Black Coal, Thin Ice and Eleanor Rigby
20,000 Days On Earth
(Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard; Stars: Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Blixa Bargeld, Kylie Minogue, Susie Cave, Ray Winstone, Darian Leader, Arthur Cave, Earl Cave)
An intimate portrait of Nick Cave.
Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai ri yan huo)
(Country: China; Year: 2014; Director: Yi'nan Diao; Writer: Yi'nan Diao; Stars: Lun Mei Gwei, Fan Liao, Xuebing Wang)
A detective falls in love with a woman linked to the murder victims of his current investigation.
The Blue Room (La Chambre Bleue)
(Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Mathieu Amalric; Writer: Mathieu Amalric and Stéphanie Cléau, based on the book by Georges Simenon; Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Léa Drucker, Stéphanie Cléau, Mona Jaffart, Laurent Poitrenaux)
Psychological thriller about a couple's torrid affair.
Catch Me Daddy
(Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Daniel Wolfe; Writer: Daniel Wolfe, Matthew Wolfe; Stars: Sameena Jabeen Ahmed, Connor McCarron)
A young woman on the run from her family finds herself in danger when her brother comes looking for her.
(Year: 2014; Director: Diego Luna; Writer: Keir Pearson, Timothy J Sexton; Stars: Rosario Dawson, Gabriel Mann, John Malkovich, Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Kevin Dunn, Michael Cudlitz, Jacob Vargas, Lisa Brenner, Mark Moses, Debi Derryberry, Yancey Arias, Spencer Garrett, Peter Jason, Julian Seager)
A biography of the civil-rights activist and labour organiser.
The Tribe and Catch Me Daddy
(Country: Ethiopia; Year: 2013; Director: Zeresenay Mehari; Writer: Zeresenay Mehari; Stars: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere)
Meaza Ashenafi is a young lawyer who operates under the government's radar helping women and children until one young girl's legal case exposes everything, threatening not only her career but her survival.
Eleanor Rigby (The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby)
(Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Ned Benson; Writer: Ned Benson; Stars: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Ryan Eggold, Marta Milans, Ciarán Hinds, Archie Panjabi, William Hurt, Bill Hader, Viola Davis, Jess Weixler, Isabelle Huppert, Katherine Waterston, Nina Arianda, Jimmy Palumbo, Li Jun Li)
Two people struggle to stay together after the death of their child.
Escobar: Paradise Lost
(Country: France, Spain, Belgium; Year: 2014; Director: Andrea Di Stefano; Writer: Andrea Di Stefano; Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Benicio Del Toro, Brady Corbet, Claudia Traisac, Carlos Bardem, Ana Girardot, Laura Londoño, Lauren Ziemski, Aaron Zebede, Henry Bravo, Micke Moreno, Mario Miranda, Elmis Castillo, Juan Francisco Selles)
A surfer meets the woman of his dreams... and her uncle, Pablo Escobar.
Gett: The Trial Of Viviane Amsalem (Gett Le Proces)
(Country: Israel, France, Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Viviane Amsalem Ronit, Shlomi El Kabetz; Writer: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz; Stars: Simon Abkarian, Rami Danon, Ronit Elkabetz, Sasson Gabai, Eli Gornstein)
A portrait of a bitterly contested divorce.
Girlhood (Bande de filles)
(Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Céline Sciamma; Writer: Céline Sciamma; Stars: Diabate Idrissa, Rabah Nait Oufella, Tatiana Rojo, Karidja Touré)
Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of free-spirited girls.
The Salt Of The Earth and The Tale Of Princess Kaguya
Love Is Strange
(Country: US, France; Year: 2014; Director: Ira Sachs; Writer: Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias; Stars: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Darren E. Burrows, Charlie Tahan, Eric Tabach, John Cullum)
The consequences of a gay marriage on family and friends.
(Country: France, Canada; Year: 2014; Director: Xavier Dolan; Writer: Xavier Dolan; Stars: Anne Dorval, Antoine-Olivier Pilon, Suzanne Clément)
A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor insinuates herself into their household.
(Country: France, Italy, Belgium; Year: 2014; Director: Abel Ferrara; Writer: Abel Ferrara, Maurizio Braucci, Nicola Tranquillino; Stars: Willem Dafoe, Maria de Medeiros, Riccardo Scamarcio, Giada Colagrande, Salvatore Ruocco, Adriana Asti, Valerio Mastandrea, Roberto Zibetti, Tatiana Luter, Guillaume Rumiel Braun, Diego Pagotto)
A look at the final day of Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Return To Ithaca (Retour à Ithaque)
(Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Laurent Cantet; Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Pedro Julio Díaz Ferran, Fernando Hechevarria, Alberto Pujols, Isabel Santos)
A terrace overlooking Havana, the sunset. Five friends gather to celebrate the return of Amadeo after 16 years of exile. From dusk to dawn, they reminisce about their youth, the group they used to form, the faith they had in the future... but also their disillusionment.
The Salt Of The Earth
(Country: France, Italy, Brazil; Year: 2014; Director: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders)
Documentary about photographer Sebastião Salgado.
The Blue Room and Love Is Strange
Still The Water (Futatsume No Mado)
(Country: Japan; Year: 2014; Director: Naomi Kawase; Writer: Naomi Kawase; Stars: Makiko Watanabe, Hideo Sakaki, Jun Murakami, Miyuki Matsuda, Tetta Sugimoto)
A teenage couple investigate after a corpse is found floating in the sea during an island festival.
The Tribe (Plemya)
(Country: Ukraine, Netherlands; Year: 2014; Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy; Writer: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy; Stars: Grigoriy Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy, Alexander Dsiadevich, Yaroslav Biletskiy)
A deaf teenager runs into gang trouble at a boarding school.
(Country: Argentina, Spain; Year: 2014; Director: Damián Szifron; Writer: Damián Szifron; Stars: Rita Cortese, Ricardo Darín, Nancy Dupláa, Darío Grandinetti, Oscar Martínez, Osmar Núñez, María Onetto, Erica Rivas, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Julieta Zylberberg)
Vulnerable before a reality that can suddenly be modified and become unpredictable, the characters of Wild Tales cross the thin line that divides civilization from brutality.
Winter Sleep (Kis Uykusu)
(Country: Turkey, France, Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan; Writer: Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan; Stars: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag)
A hotel owner gradually has his delusions stripped away from him.