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Papicha

2019-11-01T11:58:30+00:00

The first feature from Mounia Meddour stars Algerian-born French actress Lyna Khoudri (Wes Anderson's upcoming "The French Dispatch") in a harrowing tale set during the Algerian Civil War of the 1990s, also referred to as the "Black Decade", and was inspired by real events. It tells the story of a young woman obsessed with fashion [...]

Deerskin

2019-11-01T11:58:49+00:00

Georges, 44 years old, and his jacket, 100% deerskin, have a plan. “The odd twist of Quentin Dupieux’s ‘Deerskin’ is its deceptive simplicity. Anyone familiar with the French director’s loopy, surrealist comedies — the killer tire saga ‘Rubber’ and Kafkaesque noir ‘Wrong’ among them — knows that his zany, paranoid characters speak in baffling monologues [...]

La Gomera

2019-11-19T11:26:07+00:00

Not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a police inspector in Bucharest who plays both sides of the law. Embarking with the beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of treachery and deception. A secret whistling language spoken on the Spanish island of LaGomera might just [...]

Beanpole

2019-11-21T12:01:17+00:00

1945, Leningrad. World War II has devastated the city, demolishing its buildings and leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally. Although the siege – one of the worst in history – is finally over, life and death continue their battle in the wreckage that remains. Two young women, Iya and Masha, search for meaning [...]

Bacurau

2019-11-04T09:46:26+00:00

A few years from now… Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants notice that their community has vanished from most maps. "This disquieting horror-style western about a town under siege from a mysterious threat is executed with ruthless [...]