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Carol (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Todd Haynes; Writer: Phyllis Nagy, based on the book by Patricia Highsmith; Stars: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler, Cory Michael Smith)
A department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
From Afar (Desde allá) (Country: Venezuela; Year: 2015; Director: Lorenzo Vigas; Writer: Guillermo Arriaga, Lorenzo Vigas, Lorenzo Vigas, Lorenzo Vigas; Stars: Alfredo Castro, Luis Silva, Jericó Montilla, Catherina Cardozo, Jorge Luis Bosque, Greymer Acosta, Auffer Camacho, Ivan Peña, Joretsis Ibarra, Yeimar Peralta, Scarlett Jaimes, Ernesto Campos, Marcos Moreno, Armando Volcanes, Jesús Las Rosas)
Armando, aged 50, looks for young men in the streets of Caracas and pays them to come back to his house with him. He also regularly spies on an older man with whom he seems to have ties from the past. One day he meets Elder, aged 17, leader of a small band of thugs...
The Girl King (Queen Kristina) (Country: Finland, Germany, Canada, Sweden, France; Year: 2015; Director: Mika Kaurismäki; Writer: Michel Marc Bouchard; Stars: Malin Buska, Sarah Gadon, Michael Nyqvist, Lucas Bryant, Laura Birn, Hippolyte Girardot, Martina Gedeck)
A biopic of Kristina, Queen of Sweden.
Grandma (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Paul Weitz; Writer: Paul Weitz; Stars: Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Laverne Cox, Elizabeth Peña, Nat Wolff, Sarah Burns, John Cho, Sam Elliott, Mo Aboul-Zelof, Colleen Camp, Skya Chanadet, Frank Collison, Meg Crosbie)
A woman tries to help her granddaughter raise funds for an abortion.
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