Amour
An elderly couple deal with the ravages of old age.
Barbara
Set in 1978 East Berlin, a doctor desperate to escape to the West finds herself thrown into turmoil by the attentions of another physician.
The Bay
Chaos breaks out in a small town in the wake of an ecological disaster.
Berberian Sound Studio
In the 1970s, a British sound technician is brought to Italy to work on the sound effects for a gruesome horror film where his nightmarish task slowly takes over his psyche.
Beyond The Hills
The story of two female orphans and their friendship in a remote Romanian monastery.
Camille Rewinds
French remake of Peggy Sue Got Married.
Celluloid Man
The story of extraordinary cinema archivist PK Nair.

D

The Dead Man And Being Happy
An ageing hitman goes on a darkly comic journey to nowhere.
Flight
An airline pilot who lives on the wild side becomes a national hero... until his blood tests come back.
First Cousin Once Removed
Chronicle of poet Edward Honig's loss of memory.
Frances Ha
Lightning-in-a-bottle, Noah Baumbach’s love poem to his star and co-writer Greta Gerwig recalls Godard’s early celebrations of Anna Karina, but, as a New York movie, it’s beautiful in a brand new way.
The Gatekeepers
Six former heads of Israel’s internal security agency, the Shin Bet, discuss their nation’s past, present and future.
Ginger And Rosa
Two teenage girls living in 1960s London are driven apart by a scandalous betrayal.
Here And There
After years in the US, Pedro returns home to his family in Mexico, but the lure of the north remains as strong as ever.
Holy Motors
From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the life of Monsieur Oscar, a shadowy character who journeys from one life to the next.
Hyde Park On Hudson
The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.

I

Ingrid Caven: Music And Voice
The actress captured in concert.
The Last Time I Saw Macao
This stunning amalgam of film noir and Chris Marker cine-essay poetically explores the psychic pull of the titular former Portuguese colony.
Lawrence Of Arabia
A flamboyant biography of T E Lawrence. There is no greater cinematic epic.
Leviathan
A documentary shot in the North Atlantic and focused on the commercial fishing industry.
Like Someone In Love
A drama centered on the relationship of a young woman and old man in Tokyo.
Liv And Ingmar
An exploration of the creative collaboration and romance between the famous actress and director.
Life Of Pi
After a shipwreck, a boy finds himself adrift with an animal menagerie.
Little Shop Of Horrors
A shy young man finds his life transformed when he discovers an unusual plant - but at what cost?

M

Night Across The Street
A drama centered on an office worker on the verge of retirement who begins to relive both real and imagined memories.
Night And The City
A small time American hustler in post war London takes on the hoodlum who runs the wrestling rackets.
No
Gael Garcia Bernal stars as a Chilean adman trying to organize a campaign to unseat Pinochet in Pablo Larraín’s smart, engrossing political thriller.
The Paperboy
A reporter heads back to his Florida hometown to investigate a possible miscarriage of justice.
Passion
A thriller about vengeance and competition between women.
The Princess Bride
Ordinary farm boy Westley takes on the world to recover his true love in an enduringly popular comic fantasy.

R

Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out
A follow-up to Roman Polanski: Wanted And Desired, looking at recent developments in the director's legal situation.
Room 237
Wander down the corridors of the Overlook Hotel in this exploration of theories surrounding Stanley Kubrick's The Shining.
Something In The Air
An 18-year-old man reacts to the social changes of late 1960s Europe.
Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
Disney classic about a wicked queen's attempts to slay "the fairest of them all".
Tabu
Past and present consideration of a woman with a privileged colonial past.

V

Whirlpool
A woman secretly suffering from kleptomania is hypnotized in an effort to cure her condition. Soon afterwards, she is found at the scene of a murder with no memory of how she got there and seemingly no way to prove her innocence.
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