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The story of a bullied teenager.
An elderly couple deal with the ravages of old age.
In a future where people pay to be infected with the same diseases as their idols, a dealer races to find a cure after a starlet whose illness he has stolen dies.
A CIA agent attempts to rescue six trapped Americans during the 1979 Iranian revolution.
Waters gonna rise up, wild animals gonna return from the grave, and everything south of the levee is goin’ under, in this tale of a six-year-old named Hushpuppy, who lives with her daddy at the edge of the world.
Documentary about the flamboyant drummer.
The story of two female orphans and their friendship in a remote Romanian monastery.
Three women camping on a remote island find themselves under threat from three crazed soldiers.
1920s re-imagining of Snow White.
A police detective's disgust at the murder of a young girl leads him to make dangerous decisions.
A young girl’s life changes when she witnesses a brutal attack.
Unlikely relationships form between hostages and captors as they trek through the Philippine jungle.
Two best friends struggle to come to terms with sharing the perfect divorce.
A documentary dissecting the wrongful conviction of five teenagers for a violent assault.
Trials and tribulations of a wannabe comic.
A drama based on the real life case of fast food restaurant employees who abused vulnerable young people on the orders of a stranger on the phone who claimed to be investigating shoplifting.
An ageing hitman goes on a darkly comic journey to nowhere.
A trilogy of apocalyptic science fiction tales.
Three stories explore Italian concerns in the context of a famous euthanasia case.
A poor student with an expensive elite lifestyle sells cocaine to pay for his extravagant habits.
Two young cops are hunted by a vicious drug cartel.
The unlikely friendship between a gruff bear and an orphaned mouse worries authorities who believe the species shouldn't mix.
An ex-con struggles to cope with his mother's failing health.
When an academic discovers his missing wife has become a shaman, he fears he is beginning to lose his mind.
The life and art of Ralph Steadman.
The young Victor Frankenstein resurrects his beloved pet dog.
A pair of graffiti artists attempt to pull off a daring tagging mission
Two teenage girls living in 1960s London are driven apart by a scandalous betrayal.
The story of Terri Hooley, Ulster’s Godfather of Punk, and the record shop and music label through which he promoted cult bands.
A jaded journalist helps his friend stand for the local city council.
An adaptation of the Dickens classic about an orphaned boy who comes into a fortune.
After years in the US, Pedro returns home to his family in Mexico, but the lure of the north remains as strong as ever.
A brutal drama about a ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean and the subsequent struggles for survival and freedom.
A much loved teacher's world is shattered when a pupil accuses him of sexual molestation.
The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.
Fiction and reality become blurred between a teacher and student.
A detective falls for a woman who may be mixed up in a murder case.
Two friends use a drug that enables them to warp space time in an attempt to save the world.
A seminal film about a marriage in crisis.
A boy with a difficult home life befriends an injured jackdaw.
An autobiographically inspired story of a passionate long-term relationship between two men driven by addiction and secrets but bound by love and hopefulness.
A teacher and aspiring writer in Nineties Montreal tells his girlfriend he wants to live as a woman.
A flamboyant biography of T E Lawrence. There is no greater cinematic epic.
A drama centered on the relationship of a young woman and old man in Tokyo.
Teenager Lore and her four younger siblings are left to fend for themselves after her Nazi SS parents are taken into Allied custody.
A dramatic tale of life and love in Ancient Egypt.
A fabric business owner dreams of his son taking over from him one day, but his son has embarked on a secret career as a stand-up comedian.
Fresh scrutiny of child abuse in the Catholic Church, with deaf victims bearing witness.
A documentary about the famous Amityville 'haunting' case focusing on Daniel, who was ten at the time and remembers something very different.
A pair of British Arab brothers trying to get by in gangland London learn the extraordinary courage it takes to be yourself.
A corrupt customs offcer becomes involved in racketeering.
Gael Garcia Bernal stars as a Chilean adman trying to organize a campaign to unseat Pinochet in Pablo Larraín’s smart, engrossing political thriller.
A couple's relationship becomes strained under pressure from one of their adoptive parents.
A cautionary tale about European female sex tourists on the beaches of Kenya.
A documentary exploring the film criticism and philosophy of Slavoj Žižek.
Juan and his family live in a country house, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. No one knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.
Four ageing opera singers are reunited in a retirement home.
A fishmonger's fantasies of appearing on Big Brother threaten to ruin his life and that of his family.
Bittersweet personal stories interconnect in a high school in Rome.
A successful stockbroker finds his glittering career shattered after the Twin Towers fall, and is drawn back to the conflict in his homeland of Pakistan.
Shakespeare's 15th century horror comic.
A curmudgeonly OAP's kids install a robot as his caretaker.
Wander down the corridors of the Overlook Hotel in this exploration of theories surrounding Stanley Kubrick's The Shining.
A bare-knuckle boxer embarks on a relationship with an injured whale trainer.
A man obsessed with avenging his late wife, mown down by a hit-and-run driver, threatens to kill the guilty driver... but will he find his inner samurai to act on the threat?
A feeble amateur cricket team blags its way into international competition.
A documentary about the progress of disco and its liberalising influence on popular culture.
A man in an iron lung hires a sex surrogate to help him lose his virginity.
A booze-fuelled screenwriter becomes entangled in the Los Angeles underworld.
An intense story of two people who struggle to keep their longings for freedom under control, set against a beautiful and remote landscape that reflects their isolation back at them.
A young couple on a caravan holiday find themselves going on a killing spree.
A recent college graduate goes to Paris after breaking up with his girlfriend of five years. Once there, he falls in love with a young prostitute and their fateful journey begins.
A snapshot of life for a 12-year-old, who steals from the rich at a local ski resort to support him and his sister.
An elderly man struggles to deal with his terminally ill wife's desire to be part of her local choir.
In summer 1990, members of a smalltime indie band desperately try to scrounge tickets for a big Stone Roses gig.
After her brother has an accident, her father is forced to sell her younger sister into an arranged marriage, but Coumba hatches a plan to save her.
A ten-year-old becomes aware of the strains on her parents' marriage over the course of long car journey.
Documentary about Russian artists' group Voina.
A portrait of Niaqornat, a remote village in northern Greenland with a population of 59.
A woman chronicles her time after becoming separated from the rest of humanity.
A documentary team sets out to challenge the conviction of three teenagers, labelled Satanists, for the murder of three boys.
Two sisters, a former child star and a now disabled Hollywood actress, are bound together by co-dependency and mutual resentment.
When a teenager does something shockingly out of character, his future is threatened.
The story of the friendship between two priests who settle in a Buenos Aires slum area to carry out their ministry and social work.
Four friends embark on a carefree holiday, but only three return home. Who knows what happened on that fateful night?
After falling in love with a werewolf she meets at university, a young woman is left alone to raise two half-wolf children who must be hidden from prying eyes.
An Israeli hostage and a Palestinian orphan form an uneasy bond as they flee Beirut militias.
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