Atlantics
Love and loss in Dakar are given a supernatural twist.
Bacurau
Villagers sold as human prey defend themselves from hunters using a psychotropic drug.
Beanpole
Two young women search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins of Leningrad after the Second World War.
Cunningham
Profile of choreographer Merce Cunningham.

D

Fire Will Come
A convicted arsonist returns to his rural home.
A Girl Missing
Ichiko works as a private nurse for a family she has almost become a part of. But when the youngest member of the family disappears, the kidnapper's identity causes trouble.

I

The Irishman
Story of the union official with mob ties, Frank Sheeran, and the part he claims to have played in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.
Joker
Origin story of Batman's arch nemesis.

M

Marriage Story
A couple find themselves in a messier divorce than they imagined.
The Moneychanger
A money launderer sees the Uruguayan dictatorship as an opportunity to make a killing.
Motherless Brooklyn
A lonely private detective with Tourette's attempts to solve his friend's murder.
Mum's Cards
The filmmaker's mother, a sociologist, used index cards throughout her career to make notes on all that she read. Now that she no longer has an office her house is filled with these cards.
Oh Mercy!
A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
Documentary about the life of the neurologist.
Pain And Glory
A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.
Parasite
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Party Day
Mena organises a birthday party for a daughter. But after a phone call from her mother, she becomes distraught.
Please Speak Continuously And Describe Your Experiences As They Come To You
Emily is a patient at an experimental psychiatric facility where a brain implant prototype allows her to relive her dreams.
Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
On an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the 18th century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

R

Synonyms
Tragicomedy about Yoav, a young Israeli determined to wipe out his origins and become French.

V

Varda by Agnès
A masterclass from the French filmmaker.
The Whistlers
Film noir sees a corrupt cop learn a whistling language to beat detection while trying to double-cross the mob.
Young Ahmed
A teenager becomes radicalised.
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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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