Lionsgate… 
CastArnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin, Joel…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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David Gordon Green
Angelo Manglehorn is a small town locksmith who never got over the love of his life. Clara was a beautiful, idealized woman who left him heartbr… 
CastAl Pacino, Holly Hunter, Chris Messina
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Omung Kumar
Glamorous Indian star Priyanka Chopra completely transforms herself to play Mary Kom, world champion in women's boxing. From traditional village… 
CastPriyanka Chopra, Danny Denzongpa, Zachary Co…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
SP$$PG

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Jason Reitman
Men, Women and Children follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the in… 
CastJennifer Garner, Adam Sandler, Judy Greer, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Liv Ullmann
A country estate in Ireland in the 1880s. Over the course of one midsummer night, Miss Julie explores the brutal, charged power struggle between… 
CastJessica Chastain, Colin Farrell and Samantha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Xavier Dolan
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household. 
CastAnne Dorval, Antoine-Olivier Pilon, Suzanne …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Mike Leigh
This biopic explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the de… 
CastTimothy Spall, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bail…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Israel Horovitz
A down-and-out New Yorker inherits an apartment in Paris from his estranged father and is stunned to find a refined old lady living there with h… 
CastMaggie Smith, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Tho…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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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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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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Ruba Nadda
Helen, a doctor mourning the sudden passing of her beloved husband, has retreated to their beautiful island cabin to put his things in order. Un… 
CastPatricia Clarkson, Scott Speedman, Tim Roth,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

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Abel Ferrara
Rome: on the night of November 2, 1975, the great Italian poet and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini is murdered. Pasolini is the symbol of an art t… 
CastWillem Dafoe, Maria de Medeiros, Riccardo Sc…
LanguageEnglish   CountryItaly
SP$18

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Christian Petzold
Nelly Lenz is a concentration camp survivor who has been left with a disfigured face. Following facial reconstruction surgery, Nelly begins the … 
CastNina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Megan Gay
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
SP$PG

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Jacob Tierney
A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends. When 35-year-old Ruth ruins a baby shower with her juvenile antics, her ol… 
CastSonja Bennett, Paul Campbell, Danny Trejo, J…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

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Matthew Warchus
In 1984 Britain, a ragtag band of activists from London’s queer community form an unlikely, anti-Thatcherite alliance with striking Welsh miners… 
CastBill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Joann Sfar, Tomm Moore, Bill…
Inspired by the beloved 1923 classic, Kahlil Gibran's "The Prophet" is a richly-animated story and celebration of Gibran's book, created by arti… 
CastLiam Neeson, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Fr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryLebanon, Qatar
SP$PG

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Jean-Baptiste Léonetti
Ben, a young man who works as a hunting guide, gets a job of a lifetime when he is hired by Madec, a wealthy businessman from Los Angeles, to hu… 
CastMichael Douglas, Jeremy Irvine, Hannah Manga…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Xiaoshuai Wang
A retired widow has her daily routine derailed when she starts receiving mysterious, anonymous phone calls, in this scintillating thriller from … 
CastLi Zhong, Shi Liu, Feng Yuanzheng, Qin Hao, …
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Laurent Cantet
A terrace overlooking Havana. Five friends gather to celebrate the return of Amadeo after 16 years of exile. From dusk to dawn, they reminisce a… 
CastJorge Perugorría, Isabel Santos, Alberto Puj…
LanguageSpanish   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Andrew Lau, Andrew Loo
Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, this dizzying, decade-spanning crime saga from Hong Kong directors Andrew Lau (Infernal Affairs) and Andr… 
CastRay Liotta, Justin Chon, Kevin Wu, Harry Shu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Sean Evans and Roger Waters
A rib-rattling, sonically stupendous document of the Pink Floyd frontman’s continent-crossing concert tour with his epic stage show The Wall Liv… 
CastRoger Waters, Dave Kilminster, Snowy White, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18

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Jon Stewart
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart makes his directorial debut with the true story of Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari (played by Gael GarcÌa… 
CastGael García Bernal, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Gols…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Michel Hazanavicius
A nine-year-old Chechen orphan and a teenaged Russian soldier encounter the many terrible faces of war during the 1999 Russian invasion of the b… 
CastBérénice Bejo, Annette Bening, Maxim Emelian…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18

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Susanne Bier
How far are decent human beings willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust? Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen have c… 
CastNikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ulrich Thomsen, Maria…
LanguageDanish, Swedish   CountryDenmark
SP$18

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Paul Bettany
Hannah and Tahir come from two different worlds. But when their lives intersect, they’re at the same place: homeless on the streets of New York.… 
CastJennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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James Franco
A look at the trials and tribulations of The Compson siblings, living in the deep south during the early part of the 20th century. [It is the s… 
CastJames Franco, Joey King, Seth Rogen, Scott H…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Theodore Melfi
A cantankerous, cash-strapped, loose-living retiree (Bill Murray) becomes a spectacularly unlikely role model for his twelve-year-old neighbour,… 
CastBill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmo…
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a de… 
CastKristen Stewart, Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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James Marsh
The extraordinary true story of one of the world's greatest living minds, Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge studen… 
CastEddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewli…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$PG

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Benoît Jacquot
A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant (Benoît Poelvoorde) romantically torn between two sisters (Charlotte Gainsbourg and Chiara Mastroian… 
CastBenoît Poelvoorde, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chi…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18

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Oren Moverman
George, a man on the decline, enters the New York City homeless shelter system when he runs out of options. George struggles to navigate his way… 
CastRichard Gere, Danielle Brooks, Jena Malone, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Chris Rock
Written, directed by, and starring Chris Rock, Top Five tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected… 
CastChris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Tracy Morgan, Ce…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Da…
A working-class mother (Marion Cotillard) fights to hold onto her job, in the new film from master filmmakers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. San… 
CastMarion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Pili Gr…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18

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Shira Piven
A woman suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder (Kristen Wiig) becomes an overnight celebrity after a huge lottery jackpot allows her to … 
CastKristen Wiig, James Marsden, Jennifer Jason …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Noah Baumbach
Noah Baumbach's exploration of aging, ambition and success, stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple whose career and marriage … 
CastAmanda Seyfried, Naomi Watts, Ben Stiller, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Damien Chazelle
Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite East Coast music conservatory. Pl… 
CastMiles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Damián Szifron
More than living up to its title, director Damián Szifron's compendium of outrageous, hilarious and truly bizarre anecdotes offers a subversive,… 
CastRicardo Darin, Oscar Martinez, Leonardo Sbar…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
SP$14A