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Jean-Luc Godard
The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country. The seasons … 
CastHéloise Godet, Kamel Abdeli, Zoé Bruneau, Ch…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$R

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Dieudo Hamadi
Director Dieudo Hamadi follows a group of teenagers in his hometown of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of Congo, whose struggles to pass th… 
CastUnknown
LanguageLingala/French   CountryCongo
DOC$PG

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Laura Amelia Guzmán, Israel …
In an idyllic seaside city in the Dominican Republic, the long-time relationship between a beautiful and impoverished young local girl and her w… 
CastGeraldine Chaplin, Yanet Mojica, Ricardo Ari…
LanguageSpanish   CountryDominican Republic
CWC$14A

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Matthew Kennedy, Adam Brooks
From members of Winnipeg’s infamous Astron-6 collective comes a loving homage and absurdist send-up of the Italian giallo genre. Rey Ciso was on… 
CastUdo Kier, Tristan Risk, Matthew Kennedy, Ada…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$R

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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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Jessica Hausner
Austrian auteur Jessica Hausner crafts an exquisitely beautiful, disarmingly humorous and darkly romantic vision of the last days of nineteenth-… 
CastChristian Friedel, Sandra Hüller, Birte Schn…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria/Luxembourg/G…
CWC$18

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Shariff Korver
The Intruder follows an ambitious young Dutch-Moroccan policeman who infiltrates one of the most notorious criminal families in Amsterdam and fi… 
CastNasrdin Dchar, Walid Benmbarek, Rachid el Gh…
LanguageDutch/Arabic/French…   CountryNetherlands
DISC$14A

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Im Kwon-taek
A middle-aged man who has recently lost his wife to cancer indulges in fantasies about a young woman at his work in the new film from Korean mas… 
CastAhn Sung-ki, Kim Qyu-ri,Kim Ho-jung
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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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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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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Andrea Di Stefano
An American surfer (Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games) meets the girl of his dreams — but gets a brutal (sur)reality check when he meets her unc… 
CastBenicio del Toro, Josh Hutcherson, Claudia T…
LanguageSpanish   CountryFrance
GALA$$18

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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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Frederick Wiseman
Master documentarian Frederick Wiseman (La Danse, Crazy Horse, At Berkeley) takes us inside the inner workings of London’s National Gallery. 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$G

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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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Ernesto Daranas
Chala is an 11-year-old with an attitude problem and a difficult life. When his teacher Carmela, the only person who Chala respects, takes a sho… 
CastArmando Valdés Freire, Alina Rodríguez, Silv…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCuba
CWC$PG

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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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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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Gerard Johnson
Michael Logan is an anti-hero for our times: a natural predator, a high-functioning addict, and corrupt police officer. But his dark world is ev… 
CastPeter Ferdinando, Stephen Graham, Neil Maske…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
VAN$18A

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Mike Binder
Black and White is the story of a widowed grandfather who is left to raise his bi-racial granddaughter. When the little girl’s paternal grandmot… 
CastKevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Anthony Mack…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Chang Jung-Chi
Three high school boys discover that there may be more than meets the eye in the apparent suicide of a pretty classmate, in this engrossing myst… 
CastWu Chien-ho, Deng Yu-kai, Cheng Kai-yuan, Ya…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
CWC$18A

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Lynn Shelton
Following a dismal high school reunion and a disastrous proposal of marriage, a going-nowhere twentysomething (Keira Knightley) falls in with a … 
CastKeira Knightley, Sam Rockwell, Chloë Grace M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Abderrahmane Sissako
Luminous, lyrical and poetic, set during the early days of the 2012 fundamentalist takeover of northern Mali and inspired by real people and rea… 
CastPino Desperado, Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, T…
LanguageFrench/Arabic/Tamash…   CountryFrance/Mali
MAST$14A

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Kelvin Kyung Kun Park
Multi-media artist Kelvin Kyung Kun Park looks back to the “heroic age” of heavy industry in 1960s South Korea and the contemporary ruins of tho… 
CastUnknown
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$PG

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Shawn Levy
Shawn Levy's dramatic comedy follows four adult siblings who return home after their father's death to spend a week with their over- sharing mot… 
CastJason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Adam Dr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Jyoti Mistry
Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-dee… 
CastAlex McGregor, Bjorn Steinbach, Desmond Dube…
LanguageAfrikaans/Zulu   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

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Kyle Thomas
The Valley Below is a multi-narrative drama that chronicles the life of a small town in the badlands of Alberta over the course of one year. The… 
CastStephen Bogaert, Kris Demeanor, Alejandro Ra…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Veronika Franz, Severin Fial…
In the heat of the summer in an isolated house in the countryside between woods and corn fields, 10-year-old twins wait for their mother. When s… 
CastSusanne Wuest, Elias Schwarz, Lukas Schwarz
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
VAN$R

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Edward Zwick
In this remarkable true story set in the height of the Cold War, chess legend Bobby Fischer is locked in a gripping championship clash with the … 
CastTobey Maguire, Live Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaa…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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Blaine Thurier
An awkward high school student strives to lose his virginity before his parents and their satanic cult can sacrifice him to the devil. 
CastJesse Carere, Daryl Sabara, Kristin Bauer va…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Jean-Marc Vallée
After years of reckless behaviour, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memo… 
CastReese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Thomas Sadosk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$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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Martin Rejtman
A teenager finds his life considerably hampered after he impulsively attempts to shoot himself, in this dark, absurdist comedy from Argentine wr… 
CastSusana Pampín, Rafael Federman, Benjamín Coe…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Chile
CWC$14A

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Eugène Green
In the long-awaited new film from French auteur Eugène Green, a brilliant architect seeks spiritual and artistic renewal during a life-changing … 
CastFabrizio Rongione, Christelle Prot Landmann,…
LanguageFrench/Italian   CountryFrance/Italy
WL$14A

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Kevin Smith
Wallace (Justin Long) is a podcaster on a mission who thinks he has found the story of a lifetime in Howard Howe (Michael Parks), an adventurer … 
CastJustin Long, Michael Parks, Genesis Rodrigue…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$$R

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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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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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Ole Christian Madsen
Leading Danish filmmaker Ole Christian Madsen (Flame & Citron) directs this epic, continent-crossing countercultural romance based on events tha… 
CastJoachim Fjelstrup, Marie Tourell Søderberg, …
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
CWC$18A

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Amer Shomali, Paul Cowan
Through stop-motion animation, drawings and interviews, this film reveals how 18 cows in the village of Beit Sahour became an inspiration and sy… 
CastAlison Darcy, Heidi Foss, Holly Uloth O'Brie…
LanguageArabic/Hebrew   CountryPalestine/Canada
DOC$PG

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Jeffrey St. Jules
A small town teenager in the 1960s believes her dreams of becoming a famous singer will come true when her rock star idol gets stranded in town.… 
CastJane Levy, Peter Stormare, Justin Chatwin, D…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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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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Zvonimir Juric
Haunted by his dark past, a labourer in a small Croatian village has a series of fateful encounters over the course of a single night. Three fa… 
CastIvo Gregurevic, Mirjana Karanovic, Igor Kova…
LanguageCroatian   CountryCroatia
CWC$14A

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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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Marjane Satrapi
An awkward young shipping clerk (Ryan Reynolds) goes off his strict regimen of antipsychotics — with horrifyingly hilarious results — in this de… 
CastRyan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$$18

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Rodrigue Jean
Alex is a young addict who sells his body in Montréal’s Centre-Sud district. He’s flanked by Bruno, Simon, Jeanne, Éric and Velma, all of them c… 
CastAlexandre Landry, Jean-Simon Leduc, Simon Le…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$18A

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Naomi Kawase
Facing both family tragedy and the unpredictable rhythms of nature, two teenagers on a subtropical Japanese island find solace in each other, in… 
CastNijiro Murakami, Jun Yoshinaga, Miyuki Matsu…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$14A

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Carlos Siguion-Reyna
When his fortune is wiped out, an arrogant, self-made tycoon is forced to return to the slum tenement where he grew up, in this vibrant, sociall… 
CastRobert Arevalo, Liza Lorena, Rez Cortez, Aiz…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
CWC$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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Cédric Jimenez
Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin (The Artist) stars as French police magistrate Pierre Michel, who waged an obsessive six-year battle to bring… 
CastJean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche, Céline Sall…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$18

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Adilkhan Yerzhanov
Three orphaned siblings find themselves battling with a corrupt local police chief over ownership of their mother’s ancestral home, in this play… 
CastYerbolat Yerzhan, Aidyn Sakhaman, Aliya Zain…
LanguageKazakh   CountryKazakhstan
CWC$18A

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Kriv Stenders
A mercurial assassin (Simon Pegg) discovers he isn’t the only person trying to kill the siren (Alice Braga) of a sun-drenched surfing town. In t… 
CastSimon Pegg, Sullivan Stapleton, Alice Braga,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$14A

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Ken Kwek
The lives of an arrogant young motivational speaker in debt to the Chinese mafia, his lookin’-to-get-out girlfriend, and a single father in dire… 
CastEpy Quizon, Adrian Pang, Judee Tan
LanguageEnglish/Tagalog/Mand…   CountrySingapore
DISC$14A

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Mario Martone
A luminously beautiful biopic of the celebrated eighteenth-century Italian poet, essayist and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi, who created immortal… 
CastElio Germano, Michele Riondino, Massimo Popo…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$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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Laura Nix, Jacques Servin, I…
The sequel to the hit 2003 documentary follows activist-pranksters Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonnano as they pull the rug out from under mega-corp… 
CastAndy Bichlbaum, Mike Bonanno
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Shonali Bose
In this inspirational love story, a Delhi university student and aspiring writer afflicted with cerebral palsy (Kalki Koechlin, Dev.D, That Girl… 
CastKalki Koechlin, Revathy, Sayani Gupta, Willi…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CWC$14A

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John Paizs
Winnipeg director John Paizs’ 1985 classic brilliantly apes the look of ’50s educational films and trashy crime movies in its story of a teenage… 
CastEva Kovacs, John Paizs, Darrell Baran, Neil …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CTQFree14A

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Giulio Ricciarelli
A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures. Frankfurt … 
CastAlexander Fehling, André Szymanski, Friederi…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$14A

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Eric Baudelaire
A record of the epistolary encounter between French artist and filmmaker Eric Baudelaire and Maxim Gvinjia, former Foreign Minister of the break… 
CastEric Baudelaire, Maxim Gvinjia
LanguageRussian/Abkhaze   CountryRussia/Abkhazia
WL$PG

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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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Takashi Miike
A star, Miyuki Goto (Ko Shibasaki) plays Oiwa, the protagonist in a new play based on the ghost story Yotsuya Kaidan. She pulls some strings to … 
CastKo Shibasaki, Ebizo Ichikawa, Miho Nakanishi…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VAN$R

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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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Lucas Belvaux
A Parisian philosophy professor transferred to a dull provincial town (Loïc Corbery) learns to cut loose and live a little after he meets a bras… 
CastEmilie Dequenne, Loïc Corbery
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Panos H. Koutras
Following the death of their mother, two brothers undertake an odyssey from Athens to Thessaloniki in search of the father they have never met, … 
CastKostas Nikouli, Nikos Gelia, Aggelos Papadim…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CWC$14A

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Philip Martin
A former art prodigy and second generation petty thief buys his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son. To do so, he must team up w… 
CastJohn Travolta, Christopher Plummer, Tye Sher…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Hong Sang-soo
South Korean master Hong Sang-soo crafts yet another delightful, soju-saturated tale of love thwarted in this story of a heartsick Japanese man … 
CastRyô Kase, So-ri Moon, Young-hwa Seo, Eui-su…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$PG

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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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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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Taika Waititi, Jemaine Cleme…
Vladislav (Jemaine Clement), Viago (Taika Waititi), and Deacon (Jonathan Brugh) are three flatmates who are just trying to get by and overcome … 
CastJemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Bru…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
MM$18A