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Robert Kenner
Documentarian Robert Kenner (Food, Inc.) investigates the shadowy world of professional skeptics, whose services are bought and paid for by corp… 
CastNaomi Oreskes, Bob Inglis, James Hansen, Sta…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Mark Hartley
Director Mark Hartley (Not Quite Hollywood, Machete Maidens Unleashed!) continues his delightful documentary disinterment of down-market movie d… 
CastMolly Ringwald, Dolph Lundgren, Bo Derek, Ro…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
MM$18A

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David Oelhoffen
Algeria, 1954. While the rebellion rumbles in the valley, two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee acros… 
CastViggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb, Jérémie Vigot
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Ossama Mohammed, Wiam Simav …
The astonishing collaboration between exiled Syrian filmmaker Ossama Mohammed and young Kurdish activist Wiam Simav Bedirxan distills footage fr… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
DOC$R

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Mami Sunada
Granted unfettered access to the notoriously insular Studio Ghibli, director Mami Sunada follows the three men who are the lifeblood of one of t… 
CastHideaki Anno, John Lasseter, Hayao Miyazaki
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
DOC$18

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Philippe Lacôte
In his first fiction feature, with irreverent humour and an unflinching subjective voice, director Philippe Lacôte refracts the fraught and bloo… 
CastAbdoul Karim Konaté, Isaach De Bankolé, Rein…
LanguageFrench   CountryIvory Coast
DISC$14A

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Christian Zübert
While on a cycling tour of Belgium, a close-knit group of friends must deal with one of their members’ decision to end his life with dignity, in… 
CastFlorian David Fitz, Julia Koschitz, Jürgen V…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWS$PG

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Krzysztof Zanussi
A dashing young Italian in Poland finds himself caught between two women — a novitiate nun and a ruthless corporate ladder-climber — in this lac… 
CastRiccardo Leonelli, Agnieszka Grochowska, Aga…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland/Italy
MAST$18

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Susanne Bier
How far are decent human beings willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust? Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen have c… 
CastNikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ulrich Thomsen, Maria…
LanguageDanish, Swedish   CountryDenmark
SP$18

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Gabe Polsky
A smash hit at this year’s Cannes, director Gabe Polsky’s exhilarating documentary chronicles the rise and fall of Soviet hockey in the 1980s. 
CastSlava Fetisov, Vladislav Tretiak, Scotty Bow…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
DOC$PG

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Sung Bo Shim
The ragtag crew of a fishing boat takes on a dangerous commission to smuggle a group of illegal immigrants from China to Korea, in this tense hi… 
CastKim Yoon-seok, Park Yoo- chun
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
GALA$$14A

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Xavier Dolan
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household. 
CastAnne Dorval, Antoine-Olivier Pilon, Suzanne …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Isabel Coixet
As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's co… 
CastBen Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Grace Gumme…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Da…
A working-class mother (Marion Cotillard) fights to hold onto her job, in the new film from master filmmakers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. San… 
CastMarion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Pili Gr…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18

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King Hu
A heroic trio of outlaw warriors square off against sinister assassins at an isolated desert inn, in this dazzlingly restored presentation of le… 
CastLingfeng Shangguan, Chun Shih, Ying Bai, Jun…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
CTQFreeR

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Bruno Dumont
A clueless police inspector stumbles his way through a provincial murder investigation, in this shocking — and shockingly funny — change of pace… 
CastAlane Delhaye, Lucy Caron, Bernard Pruvost, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$18A

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Luis Ortega
Two young urchins turn the streets of Buenos Aires into their own magical playground, in this vibrant portrait of young love from director Luis … 
CastDaniel Melingo, Ailín Salas, Nahuel Pérez Bi…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CWC$18

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Joann Sfar, Tomm Moore, Bill…
Inspired by the beloved 1923 classic, Kahlil Gibran's "The Prophet" is a richly-animated story and celebration of Gibran's book, created by arti… 
CastLiam Neeson, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Fr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryLebanon, Qatar
SP$PG

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René Frölke
Taking its title from a short text by Michel Foucault, this innovative portrait of internationally acclaimed Romanian author Norman Manea provoc… 
CastUnknown
LanguageRomanian   CountryGermany
WL$PG

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David Cronenberg
David Cronenberg forges both a wicked social satire and a very human ghost story from today's celebrity-obsessed culture. Julianne Moore won be… 
CastJulianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Olivia Willi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$18

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Andrew Niccol
A Las Vegas-based fighter pilot turned drone pilot fights the Taliban by remote control for 12 hours a day, then goes home to the suburbs and f… 
CastEthan Hawke, January Jones, Zoë Kravitz
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Morten Tyldum
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to… 
CastBenedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matth…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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Kris Elgstrand
Carol, an emotionally repressed woman, loses friends and alienates people when she begins singing songs she wrote about people she knows. But sh… 
CastArabella Bushnell, Brad Dryborough, Ross Smi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Damián Szifron
More than living up to its title, director Damián Szifron's compendium of outrageous, hilarious and truly bizarre anecdotes offers a subversive,… 
CastRicardo Darin, Oscar Martinez, Leonardo Sbar…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
SP$14A

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Michele Alhaique
A loyal Mafia enforcer becomes a hunted man when he protects a beautiful young escort from his boss’ sadistic son. Michele Alhaique's debut fea… 
CastGreta Scarano, Pierfrancesco Favino
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DISC$18

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Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää
A boy and a girl meet at a custody center for youth with difficulties. The boy has come to serve his obligatory civil service. The girl is one o… 
CastPelle Heikkilä, Jari Pehkonen, Roosa Söderho…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
VAN$18A

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Jeffrey St. Jules
A small town teenager in the 1960s believes her dreams of becoming a famous singer will come true when her rock star idol gets stranded in town.… 
CastJane Levy, Peter Stormare, Justin Chatwin, D…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Sophie Barthes
Mia Wasikowska stars as the disgruntled provincial wife yearning to breathe free in this gorgeously shot adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's classi… 
CastMia Wasikowska, Laura Carmichael, Ezra Mille…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Naji Abu Nowar
In the Ottoman province of Hejaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilou… 
CastJacir Eid, Hussein Salameh, Hassan Mutlag, M…
LanguageArabic   CountryJordan/Qatar/United …
DISC$PG

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Hong Sang-soo
South Korean master Hong Sang-soo crafts yet another delightful, soju-saturated tale of love thwarted in this story of a heartsick Japanese man … 
CastRyô Kase, So-ri Moon, Young-hwa Seo, Eui-su…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$PG

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Matt Shakman
A small-town Montana mechanic yearning to move to the big city (Liam Hemsworth) finds what may be his ticket out when he comes into possession o… 
CastJohn Malkovich, Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce De…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$18

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Shinya Tsukamoto
Tetsuo director Shinya Tsukamoto creates a gritty and graphic version of the classic war novel about a dazed, wounded soldier who wanders throug… 
CastShinya Tsukamoto
LanguageJapanese/Filipino   CountryJapan
WL$18A

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Shonali Bose
In this inspirational love story, a Delhi university student and aspiring writer afflicted with cerebral palsy (Kalki Koechlin, Dev.D, That Girl… 
CastKalki Koechlin, Revathy, Sayani Gupta, Willi…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CWC$14A

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Rooth Tang
The lives of three generations of Asian immigrants play out across three different cities: in Paris, a young man returns to his girlfriend as fa… 
CastMatt Wu, Huang Lu, Ananda Everingham and Saj…
LanguageThai/Mandarin/Japane…   CountryFrance/Thailand/USA…
DISC$14A

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Roy Andersson
Like a modern-day Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, Sam and Jonathan, two travelling salesmen peddling novelty items, take audiences on a kaleidosco… 
CastHolger Andersson, Nisse Vestblom
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
MAST$18A

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Jean-Luc Godard
The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country. The seasons … 
CastHéloise Godet, Kamel Abdeli, Zoé Bruneau, Ch…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$R

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Andrey Zvyagintsev
Kolia lives in a small fishing town near the Barents Sea. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with hi… 
CastAlexey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Vladimir …
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
MAST$14A

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Joshua Oppenheimer
Joshua Oppenheimer's follow-up to his extraordinary documentary The Act of Killing follows a family who, after viewing the previous film, discov… 
CastErnardi Watimin
LanguageIndonesian/Javanese…   CountryIndonesia
DOC$14A

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Lu Zhang
In this charmingly off-kilter romantic comedy, a Beijing university professor visits the ancient Korean capital of Gyeongju on a nostalgic quest… 
CastHae-il Park, Min-a Shin, Jin-seo Yoon, Tae-H…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$14A

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Charles Binamé
Xavier Dolan, Bruce Greenwood and Catherine Keener star in this big-screen adaptation of the play by Nicolas Billon about a psychiatrist who is … 
CastBruce Greenwood, Xavier Dolan, Catherine Kee…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

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Maya Forbes
Set in the late ’70s, a manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by taking responsibility of their two young daughters. The … 
CastMark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Jan-Willem van Ewijk
After watching European tourists come and go for many years, Fettah takes off on an epic ocean journey along the Moroccan Atlantic coast to Euro… 
CastFettah Lamara, Thekla Reuten, Mohamed Majd, …
LanguageArabic/French   CountryMorocco
DISC$14A

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Francesco Munzi
The story of a criminal family from the Southern region of Calabria plays out like a contemporary western, where the call to blood law and an em… 
CastMarco Leonardi, Peppino Mazzotta, Fabrizio F…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$14A

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Lisandro Alonso
In the dazzlingly ambitious new film from Argentinian auteur Lisandro Alonso (Los Muertos, Liverpool), a 19th-century Danish general (Viggo Mort… 
CastViggo Mortensen, Viilbjork Malling Agger, Gh…
LanguageSpanish/Danish   CountryDenmark/Argentina/Me…
WL$14A

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Yann Demange
A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971. Unable to tell friend from foe… 
CastJack O'Connell, Paul Anderson, Richard Dorme…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$18A

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Szabolcs Hajdu
A mysterious wanderer (Isaach De Bankolé) settles into a strange homestead on the parched Hungarian plains populated by an odd assortment of out… 
CastIsaach De Bankole, Razvan Vasilescu, Orsolya…
LanguageRomanian   CountryHungary | Slovakia
CWC$18

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Ethan Hawke
Ethan Hawke directs this intimate documentary portrait of classical pianist, composer, author, teacher and sage Seymour Bernstein. Ethan Hawke:… 
CastSeymour Bernstein
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Jessica Hausner
Austrian auteur Jessica Hausner crafts an exquisitely beautiful, disarmingly humorous and darkly romantic vision of the last days of nineteenth-… 
CastChristian Friedel, Sandra Hüller, Birte Schn…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria/Luxembourg/G…
CWC$18

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Rakhshan Bani-Etemad
Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Rakshan Banietemad ends her eight-year hiatus from feature filmmaking with this ingenious, mosaic-like narrative… 
CastGolab Adineh, Farhad Aslani, Mohammadreza Fo…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
CWS$PG

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Chang Jung-Chi
Three high school boys discover that there may be more than meets the eye in the apparent suicide of a pretty classmate, in this engrossing myst… 
CastWu Chien-ho, Deng Yu-kai, Cheng Kai-yuan, Ya…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
CWC$18A

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Blaine Thurier
An awkward high school student strives to lose his virginity before his parents and their satanic cult can sacrifice him to the devil. 
CastJesse Carere, Daryl Sabara, Kristin Bauer va…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Régis Wargnier
Two decades after forging an unlikely alliance in Pol Pot's Cambodia, a French ethnologist and a former Khmer Rouge official meet again after th… 
CastRaphaël Personnaz, Olivier Gourmet, Vibol-Jo…
LanguageFrench   CountryCambodia
SP$14A

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Jordan Canning
Two estranged brothers return to the family cottage after the death of their father. Over the course of three days they must learn to let go of … 
CastPeter Mooney, Steve Cochrane, Lynda Boyd, Me…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Lucas Belvaux
A Parisian philosophy professor transferred to a dull provincial town (Loïc Corbery) learns to cut loose and live a little after he meets a bras… 
CastEmilie Dequenne, Loïc Corbery
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Seong-hoon Kim
A luckless police detective becomes the target of blackmail after trying to cover up a hit-and-run in this wild neo-noir thriller. Detective Go… 
CastSeon-gyun Lee, Jin-woong Jo, Man-shik Jeong
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$PG

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Abel Ferrara
Rome: on the night of November 2, 1975, the great Italian poet and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini is murdered. Pasolini is the symbol of an art t… 
CastWillem Dafoe, Maria de Medeiros, Riccardo Sc…
LanguageEnglish   CountryItaly
SP$18

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Andrew Lau, Andrew Loo
Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, this dizzying, decade-spanning crime saga from Hong Kong directors Andrew Lau (Infernal Affairs) and Andr… 
CastRay Liotta, Justin Chon, Kevin Wu, Harry Shu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Ann Hui
Xiao Hong, one of the most famous female writers, lived through the most turbulent times in contemporary China. Her estrangement from her father… 
CastWei Tang, Shaofeng Feng, Lei Hao
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina/Hong Kong
MAST$14A

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Veronika Franz, Severin Fial…
In the heat of the summer in an isolated house in the countryside between woods and corn fields, 10-year-old twins wait for their mother. When s… 
CastSusanne Wuest, Elias Schwarz, Lukas Schwarz
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
VAN$R

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Neil Young, Dean Stockwell
The director's cut version of Neil Young's mind-bending 1982 post-apocalyptic musical comedy, in which the rock legend writes, directs and stars… 
CastNeil Young, Dean Stockwell, Devo, Russ Tambl…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Lynn Shelton
Following a dismal high school reunion and a disastrous proposal of marriage, a going-nowhere twentysomething (Keira Knightley) falls in with a … 
CastKeira Knightley, Sam Rockwell, Chloë Grace M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Nick Broomfield
Perennially provocative documentarian Nick Broomfield (Aileen Wournos: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Biggie and Tupac) digs into the case of the … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DOC$18A

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Danis Tanovic
Devastated when he discovers the effects of the cheap, locally-made drugs he peddles for a Pakistani pharmaceuticals firm, a young salesman chal… 
CastEmran Hashmi, Geetanjali Thapa, Danny Huston…
LanguageHindi/Urdu   CountryIndia
CWC$14A

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Sergei Loznitsa
Celebrated Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa (In the Fog) creates one of the essential cinematic experiences of our time with this epic, formal… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUkrainian   CountryUkraine
WL$14A

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Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
A deaf mute teenager enters a specialized boarding school where, to survive, he becomes part of a wild organization — the Tribe. His love for on… 
CastYana Novikova and Grigoriy Fesenko
LanguageUkrainian   CountryUkraine
DISC$R

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Panos H. Koutras
Following the death of their mother, two brothers undertake an odyssey from Athens to Thessaloniki in search of the father they have never met, … 
CastKostas Nikouli, Nikos Gelia, Aggelos Papadim…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CWC$14A

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Jaume Balagueró
Angela Vidal wakes up in a high-security quarantine facility, sole survivor and witness to the horrific events inside the building. But does she… 
CastManuela Velasco, María Alfonsa Rosso, Héctor…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
MM$R

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Adam MacDonald
Based on a true story, Backcountry follows an urban couple who go camping in the wilderness and get hopelessly lost. Without food or water, they… 
CastMissy Peregrym, Eric Balfour, Nicholas Campb…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$18A

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Jonas Govaerts
Young, imaginative 12-year-old Sam heads off to camp with his Cub Scouts pack. In the woods, he stumbles upon a strange tree house and a masked,… 
CastEvelien Bosmans, Stef Aerts, Titus De Voogdt…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
MM$R