Always Together
A family struggle with their patriarch's idea of an alternative lifestyle.
Borderlines
Two people struggle to share their space.

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Eva Nová
A glimpse into an ageing woman’s oppressive world where alcohol is quickening the process of decline.
Family Film
A family starts to disintegrate after the mother and father leave the children home alone.
The Greedy Tiffany
A rube named Pepa robs cottages for cash but the discovery of a strange video recording points him to a place where he’ll find a treasure of immense value... little realising there is a plan for those who turn up looking for it.
Happy End
A black comedy animation about death with a happy ending.
Home Care
Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta lives for her husband, her daughter, and her patients. But then one day things change and Vlasta is forced to react.

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I, Olga Hepnarová
Period drama about a real-life murderer.
Leshy
A gamekeeper tracks a mysterious beast that has been awoken by poachers.

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The Noonday Witch
Eliška moves back with her daughter Karolínka to her husband’s native village. But something strange is going on and, as the temperature rises, Eliška becomes increasingly jittery. Fear is all-pervading and spectres move freely between dream and reality.

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Schmitke
A level-headed engineer arrives to repair a creaking old wind turbine. Out there in the misty woods he also goes in search of something else deep inside him.
The Seven Ravens
A young girl must save her brothers from a curse.
The Snake Brothers
Two brothers feel unable to build a life they are happy with.

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We Are Never Alone
Bleak lives intersect in a small town in the Czech Republic.
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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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