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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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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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Victor Ginzburg
A chronicle of the rise of the advertising industry in Post-Soviet Russia. Set in 1990s Moscow, Generation P details the parallel rise of poet-… 
CastOleg Taktarov, Aníbal Silveyra, Vladimir Yep…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
VAN$14A

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Mark Cousins
Filmed on four continents over six years, this epic 15-hour documentary tells the story of innovation in the movies based on the acclaimed book … 
CastStanley Donen, Abbas Kiarostami, Robert Town…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTRFree18A

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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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Tanya Wexler
A romantic comedy based on the surprising truth of how Mortimer Granville came up with the world's first electro-mechanical vibrator in the name… 
CastJonathan Pryce, Rupert Everett, Felicity Jon…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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Nanni Moretti
The great Italian comic filmmaker, Nanni Moretti turns his satirical eye on the nomination of a new Pope. When the man is chosen he freezes at t… 
CastMichel Piccoli, Nanni Moretti, Jerzy Stuhr, …
LanguageItalian | German | L…   CountryItaly / France
SP$14A

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Marc Forster
The story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who found God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've be… 
CastGerard Butler, Michael Shannon, Michelle Mon…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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Ribhu Dasgupta
Michael, an ex-cop, lives with his 11-year-old son and works in a theatre as a projectionist pirating DVDs for a living. When he starts receivin… 
CastNaseeruddin Shah, Purab Bhandare, Mahi Gill,…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CWC$14A

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Lynn Shelton
Still mourning the recent death of his brother, a bereft and confused man finds love and direction in a most unexpected place. 
CastEmily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mark Duplass,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$$18A

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Pankaj Kapur
Mausam is a story of timeless love in the face of political hostilities and religious conflict, between a proud Punjabi air force officer and an… 
CastShahid Kapur, Sonam A Kapoor, Anupam Kher
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
SP$$PG

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Cristián Jiménez
A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest. Jiménez’ debut celebrates love, literature and botany … 
CastGabriela Arancibia, Cristóbal Briceño, Julio…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile | Argentina
CWC$18A

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Ridha Béhi
The contentment of community turns upside down as an American film crew invades its serenity. Seduction, greed, and betrayal devastates them all… 
CastSouhir Ben Amara, Christian Erickson, Anis R…
LanguageArabic, French, Engl…   CountryTunisia
CWC$14A

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Pablo Giorgelli
Rubén is a lonely truck driver who has been covering for years the motorway from Asunción del Paraguay to Buenos Aires, carrying wood. However, … 
CastGermán de Silva, Hebe Duarte and Nayra Calle…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
DISC$14A

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Jeff Nichols
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from hims… 
CastMichael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whig…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Christian Petzold, Dominik G…
A thrilling trio of interlocking films, Dreileben explores the story of an escaped murderer from three different angles, in three different styl… 
CastUnknown
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
VIS$14A

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Derick Martini
A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas. Tired of fending for herself and her m… 
CastChloe Moretz, Blake Lively and Juliette Lewi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Rodrigo Moreno
After his girlfriend suddenly breaks up with him, a young man’s life transforms into an erratic urban journey inexplicably connected to his temp… 
CastEsteban Bigliardi, Cecilia Rainero, Rosario …
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Mathieu Kassovitz
April 1988, Ouvea island, New Caledonia, a French colony. Thirty policemen are kidnapped by locals fighting for their independence. Three hundre… 
CastMathieu Kassovitz, Iabe Lapacas, Malik Zidi,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Ivan Grbovic
Romeo Eleven is the intimate portrait of a shy young man looking for love in all the wrong places. A path of lies slowly catches up to him befor… 
CastAli Ammar, Joseph Bou Nassar, Sanda Bourenan…
LanguageFrench, Lebanese   CountryCanada
CF$PG

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Douglas Aarniokoski
An apocalyptic siege warfare film spanning 24 hrs during which a small group of survivors are pit against insurmountable odds. In a post-apocal… 
CastShannyn Sossamon, Dominic Monaghan, Shawn As…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$18A

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Nancy Savoca
Union Square chronicles the reluctant reunion of two estranged sisters: one on the verge of marriage, the other on the brink of a nervous breakd… 
CastMira Sorvino, Tammy Blanchard, Patti Lupone,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Sebastián Lelio
Manuel is in jail in the south of Chile. During the earthquake of February 27th, 2010, the prison collapses. In the chaos, some inmates, includi… 
CastLuis Dubó, Sergio Hernández, Viviana Herrera
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
VAN$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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Alexandre Courtes
The story tells of some aspiring musicians who are working as cooks at the insane asylum and become trapped there when a major thunderstorm hits… 
CastDave Legeno, Rupert Evans, Anna Skellern, Ri…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Stefano Chiantini
This story takes shape under the roof of a parsonage on the Tremiti islands. An eastern European bricklayer looking for work is befriended by a … 
CastAsia Argento, Giorgio Colangeli, Ivan Frane…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$14A

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Tawfik Abu Wael
A lens into the emotional upheaval of a Palestinian couple’s last moments before leaving their native city, Jerusalem, to forge a brighter futur… 
CastLana Haj Yahia, Ali Badarni, Kais Nashif
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
CWC$14A

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Pawel Pawlikowski
A college lecturer flees to Paris after a scandal costs him his job. In the City of Lights, he meets a widow who might be involved in a series o… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Ethan Hawke, Joanna Ku…
LanguageFrench, English   CountryUnited Kingdom, Fran…
SP$$14A

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Adam Wingard
Story centers on a family coming under attack from a terrifying group of sadistic murderers during a family reunion getaway. Barricaded in their… 
CastSharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton, Wendy Glenn…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Rémi Bezancon
Celebrated French director Rémi Bezançon’s incisive, yet tender and humorous, third feature follows a young couple whose carefree lifestyle is i… 
CastLouise Bourgoin, Pio Marmaï and Josiane Bala…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$14A

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Frédéric Louf
Set against the backdrop of the 1981 presidential elections, Primo, a middle-class youngster, falls in love with Gabrielle, a Parisian upper cla… 
CastPierre Niney, Audrey Bastien, Lou de Laage, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$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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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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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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Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Life in a small town is akin to journeying in the middle of the steppes: the sense that "something new and different" will spring up behind ever… 
CastMuhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan,Taner Birsel…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey/Bosnia and He…
MAST$PG

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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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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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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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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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Paddy Considine
The story of Joseph a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction. As Joseph's life spirals into turmoil a chance… 
CastPeter Mullan, Olivia Colman, Eddie Marsan, P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$18A

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Nicolas Klotz, Elisabeth Per…
After making love, the youngsters slipped happily into dreamland… but when they opened their eyes the world appeared joyless, and stomach-wrench… 
CastArash Naimian, Camille Rutherford, Michaël …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Béla Tarr, Ágnes Hranitzky
1889. German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche witnessed the whipping of a horse while traveling in Turin, Italy. He tossed his arms around the ho… 
CastJános Derzsi, Erika Bók and Mihály Kormos
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
MAST$14A

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Te-Sheng Wei
Wei Te-Sheng’s epic film Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale reclaims an extraordinary episode from 20th-century history which is little-known … 
CastLin Ching-Tai, Da-Ching,Vivian Hsu, Ando Mas…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
SP$14A

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Nick Murphy
Haunted by the death of her fiancé, Florence Cathcart is on a mission to expose all séances as exploitative shams. However, when she is called t… 
CastRebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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Bill Duke, D. Channsin Berry
Documentary exploring the deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color---particularly dark skinned women, outside of and within the Black A… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$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

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John Shank
Somewhere on an isolated mountainous plain, Johann has taken over his father’s farm, devoting all his time and energy to his work. Surrounded by… 
CastVincent Rottiers, Anaïs Demoustier, Florence…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
CWC$14A

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Alexander Sokurov
Freely inspired by Goethe’s story, Alexander Sokurov radically reinterprets the myth. Faust is a thinker, a rebel and a pioneer, but also an ano… 
CastJohannes Zeiler, Anton Adasinskiy, Isolda Dy…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
MAST$14A

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Juan Minujín
The story of Julián Lamar, an Argentine actor who tries to get a part in a North American western that will be shot in Argentina. Julian Lamar,… 
CastGuillermo Arengo, Daniel Fanego and Pilar Ga…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CTC$14A

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Alison Murray
A portrait of the working-class musicians and dancers of Buenos Aires’s San Telmo neighbourhood, who have channelled the city’s many cultural in… 
CastHector Roterio, Graciela Macier, Sergio Pasq…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina, Canada
CTC$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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Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsk…
Berlinger and Sinofsky's documentary of a gruesome triple murder in West Memphis, Arkansas and the subsequent trials of three suspects, takes a … 
CastJessie Miskelly, Damien Wayne Echols, Jason …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$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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Maggie Peren
A Spanish border patrolman of Grand Canary Island, José, decides the fate of hundreds of African boat people. When Nathalie, a German tourist, g… 
CastAlex Gonzalez, Sabine Timoteo, Hubert Koundé…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$14A

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Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Juan and Mia, two children who live in different countries, are visited every night by a faceless intruder – a terrifying being that wants to ge… 
CastClive Owen, Carice Van Houten, Daniel Brühl,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Tamae Garateguy
A junior screenwriter is hired by an established film director to write his new film: a gangster movie set in Buenos Aires. In each meeting, the… 
CastJosé González, Joel Drut, Chang Sung Kim, Vl…
LanguageSpanish, Russian, Ko…   CountryArgentina
CTC$18A

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Geoffrey Fletcher
Violet & Daisy, the whimsical story of a teenager’s surreal and violent journey through New York City, follows Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan (Hann… 
CastMarianne Jean-Baptiste, Danny Trejo, Saoirse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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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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Julian Farino
A guy falls for the daughter of a good friend, resulting in a massive upheaval for all the families involved. The Ostroff and Walling familie… 
CastHugh Laurie, Leighton Meester, Catherine Kee…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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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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Dain Said
Three estranged brothers return home, each with their own path and their own fate. Adil, a kickboxer, is on the run from an illegal fight while … 
CastFaizal Hussen, Zahril Adzim, Pekin Ibrahim, …
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
DISC$14A

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Jean-Baptiste Léonetti
Philip and Mary, two teenagers whose parents were crushed by the system, are placed in an orphanage with frightening education methods. Twenty y… 
CastSami Bouajila, Julie Gayet, Jean-Pierre Andr…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance | Luxembourg …
VAN$14A

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Darrell Roodt
This film reveals the enigma that is Winnie Mandela. A sensitive depiction, Winnie portrays her life’s journey amidst the unwavering love betwee… 
CastJennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Elias Kote…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada, South Africa…
GALA$$14A

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Susindran
In a small Tamil village, a ceremonial wooden-horse statue goes missing. With a crucial holy symbol suddenly gone, the village falls into recrim… 
CastAppukutty, Sharnya Mohan, Pirabhakaran, Adva…
LanguageTamil   CountryIndia
CWC$PG

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Frédéric Jardin
During a routine mission, Vincent, a 30 years old cop, steals a bag full of cocaine from drug dealers. When Vincent come back home, he realizes … 
CastEdouard Baer, Joey Starr, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ju…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$14A

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Mathieu Demy
The death of his mother draws a young Frenchman back to his childhood in Los Angeles as he prepares to wrap up her estate. However, things becom… 
CastMathieu Demy, Salma Hayek, Geraldine Chaplin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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John McIlduff
Eddie, a depressed accountant, accompanies his junkie son’s girlfriend Liz on a mysterious pick up to help save his neck. Between moments of une… 
CastAoife Duffin, Nigel Oneill, Sandra Ni Bhroin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Michael Glawogger
Tells several stories of prostitution around the world. The documentary revolves around the lives and individual hopes, needs and experiences of… 
CastUnknown
LanguageThai, Bangla, Spanis…   CountryGermany | Austria
RTR$R

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Katsuhito Ishii
After his acting career fails, Kinuta is left drifting and disconnected. When a confrontation in an arcade turns bad, he ends up in debt. To ear… 
CastMasanobu Ando, Ryushin Tei, Hikari Mitsushim…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MM$14A