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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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Jacob Tierney
A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends. When 35-year-old Ruth ruins a baby shower with her juvenile antics, her ol… 
CastSonja Bennett, Paul Campbell, Danny Trejo, J…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

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Yim Pil-sung
A university professor gradually succumbing to blindness is entranced by an obsessive love in this modern-day adaptation of a classic Korean fai… 
CastJung Woo-sung, Esom
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$14A

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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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Laurent Cantet
A terrace overlooking Havana. Five friends gather to celebrate the return of Amadeo after 16 years of exile. From dusk to dawn, they reminisce a… 
CastJorge Perugorría, Isabel Santos, Alberto Puj…
LanguageSpanish   CountryFrance
SP$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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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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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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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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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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Julie Taymor
After the screening, Julie Taymor will participate in an extended conversation about its making. Of all Shakespeare’s plays, A Midsummer Night’… 
CastTina Benko, Max Casella, David Harewood, Kat…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$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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Xiaoshuai Wang
A retired widow has her daily routine derailed when she starts receiving mysterious, anonymous phone calls, in this scintillating thriller from … 
CastLi Zhong, Shi Liu, Feng Yuanzheng, Qin Hao, …
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Benoît Jacquot
A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant (Benoît Poelvoorde) romantically torn between two sisters (Charlotte Gainsbourg and Chiara Mastroian… 
CastBenoît Poelvoorde, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chi…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18

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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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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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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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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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Liew Seng Tat
The superstitious inhabitants of a small Malaysian village go to ever sillier extremes to exorcize the "ghost" they believe is haunting a dilapi… 
CastWan Hanafi Su, Soffi Jikan, Harun Salim Bach…
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
CWC$PG

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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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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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Mario Martone
A luminously beautiful biopic of the celebrated eighteenth-century Italian poet, essayist and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi, who created immortal… 
CastElio Germano, Michele Riondino, Massimo Popo…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$PG

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Philip Martin
A former art prodigy and second generation petty thief buys his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son. To do so, he must team up w… 
CastJohn Travolta, Christopher Plummer, Tye Sher…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Joel Lamangan
A middle-aged domestic worker remains fiercely loyal to her employer even as it draws her ever deeper into the dirty world of human trafficking,… 
CastNora Aunor, Romnick Sarmenta, Rosanna Roces,…
LanguageTagalog   CountryPhilippines
CWC$14A

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Benoît Jacquot
A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant (Benoît Poelvoorde) romantically torn between two sisters (Charlotte Gainsbourg and Chiara Mastroian… 
CastBenoît Poelvoorde, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chi…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18

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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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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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Sarah Leonor
Recuperating in Paris after being wounded in Afghanistan, a French Foreign Legion soldier is reunited with the man who saved his life and unexpe… 
CastJérémie Renier, Surho Sugaipov, Ramzan Idiev
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
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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Julie Lopes-Curval
Class barriers threaten the budding romance of two young lovers striving to realize their artistic ambitions. Twenty-year-old Alice lives in No… 
CastAna Girardot, Bastien Bouillon, Baptiste Lec…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$R

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Laurent Cantet
A terrace overlooking Havana. Five friends gather to celebrate the return of Amadeo after 16 years of exile. From dusk to dawn, they reminisce a… 
CastJorge Perugorría, Isabel Santos, Alberto Puj…
LanguageSpanish   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Im Kwon-taek
A middle-aged man who has recently lost his wife to cancer indulges in fantasies about a young woman at his work in the new film from Korean mas… 
CastAhn Sung-ki, Kim Qyu-ri,Kim Ho-jung
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A