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In this "elegantly polished film" (Richard Schickel, TIME magazine), a mysterious stranger is the lone passenger disembarking from a train in a sleepy French villiage. His name is Milan (French rock icon Johnny Hallyday), a criminal intent on knocking over the local bank. Upon his arrival, he is befriended by Manesquier (acclaimed French actor Jean Rochefort), a retired poetry teacher. Through their unexpected friendship, both men come to realize...
Poignant, often witty and exceedingly cinematic, JELLYFISH tells the story of three very different Tel Aviv women whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life. Batya, a catering waitress, takes in a child apparently abandoned at a local beach. Batya is one of the servers at the wedding reception of Keren, a bride who breaks her leg escaping a locked toilet stall, ruining her chance at a dream Caribbean honeymoon. And...
The story of people in a town in Italy in the 1930s, under the control of both the Church and Fascism.
Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. A researcher and a Millennium journalist about to expose the truth about the sex trade in Sweden are brutally murdered, and Salander's prints are on the weapon. Her history of unpredictable and violent behavior makes her an official danger to society. Digging deeper, Blomkvist unearths evidence implicating highly placed members of Swedish society, as well as shocking details about Salander's past.
5) The silence
On a hot summer day, a girl named Pia is brutally murdered in a field of wheat by Peer, as his helpless friend Timo watches. Exactly 23 years later, another 13-year-old, Sinikka, is missing, her bicycle abandoned in the same spot, leading police to suspect the same killer may be at work again. Recently widowed detective David and his colleague Janna struggle to solve the mystery of these parallel crimes with the help of Krischan, the retired investigator...
6) The square
A satirical drama reflecting the times, about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person's need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.
Past and present merge in this alluring puzzle from Christian Petzold, which follows Georg (Franz Rogowski), a refugee from fascism who pursues Marie (Paula Beer), the wife of the dead man whose identity he has assumed. Official Selection at the **Berlin International Film Festival**, **Toronto International Film Festival**, and **The New York Film Festival**.
What would you do with a second chance? At seventeen, Camila got too used to win. Smart and beautiful, she has managed to achieve every goal. She loves swimming and doesn’t know failure. However, the water that has given her success in the recent past, now leads her to the biggest setback of her life: a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) that will force her to reinvent herself with courage, humor, and love. Inspired by a true story of bravery and resilience,...
In this playful new film from writer-director Christophe Honoré, we meet Maria, a woman with a wandering eye. After a heated argument with her husband of 20 years, spends the night in room 212 of the hotel across the street from their home. There, she has a bird’s eye view of her apartment, her husband, and her marriage. In this comic romp, she confronts her past lovers and relationships on one magical night, fantasizing about the lives she could’ve...
10) Horses Of God
Ten-year-old Yachine and his thirteen-year-old brother Hamid live in Sidi Moumen, an impoverished slum on the outskirts of Casablanca. Hamid, though just a child, works hard to sustain his family by any means, but eventually get involved with the "wrong crowd" and becomes one of the local neighborhood bosses. He continues to fiercely protect his brother - until the day he is thrown into prison. After years in jail, Hamid returns home a changed man:...
Hendrix (Abra), an aspiring young rapper from the slums strikes an unlikely friendship with Doc (Dido de La Paz), a poet who has long abandoned his art. They turn to each other trying not to be swallowed by their circumstances.
Based on the biggest Swiss bestseller (written by Johanna Spyri) of all time. Young orphan girl Heidi lives in the Swiss Alps with her goat herding grandfather. Forced to move into the home of an upper-class Frankfurt family, the energetic child struggles to fit in, longing for the simplicity of her life in the mountains.
13) Taste of Pho
A Warsaw-based Vietnamese cook struggles to fit into the European culture, which his ten-year-old daughter has already embraced as her own. A story about love, misunderstanding and food.
Subversive satirist Mads Brugger's latest is an odd-couple comedy about the pitfalls of striking out into the economic frontier; it charts two hapless Danes' scheme to sell Saint Bernards to China's middle class. Winner of Best Screenplay and Best Actor in the International Narrative Competition at **Tribeca Film Festival**. *"A wily left turn into narrative filmmaking for celebrated docmaker Mads Brügger, "St. Bernard Syndicate" deftly extends the...
15) A Man Called Ove
Ove, an ill tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors. Based on the bestselling novel. Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year and Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling at the **Academy Awards.** Winner of Best European Comedy at the **European Film Awards.**...
Growing up in the Moroccan village of TAZZEKA, Elias learned the secrets of traditional Moroccan cuisine from his grandmother who raised him. Years later, meeting a top Paris chef and a young woman named Salma inspires him to leave home.
“Nice young man” and Mama’s boy Leo Fuchs (“the Yiddish Fred Astaire”) can’t get himself married (eight broken engagements), so he becomes a schadchen — matchmaker. Ulmer’s third and final Yiddish movie.
18) The Tribe
A new student realizes that he must prove himself to be brought under the wing of a school gang's leader to survive. THE TRIBE unfolds through the non-verbal acting from a cast of deaf non-professionals resulting in a rare cinematic event.
19) Pop Aye
A successful Bangkok architect in the midst of a midlife crisis is reunited with an elephant he knew growing up. The two embark on a road trip to the man's childhood home in the idyllic Thai countryside. Along the way, they meet a colorful cast of characters, including a pair of nonplussed local police officers, a forlorn transgender sex worker, and a mysteriously wise drifter. As the encounters mount and the bond between man and elephant deepens,...
20) While We Live
Winner of the Critic's Award at **FESPACO** (Africa's largest film festival) and named Best Film by an African Living Abroad at the **African Movie Academy Awards**, WHILE WE LIVE is a powerful narrative film about Kandia, an African woman living in Sweden for 30 years who decides to move back to Gambia. Her adolescent son Ibbe, who dreams of a career in hip hop and is about to make a breakthrough, goes with her. Their encounter with their homeland,...
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