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September 10-20, 2020

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Raúl Ruiz
Three intersecting ages of a man who can see approach of death. Three rival souls. The final testament of Raúl Ruiz. 
CastChristian Vadim, Sergio Hernández and Valent…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
MAST$14A

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Rui Jun Li
Old Ma, who believes that white cranes will carry buried dead bodies to heaven, is absolutely daunted by the idea of being cremated after death.… 
CastXing Chun Ma, Tang Long, Wang Siyi
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$PG

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Sergei Loznitsa
In this eerie, dreamlike World War II drama from Sergei Loznitsa (My Joy), a partisan suspected of being a traitor is apprehended by his comrade… 
CastVladimir Svirski, Vlad Abashin, Sergei Koles…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia/Belarus/Latvi…
CWC$14A

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Brian De Palma
An erotic thriller in the tradition of Dressed To Kill and Basic Instinct, Brian de Palma's Passion tells the story of a deadly power struggle b… 
CastRachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Karoline Herfu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$18A

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Nik Sexton, Aaron Phelan, Ch…
How to be Deadly, Nik Sexton, ON, 16’ North American Premiere Donnie Dumphy is vulgar, harmless, a hoser, an underdog and a loyal friend; but h… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Joss Whedon
A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words. 
CastNathan Fillion, Amy Acker and Clark Gregg, S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Billy Bob Thorton
A young man in the 1940s raises a family in Alabama after his wife leaves him for an Englishman and moves to England. When the wife dies, she le… 
CastRobert Duvall, John Hurt, Kevin Bacon, Billy…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, Russia
GALA$$PG

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Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandb…
The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947. 
CastPål Sverre Valheim Hagen, Anders Baasmo Chri…
LanguageEnglish | Norwegian…   CountryUnited Kingdom, Norw…
SP$PG

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Mohit Takalkar
Yearning for meaning in his life, a coddled young man abandons his girlfriend and family to set out on a spiritual quest across India. Shot with… 
CastSarang Sathaye, Shernaz Patel, Rajit Kapur, …
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CTC$14A

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Mike Newell
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. An outstanding roster of British acting talent — including… 
CastRalph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$PG

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Valeria Sarmiento
After the failed attempts of Junot and Soult in 1807 and 1809, Napoleon Bonaparte sent a powerful army, commanded by Marshal Massena, to invade … 
CastJohn Malkovich, Nuno Lopes, Soraia Chaves, M…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
SP$18A

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Ziad Doueiri
An Arab surgeon living in Tel Aviv discovers a dark secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing. Based on a novel by Yasmina Kha… 
CastAli Suliman, Evgenia Dodena and Reymond Amsa…
LanguageArabic | Hebrew   CountryLebanon | France | Q…
SP$14A

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Yousry Nasrallah
The lives of a liberal Egyptian revolutionary and a pro-Mubarak horseman collide in the aftermath of the Arab Spring in this urgent, enthralling… 
CastSalah Abdallah, Nahed El Sebaï, Bassem Samra…
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
CWC$14A

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Soi Cheang
A rookie cop takes on a veteran escape driver in a death defying final showdown on the motorway. A cocky young cop on the city's top-secret, hi… 
CastShawn Yue, Anthony Wong, Xiaodong Guo
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
VAN$14A

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Daniele Ciprì
È stato il figlio is an Italian drama film directed by Daniele Cipri. The Ciraulo family lives in the miserable district of Palermo called "Zen… 
CastToni Servillo, Giselda Volodi, Alfredo Castr…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$18A

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Lonesome Solo, Bamba Souleym…
In the busy streets of Abidjan, Tony, an out-of-school youth, scrapes together a living by hawking cigarettes but he soon turns to violence. Sho… 
CastAbdoul Karim Konaté, Adélaïde Ouattara, Mama…
LanguageFrench / Nouchi   CountryIvory Coast
DISC$14A

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Julio Hernández Cordón
In a small Guatemalan village where many "disappeared" during the country's civil war, a troubled young man struggles with the memory of his mur… 
CastAgustín Ortíz Pérez, Eduardo Spiegeler, Alej…
LanguageSpanish   CountryGuatemala/Spain/Chil…
CWC$PG

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Manoel de Oliveira
Cinematic legends Jeanne Moreau, Claudia Cardinale and Michael Lonsdale star in the new film from legendary Portuguese master Manoel de Oliveira… 
CastMichael Lonsdale, Claudia Cardinale, Ricardo…
LanguageFrench   CountryPortugal/France
MAST$14A

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Seán Ó Cualáin
As construction of the GE Building, centrepiece of New York's Rockerfeller Centre, neared completion in the autumn of 1932, a black and white ph… 
CastFionnula Flanagan
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
DOC$PG

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Rob Stewart
The much anticipated follow-up film from the filmmakers of internationally acclaimed, box office hit Sharkwater, Revolution follows Rob Stewart … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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Sergio Castellitto
A single mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago. Actor-director Sergio Castellitto … 
CastPenélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch and Mira Furlan
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly, Croatia
GALA$$14A

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Marco Bellocchio
A drama set in different locations during the last six days of life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who lived 17 years in a vegetative state. A… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Toni Servillo, Alba Rohrwa…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly, French
SP$14A

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Andrew Adamson
As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expect… 
CastXzannjah Matsi, Healesville Joel, Eka Darvil…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
SP$18A

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Marina Zenovich
A follow-up to the 2008 documentary "Roman Polanski: Wanted And Desired", focusing on the filmmaker's successful battle to avoid extradition in … 
CastRoman Polanski
LanguageEnglish, French, Ger…   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Pablo Berger
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who never knew her mother. She learned the art of her father, a famous bullfighter, but was hated by h… 
CastMaribel Verdú, Ángela Molina and Daniel Gimé…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
DISC$PG

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Pablo Trapero
In a poverty-stricken and highly dangerous Buenos Aires slum, two men – both friends, both priests, both deeply respected by the local community… 
CastMartina Gusman, Ricardo Darin, Jérémie Renie…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Spain
SP$18A

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Makinov
Beth and Francis vacation before the birth of their child. Francis insists on venturing to a more serene island, Beth hesitantly agrees. They se… 
CastVinessa Shaw, Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Ebon Mos…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
MM$18A

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Yannis Smaragdis
This majestic epic tells the true-life, stranger-than-fiction tale of 18th-century Greek pirate turned merchant Ioannis Varvakis, who rose from … 
CastSebastian Koch, Evgeny Stychkin, Juan Diego …
LanguageEnglish, Greek, Fren…   CountryGreece
CWC$14A

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Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Véré…
In the very waters where Melville’s Pequod gave chase to Moby Dick, Leviathan captures the collaborative clash of man, nature, and machine on a … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
WL$PG

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Claude Miller
The unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures and her boring suburban setting. In the Landes region of France, nea… 
CastAudrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demou…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Christian Petzold
Set in East Germany in the early 1980s, the new film from renowned director Christian Petzold (Jerichow) is a suspenseful chamber piece about an… 
CastNina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Jasna Fritzi Bau…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$PG

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Takeshi Kitano
Hard-boiled Japanese auteur Takeshi Kitano returns with the sequel to his 2010 yakuza thriller. As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on … 
CastTakeshi Kitano, Ryo Kase and Toshiyuki Nishi…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$18A

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Yi-kwan Kang
A juvenile offender Ji-gu reunites with his young mom who he thought was dead. Ji-gu is a 15-year-old juvenile offender under probation who liv… 
CastJunghyun Lee, Youngju Seo
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CWC$14A

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Ki-duk Kim
In the new film by controversial Korean auteur Kim Ki-duk, a brutal man employed by a loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle w… 
CastMin-soo Jo and Jung-jin Lee
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Michael Mayer
A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sites of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli la… 
CastNicholas Jacob and Michael Aloni
LanguageArabic/Hebrew   CountryPalestine/Israel
DISC$14A

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Ryûhei Kitamura
A gang of ruthless highway killers kidnap a wealthy couple traveling cross country only to shockingly discover that things are not what they see… 
CastLuke Evans, Adelaide Clemens, Derek Magyar, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Sudz Sutherland
Three Jamaicans who are deported from the U.S. Canada and England must make their way in a land that they are not familiar with. Home Again is … 
CastTatyana Ali, CCH Pounder, Lyriq Bent, Fefe D…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$18A

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Carlos Sorin
Marco is a travelling salesman and a recovering alcoholic who decides to change the direction of his life after a stay at a detox centre. His co… 
CastAlejandro Awada, Victoria Almeida
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CWC$14A

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Ying Liang
Inspired by the notorious case of a young man's 2008 murder of six Shanghai police officers, the remarkable new film from independent Chinese au… 
CastNai An, Kate Wen, Sun Ming
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
WL$18A

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Leonardo Di Costanzo
A boy and a girl have been locked up in an enormous abandoned building in Naples. The boy has been forced by a Camorra gang to act as her jail-k… 
CastFrancesca Riso, Alessio Gallo, Carmine Pater…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DISC$14A

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Dante Ariola
Wallace Avery is tired of being a loser. Once a hot shot in the world of competitive amateur golf, Wallace was dubbed ‘The Choker’ when he hit t… 
CastEmily Blunt, Colin Firth, Anne Heche, Sterli…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ramaa Mosley
John and Alice are in their 20s, married, very much in love, and broke. In high school, gorgeous Alice was voted “most likely to succeed” but no… 
CastJuno Temple, Michael Angarano, Alexis Bledel…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$PG

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Rafaël Ouellet
After being involved in a road accident causing the death of a woman, truck driver Germain’s world collapses as he feels an overwhelming sense o… 
CastJulien Poulin, Patrice Dubois, Maude Giguère…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Yvan Attal
Jeff unexpectedly shows up on Ben's doorstep at 2am. Since their college days, they've taken very different paths. Jeff is still the wild man, a… 
CastFrançois Cluzet, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Asia …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Lee Daniels
A chilling sex-and-race-charged film noir, The Paperboy takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as investigative… 
CastMatthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cus…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Graydon Sheppard
With their now-iconic Twitter-feed-turned-web-series Shit Girls Say, Toronto-based filmmaking duo Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey unleashed a… 
CastKyle Humphrey
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAV$18

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Jesper Ganslandt
When three estranged sisters reunite for their domineering mother's birthday bash, old wounds open and conflicts rise to the surface, in the pow… 
CastCarolina Gynning, Helena af Sandeberg, Alexa…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
VAN$14A

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Denis Côté
Visionary filmmaker Denis Côté (Curling) offers a strikingly beautiful contemplation of the caged denizens of a zoo in this intriguing cinematic… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryCanada
WL$PG

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Peter Webber
In the aftermath of Japan's defeat in World War II and the American occupation of the country, a Japanese expert (Matthew Fox) on the staff of G… 
CastMatthew Fox, Tommy Lee Jones, Kaori Momoi, T…
LanguageEnglish | Japanese   CountryJapan, USA
GALA$$14A

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Hong Sang-soo
South Korean master Hong Sang-soo teams with French superstar Isabelle Huppert for this inventive and wonderfully witty three-part film, in whic… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Kwon Hye Hyo and Jung Yu M…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$PG

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Javier Ruiz Caldera
A teacher with paranormal abilities helps a group of ghosts graduate high school. Modesto is a teacher who sometimes sees dead people. Not only… 
CastCarlos Areces, Raúl Arévalo, Alexandra Jimén…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$14A

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Grace Lee
A conservative housewife wants to “take America back” in the 2012 election, but a tough economy causes some difficulties in her life, leading he… 
CastMitt Romney, Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$PG

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Kioshi Kurosawa
Fifteen years ago, tragedy struck a small town when a young elementary school girl Emili (Hazuki Kimura) was abducted and killed by a stranger. … 
CastKyoko Koizumi, Yû Aoi, Teruyuki Kagawa
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$18A

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Ektoras Lygizos
A 22-year-old boy in Athens has no job, no money, no girlfriend and no food to eat. He has only a canary bird and a beautiful singing voice. Whe… 
CastYiannis Papadopoulos, Lila Mpaklesi and Vang…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
DISC$14A

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Choi Dong-hoon
Bullets fly, barbs are traded and old scores are settled when a Korean master criminal and his crew hightail it to Macao to join his treacherous… 
CastYun-seok Kim, Hye-soo Kim, Jung-jae Lee, Gia…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CWC$14A

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Zézé Gamboa
Zézé Gamboa's sardonic historical drama follows a good-hearted, apolitical con man who, on the eve of Angolan independence in the mid-1970s, pul… 
CastAlberto Magassela, Lázaro Ramos, Pedro Hossi…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryAngola/Portugal/Braz…
CWC$18A

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William Vega
A Colombian refugee tries to rebuild her life at a guest house located on the shores of a great lake in the Andes. Alice is helpless. War memor… 
CastJoghis Seudin Arias, David Fernando Guacas, …
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia/Mexico
DISC$14A

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Luu Huynh
In this dark love triangle that proceeds with the inexorable logic of a Greek tragedy, a dedicated wife in a small Vietnamese fishing village se… 
CastThai Hoa , Dinh Y Nhung , Huy Khanh
LanguageVietnamese   CountryVietnam
CWC$14A

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Jem Cohen
A Vienna museum guard befriends a foreign visitor who has been called to Austria because of a medical emergency. The grand Kunsthistorisches Art… 
CastMary Margaret O'Hara, Bobby Sommer, Ela Pipl…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$PG

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Bartholomew Cubbins, Jared L…
In August 2008, Virgin Records tried to sue the band 30 Second to Mars, headed by front-man/actor Jared Leto (Fight Club, Mr. Nobody), for $30m.… 
CastJared Leto
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Kaige Chen
The story of three women whose worlds collide, Caught in the Web is a social commentary about the ‘sound bite’ society we are becoming, where pe… 
CastMark Chao, Chen Hong and Gao Yuanyuan
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Dan Algrant
Greetings from Tim Buckley follows the story of the days leading up to Jeff Buckley’s eminent 1991 performance at his father’s tribute concert i… 
CastImogen Poots, Penn Badgley, William Sadler, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Marcelo Gomes
This film follows the reflections of Verônica, a recently graduated medical student going through a time of uncertainty. She questions not only … 
CastHermila Guedes, WJ Solha
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$14A

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Kim Nguyen
Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child the story of how she became a child soldier. A tale set in Sub-Saharan Africa, Rebelle is als… 
CastRachel Mwanza, Alain Bastien, Serge Kanyinda…
LanguageFrench / English / L…   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Harmony Korine
Four sexy college girls plan to fund their spring break getaway by burglarizing a fast food shack. But that’s only the beginning. During a night… 
CastSelena Gomez, James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Gauri Shinde
Sridevi plays the central role of a housewife, who enrolls for an English speaking course in order to please her husband and family. Legendary … 
CastSridevi, Adil Hussain and Mehdi Nebbou, Priy…
LanguageEnglish | Tamil | Hi…   CountryIndia
GALA$$PG

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Manjeet Singh
Rahul roams the streets with his balloon-seller friend Arbaaz. These two kids escape the grim realities of their lives by gambling, roasting sto… 
CastRahul Bairagi, Dhanshree Jain,Salman Khan, A…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CTC$PG

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Adam Russell, John Sear
Ambushed and left for dead in deep space, the audience, collectively armed with 100 laser-pointers, must interact with the on-screen action to b… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
IND$14A

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Sara Johnsen
Reunited after years apart, childhood sweethearts William and Janne are forced to confront the dark secrets of their past — and the menacing pre… 
CastMaria Bonnevie, Kristoffer Joner, David Denc…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
CWC$18A

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Sally Potter
London, 1962: Two teenage girls, Ginger and Rosa, are inseparable. They play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dre… 
CastElle Fanning, Alice Englert, Christina Hendr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Jason Lapeyre, Robert Wilson
A group of friends play an innocent game of capture the flag in the neighbourhood woods, arming themselves with nothing more than sticks, their … 
CastSiam Yu, Gage Munroe, Michael Friend, Aidan …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Abdoul Aziz Cissé
This captivating documentary explores the contemporary graffiti culture of Dakar, where painters, rappers and taggers have created a language of… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench, Wolof   CountrySénégal
DOC$PG

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Angela Bettis, Hélène Cattet…
The ABC's OF DEATH is an ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary g… 
CastIngrid Bolsø Berdal, Iván González and Kyra …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A