Petite Maman and The Most Beautiful Boy In The World
(Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Kenneth Branagh; Writer: Kenneth Branagh; Stars: Caitriona Balfe, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, Judi Dench, Colin Morgan, Lara McDonnell, Michael Maloney, Turlough Convery, Gerard Horan, Jude Hill, Olive Tennant, Conor MacNeill, Gerard McCarthy, Sid Sagar, Lewis McAskie)
The tale of a young boy living in Belfast in the late 1960s.
(Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway; Year: 2021; Director: Jonas Poher Rasmussen; Writer: Jonas Poher Rasmussen)
Amin arrived as an unaccompanied minor in Denmark from Afghanistan. Today, he is a successful academic and is getting married to his long-time boyfriend. A secret he has been hiding for 20 years threatens to ruin the life he has built.
The Most Beautiful Boy In The World
(Country: Sweden; Year: 2021; Director: Kristina Lindström, Kristian Petri; Writer: Kristina Lindström, Kristian Petri; Stars: Björn Andrésen, Björn Andrésen)
Swedish actor/musician Björn Andresen's life was forever changed at the age of 15, when he played Tadzio, the object of Dirk Bogarde's obsession in Death in Venice – a role which led Italian maestro Luchino Visconti to dub him "the world's most beautiful boy".
Parallel Mothers (Madres Paralelas)
(Country: Spain; Year: 2021; Director: Pedro Almodóvar; Writer: Pedro Almodóvar; Stars: Penélope Cruz, Rossy de Palma, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Daniela Santiago, Milena Smit, Julieta Serrano, Israel Elejalde, Adelfa Calvo, Inma Ochoa, José Javier Domínguez, Carmen Flores, Trinidad Iglesias)
Two women, a generation apart, find themselves inextricably linked by their brief time together in a maternity ward, bound by a secret with ties to a deep trauma in Spanish history.
Paris 13th District (Les Olympiades)
(Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Jacques Audiard; Writer: Jacques Audiard, Léa Mysius, Céline Sciamma; Stars: Noémie Merlant, Stephen Manas, Geneviève Doang, Lumina Wang)
Émilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora, who crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy - They're friends, sometimes lovers and often both.
Flee and Playground
(Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Céline Sciamma; Writer: Céline Sciamma; Stars: Gabrielle Sanz, Joséphine Sanz, Nina Meurisse, Stéphane Varupenne, Margot Abascal,)
Something magical happens to a young girl after the death of her grandma.
Playground (Un Monde)
(Country: Belgium; Year: 2021; Director: Laura Wandel; Writer: Laura Wandel; Stars: Maya Vanderbeque, Günter Duret, Lena Girard Voss, Laura Verlinden, Karim Leklou)
A little girl faces a moral dilemma after she sees her brother being bullied.
(Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Sean Baker; Writer: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch; Stars: Simon Rex, Suzanna Son, Bree Elrod, Ethan Darbone)
Finding himself down and out in Los Angeles, ex porn star Mikey Saber decides to crawl back to his hometown of Texas City, Texas, where his estranged wife and mother-in-law are living. Just as this dysfunctional family seems to be making things work, Mikey meets a young woman working the cash register at a local doughnut shop. He falls right back into his old habits.