American Honey
A teenager joins a travelling magazine sales crew and gets swept up in hard partying and young love.
Aquarius
A retired music critic is the last resident of a building targeted by developers - she becomes engaged in a cold war of sorts with the company.
The BFG
A little girl befriends a giant.
Café Society
A man comes to Hollywood with aspirations of working in film, only to fall in love.
Captain Fantastic
A dad who has raised his kids in the forest is forced to take them on a road trip.

D

Divines
Story of an Arabic drug dealer in a Parisian ghetto.
Dog Eat Dog
Two former convicts are torn between going straight and returning to their old lives.
Elle
A successful video game boss aims to track down her attacker after a home invasion.
Endless Poetry
Biographical tale of the director's own youth.
From The Land Of The Moon
Twenty-year story of the loves of a passionate, free-spirited woman.
Gimme Danger
The story of The Stooges.
Graduation
Story of a small town doctor who is faced with a stark choice after his daughter is assaulted.
The Handmaiden
A handmaiden sets out to swindle an heiress but things don't go to plan.
The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Mäki
Finland, 1962. Boxer Olli Mäki is 26 years old and in love. Expected to win a bout against an American, but he would rather be with his girlfriend than train.
Harmonium
When a man who runs a workshop hires an old friend, trouble brews for his family.
Hell Or High Water
A man and his ex-con brothr hatch a plot to try to save their family farm.

I

It's Only The End Of The World
A writer returns home after a long absence to tell his family he is terminally ill.
I, Daniel Blake
A carpenter suffering from ill health and a young single mum find themselves facing a wall of welfare bureacracy.
Journey Through French Cinema
A personal look at French cinema, the films, directors and composers.
Julieta
A mother and daughter struggle to come to terms with grief.
Loving
Story of an interracial couple in 1950s Virginia who face the wrath of the law for getting married.

M

Mean Dreams
Thriller about two teens who are desperate to escape their abusive lives but find their problems exacerbated by a corrupt cop.
Mimosas
Faust meets Arabic myth in the Moroccan desert.
Money Monster
A financial TV host and his producer are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor who has lost everything forcefully takes over their studio.
My Life As A Courgette
Stop-motion story of a boy, who is sent to a group home for orphans after the death of his mum.
The Neon Demon
A young model faces jealous rivals in LA.
Neruda
Story of the Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his homeland.
The Nice Guys
An unlikely duo of detectives searches for a missing girl in 1977 Los Angeles.
Paterson
Story of a bus driver and a poet and a maker of cup cakes and a dog walker and a week in New Jersey where small things happen
Personal Shopper
Ghost story set against the backdrop of the Paris fashion world.

R

The Red Turtle
The life of a castaway on a desert island.
The Salesman
Forced out of their apartment, Emad and Rana move into a new flat. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.
Slack Bay
Period comedy, set in 1910, about the investigation into disappearances from beaches in France.
Staying Vertical
A man is seduced by a free-spirited shepherdess and finds himself left holding the baby.
The Student
A teenager becomes a religious zealot and mounts a campaign against his biology teacher.
Toni Erdmann
A father drops in on his daughter and poses as a stranger to her friends.
The Transfiguration
Tale of love, loss and vampires.

V

The Wailing
When a stranger arrives in a village, a sickness begins to spread.
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