The Atlantic City Story
Hitting Atlantic City, Jane forms an unlikely bond with a young gambler. But she can’t run from her marriage forever.

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Dinner In America
An on-the-lam punk rocker and a young woman he meets by chance embark on an offbeat romance.
The Father
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.
Father
Nikola’s children are taken away from him after social services decide that he is too poor to provide them with a decent living environment. He sets off on foot to lodge a complaint in Belgrade.
The Garden Left Behind
A story about the relationship between a young trans woman and her grandmother as they navigate transition and struggle to build a life for themselves as undocumented immigrants in New York City.
High Ground
The sole survivor of a massacre as a child, Gutjuk is recruited 12 years later to hunt for a violent Aboriginal warrior.

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My Wonderful Wanda
Wanda nurses the patriarch of the wealthy Wegmeister-Gloor family. When an unexpected complication arises, family secrets come to light.
The Night Of The Beast
Iron Maiden, Bogota, 1980. A dream come true for two young metalheads who are determined to see the band.
Night Of The Kings
A young man is sent to La Maca, a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new Roman and must tell a story to the other prisoners.
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
Documentary about the life of the neurologist.

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The Swordsman
A blind swordsman fights to protect his daughter and is forced to confront an old enemy.

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Wet Season
In Singapore, teacher Ling becomes the object of an infatuation when she takes one of her students under her wing.
Winona
Four young women gambol on a beach. A day of play for close friends, it seems, but there's a reason they’re here.
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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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