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Unknown
Stories of Our Lives adapts five short stories assembled by a small Nairobi-based multi-disciplinary arts collective and inspired by real life t… 
CastUnknown
LanguageSwahili   CountryKenya
DISC$14A

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Lee Do-yun
When a faked robbery ends in tragedy, three long-time friends have their fierce loyalty to one another put to the test in this noir-ish action t… 
CastJi Sung, Ju Ji-hoon, Lee Kwang-soo
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$18A

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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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Harold Crooks
Director Harold Crooks (The Corporation, Surviving Progress) blows the lid off the dirty world of corporate malfeasance with this incendiary doc… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$G

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François Girard
An orphaned 12-year-old boy is sent to prestigious music school where he struggles to join an elite group of world-class singers. No one expects… 
CastDustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Josh Lucas, Kev…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Jason Reitman
Men, Women and Children follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the in… 
CastJennifer Garner, Adam Sandler, Judy Greer, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Raoul Peck
In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, a middle-aged Port-au-Prince couple come face to face with the stark contradictions of Haitian society … 
CastAlex Descas, Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin, Thiba…
LanguageFrench   CountryHaiti
MAST$18

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David Gordon Green
Angelo Manglehorn is a small town locksmith who never got over the love of his life. Clara was a beautiful, idealized woman who left him heartbr… 
CastAl Pacino, Holly Hunter, Chris Messina
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Lone Scherfig
A privileged young man is inducted into the exclusive, debaucherous company of Oxford's elite "Riot Club," in this scathing dissection of the Br… 
CastNatalie Dormer, Max Irons, Sam Clafin, Jessi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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David Thorpe
This Mavericks world-premiere presentation of Do I Sound Gay? is followed by a live discussion between Thorpe and Savage, whose trademark wit an… 
CastDan Savage
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Chris Rock
Written, directed by, and starring Chris Rock, Top Five tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected… 
CastChris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Tracy Morgan, Ce…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
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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Morgan Matthews
Young mathematics prodigy Nathan struggles with people but finds comfort in numbers. When Nathan wins a place at the Mathematics Olympiad, he de… 
CastAsa Butterfield, Rafe Spall, Sally Hawkins, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$PG

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Mikael Marcimain
Beaten, bruised and afraid, young author Klas Östergren hides out in a Stockholm apartment, writing the story of its vanished inhabitants: the f… 
CastDavid Dencik, Ruth Vega Fernandez, David Fuk…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
SP$18

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Matthew Warchus
In 1984 Britain, a ragtag band of activists from London’s queer community form an unlikely, anti-Thatcherite alliance with striking Welsh miners… 
CastBill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Noah Baumbach
Noah Baumbach's exploration of aging, ambition and success, stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged couple whose career and marriage … 
CastAmanda Seyfried, Naomi Watts, Ben Stiller, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Hajooj Kuka, Hisham Haj Omar
Director Hajooj Kuka immerses us in the world of the Sudanese farmers, herders and rebels of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountain regions, who defian… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountrySudan
DOC$PG

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François Ozon
When her best friend Lea dies, Claire falls into a deep depression. However, after making a surprising discovery about her late friend's husband… 
CastRomain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Pers…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$18A

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Robert Connolly
An imaginative family film about a young Australian boy’s passion for flight and his challenge to compete in the World Paper Plane Championships… 
CastSam Worthington, Ed Oxenbould, Deborah Mailm…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
KIDYouthG

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Baldvin Zophoníasson
Life in a Fishbowl is about three people whose lives are intertwined. After a horrible tragedy, a writer drinks himself into oblivion on a 20-ye… 
CastHera Hilmar, Thorsteinn Bachmann and Thor Kr…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
DISC$14A

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Kiki Álvarez
A rare independent film from Cuba, this charming and tender portrait of female friendship follows three hair-salon employees as they hit the tow… 
CastClaudia Muñiz, Marianela Pupo, Maribel Garcí…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCuba
CWC$14A

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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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Soon-Mi Yoo
Multi-disciplinary artist and filmmaker Soon-Mi Yoo (Far from Afghanistan) makes her solo feature-film debut with this sharp and sensitive essay… 
CastUnknown
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
WL$PG

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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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Sean Evans and Roger Waters
A rib-rattling, sonically stupendous document of the Pink Floyd frontman’s continent-crossing concert tour with his epic stage show The Wall Liv… 
CastRoger Waters, Dave Kilminster, Snowy White, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18

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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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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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Carlos Vermut
Desperate to fulfill his terminally ill daughter’s last wish, a grief-stricken man plunges into a vortex of blackmail, deception and double-cros… 
CastJosé Sacristán, Bárbara Lennie, Luis Bermejo…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
DISC$14A

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Olivier Nakache, Eric Toleda…
Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has … 
CastCharlotte Gainsbourg, Omar Sy, Tamar Rahim
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$14A

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Stefan Liberski
A Japanophile young Belgian woman in Tokyo falls into a whirlwind romance with a Francophile Japanese student, in this charming and tender tale … 
CastPauline Etienne, Taichi Inoue, Julie Lebreto…
LanguageFrench/Japanese   CountryBelgium
CWC$PG

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Ryuichi Hiroki
This erotically charged drama from Japanese director Ryuichi Hiroki (Vibrator) traces the intersecting stories of a group of employees and visit… 
CastKaho Minami, Atsuko Maeda, Jun Murakami, Sho…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$18A

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Alex Holdridge, Linnea Saase…
His life and career at a crossroads, an independent filmmaker is reinvigorated when he accidentally runs into an old flame while in Berlin — but… 
CastAlex Holdridge, Rupert Friend, Jennifer Ulri…
LanguageEnglish   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Gregorio Graziosi
In the heavily populated city of São Paulo, Brazil, a young architect discovers a clandestine cemetery while walking through the worksite of his… 
CastIrandhir Santos, Lola Peploe, Julio Andrade,…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
DISC$18

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Anne Fontaine
Gemma Arterton glows as the title character — a passionate young Englishwoman whose dull married life in a provincial Norman town steers her tow… 
CastGemma Arterton, Fabrice Luchini, Jason Flemy…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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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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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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Dennis Bots
Against the background of WWII, Tuur’s trust in his best friend Lambert is tested when both boys befriend Maartje, who has a secret that endange… 
CastMaas Bronkhuyzen, Joes Brauers, Pippa Allen,…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
KIDYouthPG

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Sharon Maymon, Tal Granit
A devoted elderly couple living in a Jerusalem retirement home is faced with a pair of devastating challenges that threaten to divide them after… 
CastZe'ev Revach, Levana Finkelshtein, Aliza Ros…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$14A

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Soon-Mi Yoo
Multi-disciplinary artist and filmmaker Soon-Mi Yoo (Far from Afghanistan) makes her solo feature-film debut with this sharp and sensitive essay… 
CastUnknown
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
WL$PG

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Isidora Marras
A case of mistaken identity becomes a living nightmare when a young actress finds herself relentlessly assailed by debt collectors, in this Kafk… 
CastLoreto Aravena, Paulina García and Maureen J…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile/Argentina
DISC$14A

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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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Samir
Tracing the emigrations of his family over more than half a century, this riveting documentary epic from acclaimed expatriate Iraqi filmmaker Sa… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountryIraq
DOC$PG

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Israel Horovitz
A down-and-out New Yorker inherits an apartment in Paris from his estranged father and is stunned to find a refined old lady living there with h… 
CastMaggie Smith, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Tho…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Jean-Baptiste Léonetti
Ben, a young man who works as a hunting guide, gets a job of a lifetime when he is hired by Madec, a wealthy businessman from Los Angeles, to hu… 
CastMichael Douglas, Jeremy Irvine, Hannah Manga…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Boo Ji-Young
The employees of a big-box discount retail store band together when contract workers are summarily laid off. 
CastYum Jung-Ah, Moon Jeong-Hee, Kim Young-Ae, K…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$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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James Marsh
The extraordinary true story of one of the world's greatest living minds, Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge studen… 
CastEddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewli…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$PG

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Oren Moverman
George, a man on the decline, enters the New York City homeless shelter system when he runs out of options. George struggles to navigate his way… 
CastRichard Gere, Danielle Brooks, Jena Malone, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Bent Hamer
When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and… 
CastAne Dahl Torp, Laurent Stocker, Stein Winge
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
MAST$18A

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Lav Diaz
On the eve of Ferdinand Marcos’ proclamation of martial law, a small village is visited by a series of strange, perhaps supernatural occurrences… 
CastPerry Dizon, Roeder Camañag, Hazel Orencio, …
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
WL$14A

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Sturla Gunnarsson
Part road movie, part spectacle, part drama, Monsoon is Sturla Gunnarsson's meditation on chaos, creation and faith, set in the land of believer… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$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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Rolf de Heer
The great Australian actor David Gulpilil won the Best Actor prize in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival for his engaging… 
CastPeter Djigirr, David Gulpilil, Luke Ford
LanguageEnglish/Yolngu   CountryAustralia
CWS$14A

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Maxime Giroux
Félix is an eccentric and penniless French Canadian whose wealthy father is dying. Meira is a married Hasidic woman with a family, searching for… 
CastHadas Yaron, Martin Dubreuil, Luzer Twersky,…
LanguageFrench/Yiddish   CountryCanada
CWC$PG

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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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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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Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhea…
A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a girl harbouring a dark, primordial secret in this … 
CastLou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker, Nick Nevern,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$18A

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Tamara Erde
Israeli-born director Tamara Erde visits six independently-run Israeli and Palestinian schools to investigate how history is taught in this cont… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish/Hebrew/Arabi…   CountryFrance
DOC$PG

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Cristián Jiménez
In this wise and witty comedy-drama from Chilean director Cristián Jiménez, a married woman — seeking to purify herself through a "disconnection… 
CastIngrid Isensee, Maria Siebald, Paulina Garcí…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
CWC$14A

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Gina Prince-Bythewood
A rising young musician (Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Belle) falls into a passionate love affair with the cop assigned to protect her (Nate Parker), in this… 
CastGugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Pascale Ferran
Director Pascale Ferran’s (Lady Chatterley) whimsical fable about the magically crossing paths of a disgruntled American businessman and a daydr… 
CastJosh Charles, Anaïs Demoustier
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Richard LaGravenese
In this adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, The Last Five Years is a musical deconstruction of a love affair and a marriage taking place ove… 
CastAnna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Natalie Knepp
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Peter Chelsom
Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. Deciding to break out of his deluded routine, he embarks… 
CastRosamund Pike, Toni Collette, Christopher Pl…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada, Germany
SP$PG

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Debbie Tucker Green
Jackie is pregnant and knows it’s not her husband Mark’s. She says she’s slept with nobody else. Mark and their son JJ don't know what to say. S… 
CastNadine Marshall, Idris Elba, Kai Francis-Lew…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Saverio Costanzo
Mina and Jude meet while stuck together in the restroom of a restaurant, marking the beginning of a true love story. They move in together. They… 
CastAdam Driver, Jake Weber, Natalie Gold, Alba …
LanguageEnglish   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Tetsuya Nakashima
When beautiful straight-A high school student Kanako goes missing, her mother asks ex-husband Akikazu — a drifting, irresponsible former cop — t… 
CastKôji Yakusho, Nana Komatsu, Satoshi Tsumabuk…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VAN$R

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Santiago Esteinou
An empathetic and powerful documentary portrait of César Fierro, a Mexican convict who has spent thirty years in a Texas prison awaiting his sen… 
CastCésar Fierro
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DOC$PG

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Jungbum Park
A simple labourer in a remote mountain village is driven to desperate measures to provide for the women in his life in this wrenching yet beauti… 
CastJungbum Park, Seungyeon Lee, Myeonghoon Park…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$14A

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Hao Ning
Recently cuckolded and reeling from a messy divorce, a hapless former singer hits the road - and the bar - with his all-too-helpful best bud, in… 
CastHuang Bo, Xu Zheng
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$18A

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Antoine Fuqua
In this big-screen adaptation of the cult ‘80s TV show, McCall believes he has put his past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a … 
CastDenzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grac…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Bill Pohlad
Focusing on Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys, Love & Mercy paints an unconventional portrait of the a… 
CastPaul Dano, John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks, Pau…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Sepideh Farsi
A politically complacent middle-aged man and a young pro-democracy activist debate about the future of their country while hiding from the polic… 
CastMina Kavani, Vassilis Koukalani
LanguageFarsi   CountryIran
CWS$14A

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Mariama Sylla, Khady Sylla
In this meditative and elegiac portrait, Senegalese filmmakers Khady and Mariama Sylla record the tales of their grandmother, a griot (storytell… 
CastPenda Diogo Sarr, Doudou Dieye, Anta Sarr
LanguageFrench/Wolof   CountrySenegal
WL$PG

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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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Juán Martín Hsu
La Salada depicts the experience of new immigrants in Argentina told through three stories that take place in La Salada — the largest informal m… 
CastIgnacio Huang, Yunseon Kim, Chang Sun Kim, N…
LanguageSpanish/Korean/Manda…   CountryArgentina
DISC$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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Benny Safdie, Joshua Safdie
The latest from acclaimed sibling directors Josh and Benny Safdie (Daddy Longlegs) blends fiction, formalism and raw documentary as it follows a… 
CastArielle Holmes, Caleb Landry Jones, Buddy Du…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WL$18A

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Josh Lawson
The Little Death, which marks the arrival of Australian writer-director Josh Lawson, is both an edgy sex comedy and a warm-hearted depiction of … 
CastJosh Lawson, Bojana Novakovic, Damon Herrima…
LanguageEnglish/Auslan   CountryAustralia
DISC$18A

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David Robert Mitchell
For 19-year-old Jay (Maika Monroe), the fall should be about school, boys and weekends at the lake. Yet after a seemingly innocent sexual encoun… 
CastMaika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$R