Antichrist
A couple whose child has died retreat into the woods and discover very dark things.
Auto Focus
Biopic of Hogan's Heroes star Bob Crane.
Chef Flynn
A documentary following a talented child chef who is determined to make it to the top of his chosen profession.

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Damsel
Several suitors pursue a young woman in the Wild West.
Daughter Of Mine
Vittoria is growing up in a remote Sardinian village. One day she meets the wildly independent Angelica who is so very different to her own caring mother Tina. The young girl has no knowledge of the secret that connects these two women.
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot
Portrait of cartoonist John Callahan and his battle with alcoholism.
Eldorado
The economic vicious circle that traps refugees.
Entebbe
Dramatisation of the rescue attempt after the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris.
Ága
As an elderly couple who live in the traditions of their ancestors face the possibility of one of them dying, will the survivor be able to reconnect with their daughter?
The Happy Prince
The last days of Oscar Wilde.
The Heiresses
When Chiquita is sent to prison for debt, her introverted girlfriend Chela is left to her own devices. Chela offers rich women a taxi service in her old car. As she explores the outside world she also starts to focus on her own desires.
The Hunter
A biotech company hires a hunter to track down the last Tasmanian tiger.

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The Interpreter
An 80-year-old translator, Ali Ungár, comes across a book written by a former SS officer recounting his war experiences in Slovakia and realises that one of the chapters may well describe his own parents’ execution.
Isle Of Dogs
In a future world where dogs have been exiled to the giant rubbish dumps of Trash Island, a Japanese boy sets out alone in search of his beloved pet.
The Life Aquatic
An ageing oceanographer gathers a crew to hunt a shark that killed his partner.

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Mug
Jacek enjoys his existence as a cool misfit in his Polish backwater. After a terrible accident on the site where the world’s largest statue of Jesus is being constructed, he is celebrated as a national hero and martyr.
Museum
Two students break into the national museum in Mexico City and escape with precious artefacts. A road movie.
Pasolini
A look at the final day of Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Pig
Hasan, a blacklisted filmmaker, starts to sulk when he isn't bumped off by a serial killer.

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Shadow Of The Vampire
Gothic comedy that revises the story of the making of silent film classic Nosferatu.
Soufra
The story of a woman launching a catering company in a refugee camp.
Songwriter
Ed Sheeran up close, far away from raving fans and the stage. This personal portrait of the British singer-songwriter, filmed by his cousin Murray Cummings, follows this modest performer’s creative process as he writes a new song from scratch.
Transit
Georg flees to Marseilles to escape the German army. Assuming a false identity, he tries to obtain passage on a ship bound for Mexico. But then he meets Marie and his plans change.
Unsane
A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear - but is it real or is it a product of her delusion?
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