- 111 min
943: Nine-year-old Eero whose father is killed during the war is brought to Sweden to foster parents to his protection like thousands of other Finnish children. Eero feels lost, particularly as his foster mother Signe behaves very unfriendly. She was expecting a little girl and still mourns for her daughter who drowned in the sea.
- 93 min
In the middle of nowhere, Sebastien (Georges Babluani), a 22-year-old man, is repairing the house of old Jean- François Godon (Philippe Passon). But the elderly man dies without having paid his employee. Sebastien finds an envelope belonging to Godon and containing a strange invitation: a ticket train and a hotel reservation. Sebastien decides to steal Godon's identity and to get into the train. So begins a strange game. The young man discovers a terrifying world where men bet on other...
- 127 min
In China, Ping (Lucy Liu) is a pregnant young woman running a black market blood collection scam that creates a mini-epidemic in a rural village. In Montreal, Denys (Shawn Ashmore) is a porn actor hiding his positive HIV status in order to continue working and supporting his mother (Stockard Channing), who herself goes to extreme lengths to provide for the family's future. And, in Africa, Sister Clara (Chloe Sevigny) is a young novice nun driven to convert the rapidly dying Africans to...
- 180 min
"49 Up" is the seventh film in a series of documentaries that began 42 years ago when Granada's World in Action" team, inspired by the Jesuit maxim "Give me the child until he is seven and I will give you the man," interviewed a diverse group of seven-year-old children from all over England, asking them about their lives and their dreams for the future. Apted, a researcher for the original film, has returned to interview the "children" every seven years since, at ages 14, 21, 28, 35, 42 and now...
50 Ways of Saying Fabulous
- 90 min
Set in the long hot summer of 1975, "50 Ways of Saying Fabulous" is the beguiling story of 12 year-old Billy, who is about to discover that growing up is a lot more confusing than he could have ever imagined. He is a farmer's only son who is out of step with the other boys at his school. They only want to fight and play rugby; Billy tries to be the same, but feels he was never cut out to be a farmer or a rugby player. Instead, he would rather dream about an imaginary life in outer space. In...
- 95 min
Claudio Caballero is a young guy with a stalled dream. Frustrated by years of trying make it big as a local Monterrey concert promoter - and plagued by memories of the nascent success of his late brother, Claudio places a bet in a clandestine casino in a desperate and crazy attempt to win enough money to bring the world's biggest act to town: U2. After losing the bet, Claudio is granted seven days to make the concert happen -- with the unexpected help of the Mafia boss's likeable but thuggish...
- 139 min
The picture opens in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, in late 1988, when military trainees Petrovsky, Ryaba, Chugun, Stas, Pinochet, Lyutev and Vorobyev are whipped into shape at a training camp by the brutal, sadistic commander, Warrant Officer Dygalo - prior to being sent off to the front lines. After several one-by-one dalliances with the local whore, Snow White, and a cautionary lecture on the history, geography and culture of Afghanistan (which most of the men sleep through), the trainees head off to...
- 98 min
A thriller from director David Cronenberg, "A History of Violence" stars Viggo Mortensen as a pillar of a small town community who runs a diner and lives a happy and quiet life with his wife (Maria Bello) and two children. But their lives are forever changed when Mortensen thwarts an attempted robbery and is lauded as a hero by the media, attracting the attention of some mobsters (William Hurt and Ed Harris) who believe he is someone else.
A Perfect Couple
- 104 min
A French couple has been living in Lisbon for years, and they return to Paris for a friend's wedding. They announce to another friend they are having dinner with that they are going to split.
A View from Eiffel Tower
- 92 min
The main character is a young and very beautiful girl, Marijana. Now, Marijana is 25, and when she was 16 - her father's boss sexually used her. Marijana's father did not do anything against his boss, and because of that - Marijana's father become successful at job - because his boss helped him: father became famous as discreet gynaecologist for illegal abortions. Ten years after this situation - Marijana's family is very rich and popular in her town. But, Marijana did not...
Ace in the Hole - The Story of How U.S. Troops Captured Saddam Hussein
- 45 min
Baghdad fell after just twenty-one days of combat, but the capture of Saddam Hussein took a further eight months and was played out amid a brutal guerrilla war in which the hunters frequently became the hunted. The dictator had simply disappeared and finding him dead or alive was a top priority for US forces. The search for Saddam quickly became a real life crime drama as investigators combined sophisticated software and old-fashioned police work to tighten the noose on Saddam's inner circle....
Agua con sal
- 94 min
Olga believes she has achieved the chance of a lifetime when she arrives in Spain, only to find out that she is an illegal immigrant.
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Alien Love Triangle
Steven Chesterman (Branagh), a physics lecturer, has just discovered how to move an object from one side of the room to another. Years of research into teleportation have finally borne fruit. Elated, he returns home to tell his wife, Alice (Cox). Alice has some rather fantastic news of her own: she tells Steven that she is a male alien trapped in a human female body. Her signal has finally been intercepted and she will soon be returning to the planet Nulark. As Steven's life falls apart around...
All the Invisible Children
- 124 min
Seven short films - each one focused on the plight of a different child protagonist.
- 108 min
Set against the rugged ranchlands of Wyoming, AN UNFINISHED LIFE is the story of a modern-day Western family, as stoic as they are divided, learning the true meaning of forgiveness. Robert Redford stars as Einar Gilkyson, a tough-skinned, retired rancher who long ago turned his back on memories. Still in shock from his only son’s death a decade ago, Einar has let his ranch fall into ruin along with his marriage. Now, Einar spends his days caring only for his hired hand, and last trusted...
Angry Monk: Reflections on Tibet
- 97 min
Tibet - the mystical roof of the world, peopled with enlightened monks? Only one of them wouldn't toe the line: Gendun Choephel, the errant monk who left the monastic life in 1934 in search of a new challenge. A free spirit and multifaceted individual, he was far ahead of his time and has since become a seminal figure, a symbol of hope for a free Tibet. A rebel and voluble critic of the establishment, Gendun Choephel kindled the anger of the Tibetan authorities. The cinematic journey...
Answering the Call: Ground Zero's Volunteers
- 87 min
Answering the Call depicts the surreal sites and sounds of the now sacred ground that was once the World Trade Center complex - a site now known throughout the world as Ground Zero. Ground Zero's volunteers - volunteer firefighters, church and relief organization volunteers, private citizens - describe their experiences responding to the call for help, how self-made leaders that were born and the inspiring teamwork of thousands of strangers who became brothers and sisters. Instead of...
- 90 min
Stella Raphael, a cultured and elegant but restless young woman, lives with her husband, Max, a forensic psychiatrist, and their small son, Charlie, at a high-security mental hospital in rural England. Isolated from the urban excitement she craves, Stella is unhappy with her husband and her life, and when she comes into contact with the brilliant and attractive sculptor Edgar Stark, a patient who is engaged in rebuilding the asylum's decrepit Victorian conservatory, she begins to fall in love....
- 99 min
Eliza Naumann (Flora Cross) has no reason to believe she is anything but ordinary. Her father Saul (Richard Gere), a beloved university professor, dotes on her talented elder brother Aaron (Max Minghella). Her scientist mother, Miriam (Juliette Binoche), seems consumed by her career. When a spelling bee threatens to reaffirm her mediocrity, Eliza amazes everyone: she wins. Her newfound gift garners an invitation not only to the national competition, but an entrée into the world of words and...
Beowulf & Grendel
- 103 min
"Beowulf & Grendel" is the harrowing fantasy adventure tale of a Norse warrior hero pitted against the monstrous murderous troll, Grendel. The story of soldier prince Beowulf stars Gerard Butler, Stellan Skarsgård, Sarah Polley and Tony Curran. The film is directed by Sturla Gunnarsson.