2009 September Movies

Histórias de Amor Duram Apenas 90 Minutos (2009)

Histórias de Amor Duram Apenas 90 Minutos

    • Unrated
    • 93 min
    • Comedy

    In Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, the idle aspirant writer Zeca has been living with Arts Professor Júlia for five years. He is stuck on page 50 of his novel for a long time and Zeca claims lack of inspiration to conclude the plot. He leads a comfortable life from inheritance left by his mother and administrated by his father Humberto. When Zeca sees Júlia alone with her best friend Carol in his flat, he believes that they are having a love affair and becomes obsessed with Carol, following...

    Honeymoons (2009)

    Honeymoons

      • Unrated
      • 95 min
      • Drama

      'Honeymoons' shows us that the distance between Eastern and Western Europe is more than a question of kilometers. The films follows two couples, one is Albania, one in Serbia, who in the midst of wedding celebrations decide to leave their respective countries to realize their dreams in Western Europe. They soon find themselves trapped between their countries' past and their future lives together. Written by Human Rights Watch Film Festival

      Hotel Atlântico (2009)

      Hotel Atlântico

        • Unrated
        • 110 min
        • Drama

        A road movie that follows a solitary man as he sets of on a journey to the south of Brazil. The strange characters and absurd situations he encounters along the way present an extraordinary portrait of human relations.

        How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)

        How to Draw a Perfect Circle

          • 95 min
          • Drama

          In a house, the last trace of a Lisbon that has long disappeared, Guilherme and Sofia grow up sharing experiences and slowly discovering their sexuality. Guilherme, sheltered in a female universe, unable to deal with the uncorresponded love of his sister and her relationships with other boys, ends up running away. After the death of his grandmother Clara, Guilherme refugees himself in his father's house, who is immersed in a almost autistic world, which leaves him increasingly isolated....

          How to Fold a Flag (2009)

          How to Fold a Flag

            • 85 min
            • Documentary

            When the American flag is folded at a memorial service, each fold is said to represent a virtue: liberty, unity, justice, perseverance, hardiness, valor, purity, innocence, sacrifice, honor, independence and truth. These are the things soldiers are said to fight for.

            Then they come home.

            Humpday (2009)

            Humpday

            • 79%
            • R
            • 94 min
            • Comedy

            When Andrew unexpectedly shows up on Ben's doorstep late one night, the two old college friends immediately fall into their old dynamic of heterosexual one-upmanship. To save Ben from domestication, Andrew invites Ben to a party at a sex-positive commune. Everyone there plans on making erotic art films for the local amateur porn festival and Andrew wants in. They run out of booze and ideas, save for one: Andrew should have sex with Ben, on camera. It's not gay; it's beyond gay. It's not porn;...

            Hungry Hills (2009)

            Hungry Hills

              • Unrated
              • 92 min
              • Documentary

              In 1954 after two years in a home for boys, Snit Mandolin, 15, returns home to his seemingly unhinged and reclusive aunt Matilda. Defeated by a community that still shuns him, confronted by the impossibility of surviving on his aunt's farm, Snit falls in with Johnny Swift, 16, another outcast. Johnny makes moonshine and sells it through a local bootlegger. The boys work together and become fast friends. And Snit finds first love with a free-spirited local girl, Robin, 16. Their adventure is...

              Identities

                • Documentary
                In a Dream (2009)

                In a Dream

                  • 80 min
                  • Documentary

                  Over the past four decades, artist Isaiah Zagar has covered more than 50,000 square feet of Philadelphia with stunning mosaic murals. "In A Dream" is a documentary feature film that chronicles his work and his tumultuous relationship with his wife, Julia. It follows the Zagars as their marriage implodes and a harrowing new chapter in their life unfolds. An exploration of the fallout that ensues when the line between art and life is blurred beyond distinction.

                  In a Spiral State (2009)

                  In a Spiral State

                    • Unrated
                    • 100 min
                    • Sci-Fi

                    In the city of Los Angeles, millions of lives intersect everyday, but each individual is still isolated from the whole. A number of strange incidents occur to four men and four women, just as their own lives begin to spiral out of control. Surrounded by con artists, frauds, drug addicts, and homeless people, a story starts to form in a screenwriter's head. Little does he know, his characters seem to have come to life as well. Things takes a surprise turn, as these LA residents...

                    Interplanetary (2009)

                    Interplanetary

                      • NONE
                      • 82 min
                      • Comedy

                      A Mars-set science-fiction shocker

                      It's Hard Being Loved by Jerks (2009)

                      It's Hard Being Loved by Jerks

                        • Unrated
                        • 118 min
                        • Documentary

                        The murder of Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh by an Islamic extremist in 2004, followed by the publishing of twelve satirical cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed that was commissioned for the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, provides the incendiary framework for Daniel Leconte's provocative documentary, It's Hard Being Loved by Jerks.

                        I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)

                        I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive

                        • 92%
                        • Unrated
                        • 90 min
                        • Drama

                        Based on a true story, I'm Glad That My Mother is Alive explores childhood trauma and its dire consequences on adult life. Given up for adoption as a toddler, troubled teenager Thomas becomes obsessed with tracking down his birth mother. After years of searching Thomas finds her single, with a small child, living in a nearby suburb and introduces himself. Traumatized by years of emptiness and longing for his mother, he starts an ambiguous relationship with her (part courtship, part obsession)...

                        Jian guo da ye (2009)

                        Jian guo da ye

                          • 138 min
                          • Drama

                          The Founding of a Republic is a Chinese historical film commissioned by China's film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. The film retells the tale of the Communist ascendancy and triumph.

                          Killer Bean Forever (2009)

                          Killer Bean Forever

                            • Unrated
                            • 85 min
                            • Animation

                            Killer Bean is sent on a mission in Beantown, but when he attacks one of the mafia boss Cappuccino's warehouse, he may be both police with detective Cromwell at the shit and the mafia behind.

                            Kung Fu Flid (2009)

                            Kung Fu Flid

                              • 90 min
                              • Action

                              Jimmy Loveit, born with shortened arms due to thalidomide, is a talented kick boxer despite his handicap...

                              La Soga (2009)

                              La Soga

                                • NONE
                                • 102 min
                                • Crime

                                In a poor neighborhood in the Dominican Republic, where the streets are run by deported drug dealers, a modest butcher struggles to raise his sensitive 10-year old son, Luisito. When Luisito witnesses the brutal murder of his father by a vicious criminal named Rafa, his life is forever altered. Twenty years later, Luisito works for General Colon, the head of the Dominican secret police. Colon preys on the impressionable Luisito's desire for revenge and transforms him into a heartless killer. As...

                                Lady Ninja Kaede 2 (2009)

                                Lady Ninja Kaede 2

                                  • 70 min
                                  • Action

                                  In this erotic martial arts epic, Kaede is on an assignment to penetrate a cult that has exerted its power in secret for centuries. Although she is able to join the group, a priest curses her with a passion for a precious religious object, and this all-consuming lust may derail her hopes of a successful mission.

                                  Last Cowboy Standing (2009)

                                  Last Cowboy Standing

                                    • Unrated
                                    • 123 min
                                    • Drama

                                    In 1972, Rupert, 8 and Evert, 6 are two lovable and wildly imaginative brothers, lost in their cowboys-and-Indians fantasies and in the playground romances with the neighborhood girls. In the background is the warm but explosive and unstable mother, and the charming but unreliable father. The family has moved to a new house, the future looks bright. Everything starts to fall apart when Rupert finds a hidden letter. There are terrible fights and hushed whispers, then mom is taken somewhere to...

                                    Le coach (2009)

                                    Le coach

                                      • Unrated
                                      • 92 min
                                      • Comedy

                                      Maximilien Chêne has big gambling losses; his disgusted wife tosses him. A corporate client offers an impossible job: help the boss's nephew close a major deal without the nephew know he's being coached. If Max succeeds, he'll be paid enough to settle his debts. The nephew, Patrick, is a milquetoast, pushed around by staff, agreeable to a fault, and unable to express his interest in Vanessa, a colleague. How can he, in a week, learn the skills to negotiate with tough-minded...