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Ngoc Dang Vu
Khoa, an innocent man who leaves his poor village for Sai Gon, falls in love with Lam, a male prostitute. Misunderstanding, jealousy and traged… 
CastManh Hai Luong,Vinh Khoa Ho, Linh Son, Phuon…
LanguageVietnamese   CountryVietnam
DISC$14A

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Rithy Panh
Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge regime caused the death of some 1.8 million people, representing one-quarter of the population of Cambodi… 
CastKaing Guek Eav
LanguageKhmer, French   CountryCambodia, France
RTR$14A

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Aki Kaurismäki
Marcel Marx, a former author and a well-known Bohemian, has retreated into a voluntary exile in the port city of Le Havre, where he feels he has… 
CastAndré Wilms, Kati Outinen and Jean-Pierre Da…
LanguageFinnish, French   CountryFinland | France | G…
MAST$14A

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Ruben Östlund
Play is an astute observation based on real cases of bullying. In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys, aged 12-14, robbed other children… 
CastAnas Abdirahman, Sebastian Blyckert, Yannick…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
VIS$14A

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Tomás Lunák
Stories from the past and present converge at a small railway in Billy Potok, a tiny village on the Czech-Polish border. The local dispatcher, … 
CastMiroslav Krobot, Marie Ludvíková, Karel Rod…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic, Solv…
DISC$14A

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Branwen Okpako
Audiences spend the week leading up to the 2008 U.S. presidential elections with Auma Obama at the Obama homestead in Kogelo, Kenya. During this… 
CastAuma Obama, Kezia Obama, Elke Brenstein, Mar…
LanguageGerman, English, Luo…   CountryGermany
RTR$PG

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Özcan Alper
A young ethnomusicologist leaves Istanbul and heads to the southeast of Turkey to work on her masters thesis, gathering a collection of Anatolia… 
CastGaye Gursel, Durukan Ordu, Sarkis Seropyan, …
LanguageTurkish, Kurdish, Ar…   CountryTurkey
CWC$14A

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Goro Miyazaki
Anime director Goro Miyazaki follows a group of Yokohama teens in their quest against a wrecking ball that threatens to destroy their school's c… 
CastMasami Nagasawa, Jun'ichi Okada, Keiko Takes…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$PG

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Martin Sulík
Adam, a 14-year-old Romani boy from the settlements, learns his father has been killed. No one knows what happened. There is no evidence and no … 
CastMiroslav Gulyas, Martina Kotlarova and Jan M…
LanguageSlovak | Romanian   CountryCzech Republic | Slo…
CWC$PG

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Angelina Nikonova
An upper-crust social worker with a doting husband and an enviable downtown apartment is suddenly transformed into a bizarre twilight version of… 
CastOlga Dihovichnaya, Sergei Borisov, Vsevolod …
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
DISC$18A

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Gary Hustwit
A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost… 
CastEduardo Paes, Norman Foster, Amanda Burden, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTR$PG

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Andrey Paounov
irector Andrey Paounov (The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories) explores the strange history of Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha who became Bulgaria’s t… 
CastSimeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
LanguageBulgarian   CountryBulgaria
RTR$PG

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Gus Van Sant
Restless is a powerful and emotional story of discovery that centres on the relationship of two outsiders brought together by unforeseen circums… 
CastHenry Hopper, Mia Wasikowska, Ryo Kase, Schu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAST$PG

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Han Jie
Hello Mr. Tree is a dark fable on greed and guilt told in an absurdist key, yet shot with documentary-like verisimilitude. It weaves the strange… 
CastWang Baoqiang, Tan Zhuo, He Jie
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$PG

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Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Pa…
Sentenced to six years in prison and banned from writing and making films for 20 years by the Islamic Republic Court in Tehran, Iranian filmmake… 
CastJafar Panahi
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
MASTFree14A

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Michale Boganim
April 26, 1986: Anya and Piotr are celebrating their marriage when an accident occurs at the Chernobyl power station. As a fireman, Piotr leaves… 
CastOlga Kurylenko, Illya Iosivof, Andrzej Chyra…
LanguageUkrainian, Russian, …   CountryFrance, Ukraine
CWC$14A

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Bryan Wizemann
Angela, a single mother, struggles to make ends meet for her daughter. Beneath the Las Vegas neon glow, her life hits a breaking point, presenti… 
CastLauren Ambrose, Audrey Scott, Dylan Baker, P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Oliver Hermanus
Tells the story of Francois van Heerden, a mid-40s, white, Afrikaans-speaking family man living in Bloemfontein, who has become devoid of any ca… 
CastRoeline Daneel, Sue Diepeveen and Charlie Ke…
LanguageAfrikaans | English…   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

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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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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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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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David Redmon, Ashley Sabin
Follows a complex supply chain between Siberia, Japan, and the U.S. within the modeling industry. The story is told through the eyes of the scou… 
CastNadya, Madlen Ashley Arbaugh, Rachel Blais
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA | Russia | Japan…
RTR$14A

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Roschdy Zem
What if you woke up one day and found the police at your door? What if they told you that the woman you had always thought of as a mother was mu… 
CastSami Bouajila, Denis Podalydès, Maurice Béni…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Ruslan Pak
Stas is third generation Korean-Uzbek, a people who were deported from the Far East of the Soviet Union under Stalin. He and his three friends t… 
CastStanislav Tyan, Bahodir Musaev, Ilbek Faizie…
LanguageRussian, Uzbek   CountrySouth Korea
DISC$14A

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Jessica Yu
Think water is an infinite resource? Think again. Although it covers 70 percent of the earth’s surface, there is a very real possibility that i… 
CastPeter Gleick, Erin Brockovich, Tyrone Hayes,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Bruno Dumont
By the Channel, along the Côte d’Opale, near a hamlet with river and marshland lives a strange guy who struggles along, poaches, prays and build… 
CastDavid Dewaele, Alexandra Lematre, Aurore Bro…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Jan Zabeil
A young German man travels through an African country. He meets an old fisherman who takes him deep into the wilderness. The next morning, he fi… 
CastAlexander Fehling, Obusentswe Dreamar Manyim…
LanguageEnglish   CountryGermany
VIS$14A

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Bennett Miller
The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-gene… 
CastBrad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Philip …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Rebecca Daly
The film is a suspense story of the impact of a killing on a small Irish community and, in particular, on a young woman, Arlene, who suffers fro… 
CastAntonia Campbell-Hughes, Sam Keeley and Olwe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNetherlands/Ireland…
DISC$18A

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Guy Édoin
On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought, an accident will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Forced to band t… 
CastPascale Bussières, Luc Picard, François Papi…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Mia Hansen-Løve
It’s Spring 1999 and Camille, 15, and Sullivan, 19, love each other passionately. Following the progression of this young, first love, the affai… 
CastLola Créton, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Magne Br…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$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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Alejandro Landes
A man disabled by a stray police bullet lives in a world that stretches only from bed to wheelchair in a faraway city on the outskirts of the Co… 
CastPorfirio Ramirez Aldana, Jarlinsson, Ramirez…
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia | Argentina…
VIS$18A

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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

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Joaquim Sapinho
Questions of religious belief do not concern young Inês, who is more interested in surfing and boyfriends than in God. When her brother Rafael r… 
CastPedro Sousa, Joana Barata, Sofia Grillo, Ped…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
VIS$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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Mohammad Rasoulof
This is a story of a young lawyer in Tehran and her pursuit of a visa to leave the country. 
CastLeila Zare, Hassan Pourshirazi, Behname Tash…
LanguagePersian, Farsi   CountryIran
CWC$14A

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Rolando Colla
A beach holiday in Tuscany draws families and their children together. The youngsters join into a little gang and engage in fun and games in a n… 
CastArmando Condolucci, Fiorella Campanella,Ales…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DISC$PG

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Emmanuelle Millet
When a young teenager becomes pregnant, she goes into denial. Too late to have an abortion, she is determined to give the child up for adoption … 
CastChrista Théret, Johan Libéreau, Anne Le Ny, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$14A

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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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Davis Guggenheim
Twenty years after the release of 'Achtung Baby', director Davis Guggenheim's documentary 'From The Sky Down' will open the Toronto Internationa… 
CastBono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen J…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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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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Alex Gibney
Academy Award winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) explores the rough and tumble world of hockey. Chris “Knuckles” Nilan can chart his ho… 
CastChris Nilan, Tony Twist, Marty McSorely, Don…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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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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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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George Clooney
An idealistic staffer for a newbie presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. Based on… 
CastPaul Giamatti, George Clooney, Philip Seymou…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Joachim Trier
The movie is very loosely based on the French book "Leu feu follet", a 1931 novel by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle. Anders wanders the city, meeting… 
CastHans Olav Brenner, Petter Width Kristiansen,…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
VAN$18A

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Jens Lien
SONS OF NORWAY is an energetic film about revolt, punk rock, suburban hell and the eternal struggle between freaks and punks. And it's not least… 
CastSven Nordin, Åsmund Høeg and Sonja Richter
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
CWC$14A

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Ryan O'Nan
A singer-songwriter has a bizarre run-in with a self-appointed music revolutionary and forms a two-man band that sets across the country. Two m… 
CastRyan O'Nan, Michael Weston, Arielle Kebbel, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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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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Rúnar Rúnarsson
Hannes is an old man who has grown apart from his children. Recently retired when his wife gets ill he tries to reconcile with them and to atone… 
CastAuður Drauma Bachmann, Þorsteinn Bachmann an…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
DISC$14A

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Bobcat Goldthwait
Loveless, jobless and possibly terminally ill, Frank has had enough of the downward spiral of America. With nothing left to lose, Frank takes hi… 
CastJoel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Broo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A