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A girl with an eccentric, repressed childhood grows up attracted to the odd detail in everyday life and to the strangest people.
First movie ever made in Inuit, it tells a tale of love, tradition and revenge.
A couple's anniversary proves to be a test of their fidelity as well as of friendship.
A deaf mute gunman tries to escape the deadly Bangkok underground.
Futuristic Japanese survival gameshow where school children fight for their lives.
An intelligent Jewish boy grows up into an urban terrorist who hates Judaism.
A young Frenchman returns from the city to the rural home of his youth to visit his dying father in this subtle, effective drama.
High school life seen through the eyes of 16 student videologues.
Decent culture clash comedy in which two very different American brothers inherit a dilapidated French chateau.
A teenage boy confronts adulthood as he waits to join the army.
A long hot summer on Argentinian estate for dysfunctional extended family.
Women from prison try to stay clean and out of trouble in a country where they are not respected.
Norwegian documentary telling the tale of a male voice choir and its members in the remote fishing village of Berlevag.
Idealistic young film maker must decide where his loyalties lie as the 1970s approach.
Tartan short: a hilarious, old-fashioned slapstick comedy about a criminal clown.
A mother tries to protect her son from suspicion after his lover is found dead.
Ghosts haunt an isolated orphanage during the last year of the Spanish Civil War.
Absorbing documentary about the birth of modern skateboarding, told by those who were there.
A complex World War Two tale of intrigue, romance and code-breaking.
All aboard the magical mystery bus.
Two teenage sisters at French holiday resort respond to agony and ecstasy of first time sex.
Infamous exploitation shocker with real-life barnyard oddities.
A loan undermines three friends relationship.
A boy tries to become an angel so he can save his dad from dying.
Something unthinkable happens in Glasgow.
Teenage rebel makes friends with middle-aged jazz collector and discovers alienation.
Musical, in which a transsexual punk rocker recounts her life story.
Documentary (or mockumentary) about one man's life in an airport.
A man decides to pose as his friend and claim to be the father of a child that isn't his.
Likeable Icelandic comedy.
Documentary sees a busload of Palestinian tourists visit Israel.
Quirky German romantic comedy road movie that should raise a few smiles.
Unpretentious, entertaining romantic comedy of culture clashes.
A woman returns to Afghanistan to save her suicidal sister.
Relationship ensemble drama, as lives intersect following a death.
A woman gets more than she bargains for when she picks up an old lady hitchhiker.
A disaffected youth on Long Island becomes involved with a rich paedophile, after his father has been arrested for fraud.
Documentary about a Jewish lesbian folk singer who switches career to sell Tupperware.
The life of an extraordinary Vietnam war hero.
Grotesque take on the story of the little wooden boy.
British cons plan an escape by staging a prison musical.
A look at the lives of five maids in Sao Paulo.
A widowed garage owner deals with his wife's death while trying to patch up his relationship with his son.
An introspective barber in a small Californian town in the Forties initiates a blackmail that goes wrong.
A man returns to his hometown... and regrets it.
Two school loners fall in love.
Would you be friends with this guy?
Homage to hens.
Black comedy about the Bosnian conflict told from the viewpoint of a trench between warring factions.
Drama about a man who decides to protect a baby, whatever the cost.
The effect of a single twist of fate on a lifetime of love.
Do girls have more fun?
Illuminating documentary showing the realities of the Arab-Israeli conflict through the eyes of seven children.
Coming-of-age tale set against the backdrop of a family holiday.
A disturbing investigation of an alleged rape at a frat house.
A portrait of Scottish artist Andy Goldsworthy whose fleeting natural artworks have earned him international renown.
Documentary about the plight of Iranian girls who run away from home.
Straightforward, honest drama about culture and generational clashes in a French-Algerian family.
A female-to-male transsexual "hillbilly" is diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
Documentary charting the rise and fall of a dotcom company.
Old revolutionaries still on the run flee from Portugal to Germany with their teenage daughter.
Whimsical tale about a station porter.
Dual storyline explores suburban hypocrisy.
A painter on a large rail bridge finds the life-change of retirement difficult.
Stylish German Se7en style thriller.
The last days of Lenin.
Tongue-in-cheek Thai tale of love and revenge, in glorious technicolor.
Two sisters scrape a living farming muddy land, without hope or release.
This weird Italian effort takes far too long to reach its destination.
A tale of a depressive American doctor, honeymooning in Paris, and a nymphomaniac who eats men.
A repentant murderer is pursued through the mountains.
University don fights cancer by treating it as she does the sonnets of John Donne.
Three stories of the clash between traditional and modern cultures set among the Bedouin people, economically told.
A loser gets mixed up in the kidnapping of a rock star.
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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