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Werner Herzog
We do not know when and how we will die. Death Row inmates do. Werner Herzog embarks on a dialogue with Death Row inmates, asks questions about … 
CastWerner Herzog, Michael Perry, Jason Burkett,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada, Germany
RTR$14A

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Gus Van Sant
Restless is a powerful and emotional story of discovery that centres on the relationship of two outsiders brought together by unforeseen circums… 
CastHenry Hopper, Mia Wasikowska, Ryo Kase, Schu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAST$PG

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Gareth Evans
Deep in the heart of Jakarta’s slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world’s most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-do… 
CastIko Uwais, Doni Alamsyah, Yayan Ruhian, Joe …
LanguageIndonesian   CountryIndonesia
MM$14A

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Gary Hustwit
A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost… 
CastEduardo Paes, Norman Foster, Amanda Burden, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTR$PG

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Jennifer Westfeldt
"Friends With Kids," written and directed by Jennifer Westfeldt ("Kissing Jessica Stein," "Ira & Abby"), is a daring and poignant ensemble comed… 
CastMegan Fox, Kristen Wiig, Chris O'Dowd, Jon H…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Daniel Nettheim
Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by an anonymous biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger. … 
CastWillem Dafoe, Sam Neill and Frances O'Connor
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$14A

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Bobcat Goldthwait
Loveless, jobless and possibly terminally ill, Frank has had enough of the downward spiral of America. With nothing left to lose, Frank takes hi… 
CastJoel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Broo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Michael Winterbottom
Self-effacing British auteur Michael Winterbottom sets his unique spin on Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles against a contemporary Indian… 
CastFreida Pinto, Riz Ahmed
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18A

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Michael Dowse
Goon is the story of Doug Glatt, a down-on-his-luck bouncer, who’s been touched by the fist of God. Upon discovering both his right hook and ska… 
CastSeann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Liev Schr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Lars von Trier
Two sisters find their relationship challenged as a nearby planet threatens to collide into the Earth. In this beautiful movie about the end … 
CastKirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer …
LanguageEnglish   CountryDenmark | Sweden | F…
SP$$14A

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Nicolas Winding Refn
A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong. Ryan Gosling… 
CastRyan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Adam Wingard
Story centers on a family coming under attack from a terrifying group of sadistic murderers during a family reunion getaway. Barricaded in their… 
CastSharni Vinson, Barbara Crampton, Wendy Glenn…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Sarah Polley
A funny, bittersweet and heart-wrenching story about a woman struggling to choose between two different types of love. Swelteringly hot, brig… 
CastMichelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Luke Kirby, S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$18A

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Sean Durkin
Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult. … 
CastElizabeth Olsen, Christopher Abbott, Brady …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Lynn Shelton
Still mourning the recent death of his brother, a bereft and confused man finds love and direction in a most unexpected place. 
CastEmily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mark Duplass,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$$18A

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William Friedkin
When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance. When 22-ye… 
CastMatthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Thomas Ha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$R

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Julien Maury, Alexandre Bust…
The directors of 2007’s Midnight Madness hit A L’Interieur (Inside) return with a twisted gothic nightmare. A young woman and her friends break … 
CastBéatrice Dalle, Catherine Jacob, Jérémy Kapo…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$18A

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Cameron Crowe
A documentary on the band Pearl Jam that marks their 20th anniversary in the year 2011. Pearl Jam Twenty chronicles the years leading up to t… 
CastEddie Vedder, Chris Cornell, Kurt Cobain, Ne…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Nathan Morlando
Based on a true story, WWII vet and family-man-turned-bank-robber Eddie Boyd is torn between the need to provide for his family and an unfulfill… 
CastScott Speedman, Kevin Durand, Kelly Reilly, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Jonathan Levine
Inspired by personal experiences, 50/50 is a funny, touching and original story of friendship, love, and survival. Adam is a 27 year old writ… 
CastJoseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Jamie Linden
A group of friends reunite ten years after their high-school graduation. Ten Year focuses on a group of friends – married and unmarried, succ… 
CastChanning Tatum, Rosario Dawson, Justin Long,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Alexandre Courtes
The story tells of some aspiring musicians who are working as cooks at the insane asylum and become trapped there when a major thunderstorm hits… 
CastDave Legeno, Rupert Evans, Anna Skellern, Ri…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Julian Farino
A guy falls for the daughter of a good friend, resulting in a massive upheaval for all the families involved. The Ostroff and Walling familie… 
CastHugh Laurie, Leighton Meester, Catherine Kee…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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William Friedkin
When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance. When 22-ye… 
CastMatthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Thomas Ha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$R

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Drake Doremus
A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her vis… 
CastFelicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Justin Kurzel
When 16-year-old Jamie is introduced to a charismatic man, a friendship begins. As the relationship grows so do Jamie’s suspicions, until he fin… 
CastLucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
VAN$R

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Frédéric Jardin
During a routine mission, Vincent, a 30 years old cop, steals a bag full of cocaine from drug dealers. When Vincent come back home, he realizes … 
CastEdouard Baer, Joey Starr, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ju…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$14A

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Drake Doremus
A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her vis… 
CastFelicity Jones, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Mathieu Demy
The death of his mother draws a young Frenchman back to his childhood in Los Angeles as he prepares to wrap up her estate. However, things becom… 
CastMathieu Demy, Salma Hayek, Geraldine Chaplin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Philippe Garrel
A couple living together in Paris – he’s a painter, she’s a film actress – befriends a couple of film extras who fall in love with each other. A… 
CastMonica Bellucci, Louis Garrel, Céline Sallet…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Bill Duke, D. Channsin Berry
Documentary exploring the deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color---particularly dark skinned women, outside of and within the Black A… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Eduardo Sanchez
When newlywed Molly Reynolds returns to her long-abandoned family home, frightful reminders of a nightmarish childhood begin seeping into her ne… 
CastGretchen Lodge, Johnny Lewis, Alexandra Hold…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$14A

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Te-Sheng Wei
Wei Te-Sheng’s epic film Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale reclaims an extraordinary episode from 20th-century history which is little-known … 
CastLin Ching-Tai, Da-Ching,Vivian Hsu, Ando Mas…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
SP$14A

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Shinya Tsukamoto
The story of a single mother who suffers from double vision; caring for her baby is a nerve-wrecking task that eventually leads her to a nervous… 
CastCocco, Shinya Tsukamoto
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VIS$18A

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Jeff Nichols
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from hims… 
CastMichael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whig…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Nancy Savoca
Union Square chronicles the reluctant reunion of two estranged sisters: one on the verge of marriage, the other on the brink of a nervous breakd… 
CastMira Sorvino, Tammy Blanchard, Patti Lupone,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Douglas Aarniokoski
An apocalyptic siege warfare film spanning 24 hrs during which a small group of survivors are pit against insurmountable odds. In a post-apocal… 
CastShannyn Sossamon, Dominic Monaghan, Shawn As…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$18A

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Lynn Shelton
Still mourning the recent death of his brother, a bereft and confused man finds love and direction in a most unexpected place. 
CastEmily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mark Duplass,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$$18A

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Mathieu Kassovitz
April 1988, Ouvea island, New Caledonia, a French colony. Thirty policemen are kidnapped by locals fighting for their independence. Three hundre… 
CastMathieu Kassovitz, Iabe Lapacas, Malik Zidi,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Jennifer Westfeldt
"Friends With Kids," written and directed by Jennifer Westfeldt ("Kissing Jessica Stein," "Ira & Abby"), is a daring and poignant ensemble comed… 
CastMegan Fox, Kristen Wiig, Chris O'Dowd, Jon H…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Geoffrey Fletcher
Violet & Daisy, the whimsical story of a teenager’s surreal and violent journey through New York City, follows Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan (Hann… 
CastMarianne Jean-Baptiste, Danny Trejo, Saoirse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Katsuhito Ishii
After his acting career fails, Kinuta is left drifting and disconnected. When a confrontation in an arcade turns bad, he ends up in debt. To ear… 
CastMasanobu Ando, Ryushin Tei, Hikari Mitsushim…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MM$14A

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Bruce Beresford
An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation. What was meant to be a weekend get… 
CastJane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Lars von Trier
Two sisters find their relationship challenged as a nearby planet threatens to collide into the Earth. In this beautiful movie about the end … 
CastKirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer …
LanguageEnglish   CountryDenmark | Sweden | F…
SP$$14A

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Davis Guggenheim
Twenty years after the release of 'Achtung Baby', director Davis Guggenheim's documentary 'From The Sky Down' will open the Toronto Internationa… 
CastBono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen J…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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Rodrigo García
A witty Irish-set period drama about the lives of staff at Dublin’s most luxurious hotel: the illegitimate child of a maid, a beautiful couple’s… 
CastGlenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Jonathan Rhys M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom, Irel…
GALA$$14A

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Ben Wheatley
Eight months after a disastrous job in Kiev left him physically and mentally scarred, ex-soldier turned contract killer Jay (Maskell), is pressu… 
CastMyAnna Buring, Ben Crompton, Robin Hill, Nei…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MM$18A

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David Hare
Johnny Worricker (Bill Nighy) is a long-serving M15 officer. His boss and best friend Benedict Baron (Michael Gambon) dies suddenly, leaving beh… 
CastRalph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Rachel Weisz,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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Oren Moverman
Follows veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, as he struggles to take care of his family, and fights for his own sur… 
CastWoody Harrelson, Sigourney Weaver, Robin Wri…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A