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Naomi Kawase
A lonely baker has his life (and business) reinvigorated when he hires an elderly woman with an uncanny culinary skill and a mysterious communio… 
CastKirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Uchida Kyara, …
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$G

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Miguel Gomes
The first volume of this thrillingly inventive and wildly ambitious triptych includes appearances by cunning wasps, virgin mermaids, an explodin… 
CastCrista Alfaiate, Adriano Luz, Americo Silva,…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
WL$14A

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Florin Serban
A promising teenage boxer and a struggling thirtysomething actress become entangled in a daily ritual that walks the line between flirtation and… 
CastRafael Florea, Sorin Leoveanu, Nicolae Motro…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$PG

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Athina Rachel Tsangari
In the middle of the Aegean Sea, on a luxury yacht, six men on a fishing trip have decided to play a game. Things will be measured, blood will b… 
CastYorgos Kentros, Panos Koronis, Vangelis Mour…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CWC$14A

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Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser
Thirteen women find themselves trapped in a Gaza hair salon during a stand-off between police and a local gangster, in this audacious and incisi… 
CastHiam Abbass, Victoria Balitska, Manal Awad, …
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Qatar
DISC$14A

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Alice Winocour
A young ex-soldier suffering from PTSD (Matthias Schonaerts) protects a beautiful woman (Diane Kruger) and her child from a brutal home invasion… 
CastMatthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Belgium
GALA$$14A

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Grant Scicluna
A young ex-con encounters secrets from the past and danger in the present when he returns to the rural Australian community to discover the trut… 
CastKerry Fox, Robert Taylor, Reef Ireland
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$14A

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Diastème / Alain Dias
A racist thug in the army of Jean-Mare Le Pen’s Front National battles his way from the streets to the backrooms of political power, in this har… 
CastAlban Lenoir, Paul Hamy, Samuel Jouy, Patric…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$18A

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Magnus von Horn
When John returns home to his father after serving time in prison, he is looking forward to starting his life afresh. However in the local commu… 
CastUlrik Munther, Loa Ek, Mats Blomgren, Wiesla…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$14A

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Anne Sewitsky
Bedevilled by shared demons, a young woman and her half-brother find comfort with each other, in this brooding, sharply detailed study of incest… 
CastIne Wilmann, Simon J. Berger, Silje Storstei…
LanguageNorwegian/Swedish   CountryNorway
CWC$R

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Adam Salky
Sarah Silverman gives an astonishing performance as a drug-addicted, self-destructive New Jersey housewife whose life begins to come apart at th… 
CastSarah Silverman, Josh Charles, Thomas Sadosk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Jayro Bustamante
In this dreamlike fusion of documentary and fable, two young, impoverished Mayan lovers escape from their servitude on a remote Guatemalan coffe… 
CastMaría Mercedes Coroy, María Telón, Manuel An…
LanguageKaqchikel   CountryGuatemala
DISC$14A

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Amy Berg
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Amy Berg (Deliver Us from Evil) delves into the life of late rock legend Janis Joplin. Academy Award-nominate… 
CastChan Marshall, Janis Joplin
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$14A

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Guillaume Senez
Two love-struck teens grow up fast in the wake of an unexpected pregnancy, in this gently realistic debut feature from Belgian director Guillaum… 
CastKacey Mottet Klein, Galatea Bellugi, Catheri…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium/Switzerland/…
DISC$14A

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Owen Harris
In this deliriously funny comic romp set in 1990s London, a young record label A&R rep (Nicholas Hoult) does anything and everything to get ahea… 
CastNicholas Hoult, James Corden, Georgia King, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Shemi Zarhin
In the wake of their mother's death, three Jewish Israeli siblings discover that their biological father was a Muslim and set out on a journey a… 
CastRotem Zissman-Cohen, Roy Assaf, Assaf Ben-Sh…
LanguageFrench | Hebrew   CountryIsrael/Canada
CWS$14A

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Yared Zeleke
Living in a foster home after his mother's death, a 9-year-old Ethiopian boy risks all to save his only friend — his mother's pet lamb — in this… 
CastRediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, S…
LanguageAmharic   CountryEthiopia
CWC$PG

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Yorgos Lanthimos
In a dystopian near future, single people are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days or are transformed into animals and released into the w… 
CastColin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Pietro Marcello
Part fable, part documentary, part film poem, the latest exquisite feature by Pietro Marcello (La bocca del lupo) pays homage to a humble shephe… 
CastTommaso Cestrone, Sergio Vitolo, Gesuino Pit…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
WL$PG

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Joachim Trier
An aging schoolteacher (Gabriel Byrne) grappling with the recent death of his photojournalist wife (Isabelle Huppert) attempts to reconcile with… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Gabriel Byrne, Jesse Eisen…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNorway
SP$14A

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Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden
Ryan Reynolds, Ben Mendelsohn and Sienna Miller star in this footloose tale about two itinerant gamblers aiming to buy their way into a legendar… 
CastBen Mendelsohn, Ryan Reynolds, Sienna Miller…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Yaelle Kayam
An Orthodox Jewish woman, living at the edge of the cemetery on Jerusalem's Mount of Olives, becomes fascinated by a nocturnal community of pros… 
CastShani Klein, Avshalom Pollak, Haitham Ibrahe…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$14A

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Zhang-ke Jia
The new film from master filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke (A Touch of Sin) jumps from the recent past to the speculative near-future as it examines how Ch… 
CastTao Zhao, Yi Zhang, Jin Dong Liang, Zijian D…
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Deniz Gamze Ergüven
Five young sisters living in a coastal Turkish village on the Black Sea are placed under the tyrannical regime of traditional morality by their … 
CastGunes Sensoy, Dogba Doguslu, Tugba Sungurogl…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
SP$14A

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Nanni Moretti
In the touching new film from Italian master Nanni Moretti, a harried filmmaker tries to juggle the production of her new film with visits to th… 
CastNanni Moretti, Margherita Buy, John Turturro…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$PG

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Simon Fitzmaurice
Packed off to a foster home after her father is institutionalized, a rebellious young Irish girl resolves to bust her dad out of the hospital wh… 
CastEvanna Lynch, Michael Smiley, George Webster
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
DISC$PG

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Sanna Lenken
Just as Stella enters the exciting world of adolescence, she discovers that her big sister and role model Katja is hiding an eating disorder. Th… 
CastRebecka Josephson, Amy Deasismont, Annika Ha…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
KIDYouthPG

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Gabriel Mascaro
Writer-director Gabriel Mascaro offers a wild, sensual, and utterly transporting look at life behind the scenes on the Brazilian rodeo circuit. … 
CastJuliano Cazarré, Aline Santana, Carlos Pesso…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
PLAT$R

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Mark Sawers
This hysterical mockumentary from Vancouver director Mark Sawers envisions a world where virgin births have taken men out of the procreation equ… 
CastKristine Cofsky, Patrick Gilmore, Rekha Shar…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Elaine Constantine
World-renowned photographer Elaine Constantine makes her feature directorial debut with this invigorating coming-of-age film about a working-cla… 
CastElliot James Langridge, Joshua Whitehouse, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Radu Muntean
After being the sole unfortunate witness to a domestic quarrel that ends up in a murder, Sandu finds himself at odds with two very close neighbo… 
CastTeodor Corban, Iulian Postelnicu, Oxana Mora…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$14A

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Hirokazu Kore-eda
After their estranged father's death, three twentysomething sisters discover that they have a teenaged step-sibling, in this gentle, deeply affe… 
CastHaruka Ayase, Masami Nagasawa, Kaho Hirose, …
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$PG

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Alex van Warmerdam
Schneider, a hit-man, is given a task: before the night has passed he must kill the writer Ramon Bax. Dutch writer-director-actor Alex van Warm… 
CastAlex van Warmerdam, Tom Dewispelaere, Maria …
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
CWC$14A

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Soi Cheang
Martial-arts greats Tony Jaa (Ong-bak) and Wu Jing team up in this bone-crunching action epic. The anticipated follow-up to the bone-cracking m… 
CastJing Wu, Simon Yam, Jin Zhang, Louis Koo, To…
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
MM$14A

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Seung-wan Ryoo
A tough cop targets the tyrannical heir to a mega-corporation in this hard-hitting thriller from South Korean cult auteur Ryoo Seung-wan (Crying… 
CastJeong-min Hwang, Ah In Yoo, Hae-jin Yoo, Dal…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
VAN$14A