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Rian Johnson
Opening night film. In Looper, time travel will be invented – but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants… 
CastBruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Jacques Audiard
Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie, a… 
CastMarion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts and A…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance | Belgium
SP$14A

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Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandb…
The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947. 
CastPål Sverre Valheim Hagen, Anders Baasmo Chri…
LanguageEnglish | Norwegian…   CountryUnited Kingdom, Norw…
SP$PG

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Joe Wright
Keira Knightley re-teams with director Joe Wright (Atonement) for this visionary adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel about a society woman… 
CastKeira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Sally Potter
London, 1962: Two teenage girls, Ginger and Rosa, are inseparable. They play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dre… 
CastElle Fanning, Alice Englert, Christina Hendr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Sion Sono
In a typical Japanese village, Yoichi Ono lives with his wife, Izumi and his parents. The Ono family lives a frugal but happy life as dairy farm… 
CastIsao Natsuyagi, Naoko Otani, Megumi Kaguraza…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$14A

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Ben Affleck
As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found sh… 
CastBen Affleck, John Goodman, Kyle Chandler, Ba…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Noah Baumbach
An aspiring dancer (co-writer Greta Gerwig) moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminis… 
CastGreta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Joss Whedon
A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words. 
CastNathan Fillion, Amy Acker and Clark Gregg, S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Michael Haneke
Screen legends Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva are ineffably moving as an elderly couple facing their own mortality in the Palme d'Or… 
CastJean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isa…
LanguageFrench   CountryAustria/France/Germa…
MAST$14A

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Chuan Lu
The story of two warring generals (Liu Bang and Xiang Yu) fighting for control of China at the end of the Qin Dynasty. From internationally acc… 
CastYe Liu, Daniel Wu and Chen Chang
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Olivier Assayas
Celebrated French filmmaker Olivier Assayas (Summer Hours, Carlos) returns with this lovely, loosely autobiographical tale about a young aspirin… 
CastLola Créton, Dolores Chaplin and Victoria Le…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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David O. Russell
Life doesn't always go according to plan. Pat Solatano has lost everything - his house, his job, and his wife. He now finds himself living back … 
CastRobert De Niro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradle…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski ,…
Six stories set in a different time and place become intricately related to each other. An epic story of humankind in which the actions and con… 
CastTom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugh Grant, Hugo …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ben Lewin
Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, The Sessions tells the story … 
CastJohn Hawkes, Helen Hunt and William H. Macy
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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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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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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Wayne Blair
They’re sexy, black, young, talented, and have never set foot outside of Australia. Until, in the chaos of 1968, they're plucked from the obscur… 
CastChris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Maubo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$PG

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Neil Jordan
A mother and daughter vampire duo form a deadly pact. Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, w… 
CastGemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Jonny Lee Mil…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
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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Ben Lewin
Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, The Sessions tells the story … 
CastJohn Hawkes, Helen Hunt and William H. Macy
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Nenad Cicin-Sain
An artist meets a mysterious and wealthy benefactor and their relationship is not what it appears to be. In this suspenseful drama from first-t… 
CastWes Bentley, Frank Langella, Ahna O'Reilly, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Margarethe von Trotta
A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adol… 
CastJanet McTeer, Barbara Sukowa, Julia Jentsch …
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
SP$14A

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Brian De Palma
An erotic thriller in the tradition of Dressed To Kill and Basic Instinct, Brian de Palma's Passion tells the story of a deadly power struggle b… 
CastRachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Karoline Herfu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$18A

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Claude Miller
The unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures and her boring suburban setting. In the Landes region of France, nea… 
CastAudrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demou…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Mike Newell
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. An outstanding roster of British acting talent — including… 
CastRalph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$PG

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Maiken Baird
Venus & Serena takes an honest and unfiltered look into the remarkable lives of sisters and tennis legends Serena and Venus Williams. Through th… 
CastSerena Williams, Venus Williams, Bill Clinto…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Kaige Chen
The story of three women whose worlds collide, Caught in the Web is a social commentary about the ‘sound bite’ society we are becoming, where pe… 
CastMark Chao, Chen Hong and Gao Yuanyuan
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Bahman Ghobadi
After thirty years spent in prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel finally walks free. Now the one thing keeping hi… 
CastBehrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Belçim B…
LanguageFarsi   CountryIraq/Turkey
SP$PG

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Margarethe von Trotta
A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adol… 
CastJanet McTeer, Barbara Sukowa, Julia Jentsch …
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
SP$14A

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Nikolaj Arcel
A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a… 
CastMads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard and Ali…
LanguageDanish | English | G…   CountryDenmark | Sweden
GALA$$PG

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Marco Bellocchio
A drama set in different locations during the last six days of life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who lived 17 years in a vegetative state. A… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Toni Servillo, Alba Rohrwa…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly, French
SP$14A

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Xavier Dolan
In the 1990s, Laurence tells his girlfriend Fred that he wants to become a woman. In spite of the odds — and in spite of each other — they confr… 
CastSuzanne Clément, Melvil Poupaud, Nathalie Ba…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada / France
SP$14A

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Joss Whedon
A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words. 
CastNathan Fillion, Amy Acker and Clark Gregg, S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Sergio Castellitto
A single mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago. Actor-director Sergio Castellitto … 
CastPenélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch and Mira Furlan
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly, Croatia
GALA$$14A

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Lee Daniels
A chilling sex-and-race-charged film noir, The Paperboy takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as investigative… 
CastMatthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cus…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Kim Nguyen
Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child the story of how she became a child soldier. A tale set in Sub-Saharan Africa, Rebelle is als… 
CastRachel Mwanza, Alain Bastien, Serge Kanyinda…
LanguageFrench / English / L…   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski ,…
Six stories set in a different time and place become intricately related to each other. An epic story of humankind in which the actions and con… 
CastTom Hanks, Halle Berry and Hugh Grant, Hugo …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ben Affleck
As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found sh… 
CastBen Affleck, John Goodman, Kyle Chandler, Ba…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Paul Andrew Williams
A grumpy old man joins his local choir after his wife is stricken with illness. A feel-good, heart-warming story about how music can inspire yo… 
CastTerence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Arter…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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David Ayer
Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel, during a … 
CastJake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña and Anna Kendr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A