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Toni Erdmann (2016)
Winfried doesn't see much of his working daughter Ines, but he pays her a surprise visit in Bucharest, where she's busy as a corporate strategist. Father and daughter cannot see eye to eye. Practical joker Winfried annoys his daughter with corny pranks and jabs at her routine lifestyle of meetings a
Amy (2015)
I, Anna (2013)
Hannah Arendt (2013)
This biopic documents the work of influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt. In 1961, Arendt attended the trial of ex-Nazi Adolf Eichmann and reported on it in a piece in "The New Yorker" that was controversial for her portrayal of Eichmann and the Jewish councils, a
In the House (2013)
A teenage boy becomes intrusively close to his friend's family and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work, but the boy's intrusion will unleash a series of uncontrollable events
SuperClásico (2012)
Anna has moved to Buenos Aires to live out her dream of being a sports agent and ends up falling for Argentina's biggest soccer star. Instead of mailing the divorce papers, her husband Christian flies out with his teenage son to deliver them in person, all the while secretly hoping to win back his w
Our Children (2012)
Murielle and Mounir are passionately in love. Mounir was raised by the affluent Dr. Pinget who provided him with a very comfortable life. When Mounir and Murielle decide to marry and have children, the couple find themselves in a claustrophobic, co-dependent relationship with the doctor that leads t
Foxfire (2012)
Sister (2012)
Simon lives with his older sister in a housing complex below a luxury Swiss ski resort. With his sister drifting in and out of jobs and relationships,12-year-old Simon takes on the responsibility of providing for the two of them. Every day, he takes the lift up to the opulent ski world above, steali
Fill the Void (2012)
A young Orthodox Hassidic girl, Shira, and her family are struck by tragedy when her older sister dies in childbirth, just when Shira is about to be married. When her sister's husband is pressured to remarry, Shira's mother makes a shocking proposal, forcing the young woman to choose between her hea
Opération Libertad (2012)
In Geneva in the late 1970s, a group of young leftist revolutionaries robs a bank with known ties to a South American dictator. They film everything on video, including a statement by the bank's director confirming the collaboration. Afterwards, the incident is never mentioned in the press, and the
Foxfire (2012)
Our Children (2012)
Murielle and Mounir are passionately in love. Mounir was raised by the affluent Dr. Pinget who provided him with a very comfortable life. When Mounir and Murielle decide to marry and have children, the couple find themselves in a claustrophobic, co-dependent relationship with the doctor that leads t
Laurence Anyways (2012)
This is the story of an impossible love between Frédérique and her long-term boyfriend Laurence, a man who reveals his inner desire to become his true self: a woman. Set during the late 1980s and early 1990s, the story spans a decade, chronicling the doomed love of Fred and Laurence, as well as the
Corpo Celeste (2011)
Set in Calabria, deep in the south of Italy, Corpo Celeste is the story of 13 year old Marta who is struggling to resettle after ten years growing up in Switzerland. Bright-eyed and restless, she observes the sights, sounds and smells of the city but feels very much an outsider. Marta is about to u
Eine ganz heiße Nummer (2011)
When the convenience store where Maria, Waltraud and Lena work closes because of the competition with a supermarket chain, the three woman have lost their jobs. One can't live off air, so they decide to establish a phone sex line. Given the fact that they live in a small village in Bavaria where eve
Potiche (2011)
Set in a French bourgeois province in 1977, Suzanne is the submissive wife of rich industrialist Robert Pujol who runs his umbrella factory with an iron hand. After the workers go on strike and hold Robert captive, Suzanne ends up managing the factory instead of her husband, who is disowned by the s
Even the Rain (2011)
Focuses on Sebastián and Costa, obsessive filmmakers who, in their quest to uncover the myth of Christopher Columbus and resistance to colonial power by Indian rebel Hatuey, ultimately end up embroiled in a modern revolt against Western multinationals in the Bolivian "water wars" brought on by the f
Café de Flore (2011)
Antoine is blessed with a beautiful girlfriend, two sweet daughters and a job filled with travel and adulation. He is a DJ who regularly jets to London to perform in clubs. Meanwhile, in 1969 Paris, Jacqueline is a single mother raising Laurent, a boy with Down syndrome. Jacqueline is a sad and lone
Almanya: Welcome to Germany (2011)
When neither his Turkish nor his German schoolmates choose him for their soccer team, six-year-old Cenk Yilmaz wonders whether he is German or Turkish. To cheer him up, his 22-year-old cousin Canan tells him the story of her grandfather Huseyin, who came to Germany in the early 1960s as a guest work
Klitschko (2011)
The lives and careers of Ukrainian brothers and world heavyweight boxing champions Wladimir & Vitali Klitschko are chronicled. After the brothers moved on Germany in 1996, they quickly became heroes to millions of fans. The ways in which growing up on Soviet military bases and the Chernobyl disaste
Nobody Else but You (2011)
Rousseau is a bestselling crime novelist from Paris, troubled by writer's block. Candice Lecoeur is a local beauty, gracing the famous "Belle de Jura" cheese packaging, who has gotten it into her head that she might well be the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe. The two will meet in the coldest villa
Pina (2011)
Homage to late choreographer Pina Bausch (1940-2009), a leading influence in the development of the Tanztheater style of dance. Bausch was the artistic head of Tanztheater Wuppertal, a German group that fuses modern dance with theatrical flourishes into a kind of hybrid art form. Lewis Segal, former
Cirkus Columbia (2011)
After the fall of the communist regime in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Divko Buntic is able to return home after a 20-year exile in Germany with a lovely girlfriend, a new luxury car and his treasured black cat. It seems that Buntic's new life is off to a good start, but when his cat disappears, his luck beg
Le Havre (2011)
A down-and-out writer helps an illegal immigrant hide from the authorities.
Home for Christmas (2011)
Focuses on different families as they prepare for a special evening on Christmas Eve.
3 (2011)
Hanna and Simon have lost the spark in their marriage. Hanna begins an affair with Adam, and later, Simon meets Adam and they begin an affair. The two married partners continue to see Adam, unaware of each other's infidelity and their love triangle.
Woman with a Broken Nose (2010)
A woman with a broken nose suddenly jumps out of a taxi and throws herself off Branko's Bridge in Belgrade, connecting the lives of three people who witness the event: a surly taxi-driver Gavrilo who avoids any kind of emotional commitment, the depressed school teacher Anica who stubbornly rejects t
Incendies (2010)
After their mother Nawal dies, twins Jeanne and Simon attempt to fulfill her final wishes of delivering some letters for her. This takes them to her native home of Lebanon where as a young woman she experienced things during the civil war that she never related to the twins. Now Jeanne and Simon lea
Tree, The (2010)
Simone is 10-years-old and has recently lost her father. She imagines him speaking to her from the top of a large tree in the family garden. Eventually her mother and brothers join in these nocturnal conversations with the whole family perched in the treetop, above the noise of the world and beneath
Tamilische Hochzeit (2010)
A young man falls in love with someone else, days before his arranged marriage to another woman.
Solitudine dei Numeri Primi, La (2010)
Follows two lonely individuals for whom traumatic incidents during childhood resulted in dislocation from society, discomfort with their overbearing parents, and distance from their schoolfriends and even from each other.
Human Resources Manager, The (2010)
The Human Resources Manager of the largest industrial bakery in Israel undertakes an unusual mission, gaining new insight on life--and death.
Dancing Dreams: Teenagers Perform (2010)
The dance performance "Kontakthof" bears the signature of Pina Bausch: it deals with forms of human contact, encounters between the sexes, and the search for love and tenderness, with all its attendant anxieties, yearnings and doubts. It is a dance about feelings, which always pose a big challenge e
La dernière fugue (2010)
At Christmas, a family copes with the impending death of its patriarch. Suffering from Parkinson's Disease, the father is imprisoned in his own body and unable to take part in the most festive of seasons. Meantime, the family struggles with the question of whether or not to prolong his life--their o
Kids Are All Right, The (2010)
Married lesbian couple, Nic and Jules, live in a Southern California suburb with their teenage children, Joni and Laser. As Joni is preparing to leave for college, Laser asks her to help him find their biological father and against her better judgment, she locates the man who comes to meet them. Pau
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)
Features British graffiti artist Banksy who is renowned for producing iconic street art and for fiercely guarding his identity to avoid prosecution. Eccentric French shop owner Thierry Guetta attempts to capture the world of graffiti art by following many of the best known vandals at work. In doing
Das leben ist zu lang (2010)
Jewish film director Alfi Seliger goes from crisis to crisis, related to his job, his role as a father and as the son of an eccentric Jewish mother. He ends up staging a dramatic suicide attempt from which he escapes and wakes up a new man.
Baciami ancora (2010)
Sees the original group of Romans transformed from simpatico slackers trying to prolong their youth to more hardened adults pushing 50.
Barefoot to Timbuktu (2010)
Araouane, a once prosperous oasis in the middle of the Sahara, chokes beneath encroaching dunes. While traveling with nomads, Ernst Aebi, a New York artist, chances upon a few remaining starving people, former slaves of long departed rulers. Touched by their destitution, he decides to help. Having b
Shahada (2010)
People are forced to face difficult decisions after they are plunged into a personal crisis.
Quartier lointain (2010)
Thomas is a family man affected by a mid-life crisis who is catapulted into the past while he wonders about his future. To his amazement, he is reunited with his own father who left the family home 40 years ago.
Heartbeats (2010)
Francis and Marie are best friends. At a dinner party one evening they meet Nicolas, a striking young man from the country who has just recently arrived in town. His boyish charm and classical good looks create an irresistible mystique that neither of the two friends can shake. The threesome begins
Tandoori Love (2009)
Sonja is a waitress at a guesthouse in the Bernese Oberland and happily engaged to her boss Markus. Everything changes when an Indian chef called Rajah enters her life. Rajah is the chef on a Bollywood film set, but when he spies Sonja in the supermarket it is love at first sight. He starts working
Ivul (2009)
Fifteen-year-old Alex is spending the summer with his family in a farmhouse situated in the middle of a forest. Alex spends his days with his beloved 18-year-old sister Freya in a world of play and dreams. When Alex and Freya are caught by surprise in a very intimate game, the familial balance is sh
Fürsorger, Der (2009)
In the late 1970s and the '80s, Hans-Peter Stalder became rich by allowing over 200 people to use a bank account to transfer money from dubious origins. Over 11 million Swiss Francs allowed Stalder a luxurious lifestyle that included two wives and many lovers.
Mammoth (2009)
Leo and Ellen are a successful New York couple. Leo is the creator of a booming website, and has stumbled into a world of money and big decisions. Ellen is a dedicated emergency surgeon who devotes her long shifts to saving lives. Their 8-year old daughter Jackie spends most of her time with her Fil
Pianomania (2009)
"The tone isn't breathing," complains pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, distraught. This is a typical sentence in Steinway & Sons' chief technician and Master Tuner Stefan Knüpfer's normal work day. Each piano has its own personality, each piece demands its own timbre and every interpretation has a par
Sounds and Silence (2009)
A musical journey with Manfred Eicher, an outstanding producer of contemporary music. Here, we trace his life at concerts, in recording studios, in back rooms and off the beaten path with such musical contemporaries as Arvo Part, Dino Saluzzi, Jan Garbarek, Eleni Karaindrou, Kim Kashkashian, Nik Bar
Dust of Time, The (2009)
Tells the story of a 50 year-old filmmaker, A., who films the epic destiny of his parents and their frustrated loves during the Cold War. As he gradually carries out an investigation on both sides of the former Iron Curtain that for many years separated their father and mother, A. becomes a key figu
Sin Nombre (2009)
After murdering his gang's leader, a teenager joins a family of Honduran immigrants making the dangerous journey across Mexico to the United States, avoiding a fellow gang member who has been sent to kill him along the way.
Vision (2009)
About Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), one of the most important women of the medieval age. She was a visionary, poet, composer, naturalist healer and theologian, who founded convents, corresponded with secular and ecclesiastical leaders and produced an impressive body of written work.
Cove, The (2009)
In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of Japan lies a shocking secret that a few desperate men will stop at nothing to keep hidden from the world. In Taiji, Japan, former dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry has come to set things right after a long search for redemption. In the 1960s, it was O'Barry who captured
Ricky (2009)
When Katie, an ordinary woman, meets Paco, an ordinary man, something wonderful and magical happens: they fall in love. But then, their love for each other produces an unusual baby, Ricky.
Looking For Eric (2009)
Eric the postman is slipping through his own Manchester postal worker Eric Bishop is at the end of his rope. His two layabout stepsons show him no respect, his second marriage is in ruins, a car accident lands him in the hospital - and that is just the start of his troubles. The lovelorn Eric meanwh
Lulu and Jimi (2009)
About a mixed race couple who flee from the evil powers of a 1950s deeply bigoted German society.
Everyone Else (2009)
On the surface, Chris and Gitti are a young German couple enjoying the sun and relaxation of a Mediterranean holiday. But as they spend more time alone with each other, their playful teasing and silly habits begin to reveal some fundamental differences between them. And when they accidentally run in
Det enda rationella (2009)
Fifty-year-old Erland lives in an industrial town, works in the local paper mill, and manages a seminar about marriage problems with his wife at the Pentecostal church. Everything is fine, until his best friend Sven-Erik introduces him to his wife Karin at a party. The desire between Erland and Kari
Me Too (2009)
Daniel, a young 34-year-old from Seville, is the first European man with Down syndrome to have earned a university diploma. He starts his first job where he meets Laura, a co-worker with no apparent disability, and he falls in love with her.
Cell 211 (2009)
Tinged with social overtones, turns on a rookie prison employee that gets trapped in the penitentiary as it erupts in violence and has to pass himself off as a new prison inmate. The riot sparks a political crisis and a media blitz, which shake the very foundations of Spain.
Krabat (2009)
In 17 Century Eastern Germany a 14 year-old orphan, Krabat, starts working as an apprentice at a mill where black magic and witchcraft are at work. Enticed to become an apprentice in the school of black magic, he soon becomes the miller's favorite. But the miller has made a deal with the devil, and
I Killed My Mother (2009)
Hubert Minel, a brash 17-year-old, dislikes his mother intensely. He assesses her with contempt, seeing only her out-of-date sweater, her kitschy décor and the vile bread crumbs that lodge in the corners of her noisy mouth. Below the surface of these irritating traits, lie the ingrained mechanisms t
Nothing Personal (2009)
Dutch Anne prefers nature above people. In Martin, who lives on an island in the Irish Connemara, she finds a soul mate. The question is how do people live together without using any words?
Small Crime (2009)
Leonidas, a young, ambitious police officer, is assigned to a remote island in the Aegean Sea. He dreams of solving important crimes, but there are few to be found in the sleepy beach community where he is left to such menial chores. Each day at the town cafe, Leonidas and the other locals watch the
Videocracy (2009)
A look at the media empire of Italy's prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and how his reality TV shows full of bikini-clad women enriched his friends and beguiled a nation.
Swimsuit Issue, The (2009)
Out-of-work, over the hill, would-be athlete Fredrik discovers his passion and talent for synchronized swimming. He soon dreams of competing with his friends for the gold as Sweden's only male team at the world championship in Berlin. The only problem is that despite their new found enthusiasm and p
Visions (2009)
A SWAT team entering an abandoned factory, where a sadistic serial killer named "The Spider" detains his victims, is massacred. For psychiatrist and profiler Doctor Leemen this is the last unbearable defeat. He decide to leave the case and return to his psychiatric clinic for teens. Here he treats s
Cloud 9 (2008)
Home-based seamstress Inge has seemingly been happily married for 30 years to Werner, with whom she has an intimate and tender relationship. But when she decides to deliver a pair of altered pants to Karl, she is suddenly shaken out of her comfort zone into the realm of physical and emotional passio
Quiet Chaos (2008)
Pietro is a successful executive, happily married and father of a 10-year old daughter, Claudia. One day, after having saved the lives of two women who were drowning, he arrives home only to discover his wife has suddenly died. From that moment on his life changes radically. Pietro takes Claudia to
Shine a Light (2008)
In autumn 2006 the Rolling Stones gave two concerts at Beacon Theatre in New York. Here, in the 2,800-seater old Broadway theatre that opened in 1928, we encounter living legends Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ron Wood and Charlie Watts. Before an enthusiastic audience that includes Hillary and Bill C
Marcello Marcello (2008)
Italy, 1956. On the island of Amatrello, a unique custom has developed, one in which a father determines his daughter's first rendezvous based on the presents he receives. Through this tradition, many of these first dates have turned into marriages and the competition for the best present is fierce.
Geheimnis von Murk, Das (2008)
Felix and Sarah's marriage has reached the crisis stage. Sarah is fed up with country life and her husband's technical experiments which are always a flop and never earn them any money. One morning when a mysterious crop circle is sighted in their field, Sarah sees this as her chance to finally earn
O'Horten (2008)
The moment the train leaves the station without train driver Odd Horten aboard, he realizes that the path ahead is a journey without printed timetabels and well-known stations. Horten has retired, and the platform does not feel like a safe place anymore.
Svetat e golyam i spasenie debne otvsyakde (2008)
The story of Alex, who, with the help of his charismatic grandfather, Bai Dan, embarks on a journey with a tandem bicycle and backgammon in search of his real self.
Tulpan (2008)
Big ears can be a real problem. Asa, our hero, never thought about it until he considered the idea of marriage.
Mommy is at the Hairdresser's (2008)
Centers on a young girl named Elise whose life is overturned when her mother suddenly goes off to London. Elise finds a confident--and quiet refuge--with her deaf-mute friend Mr. Mouche.
Rumba (2008)
About a couple who falls and picks themselves up, falls again and picks themselves up again, and so on.
Il Divo (2008)
For more than 50 years, he has been Italy's most powerful, feared and enigmatic politician. And as Giulio Andreotti begins his seventh term as Prime Minister, he and his hardliner faction take control of a country reeling from the brazen murders of several high-level bankers, judges and journalists,
Adoration (2008)
A high school French teacher gives her class a translation exercise based on a real news story about a terrorist who plants a bomb in the airline luggage of his pregnant girlfriend. The assignment has a profound effect on one student, Simon, who lives with his uncle. In the course of translating, Si
Gomorrah (2008)
Men, women and even children are caught in a web of organized crime that weaves through all different parts of society, from the drug trade to high fashion. These five interwoven tales combine violence and heartbreak between the port of Naples, Scampia, Castelvolturno and Terzigno.
Youssou N'Dour: Return To Goree (2007)
Tells of African singer Youssou N'Dour's epic journey following the trail left by slaves and by the jazz music they invented. Youssou N'Dour's challenge is to bring back to Africa a jazz repertoire and to sing those tunes in Goree, the island that today symbolizes the slave trade and stands to comme
Drummer, The (2007)
Sid, the troubled scion of a Hong Kong mafia boss, is redeemed by learning a form of Zen drumming practiced in Taiwan.
Leroy (2007)
Leroy, a 16 year old African-German, is too German to be black. His life gets complicated when he meets the skinheaded brothers of his girlfriend Eva.
It's a Free World... (2007)
Angie gets sacked from the recruitment agency where she works for bad behavior in public. With immigrants desperate to work for her, she seizes her opportunity and teams up with her flat mate, Rose, to run a similar business from their kitchen.
Tocar El Cielo (2007)
In an annual tradition, a group of friends send balloons into the air, accompanied by bits of paper on which their wishes are written. Argentinians release the balloons at midnight while Spaniards do the same at five in the morning.
And Along Come Tourists (2007)
Auschwitz was not what Sven had in mind when he signed up to do his civil service. For him, Auschwitz is a small town in Poland that embodies all the musty grayness of high-school history classes. As time passes, Sven discovers both Auschwitz and Oswiecim, the place of horror and the Polish town, th
Persepolis (2007)
The coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution. We meet nine-year-old Marjane when the fundamentalists first take power--forcing the veil on women and imprisoning thousands. The story then follows her as she cleverly outsmarts the "
Ex Drummer (2007)
Every village or town in Flanders has a couple of bands that end up playing in local halls and community centers, while still cherishing a dream of future fame. Like their idols, the band members often turn to drugs and then find themselves in a downwards spiral of chaos and violence. Here, three mu
Liebesleben (2007)
The tempestuous relationship between an older man and a woman half his age.
Shoppen (2007)
The idea of speed-dating provides a glimpse into the lives of a certain single generation. Follows eighteen young singles living in the city of Munich who are looking for the love of their life or just a date for one night. They voice their frustrations, their dislikes, their disappointments, their
Mogari No Mori (2007)
Shigeki happily lives in a small retirement home. Machiko, one of the home's staff, pays special attention to him. However, she is secretly haunted by the loss of her child. After celebrating Shigeki's birthday, Machiko takes him on a drive in the countryside. Driving along scenic back-roads, the ca
Freund Von Mir, Ein (2007)
Karl and Hans couldn't be more different. Karl is a young mathematician with a promising career at an insurance company, whereas the man-about-town Hans only takes up the odd job to get by. When they meet, Hans asks Karl whether he is happy. Karl doesn't know what to reply until Hans shows him what
My Fuhrer (2007)
In December, 1944 Berlin lies in ruins and the war is as good as lost. Joseph Goebbels is convinced that all the country needs is a re-energizing speech from the Führer. Adolf, however, is only a shadow of his former self; demoralized and depressed, he hides in his office and avoids contact with the
Messy Christmas (2007)
Christmas turns to disaster for a married couple who come up with the bizarre idea of celebrating Christmas with all of their ex-partners.
Angel (2007)
A young woman with incredible imagination who refuses to accept the world around her and creates her own realities.
Mongol (2007)
Recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave, born as Temudgin in 1162, before going on to conquer half the world, including Russia, in 1206.
It's a Free World... (2007)
Angie gets sacked from the recruitment agency where she works for bad behavior in public. With immigrants desperate to work for her, she seizes her opportunity and teams up with her flat mate, Rose, to run a similar business from their kitchen.
Breath (2007)
Told with minimal dialogue, paints a love story between a criminal on death row and a woman who befriends him after catching her husband cheating.
Schwarze Schafe (2007)
Tells five concurrent tales linked only by their setting, 21st century Berlin. The first concerns Boris, a hand model turned conman desperate to go straight. The second story tells of Charlotte the tour barge announcer and her alcoholic boyfriend Peter who, through verbal abuse, consistantly sabotag
Darshan: The Embrace (2006)
Amma, one of India's most famous "Mahatmas" or spiritual guides, is known internationally for her charitable donations, fight for peace, and work with illiteracy. In 2002, she won the Gandhi King Prize for her work, joining a prestigious group of winners that include, Nelson Mandela and Khofi Annan.
Grounding (2006)
The demise of airline Swissair in 2001 was a huge blow to Switzerland's economy and to the country's morale. It was a sad day for Swiss history when the airline's fleet was grounded on October 2, 2001. Set during the last days of the doomed airline, the film tells the story of manager Mario Corti's
Ultima Thule: A Journey to the Edge of the World (2006)
Hovering between life and death in intensive care after an accident, Alfred takes an internal journey that reaches as far as the magnificent landscapes of Alaska. Is it a return trip?
My Brother is Getting Married (2006)
The Depierraz family was shattered fourteen years ago. Nowadays, everyone leads their life on their own and they talk little, or not at all. Even Vinh, their adoptive son, has distanced himself and despite the announcement of his wedding, nothing is set to change. But his Vietnamese mother will chan
Offside (2006)
Six Iranian girls disguise themselves as boys in order to enter Tehran's Azadi Stadium to watch the 2006 World Cup Asian zone qualifier between Iran and Bahrain. However, their presence is discovered and they are arrested one by one.
Free Zone (2006)
Sitting in a chauffeured car parked just outside of Jerusalem's Wailing Wall, Rebecca struggles to compose herself. It isn't clear who or what has just upset her, but the driver of the car she's sitting in is losing patience. Hanna's running late for an appointment that she absolutely must keep and
Quinceanera (2006)
Magdalena is the daughter of a Mexican-American family who runs a storefront church in Echo Park, Los Angeles. With her fifteenth-birthday approaching, all she can think about is her boyfriend, her Quinceañera dress, and the Hummer Limo she hopes will carry her on her special day. But a few months b
Jindabyne (2006)
On an annual fishing trip, in isolated high country, Stewart, Carl, Rocco and Billy ('the Kid') find a girl's body in the river. It's too late in the day for them to hike back to the road and report their tragic find. The next morning, instead of making the long trek back, they spend the day fishing
Shortbus (2006)
An urban dramedy that follows a varied group of seven people, among them a dominatrix and a sex therapist, as they navigate between the paths of sex and love in modern day New York City.
Water (2006)
In 1938 India an 8 year old girl, who barely even remembers her wedding and has little comprehension of her marriage, has just been widowed. Required by ancient Hindu laws to now leave society, she is brought to a dilapidated widow house or ashram where, according to custom, her hair will be shorn,
Requiem (2006)
A thriller set in 1970s small-town southern Germany. Michaela, 21, has grown up in a deeply religious family. Despite her long battle with epilepsy, Michaela burns to leave home and study at the university. There, she experiences her first taste of freedom, her budding love for Stefan and her friend
Lights in the Dusk (2006)
A man named Koistinen searches the hard world for a small crack to crawl in through, but both his fellow beings and the faceless apparatus of the society see it their business to crush his modest hopes, one after another. Criminal elements exploit his longing for love and his position as a night wat
White Planet, The (2006)
Shot over three years by several crews working in parallel, the documentary unveils the hidden world of animals living in the harsh Arctic environment and exposes how this delicate ecosystem is under threat from global warming.
Wind That Shakes the Barley, The (2006)
Ireland 1920: workers from field and country unite to form volunteer guerrilla armies to face the ruthless "Black and Tan" squads that are being shipped from Britain to block Ireland's bid for independence. Driven by a deep sense of duty and a love for his country, Damien abandons his burgeoning car
Eden (2006)
About the art of cooking and love. A young woman becomes obsessed by the chocolate of an overweight chef with far-reaching consequences.
Four Minutes (2006)
Schubert, Mozart, Chopin and a bunch of killers. That's life for 80-year-old piano teacher Traude Krueger. The old lady has been teaching music at the women's prison for ages. But she has never met an inmate like Jenny: a killer who beats everything around her to a pulp just to amuse herself. Howeve
Wind That Shakes the Barley, The (2006)
Ireland 1920: workers from field and country unite to form volunteer guerrilla armies to face the ruthless "Black and Tan" squads that are being shipped from Britain to block Ireland's bid for independence. Driven by a deep sense of duty and a love for his country, Damien abandons his burgeoning car
C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)
Homage to the pop-culture-saturated middle class of the seventies. Zachary Beaulieu, a sexually confused teenager with an affinity for Bruce Lee, John Lennon, and, most importantly, David Bowie, tries to survive four rough-and-tumble brothers and win the affection of his loving but old-fashioned fat
Summer in Berlin (2005)
Two women, best friends living in contemporary Berlin. Nike and Katrin are, like many of his protagonists, unexceptional. They are not particularly ambitious and neither poor nor rich. They like a drink and a good time but mostly take pleasure in each other's company, lounging on Nike's second-floor
Edukators (2005)
Jule is a waitress who can't make ends meet. She moves in with her boyfriend Peter and his friend Jan, two young men united by their passion to change the world. Jule is burdened by exorbitant payments to a wealthy businessman named Hardenberg, whose Mercedes she damaged in an accident. Peter and Ja
3-IRON (2005)
Tae-suk is homeless and lives like a phantom. His daily routine involves temporarily staying in houses and apartments he knows to be vacant. He never steals from, nor damages, his unknowing hosts' homes; rather, he is like a kind ghost, sleeping in other people's beds, eating a little food out of st
Summer Storm (2005)
Tobi and Achim have been best friends for years. As cox and oarsman, they have helped their team win several rowing cups in the past and are now looking forward to the big regatta in the countryside. But this trip is no summer camp and the first problems soon arise. As Achim's relationship with his
Don't Tell (2005)
Sabina is a beautiful young woman who seemingly has it all--a supportive and loving boyfriend, a comfortable lifestyle, and a promising future. But when Sabina learns she is pregnant, a normally celebratory occasion is clouded by a succession of haunting nightmares, strange memories, and personal in
Time To Leave (2005)
A handsome, successful fashion photographer learns that he has a malignant brain tumor that will soon kill him. Hiding his diagnosis, he alienates his family and his young boyfriend, but during a short stay with his grandmother, his vulnerability is met with a big heart and sound advice. A chance en
Joyeux Noël (2005)
When war breaks out in the lull of summer 1914, it surprises and pulls millions of men in its wake. Christmas arrives, with its snow and multitude of family and army presents. But the surprise won't come from inside the generous parcels which lie in the French, Scottish, and German trenches. That ni
Mein Name ist Bach (2004)
Johann Sebastian Bach is introduced to King Frederick II of Prussia in 1747. The aging composer and the young monarch clash and a battle of egos ensues.
Yes (2004)
A passionate love affair ensues between an American woman and a Middle-Eastern man in which they confront some of the greatest conflicts of our generation--religious, political, and sexual. Her betrayed and betraying English husband, Anthony, is a politician, and a philosophical cleaner witnesses th
Bibi Blocksberg und das Geheimnis der blauen Eulen (2004)
Bibi hasn´t worked in the school very well, so she has to stay during her vacation in the school "Caslte Altenberg" to learn. Carina and Bibi, they share one room, is the purest agony. Fortunately Bibi finds in Eva, sitting in a wheelchair since she had an accident, a very good friend. And Bibi try
Confiance Regne, La (2004)
Household maid Chrystele and handyman-cum-chauffeur Christophe meet when each is on the run from having betrayed their most recent employers' trust. After a quickie in a hotel, she realizes he went through her purse and he discovers she emptied his wallet. Eventually, the duo gets hired in bourgeois
Muxmauschenstill (2004)
God is dead and the world is a terrible place, populated by too many people who think nothing of carelessly discarding litter, speeding over the limit, jaywalking and committing violent acts. Max is here to change all that. Armed with a camera and a gun, he sets about documenting his fight for a bet
Exiles (2004)
Zano and his companion Naïma travel across France and Spain down to Algeria, where they might ultimately come to know the land their parents once had to flee. Enamored with their freedom, they let the time slip by, intoxicated by the Andalusia's sensuality, before they finally decide to cross the Me
Confituur (2004)
Tuur and his wife, Emma, celebrate their 50th Golden Jubliee wedding anniversary after which Tuur decides to drop and leave everything behind: his wife, home and business. Tired of his life as a cobbler and caretaker of his demanding invalid sister, Tuur takes refuge at a brothel run by his estrange
Keys to the House, The (2004)
Having suffered a traumatic birth, Paolo is disabled both physically and psychologically and must travel to a special hospital in Berlin for rehabilitation. Gianni, who accompanies the boy to Berlin in hopes of getting to know his estranged son, meets Nicole, a strong woman dedicating herself entir
Creep (2004)
London, midnight, on a cold evening. Unable to find a taxi, Kate heads for the Underground. She takes a seat away from the crowd of late-night revelers and waits for the last train. Before long she drifts off to sleep and wakes to find everyone gone. She momentarily panics until another train pulls
Berlin Blues (2004)
A tale set in Kreuzberg, West Berlin's slacker Bohemia, in 1989, just weeks before the fall of the Wall. In this lively city quarter inhabited by misfits, dropouts, and hungry but determined artists, Frank is prince. Except for a standoff with a local dog, and the unwelcome knowledge that his 30th b
Erbsen auf Half 6 (2004)
Famous theatre director Jakob loses his eyesight in a serious car accident and descends into a pit of sorrow, self-pity and hilariously inept suicide attempts. Enter Lily, the social worker designated to rebuild Jakob's will to live. Like Jakob, she is blind, but she is not about to let the baleful
Fond Kiss, A (2004)
Set in Glasgow's south side, the film is about an Asian family whose daughter, Tahara, goes to the local Catholic school. When Tahara's brother, Casim--an accountancy graduate turned DJ-- meets trainee teacher Roisin Hanlon, sparks fly as cultures and personalities collide.
Crimson Gold (2003)
For Hussein, a pizza delivery driver, the imbalance of the social system is thrown in his face wherever he turns. One day when his friend, Ali, shows him the contents of a lost purse, Hussein discovers a receipt of payment and cannot believe the large sum of money someone spent to purchase an expens
Sylvia (2003)
The story of celebrated American poet Sylvia Plath and her turbulent marriage to a future poet laureate of England, Ted Hughes. Ted and Sylvia were a sensuous, volatile and brilliant couple who emerged as two of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Sylvia committed suicide in 1963, at t
Miracle of Bern, The (2003)
In the summer of 1954 the Soviet Union begins sending its prisoners of war home, among them is the father of a quiet, football-loving 11-year-old named Matthias, who lives with his mother, sister and brother in a West-German mining town. The boy has long found a surrogate father in the local footbal
Story of the Weeping Camel, The (2003)
A family of nomadic shepherds in the Gobi Desert, South Mongolia, assist in the births of their camel herd. One of the camels has an excruciatingly difficult delivery but, with help from the family, out comes a rare white calf. Despite the efforts of the shepherds, the mother rejects the newborn, co
Barbarian Invasions, The (2003)
A revisiting, some 15 years later, of the principal characters of Denys Arcand's 1986 comedy drama film, "The Decline of the American Empire." Rémy, now divorced and in his early fifties, is hospitalized. His ex-wife, Louise, asks their son Sébastien to come home from London where he now lives. Séb
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring (2003)
The sole occupants of a secluded hermitage are an Old Monk and his boy protege Child Monk. While exploring the world in and around their secluded idyll, Child Monk indulges in the capricious cruelties of boyhood. After tying stones to a fish, a frog, and a snake, Child Monk. The doors open again on
Distant (2003)
Mahmut is a relatively successful commercial photographer who has been struggling to come to terms with the growing gap between his artisitc ideals and his professional obligations. His tedious workload, coupled with the lingering loss he still feels for his ex-wife (newly married and on the verge o
Goodbye, Lenin! (2003)
October, 1989 was a bad time to fall into a coma if you lived in East Germany--and this is precisely what happened to Alex's proudly socialist mother. Alex has a big problem on his hands when she suddenly awakens eight months later. Her heart is so weak that any shock might kill her. And what could
Swimming Pool (2003)
Sarah Morton is a famous British mystery author. Tired of London and seeking inspiration for her new novel, she accepts an offer from her publisher John Bosload to stay at his home in Luberon, in the South of France. It is the off-season, and Sarah finds that the beautiful country locale and unhurri
Man Without a Past, The (2002)
A story centering on a man whose life and memory are stolen from him when he is brutally beaten and robbed by thugs, soon after arriving by train in Helsinki. He is pronounced dead in the hospital, but shortly therafter, he calmly sits up and walks out. From there he is forced to start over from sc
He Loves Me... He Loves Me Not (2002)
From two very different perspectives, a romance is revealed which charts the relationship between Angelique, a young French student, and Loic, the married doctor with whom she is in love. Though Angelique attempts to get Loic to leave his wife and run away with her to Florence, Loic sees Angelique's
Shake It All About (2002)
Jacob is used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living with his lover, J¿rgen and, one night, decides to pop the big question. J¿rgen happily accepts Jacob's marriage proposal, but then something happens: Jacob falls in love with a girl, and not just any girl. The girl i
Solino (2002)
Southern Italy in the 1960s. Romano and Rosa, together with their young sons Gigi and Giancarlo, decide to leave their sun-drenched home and move to Duisburg, Germany. In the grey industrial rustbelt along the river Ruhr they open the first pizza parlor of the neighborhood, adding a little color to
Kira's Reason: A Love Story (2002)
Enjoying life in their mid-thirties, Kira and her husband Mads have a large house, a great car and two wonderful children. Their world is perfectly secure and comfortable, until Kira inexplicably develops a psychiatric disorder that eventually commits her to a hospital. Upon being discharged from th
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)
In the early 1970's during the later stages of China's "Cultural Revolution," two city-bred teenage best friends, Luo and Ma, are sent to a backward mountainous region for Maoist re-education. Sons of "reactionary intellectuals," the boys are required to perform arduous manual labor along with local
Tanguy (2002)
A 28-year-old man, who still lives at home, is asked by his parents to please move out.
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Liam is a young, restless teen struggling to realize his dream in the gritty and dismal streets of Glasgow, where unemployment is rampant and little hope is available to the city's youth. He is waiting for the release of his mother, Jean, from prison where she is completing a prison term for a crime
Ten (2002)
A drama that consists of a series of ten conversations that take place between the driver of a car, a middle-class Tehran woman in her 30's, and various passengers, including her young son.
Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
In Western Australia, 1931, the small depot of Jigalong sits on the edge of the Gibson Desert. Running through Jigalong and out into the desert is a rabbit-proof fence that bisects Australia from north to south. The fence was built to keep rabbits on one side and pasture on the other. This remote co
Suddenly (2002)
Set in Buenos Aires, a caper which centers around Marcia, a lonely, overweight lingerie salesgirl who just lost her boyfriend. It isn't until she gets kidnapped by two lesbian punkettes that she begins seeing the real, outside world for the first time, as they take her along on a road trip into the
New Adventures of Pinocchio, The (2002)
Taking up where the classic fairy tale ends, we find Pinocchio a "real" 12-year-old who drinks a magic potion and turns back into a puppet. This time, he is joined by his father Geppetto.
8 Women (2002)
At an isolated mansion in the snowy countryside of 1950s France, a family is gathered for the holiday season... But there will be no celebration--their beloved patriarch has been murdered! The killer can only be one of the eight women closest to the man of the house. Was it his powerful wife? His sp
Samsara (2002)
A young Tibetan monk is torn between his monastic life and the wife and child he loves. Tashi is a dedicated Buddhist monk, who has almost reached a state of enlightenment. Then he leaves the monastery to succumb to worldly temptations. After all, he reasons, Buddha also spent 29 years getting to kn
Springtime in a Small Town (2002)
It's springtime 1946, less than a year since the Japanese troops withdrew from China. A young woman, Yuwen, languishes within the bomb-damaged walls of a small town. She is bored, frustrated, wanting to escape. Yuwen's husband, Dai Liyan, fell ill with tubercolosis after the war; he and Yuwen began
Halbe Treppe (2002)
Two married couples in their late thirties live in Frankfurt-Oder. Although they are all friends, their relationship has become pretty staid of late. A typical evening spent watching holiday slides together makes it abundantly clear that both their friendship and their marriages have become nothing
Ayurveda: The Art of Being (2002)
A historical account of the ancient holistic practice, Ayurveda. Originating in India and then spreading to Egypt, Greece, Rome, Tibet, China, Russia and Japan, Ayurveda is probably the world's oldest continually practiced holistic healthcare system. The technique requires healers to scan their pat
Nowhere in Africa (2002)
A love story spanning two continent about a Jewish family who flees the Nazi regime in 1938 for a remote farm in Kenya. Abandoning their once-comfortable existence in Germany, Walter Redlich, his wife Jettel--of upper-class upbringing--and their five-year-old daughter Regina each deal with the harsh
No Man's Land (2001)
Ciki and Nino, a Bosnian and a Serb, are soldiers stranded in No Man's Land - a trench between enemy lines during the Bosnian war. They have no one to trust, no way to escape without getting shot, and a fellow soldier is lying on the trench floor with a spring-loaded bomb set to explode beneath him
Emil und die Detektive (2001)
When 11-year-old Emil travels to Berlin his money is stolen. While following the thief, Emil runs into Pony, the head of a gang who offers to help. One of the gang members takes his place at the local pastor's house, where he is meant to be staying. When Pony falls into the hands of the thief, a dar
Conamara (2001)
Maria has left her Dutch homeland to live with her husband Antaine, a Galway man, and their nine year old daughter on the beautiful but remote west coast of Ireland. Life's peaceful but the money's tight - despite some original schemes to make ends meet. Out of the blue, Maria's old lover Axel appea
Amelie (2001)
Bursting with imagination and having seen her share of tragedy and fantasy, Amelie is not like the other girls. When she grows up she becomes a waitress in a Montmartre bar run by a former dancer. Amelie enjoys simple pleasures until she discovers that her goal in life is to help others. To that end
Secret Ballot (2001)
A soldier stationed on a deserted beach wakes up and discovers that it's not going to be an ordinary day: there are the elections, but nobody seems to know anything about them. Just as an electoral urn is being parachuted from the sky, a young woman disembarks on the beach. To the soldier's baffleme
Navigators, The (2001)
In South Yorkshire, a small group of railway maintenance men discover that because of privatization, their lives will never be the same. When the trusty British Rail sign is replaced by one reading "East Midland Infrastructure," it is clear that there will be the inevitable winners and losers as dow
Lost and Delirious (2001)
Mouse Bradford has just arrived at Perkins Girls College. She has left behind the small town where she grew up, her father and her stepmother. Mouse is quickly adopted by her two senior roommates, the striking, sharp-witted Paulie and the charming and beautiful Tory. Mouse has lost her mother, Pauli
Maedchen Maedchen (2001)
Munich teens Inken, Vicky and Lena go looking for their first real orgasm, but find the boys in their lives fail to meet their needs.
Birthday (2001)
Four friends meet again after 8 years to celebrate their 30th birthdays together. It soon becomes clear why they went their separate ways as forgotten emotions and secrets rise to the surface. Bibiana is planning on committing suicide, Harald is afraid he won't be able to 'come out' in front of his
All the Queen's Men (2001)
Inspired by a true-story during WWII, a comedic drama that illustrates just how far some soldiers are willing to go for their country. American Special Agent Steven O'Rourke or, as he is mockingly referred to by his superior officers, "Special Agent Almost," has come dangerously close to pulling off
Circle, The (2000)
A look at the world of seven women in Iran, each searching for themselves while struggling with everyday oppression. In a hospital waiting room a woman learns that her daughter, Solmaz Gholami, has just given birth to a girl. The ultrasound test had prepared the family for a boy. The joy the mother
Suzhou River (2000)
Mardar, a motorcycle courier in his mid-twenties, rides all over the city with all kinds of packages for his clients. He knows every inch and is successful thanks to the fact that he never asks questions. One day he is asked by a shady alcohol smuggler to deliver his sixteen-year-old daughter, Mouda
Erleuchtung garantiert (2000)
Two German brothers who have nothing in common overcome mid-life crisis and find peace in themselves and a new perspective on who they are and where they are in life. An unexpected series of events brings brothers Uwe and Gustav together as Gustav prepares himself to go on a retreat to a Zen Buddhis
Everybody's Famous! (2000)
Jean is a 44 year old blue collar worker whose daughter Marva is a dedicated participant in singing contests. When the factory he works for cuts down on staff and fires him, he doesn't dare to break the news back home. Jean is frustrated and angry; he wants to take revenge, but doesn't know how unti
La Chambre des magiciennes (2000)
When overworked anthropology student Claire begins suffering severe headaches and fainting spells she goes to see Dr. Fish. Fish sends her for a month of recuperation in a neurological hospital, where she meets roomates Odette and Eleonore.
Thomas in Love (2000)
Thomas Thomas is a 32-year-old man suffering from acute agoraphobia. For eight years, he has neither left his home nor let anyone in. His only contact with other people is through the computer screen, which allows a two-way audio-video connection. His insurance company handles most aspects of his li
In the Mood for Love (2000)
Suspicions that their spouses are cheating draw a man and woman closer together.
Vengo (2000)
Caco is a proud, handsome man, head of a family, and very powerful in the local community. Yet he has been torn to pieces by the death of his beloved daughter. He constantly visits her grave, weeps silently at her photo and has transferred all his wildly protective love and attention onto his mental
Salsa (2000)
A disaffected classical pianist who burns to play salsa music takes to masquerading as a gypsy for his love of a French/Cuban woman and the music he loves.
Calling, The (2000)
A bouncing baby boy is the apple of Kristie St. Clair's eye. But when the boy's father begins acting strangely, Kristie suspects that her entire marriage has been a plot by a mysterious cult to bring about Satan's reign of power on Earth.
Vengo (2000) as Production Company
Caco is a proud, handsome man, head of a family, and very powerful in the local community. Yet he has been torn to pieces by the death of his beloved daughter. He constantly visits her grave, weeps silently at her photo and has transferred all his wildly protective love and attention onto his mental
Akhar, El (1999)
Adam is an Egyptian-American student who returns to Cairo for a visit and falls in love with a young journalist, Hanane. When they elope, Adam's mother becomes possessive and jealous, and determines to get rid of her young rival for her son's affections. Discvering that Hanane's brother is a terrori
It All Starts Today (1999)
Daniel is a teacher at a nursery school in Northern France. He is committed to his job in what is an increasingly poor area. One day, the mother of two children keels over drunk in the schoolyard, and then runs away. When social services fail to respond, Daniel decides to break the rules and take th
Der Einstein des Sex (1999)
In the 1920s, sexologist Magnus Hirschfeld (1868-1935) establishes a world-famous sexuality clinic in Berlin. But, as Nazism begins to envelope Germany, Hirschfeld is forced to escape to the U.S., leaving behind his young lover.
Colour of Lies, The (1999)
A 10 year old girl is found strangled in a small town in Brittany. When newly promoted detective Lesage begins to investigate, she interviews the last person to see the girl alive: art teacher Rene. But in this remote community, Rene and his wife have always been outsiders, not natives although they
Ghost Dog: the Way of the Samurai (1999)
Ghost Dog, a down-on-his-luck hit man, gets hired by some mobsters to do a job, only to find he's been double-crossed. After realizing that he is the target of the next hit, Ghost Dog consults his bible, the Chinese warrior mantra known as the "Book of Samurai," to knock off each of his adversaries
Wind Will Carry Us, The (1999)
A tale of a man from Teheran who travels in a Landrover to a remote village of Kurdistan with a crew in Tow. He tells the local inhabitants that he is there to do a survey, but as the film progresses, we understand that he is there for a completely different purpose: to record a specific event that
Lovers (1999)
Pola X (1999)
Pierre, a successful young novelist, leaves his affluent family and his fiancee in order to save his illegitimate half-sister, when he discovers that she was abandoned by his parents on the day that he was born. The two travel with some friends of hers to Paris, where Pierre decides to become a real
Belle Maman (1999)
Antoine is getting married to Severine when he falls in love at first sight: with her mother. Failing to hide their mutual attraction, Lea and Antoine go to the Bahamas to help celebrate the 70th birthday of Lea's lesbian mother.
Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Maggie is a young college drop-out who is doing quite well working in a lesbian bookstore in Vancouver. She meets and falls for Kim, and her life seems to be stable. Then her mom calls, telling her that not only is she getting divorced for the second time, but she and Maggie's little brother are mov
Gigantic (1999)
Hamburg, three working-class friends and their last night together... For years they have been inseparable: the thoughtful, melancholic Floyd, big mouthed but sensitive Ricco, and good-natured, honest Walter. Things change, however, when Floyd decides to take action and makes plans to leave town on
Juha (1999)
Juha and Marja are happily married, and live a bucolic and simple life on a farm. But when city man Shemeikka arrives, asking for help with his broken-down car, he sets about seducing Marja. She leaves her husband, but is soon placed in a brothel by the evil Shemeikka. Juha searches for her, determi
Sonnenallee (1999)
Sun Alley runs all along the western side of the Berlin Wall, before crossing east at the very end. Micha lives with his family in East Berlin and must sneak the pleasures of Western music and TV. Along with his buddy Mario, Micha's main interests are pop music, partying and women, but when he begin
Five Senses, The (1999)
Five urbanites examine the ways in which seemingly unconnected lives run parallel to each other and eventually intersect. Each key character has lost touch with one of their primary senses: teenage Rachel searches for her identity after losing the small child that was under her care; Rachel's mother
Black Cat, White Cat (1998)
Grga Pitic and Zarije are old gypsies, both in their eighties, with a lifetime of schemes behind them. Zarije's son Matko gets Grga to subsidise a heist he has planned. However, the heist goes wrong, and his partner Zare demands that in compensation Matko's son Zare must marry Dadan's sister Afrodit
For Sale (1998)
When Pierre is left standing at the altar by fiancee France, he hires a private detective to track her down. Not only has she disappeared, but she has absconded with half a million francs in a briefcase. The detective, Luigi, is himself unlucky in love, having recently been divorced. His hunt for Fr
Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
Ana and Otto are brought together as children when Ana's mother Olga and Otto's father Alvaro meet and fall in love. The two form a strong friendship, and Otto moves in with his father's new family, even though he's promised his divorced mother that he'll never abandon her. As the two mature, their
Next Stop Paradise (1998)
In an off-kilter Bucharest, people cheer even an inept army and police manhunt. Meanwhile, Mitou and Elena get to know each other in the course of a vodka drinking contest and discover they are both dissatisfied with the status quo. Mitou is about to begin military service, Elena is to be married to
Louise (Take 2) (1998)
In the Metro, Louise meets a homeless man. He begs her to bring his child back to him. Louise picks up Gaby from school and leads him through her daily life of the street and the metro. While doing this she lets herself be seduced by Remi, a vagabond unlike the others.
Aprile (1998)
A true account of Nanni Moretti's experiences over 2 1/2 years as chronicled in his diary. April is election time in Italy, and the film begins as Silvio Berlusconi's right-wing party comes to power, much to Moretti's disappointment. A year later, there are more elections and his wife is expecting t
Eternity and A Day (1998)
Alexandre is a famous writer who still lives in the house by the sea in Thessaloniki where he grew up. Lately, however, the house has become structurally unsound and his son-in-law has decided to sell. Alexandre has to move out because he is seriously ill but is worried that once he checks into a ho
Train of Life (1998)
In Central Europe in 1941, one of the inhabitants of a shtetl hears stories of nearby villages being flattened by the Nazis and the people being herded onto trains, never to be seen again. He comes up with the audacious plan to buy a train, disguise the villagers as Nazis and captives, and deport th
Notes of Love (1998)
She always hurts the one she loves. In the Italian drama "La Parola Amore Esiste (Notes Of Love)" (1998) Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi stars as a troubled woman whose attempts at finding love are constantly sabotaged by her own self-destructive impulses. In addition to an estranged relationship with her mo
Heaven (1998)
Langley is a compulsive gambler and unsuccessful architect whose wife has just left him. He is redesigning his sleazy pal Stanner's strip club when he meets transsexual Heaven. Heaven is, by coincidence seeing the same therapist as Langley, this shrink being an unethical type who is also sleeping wi
Chinese Box (1997)
John, a Hong Kong-based British financial reporter has long held a torch for the bar owner Vivian, a former "hostess" from mainland China. She is already romantically linked to a fast-rising businessman Chang who set her up with a bar but is reluctant to marry her given her shady past. John has been
Year of the Horse, The (1997)
Concert documentary on rock performer Neil Young and "Crazy Horse" with backstage interviews conducted from 1976 through 1996.
Happy Together (1997)
A chamber drama about two male lovers from Hong Kong who start off seeking a new life but end up separating on their way to a waterfall in Argentina. Stuck in Buenos Aires, the two meet up again.
Winter Sleepers (1997)
In a small skiing village in the mountains of Germany, winter has descended on its inhabitants. Laura is a nurse and aspiring actress who lives with Rebecca, a translator. Rebecca is currently involved with handsome ski instructor Marco, who has lately been sinking further and further into the couch
Ice Storm, The (1997)
Its 1973 in New Canaan, Connecticut, and Ben and Elena Hood are feeling the destabilizing winds of change and moral quandary blow through their wealthy suburb. As Ben carries on a discreet affair with neighbor Janey Carver, his teenage kids explore their own sexual boundaries--all against the cultur
Gadjo Dilo (1997)
During a Romanian winter, a young Parisian named Stephane arrives in hopes of tracking down a famous folk singer. He becomes the surrogate son of an old drunk, Izidor, and becomes a curiosity to the villagers who name him the "crazy stranger." Speaking only a few words of Romanian, he communicates t
Love ETC. (1997)
A tribute to emotional inconsistence as seen through the story of a playboy-type who falls for his nebbish best friend's bride.
Tango Lesson, The (1997)
A film director, Sally, is agonizing over the visuals to a film called "Rage," a $20 million epic on beauty and the glamorization of death. Between writing jags, she attends a tango concert and later approaches the Argentinian star Pablo about taking tango lessons. When maintenance on her apartment
Dead Man (1996)
William Blake, a young accountant lost in unfamiliar territory and caught in inextricable circumstances which leaves destiny beyond his control, travels the western frontier during the mid 19th century. Wounded and branded an outlaw, Blake flees the gunmen hired to hunt him down. Nobody, an outcast Native American, aides Blake along a journey beyond the frailty of life as his physical existence grows thin.
Trees Lounge (1996)
Tommy Basilio wanted to make something of his life. That was about ten years ago. Instead, he has spent the past decade as an auto mechanic, ricocheting from one bizarre misadventure to another in his dead-end hometown on Long Island, unable to repair his car or his life. His only solace is that eve
Temptress Moon (1996)
The story begins in 1911 with a boy, Zhongliang, brought to the country estate of the wealthy Pang family, a place of opium-addled decadence hidden behind a traditional facade. His older sister, who has married into the clan, promises him the life of a student. But when he arrives, he is forced to b
When Night Is Falling (1995)
The story of Camille, a professor at a Protestant college who is engaged to Martin, a respected minister and fellow professor. As "career Christians," they are urged to get married so that she and Martin can become co-chaplains of the New College of Faith. When Camille meets Petra, a flamboyant circ
La Ceremonie (1995)
A small-town postmistress inspires a maid to rebel against her employers.
Apprentices, The (1995)
A comedy about two loser-buddies, Antoine and Fred, who, strapped for money, rob the safe of the kung fu magazine, for which Antoine works, and give themselves away by accidentally leaving Antione's keys at the scene of the crime.
To Live (1994)
Spanning the 1940s-70s, the story of a Chinese family who triumph over political and physical hardships.
Brothers McMullen, The (1994)
When you're a good Irish Catholic, you choose one person to be with for the rest of your life. How can you be sure when you've found the One? Mrs. McMullen found out the hard way--and had to wait until her good-for-nothing husband kicked the bucket before returning to her true love in Ireland. On th
The Piano (1993)
A mute woman and her daughter adjust to life in the wilds of New Zealand.
Snapper, The (1993)
Story of the Curley family of Dublin, focusing on father Dessie--a plasterer who likes to get plastered--and his 20-year-old daughter Sharon--a supermarket check-out girl. When Sharon announces that she is pregnant, but does not say who the father is, she forces the Curley family to confront both th
La Vie de Boheme (1992)
A potential romance between two poor artists in Paris 1991 is cut short by the police. Their separation enables the woman to ascend into the ranks of high society. But, upon the man''s return, she is dragged back down again.
Blaue Stunde, Die (1992)
A male prostitute befriends a down-trodden female neighbor.
Leolo (1992)
The story of an imaginative boy who pretends he is the child of a sperm-laden Sicilian tomato upon which his mother accidentally fell.
Double Life of Veronique, The (1991)
Story of the separate destinies of two young women, one French, the other Polish, who look alike and share the same character traits.
Paris at Dawn (1991)
Arriving in Paris on the run from the police, 19-year-old Adrien stays with his neurotic father Clement, then moves into a squat, taking with him his father's 18-year-old girlfriend, Louise, a heroin addict bent on a career in TV.

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