The Sense Of An Ending and Victoria And Abdul
Infernal Affairs (Wu jian dao, Mou gaan dou)
(Country: Hong Kong; Year: 2002; Director: Keung Lau, Siu Fai Mak; Writer: Felix Chong, Siu Fai Mak; Stars: Andy Lau, Tony Leung, Anthony
Wong, Eric Tsang, Kelly Chen,
Sammi Cheng, Edison Chen,
Shawn Yue, Elva Hsiao)
Two men, working undercover for
the police and Triads
respectively, have to eliminate
each other to save their jobs, and
Last Men In Aleppo
(Country: Denmark; Year: 2017; Director: Feras Fayyad, Steen Johannessen (co-director))
Documentary tracking the work of the White Helmets in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo.
Norman: The Moderate Rise And Tragic Fall Of A New York Fixer
(Country: Israel, US; Year: 2016; Director: Joseph Cedar; Writer: Joseph Cedar; Stars: Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi, Jonathan Avigdori, Yehuda Almagor, Caitlin O'Connell, Hank Azaria, Harris Yulin, Miranda Bailey, Andrew Polk, Jorge Pupo, Maryann Urbano)
A fixer falls in with a rising Israeli politician and is soon trying to bluff his way into the big time.
Our Father (The Bouncer)
(Country: France, Israel; Year: 2016; Director: Meni Yaish; Writer: Meni Yaish; Stars: Dan Mor, Rotem Zissman-Cohen, Herzl Tobey, Moris Cohen, Haim Zanati, Alon Dahan)
A story of fatherhood, concerning a violent nightclub doorman.
The Sense Of An Ending
(Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Ritesh Batra; Writer: Nick Payne, based on the novel by Julian Barnes; Stars: Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode, Emily Mortimer, James Wilby, Edward Holcroft, Billy Howle, Freya Mavor, Joe Alwyn, Peter Wight, Hilton McRae, Jack Loxton, Timothy Innes)
A second-hand camera dealer remembers his university years when relationships were scarred with tragedy and desire while living a life of selfish isolation.
Infernal Affairs and The Square
(Country: Germany, Russia; Year: 2016; Director: Olga Delane; Writer: Olga Delane, Frank Müller)
The director returns to her roots in a small Siberian village after 20 years of living in Berlin.
(Country: Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark; Year: 2017; Director: Ruben Östlund; Writer: Ruben Östlund; Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary, Linda Anborg, Claes Bang, Annica Liljeblad, Christopher Læssø, Emelie Beckius, Sarah Giercksky, Jan Lindwall, Marina Schiptjenko, John Nordling, Denise Wessman, Lilianne Mardon, Peter Diaz)
An art exhibit invites passers by to altruism, but things don't go as planned for its curator.
Stonehead (Shi Tou)
(Country: China; Year: 2016; Director: Xiang Zhao)
Ten-year-old Shi Tou, the son of a migrant labourer, grows up alone with his grandmother. It’s so hard to tell right from wrong! Sharing a reward with a classmate or waiting until his father returns, obeying his teacher or protecting his friend – which one should he choose?
Victoria And Abdul
(Country: UK, US; Year: 2017; Director: Stephen Frears; Writer: Lee Hall, based on the book by Shrabani Basu; Stars: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adeel Akhtar, Olivia Williams, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Simon Callow, Fenella Woolgar, Julian Wadham, Benjamin Haigh, Ruth McCabe, Lasco Atkins, Jonathan Harden, Deano Bugatti)
Queen Victoria's friendship with a young Indian clerk.