A man assumes a new responsibility for his niece as a potential guardian.
The Announcement
Soldiers involved in a 1963 coup underestimate the invisible power of civilian life.
At Eternity's Gate
The last days of Vincent van Gogh.
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs
An anthology of short films based on a fictional book of “western tales”.
Documentary charting organised crime in Naples using archive footage.
Carmine Street Guitars
A shop resisting gentrification.
Charlie Says
Three women whose death sentences for the Manson murder case were commuted to life are taught by a graduate student, who witnesses their transformation.


Death In Venice
An ageing composer becomes obsessed with a beautiful teenage boy as cholera ravages the City of Bridges.
Character study of a teenager who lives in an orphanage.
Dragged Across Concrete
A pair of cops suspended for strong-arm tactics descend into the criminal underworld.
The Favourite
Two of Queen Anne's acolytes jockey for position.
First Man
Biopic of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the Moon.


Introduzione all’Oscuro
Cinematic tribute to Hans Hurch, the long-time director of Vienna Film Festival.
A working class gay young man faces tough choices after he falls for a builder.
Last Year In Marienbad
A man tries to convince a woman that they had an affair the year before.
Living The Light - Robby Müller
Documentary about the director of photography, featuring his personal archive.


Manta Ray
A fisherman finds an injured refugee and tries to help him.
The Man Who Surprised Everyone
When a man discovers he has cancer, he tries to trick death. As a disguise, he chooses to take the identity of a woman.
The Mountain
A young man who was raised by his emotional stunted father goes to work with his mentor, a doctor who performs lobotomies and shock therapy.
Never Look Away
A tormented young German artist who has fled to the west becomes convinced he has met the love of his life.
The Nightingale
A young convict in a penal colony seeks revenge.
A drama about the hopelessly intertwined world of publishing.
Dramatisation of events surrounding hte 1819 Peterloo Massacre when a pro-democracy rally turn bloody as forces stormed the crowd.
The Quietude
Drama about two sisters after they are reunited following their father's stroke.


Chronicle of a middle-class family in the 1970s.
The story of a great king and his people, who will be expelled from their homeland and will aspire to claim it.
The Sisters Brothers
Two assassins set out into the wilderness on the trail of a man with a secret.
Some Like It Hot
Classic cross-dressing comedy as two unemployed musicians go on the run from gangsters in an all-girl band.
A Star Is Born
A seasoned musician discovers — and falls in love with — a struggling artist. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight.
A young wannabe milliner in Budapest meets a man connected to her past and begins to uncover family secrets.
A nightmare brews in a dance company.
Tel Aviv On Fire
Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier, but trouble brews when soldier and the show's backers disagree about how the it should end.
They Live
Alien conspiracy to brainwash California is exposed by looking at life through "magic" sunglasses.
The Tree Of Life
The loss of a son and brother leads to a journey back through memory and the past in search of answers.
The Truk
An ex-con makes a plan with his friend to travel from rave to rave selling water and Ketamine from their food truck.


Vox Lux
A survivor of a school shooting goes on to become a pop star.
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire?
The story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves throughout the country.
A man finds his existence in the forest threatened, as he brother tries to persuade him to return to civilisation.

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