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A grandmother goes to visit her grandson, working for the army in Chechnya.
Inside a juvenile Russian reform school.
Personal photograph album becomes the basis for an unconventionally told romance.
Bunuel's story of a chaste housewife who gets a job in a brothel still has the power to shock after 40 years. Out now on re-release.
Forty years later, two of the characters from Belle De Jour are reunited, with a vengeful Henri determined to make Séverine face up to the past.
An insightful family drama, about a young man who must deal with more than his fair share of troubles, like his autistic brother. Also, young love and being a new boy in school.
A couple of newlyweds find themselves trapped in a spooky Hungarian mansion after a car crash.
Troma-esque weirdness as a vegan invents a vehicle more reminiscent of Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors. Minus the crap Broadway songs, of course.
A man reflects on his conflicting passions for a brother and sister whose lives were dominated by Catholic guilt.
A celebratory film about the maestros of tango.
A Parisian artist taking refuge in the countryside forms a powerful friendship with the gardener he knew as a child.
Sexual humiliation and dark desires amongst disillusioned overweight Austrians in hot weather.
The disintegration of a marriage.
The infamous director Werner Herzog visits the Antarctic, determined not to make a movie about penguins.
A battle re-enactor struggles to recover the affections of his wife.
Ten animations from the dark side.
Five interweaving stories paint a brutal portrait of organised crime in Naples.
A man finds himself revisiting his past after he has to take on the job of running his father's grocery van.
On the rocky road with punk band Heavy Load.
Gonzo-style documentary following AcrassicaudA, Iraq's only heavy metal band, through their day to day struggle for freedom.
Can a British journalist hack it in the New York world of a fashion magazine.
A man travels from Western to Eastern Europe while a woman travels in the opposite direction, yet their journeys have much in common.
A boy dreams of finding a lost love.
Estranged sisters reunite under difficult circumstances.
The inhabitants of six different churches seek Heavenly help to solve their Earthly problems.
An alcoholic finds herself in deep trouble after kidnapping a kid.
A case of mistaken identity after a car accident turns violent and seedy.
In the early days of World War Two, thousands of captured Polish officers are handed over to the Soviet authorities – and vanish.
A touching story of first romance... with a side-serving of horror.
The story of one family's struggle to survive poverty in Brazil.
A hotel doorman suffers the ignominy of being demoted to lavatory attendant.
A couple run into trouble after they are stranded by a storm.
An in-depth look at drag queens in preparation for the Miss Gay America.
Intimate portrait of the icon.
An evil surgeon becomes obsessed with a woman he saves and plots to keep her as his own.
Brothers on the right and wrong side of law enforcement come into conflict.
Accomplished telling of a real life upper class family's disturbing meltdown.
Rural Wales faces change from all sides as the population ages.
A bare-knuckle boxer is forced to step back into the ring.
The fate of a gang of urban kids who skip school to play in the woods with a stolen moped is changed forever when they crash.
An old woman talks to her dog in an attempt to retain a modicum of independance in a material world that does not appreciate a child's desire to play on a swing.
An enigmatic and visually powerful statement against war.
A high school teacher demonstrates with his class the true meaning of autocracy.
Documentary charting the rise of New British Country Music.
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
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Palm Springs International Film Festival
The first major festival of the year.
Horror returns to the hills - and the valleys - for another year
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema
Made In Prague
Czech film showcase
Celebration of documentary film