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A boy whose family is in crisis after his brother's death begins to put his life back together after meeting a friendly monster - but the monster may need his help.
In 1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
A man who lives in the mountains is a "finisher", who helps others to die.
Trouble brews over a long hot summer on the outskirts of Rome.
A woman finds herself in a political and emotional power struggle as she tries to save her family farm.
In a sleepy provincial town, a Jehovah Witness community is attacked by an extremist group. In the midst of this conflict, the familiar world of Yana, the wife of the community leader, slowly crumbles.
Profile of big-wave surfer Joana Andrade.
Dramatisation of the autobiographical experiences in the unforgiving First World War of teenager soldier Artūrs Vanags.
The life of a ex-con trying to go straight in 1920s Berlin is released on DVD after a massive restoration project by the original editor.
Drama based on the life of faith healer Jan Mikolášek
Documentary about the Tallahassee Unified Family Court in Florida, which specialises in judicial cases involving children.
A devout communist witnesses a government shooting during a strike - which changes her life forever.
An on-the-lam punk rocker and a young woman he meets by chance embark on an offbeat romance.
Chaitanya Tamhane's masterfully composed second feature examines a lifetime journey devoted to the art of Indian classical music.
A chemical engineer feeling discriminated against and bullied at work plunges into an identity crisis.
A man invites his conservative father to live with him and his husband in Los Angeles, but his progressing dementia becomes problematic for them both.
Anthony is 80 years old. He lives alone in London and refuses the caregivers that his daughter tries to impose upon him. Yet his need for help is becoming more pressing.
When a woman takes in a Malian refugee, she faces opposition from the local townsfolk.
A war-weary general oversees his troops close to home.
A lonely widow from the countryside moves in with her daughter in a small, conservative town, and falls in love with an independent married woman who sings in a bar.
In this allegorical road movie touching on issues of homelessness, mental health, and addiction, two lost souls embark across a dreamscape America. Their darkly strange journey confronts them with their traumatic pasts, and bonds them in compassion and love.
Three men bond on a night in a bar during lockdown.
Biopic of Vaclav Havel, focusing on his life and increasing political activism in the Seventies.
Following a fight in their honeymoon suite on the night of their wedding, a bride and groom embark on a surreal urban odyssey through the streets of Jerusalem.
A woman who trusted the wrong man must use all her resources to survive - but the forest is on her side.
Modern selfie-style retelling of Snow White set against the backdrop of a gym.
Profile of the teenage Swedish climate activist.
Jeanne, a shy young woman, works in an amusement park. Fascinated by carousels, she still lives at home with her mother. That’s when Jeanne meets Jumbo, the park’s new flagship attraction...
A teenage malambo dancer finds his life complicated by the arrival of his long-incarcerated dad.
A woman who is taken in by her partner's family after his unexpected death comes to believe that they do not have her best interests at heart.
Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. He finds himself turned into a work of art by a tattoo artist...but at what cost.
Beatriz and Henrique fall in love and get married. He goes to sea while she raises their inquisitive children. The director brings her family's story to the screen.
The director recalls the impact of Soviet propaganda on her childhood.
A woman in her sixties who, after losing everything following the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, lives as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
The struggle of a closeted young genderme.
A UN translator in Srebrenica when the Serbian army takes over the town faces a difficult choice.
Summer 1998 – the opening stages of Le Tour de France are relocated to Ireland. Belgian rider Dom has been one of the best support riders on the Tour for the last 20 years but he secretly harbours a desire to wear the yellow jersey just once before his career is over.
Tragicomedy about a young artist who becomes swept up in the political machinations of the Second World War.
Coming-of-age tale about a young skier who is drawn into an abusive relationship.
A woman files a court case against her husband for rape.
As the Abkhazian War in Georgia approaches, two villagers are the only ones who haven’t left.
In the secret forests of northern Italy, a dwindling group of joyful old men and their faithful dogs search for the world’s most expensive ingredient, the white Alba truffle. Their stories form a real-life fairy tale that celebrates human passion in a fragile land that seems forgotten in time.
A young woman finds herself clashing with the patriarchy in a bid to rescue her sister.
An otherworldly journey through a Europe in decline - a collection of darkly humorous, fantasy tales about ill-fated characters and doomed fortune.
Undine is a city historian on urban development in a Berlin museum, the 'place by the swamp'. When her boyfriend leaves her, she vows to kill the faithless man but soon meets another.
Model and football WAG Veronica lives her life on social media... and she'll stop at nothing to become the face of a new lipstick.
A hard-working brick factory worker faces the closure of his workplace and the fading of his dreams
Lost on a mysterious island where ageing and time have come unglued, Wendy must fight to save her family, her freedom, and the joyous spirit of youth from the deadly peril of growing up. The classic story of Peter Pan is wildly reimagined in this ragtag epic.
Set in a rough neighbourhood of Istanbul, the story follows Fehmi, a talented 19-year-old rapper who is addicted to bonzai, a cheap synthetic and deadly drug, jeopardizing any success for his music career.
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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