'71
A young British soldier is accidentally left behind by his unit on the deadly streets of Belfast in 1971.
Beloved Sisters
Two sisters both fall for the same man - poet Friedrich Schiller.
Birdman
A washed-up actor makes a bid on Broadway to reclaim his former glory.
The Blue Room
Psychological thriller about a couple's torrid affair.
Burroughs: The Movie
Portrait of the author, built around a series of encounters with him and interviews with many friends, including Allen Ginsberg, Terry Southern, John Giorno. and Brion Gysin.
Citizenfour
Documentary about Edward Snowden.
Clouds Of Sils Maria
A reclusive actress on the brink of divorce is asked to take on a challenging role - that of a doomed woman whose betrayer she made her name as.
The Colour Of Pomegranates
Exploration of the life of Sayat Nova.

D

Eden
Paul is taking his first steps as a DJ in the world of French house music.
Foxcatcher
The story of wrestling stars Mark and Dave Schultz and their poisonous relationship with John du Pont.
Gone Girl
A man finds himself in the media spotlight after his wife disappears.
Hill Of Freedom
A man travels to Seoul in a bid to win back a woman he still cares for.
Hiroshima Mon Amour
A French actress making an anti-war film embarks on an affair with a married man.

I

Inherent Vice
A drug-fuelled detective investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Iris
Portrait of fashion and interior-design expert Iris Apfel.
The Iron Ministry
A portrait of China, experienced through its vast and expanding railway.
Jamaica Inn
As Mary travels to Jamaica Inn to see her relatives, she is unaware of sinister goings on at the guesthouse.
Jauja
A dad and daughter's odyssey into a desert.
The King And The Mockingbird
A chimney sweep and a shepherdess try to escape a tyrannical king.
Life Of Riley
A group of close friends discover that one of them only has a few months to live.
Li’l Quinquin
A blackly comic murder mystery develops in a small town in northern France.
Listen Up Philip
An angry writer and his relationships.
The Look Of Silence
Consideration of Indonesian genocide.

M

Maps To The Stars
Drink, drugs, sex and psychosis mix as a Hollywood dynasty comes into contact with the beautiful daughter of a deceased diva.
Mr. Turner
A biopic of artist J.M.W Turner
National Gallery
A documentary exploring the National Gallery in London.
Pasolini
A look at the final day of Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini.
The Princess of France
A year after his father’s death, Victor returns to Buenos Aires in order to reconquer the life he was forced to abandon. He brings a new project with him for his former theater company: a radio-play of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.
Queen And Country
An Englishman signs up to fight in the Korean War.

R

Saint Laurent
Biopic of Yves Saint-Laurent.
Stray Dog
Portrait of American war vet and biker Ronnie ‘Stray Dog’ Hall.
Sunshine Superman
Portrait of the father of Base jumping Carl Boenish.
The Tales Of Hoffmann
A poet recalls three doomed romances.
This Is Spinal Tap
The ultimate spoof rockumentary follows heavy metal band Spinal Tap on a comeback tour across America.
Timbuktu
After a herdsman accidentally kills someone, he finds himself a victim of Sharia law fundamentalists.
Time Out Of Mind
A homeless man tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter.
Two Days, One Night
Sandra, a young woman assisted by her husband, has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.

V

Whiplash
Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
The Wonders
Nothing will be the same at the end of this summer for Gelsomina and her three younger sisters.
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Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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