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Power play and dirty tricks in the French police force.
An enigmatic story of modern Russia, given the flavour of myth.
Short documentary records interviews with Marlon Brando, Truman Capote and Muhammad Ali.
A young woman tries to break free from life with her father.
Multi-layered plotlines around the inhabitants of an apartment complex.
A serial killer plays mind games with a policeman.
Documentary about a filthy joke, told by a succession of professional comedians.
Columbian corruption, a decomposing corpse, a hard-drinking reporter and a tearful tart.
Acid comedy about a junkie trying to clean up.
Infidelity at an institution for the criminally insane.
An ugly taxi driver and the prostitute daughter of a general go at it and at it and (yawn).
A young heavy, following in his father's violent footsteps yearns for something more.
In the mid-80s a young man falls foul of a gangster and is sent to take money to an ex-con in Spain, who invites him to join his team.
Documentary charting the relocation of the people of Fengjie, a city that will shortly be submerged beneath the Yangtze river.
A tale of revenge, infidelity and gangland warfare in South Korea.
A group of nuns struggle to keep order in a remote Himalayan convent.
Disadvantaged kids from Baltimore are sent to boarding school in Kenya.
Two girls fight over men.
A Welsh ghost story with watery connections.
Documentary on the child miners of Bolivia.
Biographical documentary about an underground singer/songwriter extraordinaire.
Before The Exorcist came the demon Pazuzu.
Ageing star seeks out an anti-ageing recipe... just don't ask about the special ingredient.
An accidental killing leads to funny consequences of a psychotic nature.
Hungarian teenager discovers a certain "happiness" in the Nazi death camps.
A teenage rites-of-passage that does not flinch at sexual violation.
A fashion model crumbles beneath the incessant pressure of an ugly industry.
Card sharks on the streets of Paris.
The creator of the zombie genre returns with an allegory of Bush's abuses in Iraq.
Werner Herzog examines the psyche of Timothy Treadwell, a man who lived and died with bears.
Odd goings on at isolated US base in Greenland, as witnessed by a man with two names.
Mystery of a lost child and two teenage girls on the run.
A barefooted Shropshire lass marries the vicar and is seduced by the squire.
The fall of an intelligent teenager into a life of ultraviolence and depravity.
A Yank comes to West Ham and learns how to be a hooligan.
The day-to-day life of young American soldiers in Iraq.
The impact of a young Czech refugee on a British working-class family.
Expose of the building of the Scottish Parliament.
A society of people live on a derelict oil tanker in the Persian Gulf. Are they being misled?
Love and understanding are tested in a Southern comedy-romance-tragedy.
An operatic hospital saga, in which junkie nurse prescribes sex as life-saving treatment.
Paranoia stalks a bus depot in Jersey as the father of an abducted girl seeks retribution
Shoemaker opts for drastic footwear design in a bid save family business.
A woman falls for her neighbour and maintains her unrequited love down the years.
Troubled romance between stars on an Italian film set.
Plot-defying drama about a naked man, with dogs.
Competitive ballroom dancing for the ethnically diverse pupils of Washington Heights.
A sad baker helps a dying motorist and discovers that he's not the only one who can't dance.
A collection of the best animated music videos that 2005 had to offer.
The second selection of new promo videos from Mirrorball.
A selection of new promo videos from Mirrorball.
The second selection of new promo videos from Mirrorball.
Turntablists meet the drummers from the records that they spin.
Bizarre and brilliant creations from the Far East.
A circus girl falls into a fantasy world where darkness threatens the kingdom of light.
Documentary filmmaker follows a Melbourne thug about his business.
A wartime aviator begs a celestial court to let him escape death so he can be with the woman he loves. Out on re-issue in cinemas.
Danish mystery about serial suicides.
A streetwalker roaming the streets of Buenos Aires meets long dead friends.
A beautifully composed tale about redemption and coping with loss.
Triad tensions in Hong Kong bring a hired assassin from the mainland.
A redundant shipworker from Glasgow dreams of swimming the English Channel.
Thai country girl uses terror magic in Bangkok go-go bar.
The life of a Seattle cop, who worries more about his personal life than city crime.
In the Swedish backwoods rock-and-roll becomes act of rebellion for pubescent teenagers.
A young photographer becomes fascinated by expressions of fear, with deadly consequences.
A competitive whistling documentary from Louisburg, North Carolina.
Surprisingly real road trip movie about a quest to find a piece of furniture.
A new vaccine creates a deadly virus.
Poisonous cynicism and manipulative scheming at the heart of a national tabloid.
A dancer is torn between the man she loves and her obsessive commitment to her craft.
Following four door-to-door salesmen around the States in the late Sixties.
A collection of the best of Scottish short documentaries from the last year competing for the Saltire Society Award
Investigating gay marriage.
Ingmar Bergman returns to Scenes From A Marriage 30 years on.
A look at the Icelandic music industry, its roots and stars.
Murderers and rapists perform Shakespeare and learn forgiveness.
Psychodrama by horror auteur Boris Arkadin.
The stirrings of incestuous passion against a background of deeply felt religious beliefs.
Buffy's creator does battle with the Reavers in space, as earthlings move off their overcrowded planet.
The last days of the fifth Rolling Stone, Brian Jones.
A horrific discovery in a one room apartment leads into a surreal, claustrophobic nightmare.
One of Emperor Hirohito last days before the Japanese surrender in 1945.
Documentary examining a vanishing way of life in Japan.
A poet recalls three doomed romances.
Selection of shorts from the Ediburgh Film Festival.
Teenager from the 'burbs attempts to quit suckin'.
Three international film directors take a train to Rome and tell stories of love, loss and the beautiful game.
A strong man heads for Russia to build on his 23 Guinness Book of Records titles.
An outstanding, highly moral tale of a young South African thug's redemption.
Satire of racism and xenophobia in modern Prague.
Iraqis film each other. Americans edit it. The invasion is given the thumbs up.
A boy grows up in a broken family as the winds of change blow through Swaziland.
A wedding reception where everyone has a secret descends into dark farce.
An unknown woman goes about her daily life - clubbing, fucking and lunch with grandma.
Well-acted drama about a sheltered bipolar girl who inadvertantly goes on a road-trip.
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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