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Joshua Oppenheimer
In a place where killers are celebrated as heroes, these filmmakers challenge unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in genocid… 
CastUnknown
LanguageIndonesian   CountryDenmark
DOC$14A

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Ken Burns, Shola Lynch, Nels…
Sheila Nevins, the President of HBO Documentary Films, makes her first appearance at the Festival with a keynote conversation moderated by journ… 
CastSheila Nevins, John Anderson, Nick Fraser, M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnknown
DOCDocPass18

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Deepa Mehta
A pair of children born within moments of India gaining independence from England grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent's gen… 
CastSatya Bhabha, Shabana Azmi, Seema Biswas, Sh…
LanguageEnglish | Hindi | Ur…   CountryCanada | Sri Lanka
GALA$$PG

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José Luis García
Filmmaker José Luis García was fascinated by a young Korean student activist he met in 1989 in North Korea. The director begins his quest to ask… 
CastJosé Luis García, Lim Sukyung, Alejandro Kim
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
DOC$PG

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Stuart Blumberg
Three people undergo a 12-step treatment for sex addiction. Comedy-drama about a group of people who are brought together when they join a supp… 
CastMark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Gwyneth Paltrow, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Robert Redford
A thriller centered on a former Weather Underground activist who goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity. Robert Redf… 
CastRobert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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Ramin Bahrani
A drama centered on an enterprising farmer whose plans cause problems within his family. Zac Efron, Dennis Quaid and Heather Graham star in thi… 
CastZac Efron, Dennis Quaid and Heather Graham
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Edward Burns
Seven adult siblings from a working-class, Irish-American family must deal with their estranged father's desire to return home for Christmas for… 
CastKerry Bishé, Connie Britton, Heather Burns, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Dustin Hoffman
The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance an… 
CastMaggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Sheridan Smith…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Robert Connolly
Set in 1980s Melbourne, Underground is a riveting thriller that focuses on the teenage years of one of the most controversial figures of modern … 
CastAnthony LaPaglia, Rachel Griffiths, Callan M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$PG

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Jason Buxton
An alienated teenager's online threat ignites fear in a small community, in this disturbing and perceptive look at how our media-fuelled, post-C… 
CastConnor Jessup, Alexia Fast, Craig Arnold, Mi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$PG

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Alex Gibney
Academy Award–winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church,… 
CastAlex Gibney, Jamey Sheridan, Chris Cooper, E…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$14A

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Hansal Mehta
The film is the true story of slain lawyer Shahid Azmi, who fought several pro-bono cases in India. This compelling drama tells the remarkable … 
CastRaj Kumar, Prabhleen Sandhu, Baljinder Kaur,…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CTC$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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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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Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Jo…
Lebanon's brief flirtation with space travel in the 1960s becomes a poignant metaphor for the Arab world's utopian dreams in this riveting docum… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountryLebanon, United Arab…
WL$PG

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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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Sébastien Betbeder
A party in a Parisian flat. Theodore meets Anna. Later in the night, while walking through Paris, they decide to climb the fence of Buttes-Chaum… 
CastPio Marmaï and Agathe Bonitzer
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$PG

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Catriona McKenzie
While trying to save his home from being bought up by developers, a young Aboriginal boy becomes lost in the Outback with his smart-mouthed frie… 
CastDavid Gulpilil, Cameron Wallaby, Joseph Pedl…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$PG

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Costa-Gavras
We are slaves to the Capital. We tremble when it trembles. We celebrate when it grows and triumphs. Who will set us free? Should we liberate our… 
CastGabriel Byrne, Jordana DePaula and Gad Elmal…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Michael Winterbottom
Everyday tells the story of four children separated from their father, and a wife separated from her husband. The father, Ian (John Simm), is in… 
CastShirley Henderson, John Simm and Laurence Ri…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAST$18A

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Jorge Torregrossa
The first feature from Spanish director Jorge Torregrossa is a stunning apocalyptic thriller set against the awe-inspiring peaks of the Pyrenees… 
CastMaribel Verdú, Daniel Grao, Clara Lago, Carm…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$14A

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Shola Lynch
Free Angela is a feature-length documentary about Angela Davis and the high stakes crime, political movement, and trial that catapults the 26 ye… 
CastAngela Davis
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, France
GALA$$PG

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Juan Antonio Bayona
Based on a true story, The Impossible is the unforgettable account of a family caught in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of … 
CastNaomi Watts, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin, Oak…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, Spain
SP$14A

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Josh Boone
The film will focus on the complicated relationships between a successful novelist, played by Kinnear, his ex-wife (Connelly) and their collegia… 
CastLiana Liberato, Jennifer Connelly, Greg Kinn…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Asoka Handagama
Returning to his community after defeat in the Sri Lankan civil war, a former Tamil rebel known only as "Him" faces hostility, suspicion and bit… 
CastNiranjani Shanmugaraja, Raja Ganeshan, Malco…
LanguageTamil   CountrySri Lanka
CWC$14A

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Ana Piterbarg
A man who assumes the identity of his deceased twin in Argentina. Everybody Has A Plan tells the story of Agustín (Viggo Mortensen), a man desp… 
CastViggo Mortensen, Soledad Villamil and Daniel…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina | Spain
SP$14A

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Goran Paskaljevic
A discovery at the site of a former Nazi death camp leads a retired music professor to find out the secret of his true origins, in this moving d… 
CastMustafa Nadarevic, Predrag Ejdus, Nebojsa Gl…
LanguageSerbian   CountrySerbia/Croatia/Maced…
MAST$PG

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Cate Shortland
After her Nazi parents are imprisoned, Lore leads her younger siblings across a war-torn Germany in 1945. Amidst the chaos, she encounters myste… 
CastSaskia Rosendahl, Kai Malina, Nele Trebs, Ur…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany, Australia /…
SP$14A

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Susanne Bier
Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a w… 
CastPierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm, Paprika Steen
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
SP$14A

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Peng Tao
Convinced that he should not die single, lonely cremator Cao resorts to marrying a dead woman when he is diagnosed with lung cancer. The plan is… 
CastZhengwu Cheng, Wolf Girl
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$14A

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Michiel ten Horn
The Deflowering of Eva van End is a tragicomedy about the van End family who, after the arrival of an impossibly perfect German exchange student… 
CastVivian Dierickx, Abe Dijkman, Tomer Pawlicki…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
DISC$14A

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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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Maja Milos
Jasna is a beautiful girl in her mid-teens, leading a crude life in postwar Serbia. With a terminally ill father and dispirited mother, she is d… 
CastIsidora Simijonovic, Vukasin Jasnic, Sanja M…
LanguageSerbian   CountrySerbia
DISC$18A

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Jun Lana
An ornery old retiree — who only came to terms with his homosexuality tragically late in life — leads an isolated existence with only his faithf… 
CastEddie Garcia, Rez Cortez, Armida Siguion-Rey…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
CWC$14A

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Laurent Cantet
The latest film from Palme d’Or winner Laurent Cantet (Entre les murs) is a vivid adaptation of the celebrated Joyce Carol Oates novel about a s… 
CastMichelle Nolden, Ali Liebert and Tamara Hope
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance, Canada
SP$14A

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Katarzyna Roslaniec
Polish director Katarzyna Roslaniec follows her controversial, irresistibly scrappy debut Mall Girls with this edgy and disarmingly frank look a… 
CastMagdalena Berus, Nikodem Rozbicki, Klaudia B…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
CWC$14A

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Peter Strickland
A sound engineer's work for an Italian horror studio becomes a terrifying case of life imitating art. In this tense and moody psychological thr… 
CastToby Jones, Cosimo Fusco, Antonio Mancino, F…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
VAN$14A

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Benjamín Ávila
Argentina 1979. After years of exile, 12-year-old Juan and his family return to Argentina under fake identities. Juan’s parents and his uncle Be… 
CastNatalia Oreiro, Ernesto Alterio and César Tr…
LanguageSpanish | Portuguese…   CountryArgentina/Spain/Braz…
CWC$14A

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Yaron Zilberman
Follows four members of a world-renowned string quartet who struggle to stay together in the face of death, competing egos and insuppressible lu… 
CastPhilip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken a…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Pablo Larraín
An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pino… 
CastGael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro and Anton…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
SP$14A

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Tobias Lindholm
In A Hijacking, Tobias Lindholm turns his attention to a current topic: piracy at sea. The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is… 
CastAmalie Ihle Alstrup, Johan Philip Asbæk and …
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
CWC$14A

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Nishikawa Miwa
A black comedy about a newly broke couple, who decide to try marriage scams to raise cash. After losing their restaurant in a fire, a husband a… 
CastTakako Matsu, Sadao Abe, Rena Tanaka, Yûsuke…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$14A

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Roger Mitchell
The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen o… 
CastBill Murray, Laura Linney and Olivia William…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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Andrew Williamson
When a Marshallese family man living in Kona, Hawaii is diagnosed with stomach cancer, he keeps his illness a secret and resolves to pay off his… 
CastJonithen Jackson, Rojel Jonithen, Jeff Nashi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$PG

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Dan Setton
In 2009, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad launched a plan to demonstrate that his people were deserving of statehood, inspiring them to c… 
CastSalam Fayaad
LanguageEnglish, Arabic, Heb…   CountryIsrael/Palestine/USA…
DOC$PG

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Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette
A Quebec doctor discovers the heartbreaking absurdity of life in Israel's divided West Bank, in this intense, politically-charged drama from the… 
CastEvelyne Brochu, Sabrina Ouazani, Sivan Levy,…
LanguageFrench, English, Ara…   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Charles Officer, Marie-Eve J…
100 Musicians, Charles Officer, ON, 8’ World Premiere 100 Musicians is a sensual and intimate film. It is a hazy summer night in Kensington mar… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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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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Julien Temple
Director Julien Temple (The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, The Filth and the Fury) surveys the past century of London's tumultuous history in this… 
CastBill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Imelda Staunton,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DOC$PG

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Terrence Malick
New film from Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life), about a man who reconnects with a woman from his hometown after his marriage to a European wom… 
CastOlga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams, Rachel Weisz…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Aldo Tambellini, Josh Solond…
Influential intermedia artist Aldo Tambellini’s 1960s revolutionary Black films (currently being restored and archived by the Harvard Film Archi… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryVarious
WL$18A

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Bernard Émond
A disgruntled academic refuses a substantial inheritance because the fortune was amassed dishonestly. Soon after, he is reunited with his teenag… 
CastGilles Renaud, Isabelle Vincent, Patrick Dro…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
MAST$14A

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Tom Donahue
Director Tom Donahue’s new documentary showcases filmmaking’s unsung hero — the casting director — taking audiences on a fast-paced journey thro… 
CastClint Eastwood, Al Pacino, Jeff Bridges, Rob…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$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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Michael McGowan
Based on true events and boasting a veteran cast, Still is a heartfelt story about an 89-year-old New Brunswicker (James Cromwell) who faces jai… 
CastGeneviève Bujold, James Cromwell, Campbell S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Gabriela Pichler
When the forceful young Muslim Swedish/Balkan factory worker Rasa loses her job, she must navigate the unemployment system. With no high school … 
CastNermina Lukac, Milan Dragisic, Peter Fält, R…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$PG

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Brandon Cronenberg
Syd March is an employee at a clinic that sells injections of live viruses harvested from sick celebrities to obsessed fans. Biological communio… 
CastCaleb Landry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Malcolm McD…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Zhang Yuan
Beneath Beijing's dazzling economic boom exists the downtrodden and the forgotten “little” people who bear the weight of life's trials and injus… 
CastDuan Bowen, Lv Yulai, Shi Shi , Han Wenwen, …
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
VAN$14A

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Ritwik Ghatak
A young woman desperately struggles to keep her family out of poverty in this fiercely moving masterpiece by the great, perennially under-recogn… 
CastSupriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee and Niran…
LanguageBengali   CountryIndia
CTQFreePG

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Andrzej Jakimowski
Ian, a new instructor at a well-known Lisbon clinic for the visually impaired, starts to teach spatial orientation to his international group of… 
CastEdward Hogg, Alexandra Maria Lara, David Atr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CWC$PG

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François Ozon
A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his Fre… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner and…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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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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Antoinette Beumer
Twin sisters Sofie and Daan, 33, have been raised by their two fathers. When they receive an unexpected phone call from their hitherto unknown b… 
CastHolly Hunter, Carice Van Houten, Jelka Van H…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
CWC$14A

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Thomas Vinterberg
A kindergarten teacher is falsely accused of child abuse. The Hunt is a disturbing depiction of how a lie becomes the truth when gossip, doubt … 
CastMads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen and Annika …
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
SP$14A

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Bence Fliegauf
A Romani family struggles to continue their simple daily routine amid the anxiety of a series of suspected racially-motivated murders of their n… 
CastKatalin Toldi, Gyöngyi Lendvai, Lajos Sárkán…
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
CWC$14A

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Janet Tobias
While mapping out the largest cave system in Ukraine, explorer and investigator Chris Nicola discovers evidence that five Jewish families spent … 
CastSaul Stermer, Sam Stermer, Sonia Dodyk, Sima…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA/United Kingdom
DOC$PG

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Emil Christov
This is a story without innocents. A maniacal informant creates his own phantom secret-police department. He recruits a group of intellectuals t… 
CastRuscen Vidinliev, Irena Milyankova, Rousy Ch…
LanguageBulgarian   CountryBulgaria
DISC$14A

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Jin-ho Hur
Dangerous Liaisons is a drama film based upon Christopher Hampton's play, Les liaisons dangereuses, which in turn was a theatrical adaptation of… 
CastZiyi Zhang, Dong-gun Jang and Cecilia Cheung…
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
GALA$$14A

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Anurag Kashyap
Wasseypur careen towards their bloody date with destiny. Wasseypur is no more the town that was once consumed by the raging war between Sardar … 
CastRaj Kumar Yadav, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nawazuddi…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CTC$14A

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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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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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Girish Kasaravalli
In Girish Kasaravalli's gently philosophical character piece, a humble, low-level civil servant cast as the lead in a popular TV serial chronicl… 
CastKrishna murthy Shikeripura, Jayanthi
LanguageKannada   CountryIndia
CWC$PG

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Ariel Vromen
Story of real-life mob hit-man Richard "The Iceman" Kuklinski, who was reportedly responsible for over 200 murders. Based on Anthony Bruno's bo… 
CastWinona Ryder, Chris Evans, David Schwimmer, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Ben Timlett, Bill Jones, Jef…
Graham Chapman, probably best remembered as “the dead one from Monty Python,” writes and stars in the animated movie of his own life story, A Li… 
CastGraham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$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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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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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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Rob Zombie
Residents of Salem, Massachusetts are visited by a 300-year-old coven of witches. Heidi, a blond rock chick, DJs at a local radio station, and … 
CastSheri Moon Zombie, Clint Howard, Sid Haig, U…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A