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Kubrick and Clarke's quest to the stars.
A matchmaking trip to the coast leads to tragedy.
A damaged woman heads to Texas in the hunt for closure over her dad's death.
A vaudeville star - forced in a concentration camp to act like a dog - is haunted by his past.
A boy at an exclusive American private school becomes increasingly obsessed with watching video clips on his computer.
Eight years after moving from Russia to Germany, 17-year-old Olja spends her summer holidays with her grandmother in a Russian village.
Witty drama about eight years in a marriage.
When a rural farmer injures himself he develops an unlikely friendship with the farmhand he hires to help.
A 16-year-old - and her family - are swept off their feet by a debonair older man.
As protests against the West German government of the late 1960s become increasingly violent, a group of young left-wingers decide to take direct action.
A journey of rediscovery across the world.
A cop responsible for a child's death, recklessly tangles with a kidnapper despite the possible consequences.
Two twins face choices as they reach adulthood.
A detective enjoying a quiet holiday in southern France finds himself caught up in an intriguing mystery.
Documentary focussing on one of Hitler's secretaries.
Rejected by their stepmother and cast out of their father's home, two children face an uncertain future.
An Israeli family comes to terms with grief and loss.
A woman responds to assault by moving to the countryside and reconstructing an old farmhouse, but her sanity proves fragile.
An retired courtesan embarks on a passionate love affair with the son of a former colleague.
Epic about the legendary queen.
A documentary look at human trafficking from Central America to the US.
A serial killer tries to juggle his hobby, his girlfriend and his job.
As Cold War tensions rise and the world teeters on the brink of destruction, Alfred Hitchcock meets his double.
A film director's past and present blend when, while shooting a film about his parents, his teenage daughter goes missing.
Odyssey of a migrant in search of 'paradise'.
Two long-time confidants negotiate feelings and friendships during their college break.
A middle-class teen and her lesbian maid find plans to forge a life together thwarted by a death.
A documentary looking at the state of the US food industry.
Hard-hitting look at families suffering malnutrition in Brazil.
A store security guard becomes obssessed with a cleaner.
Drug-addicted petty criminals try to pull off a major heist.
A detective probing a series of murders begins to suspect they are linked to a previous case.
A romance develops between two rebels without a cause.
An Interpol agent and a lawyer try to uncover an international banking scandal.
The history of the electric guitar from the point of view of Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White.
Three misbegotten strangers stumble into a fateful encounter.
An ex-con plans to get her own back on her thug of a husband by ripping him off.
A woman is disowned after it is discovered that she has been raped, prompting her to seek revenge.
A flamboyant biography of T E Lawrence. There is no greater cinematic epic.
Allegorical story about a lemon tree under threat when an Israeli government minister moves in next door.
A psychologically damaged soldier returns from war and becomes a chauffeur for her father's prostitutes, finding frienship in an unlikely place.
Two parents from very different backgrounds hunt their missing children after the London terror attacks.
Lovers go on the run in late Fifties Germany.
Multi-strand story about life changes, sees a businessman affected by a trip to Thailand, his family affected by their Filipino maid, and the maid's family's trials without her.
Story of an unusual romance between a narcoleptic woman and a man who can't recall his past.
Two soldiers form a unique bond as they cope with their assignment with the Army Casualty Notification department.
The story of groundbreaking gay politician Harvey Milk and his assassination.
Examination of Peru's dark history refracted through the story of a woman struck with an illness from her mother's breast milk.
Claymation about the friendship between an eight-year-old Aussie and a 44-year-old New Yorker.
An examation of the "slow food" movement and the rise of organic farming.
A girl endures a difficult transition to adulthood, living in poverty on the banks of the Bosphorus.
The story of Quentin Crisp's attempts to lead an openly gay life in pre-War Britain.
A biopic of rapper Biggie Smalls.
An old man talks about his life in the Lebanese village of which he is the only remaining occupant.
A black comedy about the relationship between a woman and a female stalker.
A modern fairy tale about a woman who sets out to find love.
Monsieur Hulot becomes caught up in an American tourist invasion of Paris.
A wife who moves to a retirement community with her much older husband, finds herself on the verge of a breakdown.
A law student re-encounters an old lover as she faces a war-crimes trial.
Story of two ordinary people who go on to have a most extraordinary child.
A young monk goes on an adventure as he tries to help complete an illuminated manuscript.
An ageing boy band try to make it big in the States.
A teacher accidentally takes her class hostage.
Animated documentary sees two Sudanese children recall time they spent as slaves.
A peasant woman, with saintly qualities, stays with embittered daughter in the city.
Julie Andrews climbs every mountain in the record-breaking World War II-ish musical.
A year in the life of a flock of sheep and the people who tend to them.
Documentary about the gay rights activist gets a timely DVD release.
Two young foreigners find romance in the vibrant, artistic underground of London's East End.
A high school teacher demonstrates with his class the true meaning of autocracy.
Documentary tracking the rise of The Doors, featuring rare footage of the band and Jim Morrison.
The outrageous cult story of Jesco White, the dancing outlaw.
A documentary about two friends who put on suits and pretend to be senior corporate figures in order to try and set the world to rights.
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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