Arabian Nights
Stories based on the 1001 Nights but transplanted to the present day. The film is split into three parts.
The Assassin
Action, drama and romance set during the Tang Dynasty.
Bridge Of Spies
An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to defend a Russian spy
Brooklyn
1950s Ireland: Eilis must confront a terrible dilemma — a heartbreaking choice between two men and two countries.
Carol
A department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Cemetery Of Splendor
A housewife tends to a soldier with a mysterious sleeping sickness and begins to experience strange dreams.
Chevalier
Six men on a boat try to judge who is best.

D

Experimenter
A drama about the life of Stanley Milgram and his famous experiments on obedience.
The Forbidden Room
A submarine crew, a feared pack of forest bandits, a famous surgeon, and a battalion of child soldiers all get more than they bargained for as they wend their way toward progressive ideas on life and love.

I

Journey To The Shore
A devoted wife lets her husband, who drowned at sea three years ago, take her on a journey.
The Lobster
In a dystopian near future, single people are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days or are transformed into animals and released into the woods.

M

The Martian
An astronaut becomes stranded on a mission to Mars.
The Measure Of A Man
A supermarket guard faces a moral quandry.
Miles Ahead
A biopic of legendary musician Miles Davis.
Mountains May Depart
A young woman chooses between two men as China is torn between its traditional values and a capitalist future.
My Golden Days
Part prequel to My Sex Life. Paul remembers his youth and the consequences of true love.
My Mother
Tragicomedy, a filmmaker tries to cope with crises.
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Chain gang escapees in Deep South emulate a comic Odyssey.

R

Ran
A warlord splits his kingdom between his sons only to see the older two cause chaos as they battle for supremacy in this vivid Japanese reworking of King Lear.
Right Now, Wrong Then
A middle-aged art-film director and a fledgling artist meet - she knows he’s famous but doesn’t know his films, he’d like to see her paintings.
Son Of Saul
In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people tries to save a body from the flames.
Steve Jobs
A biopic of the computing entrepeneur.

V

The Walk
The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.
Where To Invade Next
Michael Moore considers what the US could learn from other countries.
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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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