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The truer story of Aron Ralston, a climber who had to resort to desperate measures when trapped by a boulder.
A retired samurai has to assemble a squad of assassins and set a town-sized trap.
A peculiar young boy, blurring reality and fantasy, assumes the responsibilities of a family man in his father's absence.
An assassin tries to escape his past.
Mike Leigh drama about family, friendship and ageing.
A group of children try to reach South Africa in time for the World Cup.
Set during the American-Philippine war as the head of a bario has to answer to both the Americans and the Filipino patriots, with deadly consequences.
Avant-garde documentary exploring the life and legacy of Rita, Sue And Bob Too! playwright Andrea Dunbar.
Fractures appear in a family during an idyllic getaway.
A documentary charting the experiences of Danish soldiers in Afghanistan.
Mott the Hoople members Verden Allen, Dale Griffin, Mick Ralphs, Overend Watts and Ian Hunter tell the story of their band at a 2009 reunion gig.
Barcelona's underworld as seen through the eyes of a hustling single dad.
A psychological thriller set in the world of the New York City ballet.
A woman's life changes dramatically after she unexpectedly discovers that she's pregnant.
A couple love and lose.
A young stonecutter is sent on a mission by an evil queen who intends to sacrifice the beautiful princess who has captured his heart.
A suicidal tramp rescued from the Seine seduces his middle class saviour's wife and maid.
An exhausted group of prisoners of war are forced to build a bridge, yet keep their spirits high.
An ambulance-chasing lawyer forms a relationship with a young doctor.
A biopic of the mercenary soldier and assassin Carlos the Jackal, his shifting interests in politics and money and his bid to go down in history as a hero.
An innocent tropical fish salesman gets caught up in a series of murders in this violent and extremely gory thriller.
A couple on a trip to the beach have an unexpected encounter with a runaway child.
Based on a true story, this drama tells of a sister's struggle to prove her brother's innocence.
The effect of childhood abuse on a young girl, both at the time and in later life.
A young woman seeks the help of a mysterious stranger after the sudden failure of all electricity leaves her stranded in an instantly dog eat dog world.
An interrogated man goes on the run.
Tale of a middle-aged suburbanite whose life is crumbling.
A Danish woman's planned move to New York is complicated by the discovery that she is pregnant and her father is dying.
The passage of time in an elderly house.
A group of passengers on a cruise ship wrestle with existential questions.
A documentary about the golden age of West Indian cricket.
The story of an 84-year-old Kenyan man's fight for education and equality.
A documentary about a convention for romance novel enthusiasts who dream of making the Mills & Boone story come true.
Life becomes complicated when two respectable Parisian couples decide to start sleeping together.
Two close friends find the bond between them tested when both fall in love with the same man.
The story of Allen Ginsberg’s ground-breaking poem is told through a mixture of reconstruction and animation.
A youngster on a remote Arctic research station engages in a series of deadly deceptions.
Documentary examining the US economic meltdown, which suggests it was no accident.
A New York teenager with suicidal tendencies strikes up friendships when he finds himself placed on the hospital’s adult psychiatric ward.
When a single mother takes her injured son to the hospital, the suspicions she encounters turn her world upside down.
Sexual awakening and conspiracy in southern California.
The children of a lesbian couple hunt down their biological dad with comic results.
The relationship between King George VI and an unconventional Australian speech therapist.
A lonely boy meets a strange girl with a dark secret.
A 12-year-old girl struggles to protect her family as her stepfather descends into alcoholism and her mother becomes increasingly ill, in a small town full of prejudice and hostility.
A relationship with a daring young actor offers a young woman escape from the tedium of her nine to five job.
An anarchic comedy in which a retired abbatoir worker takes to the road on his Mammuth motorbike in search of the paperwork he needs to get his pension.
Drama tracks a wagon train on the 1840s Oregon Trail.
Story of a boy who finds growing up in Glasgow in the Seventies is tough.
Adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro's best-selling novel about love and loss.
A poetic exploration of mass immigration in postwar Britain.
Four troubled, lonely people gradually find themselves connected through a series of coincidences in a film which blends dark comedy with touching insight.
Based on a true incident, the film is set in a Cistercian monastery in North Africa in the 1990s, where eight French monks live in cordial harmony with the local population... and what happens when violence encroaches.
A documentary about parking lot attendants, their feelings about their job, and their theories about other aspects of life.
A documentary about a self-taught filmmaker visiting a small town in search of a cast and crew for his latest b-movie.
Low-caste women in Uttar Pradesh fight back against social injustice in this documentary.
A documentary about a County Mayo campaign against the laying of a new Shell oil pipeline.
A beautiful young woman exploits her sexuality to enjoy freedom and power in 1880s London.
A grandmother discovers poetry and begins to reassess the world around her.
A mysterious excavation awakens something sinister in the vicinity of an isolated northern Finnish settlement.
One man’s search for the truth behind the death of his best friend leads him into the murky underworld of contracted military mercenaries in Iraq.
A young woman struggles to save her family's ailing clam-packing business.
Two friends travel across Russia hoping to bury the dead wife of one of them where she and her husband spent their honeymoon.
Documentary about the 'original' paparazzo, Ron Galella.
An actor finds his booze-laden life transformed by the arrival of his estranged young daughter.
Foul-mouthed, musical coming-of-age tale
Two men struggle to escape a childhood of neglect.
Eugene prefers a life of dreams to everyday reality in surrealist animator Jan Švankmajer's extension of one of his own dreams.
A documentary about a former beauty queen alleged to have raped a Mormon missionary with whom she was infatuated.
A good young Muslim boy moves into a house where punk turns the tables on everything he thought he knew about Islam.
When a Westerner comes to stay in the guest room of a shepherd's house, an unlikely friendship develops.
Homeless after walking out on his family, a confused man finds himself dependent on an unusual couple.
A comic road trip through the north of England.
Portrait of garbage pickers in Rio who participated in a project with artist Vik Muniz.
Sequel to East is East, in which the family return to their roots in Pakistan.
A deadpan comedy about the last day of the holidays and the first day back at school in Inner Mongolia.
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