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Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Imaginatively exploring questions of faith, familial responsibility, delinquent behaviour, dental phenomena, academia, mortality and Judaism – a… 
CastSimon Helberg, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sari Lenni…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Danis Tanovic
Mark (Colin Farrell), a war photographer, returns home from Kurdistan without his friend and colleague David (Jamie Sives). As time goes on, it … 
CastColin Farrell, Jamie Sives, Christopher Lee
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland/Spain/Belgiu…
SP$14A

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Rachel Perkins
The renowned Australian stage musical about young love and Aboriginal identity makes its exuberant and fun-filled way to the big screen. 
CastGeoffrey Rush, Rocky McKenzie, Jessica Maubo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Brian Koppelman, David Levie…
Ben Kalmen (Michael Douglas) is feeling his age, but you wouldn’t know it from the company he keeps. A former mogul with a chain of car dealersh… 
CastMichael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVit…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut stars Ellen Page (Juno) as Bliss, a rebellious Texas teen who throws in her small-town beauty pageant crown f… 
CastEllen Page, Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Harmony Korine
Harmony Korine returns to Gummo territory in this handheld video of a loser-gang cult-freak collective who do antisocial things in a nonnarrativ… 
CastCharles Ezell, Chris Gantry, Harmony Korine,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA/United Kingdom
VIS$18

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Ruba Nadda
World Premiere Juliette (Patricia Clarkson), a magazine editor, arrives in Cairo to meet her husband Mark (Tom McCamus), a UN official in Gaza. … 
CastPatricia Clarkson, Tom McCamus, Alexander Si…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada/Ireland
SP$14A

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Aaron Schneider
Inspired by the true story of Felix “Bush” Breazeale, this stately frontier drama stars Robert Duvall as a backwoods eccentric who stages his ow… 
CastRobert Duvall, Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek, Lu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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Jonathan Demme
An innovative concert movie for the rock group The Talking Heads. Preceded by shorts: Lonely Boy, Woodhands at The Brick Works and From The Cit… 
CastDavid Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison, a…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Juan José Campanella
Benjamín Chaparro, a secretary of a court in Buenos Aires, is about to retire and decides to write a novel based on a case that deeply affected … 
CastRicardo Darín, Guillermo Francella, Soledad …
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Spain
SP$14A

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Lee Daniels
Lee Daniels’s Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire is a vibrant, honest and resoundingly hopeful film about the human capacity to gro… 
CastGabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Mariah Carey, Len…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18A

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George A. Romero
Master director George A. Romero returns to his world of the undead, this time pitting two feuding clans in the middle of the fallout of a zombi… 
CastAlan Van Sprang, Kenneth Welsh, Devon Bostic…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$14A

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Scandar Copti and Yaron Shan…
An original, powerful film in which an accidental murder and a murky drug deal spur uncontrolled violence in a Palestinian community in Jaffa. 
CastShahir Kabaha, Ibrahim Frege, Fouad Habash, …
LanguageArabic, Hebrew   CountryIsrael/Germany
CWC$18

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Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
This is a moving, compassionate portrayal of a mother’s desperate quest to understand autism, the perplexing condition that controls her son. By… 
CastMargret Dagmar Ericsdottir
LanguageEnglish   CountryIceland
RTR$18

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J. Blakeson
Two ex-cons kidnap a woman, but the tables turn and turn again in this tight, smart tale. This film is a terrific little thriller starring Eddie… 
CastGemma Arterton, Eddie Marsan, Martin Compsto…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Giuseppe Piccioni
A young novelist is intrigued by his daughter’s swimming instructor. When he asks her out, he learns that she doesn’t date at night and discover… 
CastValerio Mastandrea, Valeria Golino, Sonia Be…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$18

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Soi Cheang
Gripping and smartly constructed, this unconventional crime thriller/psychological drama, revolves around assassins who commit murder by making … 
CastRichie Jen, Louis Koo, Shui-Fan Fung, Suet L…
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong, China
VAN$18

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Daniel Barber
Harry Brown is a provocative and thought-provoking modern urban western featuring a tour-de-force lead performance from two-time Academy Award®-… 
CastMichael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Detlev Buck
This is an exceptional modern love story in which a young German falls in love with a Cambodian bar girl and stays by her side, even though she … 
CastDavid Kross, Apinya Sakuljaroensuk
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Carlos Saura
Venice 1763 – writer Lorenzo da Ponte is leading a pleasure-seeking life. He was originally a priest but his numerous affairs force him to be ex… 
CastLorenzo Balducci, Lino Guanciale, Emilia Ver…
LanguageGerman | Italian   CountryAustria/Italy/Spain…
GALA$$14A

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Jerome Storm
A young baseball pitcher in the bush leagues is discovered by a big-league manager and given his chance in the major leagues. But will he be up … 
CastCharles Ray
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreeG

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John Hillcoat
In this epic post-apocalyptic tale of the survival, a father (Academy Award® nominee Viggo Mortensen) and his young son (Kodi Smit- McPhee) jour… 
CastCharlize Theron, Viggo Mortensen, Guy Pearce…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Cordell Barker, Peter Welli…
Runaway - Cordell Barker Award-winning animator Cordell Barker brings us this zany and sumptuously animated tale about a reckless train ride. G… 
CastOliver Dennis, Noam Jenkins Marc Bendavid, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Zippi Brand Frank
In India, the latest form of outsourcing is surrogate mothers who carry embryos for couples who can’t have a child. Director Zippi Brand Frank f… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish, Hebrew, Hin…   CountryIsrael
RTR$18

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Alan Jacobs
Based on a New York Times article, this film depicts a single, fateful day in the life of a 15-year-old Latina gang leader. Leaving the gang, sh… 
CastDanny Glover, Laz Alonso, Elizabeth Peña, Sn…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Raoul Peck
A democratically elected “President” and his closest collaborators are getting ready for a state celebration. But in the morning of the event, h… 
CastJimmy Jean-Louis, Mireille Metellus, Sonia R…
LanguageCreole, French, Engl…   CountryHaiti/France
SP$14A

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Jeff Stilson
Chris Rock brings his comic insights to this Mavericks conversation, sitting down for an interview to highlight his new documentary, Good Hair (… 
CastChris Rock
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$18

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Alejandro Amenábar
In the fourth century, while Egypt was under the Roman Empire, violent religious upheaval in the streets of Alexandria spills over into the city… 
CastRachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, As…
LanguageEnglish   CountrySpain/Malta
GALA$$14A

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Lee Hey-jun
This is a smart and original love story by one of Korea’s most promising young filmmakers, Lee Hey-jun. A potential suicide victim becomes a mod… 
CastJung Jae-young, Jung Rye-won
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CWC$18

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Neil Jordan
A lyrical, modern fairy tale that tells the story of Syracuse (Colin Farrell), an Irish fisherman whose life is transformed when he catches a be… 
CastColin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Alison Barry…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland/USA
SP$PG

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Candice Breitz
On September 14, Future Projections presents The Origins of Factum, a unique on stage conversation during which South-African born, Berlin-based… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
FUT$18

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Marc Levin
Veteran filmmaker Mark Levin (Slam) looks at the past and present of New York's garment district, from its heyday as a base for immigrant labour… 
CastSigrid Olsen, Stan Herman, Mort Sheinman, Jo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Golam Rabbany Biplob
In this political fable from Bangladesh’s leading filmmaker, a simple village musician gets swept up in the market economy of big city Dhaka. 
CastJayanto Chattopadhyay, Firoj Khan Dollar, F…
LanguageBengali   CountryBangladesh
CWC$18

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Chris Chong Chan Fui
Poetic, observant and allegorical, Karaoke juxtaposes a young man's idealism with the reality of a changing Malaysia through karaoke videos. 
CastZahiril Adzim, Amerul Affendi, Hariry Jalil,…
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
VIS$PG

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Stephen Poliakoff
This tense conspiracy thriller set on the eve of World War II and based on disturbing real events, focuses on a young woman who stumbles across … 
CastRomola Garai, Bill Nighy, Julie Christie
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Yoav Paz and Doron Paz
This is a sharp, stylish debut feature about a young man hunkering down in his Tel Aviv apartment with a steady diet of TV and internet for comp… 
CastOfer Shechter, Efrat Boimold, Efrat Dor, Tza…
LanguageHebrew | English   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Anne Emond, Nicolas Pereda,…
Naissances - Anne Emond Naissances examines an ephemeral connection between strangers and the false hope borne of living in a moment that both … 
CastJolianne L'Allier, Nico Gagnon Amalio Miran…
LanguageEnglish/French/Spani…   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Fatih Akin
From the director of Head-on comes the story of a young restaurant owner Zinos is down on his luck. His girlfriend Nadine has moved to Shanghai,… 
CastMoritz Bleibtreu, Birol Ünel, Wotan Wilke Mö…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
SP$PG

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He Ping
In the Kingdom of Zhao, all the men have left for war and Lady Li (Fan Bingbing), wife of the absent lord, says victory will soon bring their me… 
CastFan Bingbing
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina | Hong Kong
SP$PG

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Peter Raymont and Michele Ho…
An enigmatic musical poet and world-renowned pianist, Glenn Gould continues to captivate international audiences twenty-six years after his earl… 
CastGlenn Gould
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
RTR$PG

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Reginald Harkema
Perry, a sheltered chemist, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he is selected to be a jury member at her hippie, deat… 
CastGregory Smith, Kristen Hager, Sarah Gadon, K…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Laxmikant Shetgaonkar
A lonely man finds a companion in a mad woman in a dense forest in the Western Ghats of India. When she becomes pregnant, a conflict arises betw… 
CastChitranjan Giri, Veena Jomkar, Prasanthi Tal…
LanguageKonkani   CountryIndia
DISC$18

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Rodrigo Garcia
This moving drama follows the story of three women (Annette Bening, Naomi Watts and Kerry Washington) and the power of the unbreakable bond betw… 
CastSamuel L. Jackson, Jimmy Smits, Shareeka Epp…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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Rigoberto Perezcano
Andrés reaches the Mexican border to cross into the United States. As he waits between crossing attempts, he discovers the complicated border wo… 
CastHarold Torres, Alicia Laguna, Sonia Couoh, L…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico/Spain
DISC$18

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Joe Dante
After moving into a new town, brothers Dane and Lucas and their neighbour Julie discover a bottomless hole in their basement that brings their n… 
CastChris Massoglia, Nathan Gamble, Haley Bennet…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Hana Makhmalbaf
An Iranian playwright suffers a creative crisis as her country convulses on the eve of this year's election. Features never before seen footage … 
CastUnknown
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
VAN$18

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Francesca Gregorini and Tati…
Tanner Hall is a vivid peek into the private world of an all-girls boarding school. In a cozy, but run down New England town, the knot of adoles… 
CastRooney Mara, Georgia King, Brie Larson, Amy …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$PG

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Matias Armand Jordal
The tragic death of a mother causes her family to shatter when they struggle to cope with the loss. 
CastJonathan Espolin, Evy Kasseth Røsten, Fridtj…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
DISC$18

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Jason Lehel
A group of Native Americans discover a young woman, left for dead, in the Arizona desert and take her to their reservation. Through her relation… 
CastCynthia Adkisson, Deswood Etsitty, Emily Lap…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VIS$18

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Katarzyna Roslaniec
When a 14-year-old girl arrives at a new high school, she is typecast as an outsider from the sticks. Survival means working things out with a c… 
CastMagdalena Ciurzynska, Marta Lacka, Daria Dzi…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
DISC$18

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Daniel Monzon
A newly hired prison officer finds himself in the midst of a prison riot after an unforeseen turn of events. With the inmates around him unaware… 
CastLuis Tosar, Alberto Ammann, Antonio Resines…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/France
CWC$18

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Boris Khlebnikov
Following the whimsical, warm-hearted relationship between two men, Help Gone Mad is a modern-day depiction of the theme of Don Quixote and Sanc… 
CastEugene Syty, Sergey Dreiden, Anna Mikhalkova…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$18

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Jonathan Demme
Young and Demme will host the screening of their concert film The Neil Young Trunk Show. Monday, Sept. 14 at 9:00PM 
CastNeil Young
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFreePG

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Samuel Maoz
Set in June 1982 during the Israel-Lebanon War, the film follows a young and heroic tank crew that finds itself in a situation that cannot be co… 
CastRaymonde Amsalem, Oshri Cohen, Yoav Donat, M…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
VIS$18

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Todd Solondz
Happiness director Todd Solondz returns with another unsettling dark comedy about sexual obsession between friends, family and lovers struggling… 
CastShirley Henderson, Ciarán Hinds, Allison Jan…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Don Argott
This art-world whodunit investigates what happened to the Barnes collection of Post-Impressionist paintings—valued in the billions—that fell pre… 
CastAlbert Barnes
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$PG

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Dorothée van den Berghe
A young girl witnesses the moral dilemmas of free love when her parents join a squatter community in 1970s Amsterdam. 
CastDéborah François, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mari…
LanguageDutch | French   CountryBelgium
VAN$18

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Catherine Corsini
Suzanne (Kristin Scott Thomas) is a well-to-do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and s… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Sergi López, Yvan Atta…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Renato De Maria
Set during a turbulent period in 1970-80s Italy, the plot centres on passionate couple Sergio and Susanna, who have been living as fugitives. Pu… 
CastGiovanna Mezzogiorno, Riccardo Scamarcio, Lu…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robin…
From Ricky Gervais, the award-winning creator and star of the original BBC series The Office and HBO’s Extras, comes the new romantic comedy The… 
CastRicky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Rob Lowe, Ti…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Tim Blake Nelson
Bill Kincaid, an Ivy League classics professor, returns to rural Oklahoma to bury his dangerously brilliant identical twin brother who had remai… 
CastEdward Norton, Melanie Lynskey, Susan Sarand…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Paul Fierlinger and Sandra F…
Vividly animated, touching tale of friendship between an elderly bachelor and his German Shepherd. 
CastChristopher Plummer and Isabella Rossellini,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$PG

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Koji Yakusho
The story of Takuro Yazawa, a day-trader who claims he can earn hundreds of millions of yen in one day, and those around him as they attempt to … 
CastKôji Yakusho, Satomi Kobayashi, Eita
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
DISC$18

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Ute Aurand, Friedl vom Gröll…
Wavelengths 2009 concludes on a ruminative note, with art and experience partaking in time’s inevitable passage. Ute Aurand’s Snowing Chestnut … 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada, Austria, USA…
WL$18

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Oscar Ruiz Navia
Treading a fine line between documentary and fiction, Crab Trap is a meditative look at daily life in a remote village on the Pacific coast of C… 
CastRodrigo Vélez, Arnobio Salazar Rivas, Jaime …
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia/France
DISC$18

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Susanne Schneider
Thirty years after giving her daughter up for adoption to join the terrorist underground in Germany, Judith is tracked down by her now adult dau… 
CastKatharina Schüttler, Iris Berben, Jacques Fr…
LanguageGerman | French   CountryGermany/France
DISC$14A

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Pat Mills
Five family members crowd into a car to take grandma to a nursing home against her will. An omniscient narrator reveals each person’s predicamen… 
CastEileen Sword, Shannon Ford, Chantelle Wilson…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Carter Gunn and Ross McDonne…
Several beekeepers around the U.S. cope with colony collapse disorder – the phenomenon that has caused millions of bees to mysteriously disappea… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
RTR$18

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Tom Hooper
Set in 1960’s and 1970’s England, this is the confrontational and darkly humorous story of Brian Clough’s doomed 44 day tenure as manager of the… 
CastMichael Sheen, Colm Meaney, Timothy Spall, J…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$PG

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Blaine Thurier
A reformed criminal escapes his wife’s dinner party for a quick beer with his cousin and former partner in crime. Over the course of one wild ni… 
CastTygh Runyan, Paul Anthony, Marnie Robinson, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Brigitte Berman
An intimate look at the outspoken, flamboyant founder of the Playboy empire. With humour and insight, the film captures Hefner’s fierce battles … 
CastHugh Hefner
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Tom Ford
Set in Los Angeles in 1962, A Single Man is the story of George Falconer, a British college professor (Colin Firth) who is struggling to find me… 
CastColin Firth, Matthew Goode, Julianne Moore, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Uri Zohar
From one of Israel’s most influential filmmakers, this classic depicts a Tel Aviv counterculture that is progressive and blessed with many delig… 
CastAlona Einstein, Arik Einstein, Sima Eliyahu,…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Rick Jacobson
In this campy action comedy from the creators of Xena and Hercules, three hot-blooded women try to uncover some booty in the desert using femini… 
CastJulia Voth, Erin Cummings, Ameríca Olivo, Lu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$14A