Inside Out 2021

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A Distant Place (Jeong-mal Meon Got) (Year: 2020; Director: Park Kun-Young; Writer: Park Kun-Young; Stars: Kang Gil-woo, Hong Kyung, Lee Sang-hee, Ki Joo-bong)
A man who has retreated to the countryside find his delicate balance upset by the visit of an old friend.
Knocking (Country: Sweden; Year: 2021; Director: Frida Kempff; Writer: Emma Broström; Stars: Ville Virtanen, Meliz Karlge, Albin Grenholm, Kristofer Kamiyasu, Emil Almén, Bengt Braskered, Alexander Salzberger, Bill Hugg, Cecilia Milocco, Naida Ragimova, Charlotta Åkerblom, Tobias Almborg, Christina Indrenius-Zalewski, Karin Holmberg, Anders Johannisson)
When Molly moves into her new apartment after a tragic accident, a strange noise from upstairs begins to unnerve her. As its intensity grows, she confronts her neighbours – but no one seems to hear what she is hearing.
Ma Belle, My Beauty (Country: US, France; Year: 2021; Director: Marion Hill; Writer: Marion Hill; Stars: Idella Johnson, Hannah Pepper-Cunningham, Lucien Guignard, Sivan Noam Shimon, Idella Johnson, Hannah Pepper-Cunningham, Lucien Guignard, Sivan Noam Shimon)
A surprise reunion in southern France reignites passions and jealousies between two women who were formerly polyamorous lovers.
Potato Dreams Of America (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Wes Hurley; Writer: Wes Hurley; Stars: Marya Sea Kaminski, Dan Lauria, Tyler Bocock, Lea DeLaria, Sera Barbieri, Hersh Powers, Jonathan Bennett, Sophia Mitri Schloss, Cynthia Lauren Tewes, James Grixoni)
A true story about a gay boy growing up in the collapsing USSR, his courageous mail-order bride mother, and their adventurous escape to Seattle in the Nineties.
See You Then (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Mari Walker; Writer: Kristen Uno, Mari Walker; Stars: Pooya Mohseni, Lynn Chen, Nican Robinson, Danny Jacobs, Nikohl Boosheri)
A decade after abruptly breaking up with Naomi, Kris invites her to dinner to catch-up on their complicated lives, relationships, and Kris’ transition.

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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